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Re: Elizabeth Isabel Trammell m. Bennet Gillespie Cartwright
Posted by: Bobby Cartwright (ID *****9502) Date: August 02, 2009 at 09:41:09
In Reply to: Re: Elizabeth Isabel Trammell m. Bennet Gillespie Cartwright by Wanda Nimblett of 1839

Bennett Gillespie Cartwright was my ggrandfather. He and his sister Fanny Cartwright married a sister and brother, Kit and Elizabeth Trammel. One of Bennett and Elizabeth'a sons, Alvin and two of his double cousins, Jim and John (sons of Kit and Fanny Trammel) married Scott sisters, Alvin(Ellie Scott), Jim (Willie Scott) and John (Bessie Scott). Bennett homesteaded land near Foreman, Little River County, Arkansas. My grandfather was Alvin Blackstone Cartwright b. 1882 d.1935. Alvin Blackstone was married to Ellie Scott and had two sons, Lockard Blackstone Cartwright and Cecil Jefferson Cartwright.They also had a little girl (Bessie Ola b. 1904 d. 1905. Ellie died in 1910. In 1916 Alvin took his two sons and moved to Vandervoot, Polk County, Ark. He married Ellen Chism in 1920. She was a Polk County girl, only two years older the than his son, Lockard. To this union was born eight children. Pauline Cartwight, (Martin) Norford (who died in infancy), Lincoln (Lynn) Cartwright, Alvin B. Cartwright, Jr., Ozie Cartwright Smith, Lois Cartwright Porter, Titus (Tide) Cartwright. Tide is a country & western singer and has a web site on the internet. Alvin Blackstone, Sr. died in Amarillo, Texas of pneumonia in 1935. Ellen Chism Cartwright died in Hatton, Arkansas in 1948. Most of this branch of the family are buried in Cecil Chapel Cemetery in Vandervoort, Ark. My father was Lockard Blackstone Cartwright b. Feb 26, 1903 d. 1978. He married Dona Beulah Allen (my mother) b. Oct. 13, 1902 d. May 1, 2000. They are both buried a Shady Grove Cemetery in Greenville, Texas. They had two sons, Donald John Cartwright and Bobby Lockard Cartwright. Bobby married Sandra Sale in Kilgore, Tx in 1960. The have two daughters, Donna Lynn (Cartwright) Hollon and Sharon Kaye (Cartwright) Steele. Donna has three children one girl Lauren, and two boys Dane and Shane. Donald John married Carolyn Cooper of Henderson, Tex. They had two girls Melonie and Julie. Julie was married to Ronnie Mitchell and they have two children Jacob and Jacklyn. Julie died five days after Jacklyn was born. Cecil Jefferson Cartwright married Helen (?) from Okla. They had two children, Mary Cecil Cartwright Prahl and Thomas Cartwright. Thomas has passed away. Helen is still living in the San Francisco area near Mary Cecil. Most of Alvin Blackstone Cartwright, Sr. and Ellen Chisum Cartwright's offspring live in Oregon. Lincoln (Lynn) Cartwright lives in Houston, Tx.


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