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Charles W. CARTWRIGHT, Jr.

Male 1814 - 1830  (15 years)


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  • Name Charles W. CARTWRIGHT, Jr.  [1
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 08 Sep 1814  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Aug 1830  Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried 03 Dec 1866  Forest Hills Cemetery, West Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Moved to Cartwright Tomb when it was built in 1866.
    Person ID I1005  Cartwright
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2006 

    Father Charles Worth CARTWRIGHT,   b. 02 Jan 1789,   d. 12 Aug 1873, 1552 Washington Street, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Susan HAYDEN,   b. 13 Nov 1791, Nantucket, Nantucket Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1826, Nantucket, Nantucket Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1811  Nantucket, Nantucket Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Marriage between 4th cousins. Their common ancestors are James Coffin (1640- ) and Mary Severance.
    Family ID F15  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Cartwright: Forest Hills Cemetery, Rock Maple Avenue, Lot 2220
    Cartwright: Forest Hills Cemetery, Rock Maple Avenue, Lot 2220
    Forest Hills Cemetery, consecrated in 1848 and one of America's most lovely rural garden cemeteries, has been designated an historic landmark by the National Register of Historic Places. It is a unique Boston cultural resource and historic site with its 250 acres offering the public a magnificent arboretum, open air museum, and tranquil sanctuary just minutes from downtown Boston. The Cartwright catacomb tomb, pictured here, was built by Charles W. Cartwright (1790-1873) in 1867 and is the first of its kind constructed at Forest Hills.

    As the designated representative for the Cartwright catacomb tomb, I have met with the Chairman of the Forest Hills Cemetery Association to discuss much needed renovations. The 19 crypts inside are mounted in a brownstone frame that is deteriorating slowly. As the brownstone absorbs moisture, it swells, flakes off, and the frame releases the marble crypt faces to drop onto the floor and break I have seen some of our ancestors up close and personal. We have finally agreed on the scope of a project that will correct the problems and extend the tomb's life another 100 years or so. However, Forest Hills is only responsible for one third of the restoration costs.

    Note the number of our Roots & Relatives that repose in final silence in this lovely setting.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Cartwright Kindred Chart, Compiler: Charles W. Cartwright, (1840 & updated 1940/1990).

    2. [S40] Forest Hills Cemetery, Charles Cartwright Jr., Cartwright tomb, lot 2220 Retrieved by David Freeman (28 Sep 2001)..

    3. [S5] Cartwright Kindred Chart, Compiler: Charles W. Cartwright, (1840 & updated 1940/1990).
      Nantucket Supplementary Records, NEHGS Register, indicate death was on 19 Aug 1830, age 16 in Boston.

    4. [S40] Forest Hills Cemetery, Charles Cartwright Jr., Cartwright tomb, lot 2220. Retrieved by David Freeman (28 Sep 2001)..
      Nantucket Supplementary Records, NEHGS Register, indicate death was on 19 Aug 1830, age 16 in Boston.



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