Saturday, June 27, 2015
Surname Saturday - Cartwrights of Arizona
I recently was researching my father's side a bit more. There is a unique side of his family that my Great Grandma Louise Rennels is related to. They were a family that once owned a major beef cattle ranch just north east of Phoenix, in what is called Cave Creek, AZ.
Her mother was a Cartwright, born Sarah Ethel Cartwright, the daughter of Reddick Cartwright (born June 24th 1837) and Elizabeth Riggins (a possible descendant of Mary Washington, George Washington's mother).
Reddick Cartwright was the son and namesake of the elder Reddick Cartwright (born 1793) and Elizabeth Altizer (aka Althauser, a daughter of German immigrants) Cartwright's Sonoran Ranch House: