Cynthia Hope

25 February 1816–1 January 1890 (Age 73)
Roane, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Cynthia

When Cynthia Hope was born on 25 February 1816, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Hope, was 38 and her mother, Bersheba Walker, was 36. She married John Rufus Harvey on 29 November 1838, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died on 1 January 1890, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Cave Creek Cemetery, Roane, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Rufus Harvey
1815–1878
Cynthia Hope
1816–1890
Marriage: 29 November 1838
Susan B Harvey
1838–1908
H. M. Harvey
1851–
Albert T Harvey
1862–
Martha Jane Harvey
1840–1926
George W Harvey
1842–1863
John Franklin Harvey
1845–1919
Rebecca C. Harvey
1847–1907
Samuel E Harvey
1849–1892
William Hope Harvey
1851–1931
Franklin L Harvey
1853–1919
Sarah M. Harvey
1855–1865
Walker Alexander Harvey
1857–1899

Spouse and Children

    John Rufus Harvey

    Male1815–1878Male

    Female1816–1890Female

MARRIAGE
29 November 1838
Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States
children

(12)

    Susan B Harvey

    Female1838–1908Female

    Martha Jane Harvey

    Female1840–1926Female

    George W Harvey

    Male1842–1863Male

    John Franklin Harvey

    Male1845–1919Male

    Rebecca C. Harvey

    Female1847–1907Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Hope

    Male1777–1840Male

    Bersheba Walker

    Female1779–1842Female

siblings

(14)

    John Hope

    Male1799–1828Male

    Jane Hope

    Female1800–1852Female

    Jeremiah Hope

    Male1802–Male

    Susannah Hope

    Female1803–Female

    George Hope

    Male1805–Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 19

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived in a small, enclosed valley, Middle English hop(e), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, of which there are examples in North Yorkshire, Lancashire, Derbyshire, Cheshire, Shropshire, Clwyd, Devon, Herefordshire, Kent, Sussex, and elsewhere. The surname is most common in Scotland and northern England, and it is also established in Ireland.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, notably in Hordaland, so named from Old Norse hóp ‘narrow bay’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Synthia Harvy in household of John R Harvy, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cyntha Harvey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Synthia Harvey in household of J R Harvey, "United States Census, 1870"

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