Cynthia Winsor

20 May 1765–1847 (Age 81)
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Cynthia

When Cynthia Winsor was born on 20 May 1765, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Rev. John Winsor, was 42 and her mother, Mercy Smith, was 38. She married Nicholas Otis in 1788. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1847, in New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas Otis
Cynthia Winsor
Marriage: 1788
Winsor Otis
Calvin Nicholas Otis
Sarah Otis
Dexter Otis
Candace Otis
Candace Otis

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World Events (8)


Age 11

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 11

New York is the 11th state.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 22

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Windsor . This is the spelling used for places so named in Devon and Hampshire.2 Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Winzer .

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

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  • Cyntha Winsor, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Cynthia Winsor, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Personal photo of Cyntiia Dexter Otis (born Winsor) Added via a Photo Discovery™

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