Cynthia Meadows

1849–29 May 1934 (Age 85)
Whitley, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Cynthia

When Cynthia Meadows was born in 1849, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Meadors, was 20 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth “Polly” Snyder, was 32. She married Benjamin Franklin Higginbotham on 7 November 1867, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 29 May 1934, in Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Higginbotham
1839–1899
Cynthia Meadows
1849–1934
Marriage: 7 November 1867
Mary Higginbotham
1869–1936
Green Higgenbotham
1871–
Elizabeth Higgenbotham
1874–1897
Thomas Jefferson Higgenbotham
1875–
Andrew Higgenbotham
1877–1955
Loucinda Higginbotham
1879–1959
Laura Higgenbotham
1886–
Susan Higgenbotham
1888–
Pearl M Higgenbotham
1894–1981

Spouse and Children

    Benjamin Franklin Higginbotham

    Male1839–1899Male

    Female1849–1934Female

MARRIAGE
7 November 1867
Whitley, Kentucky, United States
children

(9)

    Mary Higginbotham

    Female1869–1936Female

    Green Higgenbotham

    Male1871–Male

    Elizabeth Higgenbotham

    Female1874–1897Female

    Thomas Jefferson Higgenbotham

    Male1875–Male

    Male1877–1955Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 1

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 23

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Meadow .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Cynthia Higginbotham in household of Mart W Owens, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cynthia Hickambothem in household of Marl Owens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cyntha Meadors in household of Thos J Meadors, "United States Census, 1850"

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