Cynthia E Stanley

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

The Life Summary 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
Cynthia E Stanley
Marriage: 17 September 1868
Wyatt Stanley Henley
Oliver Riley Henley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 September 1868Walnut Ridge MM, Rush, Indiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    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 (9)

    • 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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