Cantrall, Adam M.

Born: 1815-02-27 Ohio

Flourished: Sangamon County, Illinois

Cantrall came to Sangamon County with his family in 1824. In 1836, he married Delila Smith, with whom he had nine children. After making a living as a farmer, he became sick with palsy and died sometime after 1880.

History of Sangamon County, Illinois (Chicago: Inter-State, 1881), 903; John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 180; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Sangamon County, 28 July 1836, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Sangamon County, IL, 300; U.S. Census Office, Tenth Census of the United States (1880), Riverton, Sangamon County, IL, 11.