Thomas Clyde Cantrell

about 1859–
Georgia, United States

The Life of Thomas Clyde

When Thomas Clyde Cantrell was born about 1859, in Georgia, United States, his father, Terrell Addison Cantrell, was 27 and his mother, Mary Trice, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Terrell Addison Cantrell
1832–1909
Mary Trice
1834–
Thomas Clyde Cantrell
1859–
Mary Trice Cantrell
1860–1937
Florence Cantrell
1863–
Pauline Cantrell
1864–
Mabel Cantrell
1866–
Douglas Cantrell
1869–1907
Cecil Cantrell
1871–
Susilee Cantrell
1873–
Eulah Frances Cantrell
1863–1945

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Male1859–Male

    Mary Trice Cantrell

    Female1860–1937Female

    Florence Cantrell

    Female1863–Female

    Female1863–1945Female

    Pauline Cantrell

    Female1864–Female

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World Events (3)

1861

Age 2

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 4

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Cantrell in Devon, recorded as Canterhulle in 1330 , from an unexplained first element + Old English hyll ‘hill’.2 English: from Old French chanterelle ‘small bell’, ‘treble’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a bellmaker or ringer.3 English: diminutive of Canter .

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

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