Ancestors of Moses Andrew CARTWRIGHT in Virginia and West Virginia
My name is Bobby Cartwright and I am from Bluefield, WV. My GGGG grandfather is Thomas P. Cartwright and he was married to Barbara Everman and Frances Murphy. Thomas and Barbara's children were Elijah, Moses, James, and Polly. Moses, who was my GGG grandfather, was born between 1814 and 1817. He married Clarissa Murphy in Indiana in or about 1830-1835. They moved and settled back in McDowell County WV, then it was Tazewell County, VA in 1830-1835. They were the first settlers in the present county of McDowell. They had eight children: Margaretta Jane, Barbara, William (who was a confederate soldier who is buried in Evergreen Cemetery in either Indiana or Illinois), Sarah, Frankie, Lettie, Henry, and Thomas E.. Thomas E. is my GG grandfather and married Minerva Morgan and they had 15 children. One of those children Thomas E. Jr. was my G grandfather who married Lou Emma Browning whom had several children and one was Fred Sr. who is my grandfather who married Edna Barnett whom had 10 children and my father Aubrey Cartwright passed away on October 7, 2005.