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Frances Gaines Cartwright
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1789
Charlotte County
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1876
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Wife of Reverend Peter Cartwright, famous pioneer preacher. Daughter of Robert Gaines and Elizabeth. Some say her mother was Elizabeth Gaines, daughter of Rev. Henry Gaines, but this has not been proven. Upon her death, the noted poet, Carl Sandburg, wrote a beautiful poem about her. 
Family links: 
  Peter Cartwright (1785 - 1872)
  Eliza Betty Cartwright Harrison (1810 - 1887)*
  Cynthia Cartwright (1815 - 1824)*
  Madison A. Cartwright (1817 - 1896)*
  Wealthy Mary Jane Cartwright Mickel (1819 - 1900)*
  Sarah M. Cartwright Smith (1823 - 1898)*
  Caroline M. Newman (1826 - 1853)*
  Arminda F. Cartwright Pitner (1828 - 1917)*
  Valentine Cook Cartwright (1831 - 1886)*
  Valentine Cook Cartwright (1831 - 1886)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Plains Cemetery
Pleasant Plains
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Karen Mickel Bennett
Record added: Oct 06, 2003
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Mrs.Frances Gaines Cartwright
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Jul. 1, 2016

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