Monthly Archives: January 2015

Paul Cartwright’s Memories of Grandma

As one of the younger grandchildren, Paul’s memories of Grandma Millie are somewhat different than those of older cousins like Susan Snyder Hurley. That would make sense given that Paul is eighteen years younger than Susan. All of his memories … Continue reading

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Question of the Week for February 1st

THE QUESTION OF THE WEEK (February 1st): What, if any, “war stories” have been passed down in (your branch) of the Cartwright family?  I ask, in part, because I am struck by the absence of stories about members of the … Continue reading

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McDaniel Branch (Millie’s mother’s family) of the Family Tree

Thanks to my brother Paul Cartwright for providing genealogy information about the McDaniel Line of the Cartwright Family Tree Millie Starr Cartwright (1905-1976) William R. “Bill” Starr (1883-1954) married Ella R McDaniel (1888-1914) Born 1888 Erath, Texas; Died 1914 Ella’s … Continue reading

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Susan Snyder Hurley’s Memories of Millie, the Old Brown Place, and the Week Jess Died

Please Note: Michael had the opportunity to talk to Susan Snyder Hurley earlier in January 2015. Michael had asked this particular Cartwright cousin to think about her memories of Jess and Millie as well any memories she might have had … Continue reading

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Questions of the Week for January 25

THE QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What if any patterns have you noticed about names in the Cartwright family across the generations?   For the purposes of this discussion, a pattern of names is anything that is repeated (with apparent purpose) … Continue reading

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Billy’s Memoir about Jess — Part Seven

The last section of the memoir describes what happened after Jess and Millie returned to Arkansas following the brief [sixteen month] stay in eastern Oklahoma. “Finally Jessie settled down on Petit Jean River in a community called Pilot View. He … Continue reading

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Billy’s Memoir about Jess — Part Six

Near the end of CHAPTER THREE, Billy describes how Jess became restless [after coming back from California], which ultimately resulted in the family moving to eastern Oklahoma, a short distance from Sallisaw. “By and by, Jessie got a yearning for … Continue reading

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