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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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 1850
Russell, Virginia, United States
children

(9)

    Mary T Long

    Female1852–1917Female

    Elvira E. Long

    Female1854–Female

    Eleanor C Long

    Female1854–1860Female

    Elizabeth Long

    Female1855–Female

    Andrew A Long

    Male1856–1887Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Female1821–1905Female

    Thomas Marion Gibson

    Male1823–Male

    James Madison Gibson

    Male1826–1886Male

    Female1827–1900Female

    Margaret Maria Gibson

    Female1829–1915Female

+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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