|Full Name||Elizabeth Cartwright|
|Died||giving birth to Adam|
|First Episode||A Rose for Lotta (mentioned)|
|Last Episode||Elizabeth, My Love|
|Portrayed by||Geraldine Brooks|
Elizabeth Cartwright lived in Boston, the daughter of an old sailor and the lover of young seaman Ben Cartwright. Her developing romance with Ben was threatened when her father lost his title as captain and was forced to change his accustomed way of life. She married Ben and had Adam Cartwright before she died a little after childbirth.