Cynthia Hope

Female25 February 1816–1 January 1890

Brief Life History 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
Cynthia Hope
Marriage: 29 November 1838
Susan B Harvey
H. M. Harvey
Albert T Harvey
Martha Jane Harvey
George W Harvey
John Franklin Harvey
Rebecca C. Harvey
Samuel E Harvey
William Hope Harvey
Franklin L Harvey
Sarah M. Harvey
Walker Alexander Harvey

Sources (12)

  • Synthia Harvy in household of John R Harvy, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cynthia Hope Harvey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Cintha Hafen in entry for W. M. Harvey, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1838Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +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

    Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived in or near a ‘remote enclosed place’, from Middle English and Older Scots hop(e) (Old English hop); or else a habitational name from any of several places called Hope in Cheshire, Devon, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Kent, Lancashire, Shropshire, and North Yorkshire. A hop most often denoted a distant, secluded valley, especially in the West Midlands, northern England, and southern Scotland, but in Essex, Kent, and Sussex it usually referred to an enclosed piece of land or a promontory in a marsh or in wasteland. In other cases, the name may refer to someone who lived at a small landlocked bay or inlet, or who came from a place so named, such as Stanford le Hope in Essex, Middle Hope in Somerset, and Hope by Bolt Head in Devon (Middle English hop(e), Old English hōp, Old Norse hóp). The surname is also established in Ireland.

    Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, notably in Hordaland, from Old Norse hóp ‘narrow bay’.

    Americanized form (translation into English) of French Lespérance ‘hope’ (see Lesperance ).

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

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