Cynthia Duncan Gibson

13 December 1827–8 November 1900 (Age 72)
Castlewood, Russell, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Cynthia Duncan

When Cynthia Duncan Gibson was born on 13 December 1827, in Castlewood, Russell, Virginia, United States, her father, William Gibson, was 32 and her mother, Tabitha Dickenson, was 23. She married Harvey Gilmer or Gray Long on 31 January 1850, in Russell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Civil District 10, Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and District 10, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1900. She died on 8 November 1900, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Washington, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Gilmer or Gray Long
1826–1898
Cynthia Duncan Gibson
1827–1900
Marriage: 31 January 1850
Mary T Long
1852–1917
Elvira E. Long
1854–
Eleanor C Long
1854–1860
Elizabeth Long
1855–
Andrew A Long
1856–1887
William G Long
1858–1916
Eliza A Long
1861–
Charles A Long
1866–
James Bascom Long
1873–1938

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 January 1850Russell, Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 8
    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.
    1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established
    Age 20
    Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Gibb (a pet form of Gilbert) + son, hence ‘son of Gibb’. The name is very common in Ireland, having arrived in that country in the 17th century. It is also occasionally adopted for Ó Gibealláin, see Giblin .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Gibb

    Sources (21)

    • Cynthia Long in household of Harvey Long, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Cunthia Gibson in entry for James Bascom Long, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Cynthia D Long in household of Harvey G Long, "United States Census, 1850"

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