Obituary of Levi Cantrell
Source: Obituary, Sumner County News, Gallatin, TN, Thursday, February, 8, 1912
Aged Citizen Passes Away
Levi Cantrell Found Dead Thursday Morning at His Home
The death of Mr. Levi Cantrell, one of the oldest and most esteemed citizens of the North Side, occurred some time during last Wednesday night at his home near Rock Bridge. He was found dead in bed at 4 o'clock Thursday mornig, the cause being unknown. Mr. Cantrell was a native of Sumner County and was in the 87th year of his age. He was an upright citizen and had been for more than 50 years a member of the Baptist Church. The interment was at the Old Cantrell buring ground Friday afternoon with funeral services by Rev. I. N. Knight of the Baptist Church. The deceased had been twice married. He is survived by his wife and by eight children as follows: Messrs. Johnon, Woodson, Bailey, Brode, and Luther Cantrell, Mrs. Nena Rippy, and Mrs. Martha Gray all of this county and Mrs. Mary Anthony of Nashville.
Note: Levi Cantrell was born in Illinois on 06-Mar-1825 and died 01-Feb-1912. He was the son of James B. Cantrell and Hannah Brown. His lineage was as follows: Leonard Brown > Solomon Brown > Hannah Brown m. James B. Cantrell > Levi Cantrell
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