Amanda Kinzer

Brief Life History of Amanda

When Amanda Kinzer was born on 23 May 1823, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States, her father, Phillip Kinzer, was 31 and her mother, Ann Robertson, was 28. She married James Lemuel Cecil on 9 November 1849, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Floyd, Virginia, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

James Lemuel Cecil
1826–1864
Amanda Kinzer
1823–
Marriage: 9 November 1849
Malinda Ann Cecil
1850–1931
Mary Ellen Cecil
1852–1880
Nebraska Cecil
1856–1857
John Cecil
1857–
Laura Priscilla Cecil
1858–1940
Minerva Cecil
1860–
Frazier Frances Cecil
1861–1954

Sources (20)

  • Amanda Goodycoontz in household of Isaac Goodycoontz, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amanda Cecil, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Amanda in entry for Sameul F Dobyns, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"

World Events (8)

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

South German: variant of Kinz or Künzer (see Kunzer ). Compare Kintzer .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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