- Paul Cartwright — DNA Profile of geographical origins
- Question of the Week for April 26: Where do we come from?
- Question of the Week for April 19: Karen’s memory of the old pump organ
- What’s in a name? Wordplay about ‘Ione,’ ‘Iona,’ and ‘Eliot’
- Question of the week for April 12: Who is planning to join us 5/18-5/20?
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In the absence of letters and other kinds of records by Eliza and her children, we have to rely upon the kind of information that would have been widely available at the time that our Cartwright ancestors were alive. I … Continue reading
QUESTION OF THE WEEK (February 22, 2015) When I think about what it must have been like for Eliza and her children to move from western Georgia to western Arkansas in late 1871 to early 1872, I sometimes wonder what … Continue reading
THE QUESTION OF THE WEEK (February 15, 2015): Who currently owns the property where our ancestors once homesteaded farms in Scott County, Arkansas? That information is available. You just have to take the time to obtain it. Let me illustrate: … Continue reading
The Georgia census records for 1870 indicate that Eliza Hope Dane Cartwright was living on the farm near Carrollton, GA, with her children and a “servant” named. . . . The circumstances of Reconstruction are difficult to imagine. In my … Continue reading
THE QUESTION OF THE WEEK (February 8, 2015): In what ways has race played a role in your experience as a member of the Cartwright extended family? The population of Scott County has never had a lot of African-Americans, but … Continue reading
We know very little about what Eliza Hope Dane Cartwright and her children experienced while living in Carroll County, GA between the end of the Civil War (April 1865) and their move to Arkansas (January 1872). The very fact that … Continue reading
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
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