Thomas Jefferson Cartwright

28 October 1866–6 November 1953 (Age 87)
Obion, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson Cartwright was born on 28 October 1866, in Obion, Tennessee, United States as the son of Thomas Cartwright and Ruth E Sawyer. He married Sarah Callie Autrey on 23 December 1886, in Tarrant, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 6 November 1953, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Smithfield Cemetery, North Richland Hills, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Thomas Jefferson Cartwright
Sarah Callie Autrey
Marriage: 23 December 1886
Harvie Claude Cartwright
Nellie Cartwright
Bertha Agnes Cartwright
Bertie Cartwright
Mary Lue Cartwright
Paul Albert Cartwright
Georgia Cartwright
Ina E Cartwright

Spouse and Children

23 December 1886
Tarrant, Texas, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Cartwright


    Ruth E Sawyer




World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 12

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of carts, from Middle English cart(e) + wright ‘craftsman’ ( see Wright ). The surname is attested from the late 13th century, although the vocabulary word does not occur before the 15th century.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Cartright, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tom J Cartwright, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas J Cartwright, "United States Census, 1910"

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