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Last Name
Given Names
Cartmell, Patricia Ann
Better known as
Date of Birth
Age at Death
Place of Birth
Family Tree
  Cartmell Family Tree
Birth Mother
Birth Father
Walter Clayton Cartmell
Michael Cartmell, Trisha Cartmell aka Patricia Pauline Cartmell; Tyrone James Cartmell aka Tyrinia Tyrone Williams (adopted)
Non-Temple Relatives
Body Identification Number
Burial Location
Cremated; cremains scattered at sea
Source of Death Information
House Foreign Affairs Committee report; FBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78)
Entry into Guyana
Residence (US)
San Francisco, California
Residence (JT)
Cottage 26
Occupation in U.S./Skills, Talents & Interests
Occupation in Jonestown (Temple Records)
Procurement (Outreach) (RYMUR 89-4286-C-7-h-4b); Management (RYMUR 89-4286-X-4-l-4a); Business Dept (RYMUR 89-4286-E-2-A-1ee)
Jonestown Roles (FBI Records)
"Inner-core" (FBI Report, 89-4286-1681); Planning Commission (FBI document 89-4286-1207)
Government Income
PT occupation record lists birthdate as 8/31/1929; passport DOB above
“I recently saw some NBC video footage of you on Nov. 18, 1978. You were looking on with curiosity at Jim Jones talking to the Parks family, who asked to return to the USA with Congressman Leo Ryan. I also saw footage of you hugging a young black woman- I didn't know her name. It's as if you were consoling her, trying to convince her everything was going to be all right. Unfortunately you and your daughter Trish, as well as that young black woman you were consoling later died on that awful day. I was horrified and saddened to see a photo of you and that same black woman laying next to each other- dead. When I saw how old you and your daughter were, you reminded me of my own Mother and older sister, who were about the same age. I was 12 years old when the Jonestown tragedy occurred. Even though it happened thousands of miles from where I grew up. I couldn't help think that could have been me and my family that died that day, along with all those hundreds of other families. I heard so many people say that such a thing could never happen to me, but my heart really felt for all those tragic souls that day in Jonestown. I never knew you or your family but my heart still goes out to you three decades later. May God bless you and all the victims of Jonestown. ” - Anonymous

Patty Cartmell, My Mom” - Mike Cartmell

Patty Cartmell: A Biographical Sketch” - Kathryn (Tropp) Barbour

Patty Cartmell: A Long Overdue Appreciation” - Garry Lambrev