Cynthia Duncan Gibson

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

The Life of Cynthia Duncan

When Cynthia Duncan Gibson was born on 13 December 1827, in Castlewood, Russell, Virginia, United States, her father, William Maynard 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 Castlewood Magisterial District, Russell, Virginia, United States in 1870 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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Harvey Gilmer or Gray Long
Cynthia Duncan Gibson
Marriage: 31 January 1850
Mary T Long
Elvira E. Long
Eleanor C Long
Elizabeth Long
Andrew A Long
William G Long
Eliza A Long
Charles A Long
James Bascom Long

Spouse and Children

31 January 1850
Russell, Virginia, United States


    Mary T Long


    Elvira E. Long


    Eleanor C Long


    Elizabeth Long


    Andrew A Long


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings




    Thomas Marion Gibson


    James Madison Gibson



    Margaret Maria Gibson


+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

Scottish and English: patronymic from Gibb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cynthia Long in household of Harvey Long, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Cynthia D Long in household of Harvey G Long, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cyntha D Long in household of James B Long, "United States Census, 1900"

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