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  • * Elizabeth Byrd (1841 - 1917)
    Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via husband * George Washington Byrd by SmartCopy : Nov 5 2015, 4:11:01 UTC
  • Agnes Cartwright (deceased)
  • Alexander Joy Cartwright, Jr. (1820 - 1892)
    Alexander Joy Cartwright, Jr. (April 17, 1820 – July 12, 1892) is one of several people sometimes referred to as a "father of baseball". Cartwright is thought to be the first person to draw a ...
  • Ann Joy (1771 - 1852)

About the Cartwright surname

Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain were the first to use the surname "Cartwright". It's original bearer was a maker of carts & wheels. It's origins is from an Old English word craet-which means cart & wyrtha-wright or maker. Therefore, maker of carts & wagons.

The English family crest, motto is ' Defender of the Fold.' The name was first found in Worcestershire & dated before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

Entered by Lesa Bethel (Cartwright)