Cynthia E Stanley

20 March 1843–1 February 1885 (Age 41)
Walnut Ridge MM, Rush, Indiana, United States

The Life of Cynthia E

When Cynthia E Stanley was born on 20 March 1843, in Walnut Ridge MM, Rush, Indiana, United States, her father, Wyatt Stanley, was 24 and her mother, Mary Bundy, was 23. She married Charles Morgan Henley on 17 September 1868, in Walnut Ridge MM, Rush, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Blue River Township, Hancock, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Ripley Township, Rush, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 February 1885, in Howard, Indiana, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Carthage, Ripley Township, Rush, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Morgan Henley
1845–1911
Cynthia E Stanley
1843–1885
Marriage: 17 September 1868
Wyatt Stanley Henley
1869–1921
Oliver Riley Henley
1871–1912

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 September 1868
Walnut Ridge MM, Rush, Indiana, United States
children

(2)

    Wyatt Stanley Henley

    Male1869–1921Male

    Oliver Riley Henley

    Male1871–1912Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1818–1883Male

    Mary Bundy

    Female1819–1846Female

siblings

(5)

    Julia Ann Stanley

    Female1839–1925Female

    Pheriba M Stanley

    Female1840–1926Female

    Pharida M. Stanley

    Male1840–Male

    Female1843–1885Female

    John Perry Stanley

    Male1845–1934Male

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 8

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 13

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Stan, a stone, and lic, like, meaning resembling stone

Sources (3)

  • Cynthia Stanley in household of Wyatt Stanley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cynthia Henly in household of Charles Henly, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Cynthia Henley in household of C M Henley, "United States Census, 1880"

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