Cynthia Duncan Gibson

Female13 December 1827–8 November 1900

Brief Life History 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
Cynthia Duncan Gibson
Marriage: 31 January 1850
Mary Tabitha Long
Elvira E. Long
Eleanor C Long
Elizabeth E. Long
Andrew A Long
William G Long
Eliza A Long
Charles A Long
James Bascom Long

Sources (33)

  • Cynthia Long in household of Harvey Long, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Cyntha D. Long - birth-name: Cythnia D Gibson
  • Cynthia D Gibson Long, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 January 1850Russell, Virginia, United States
  • Children (9)

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    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.

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