Cyrus Southard

22 September 1800–8 May 1832 (Age 31)
Dresden, Lincoln, Maine, United States

The Life of Cyrus

When Cyrus Southard was born on 22 September 1800, in Dresden, Lincoln, Maine, United States, his father, Abraham Southard Sr, was 43 and his mother, Susana Paris, was 42. He married Mary Davidson Nichols on 25 September 1828, in Winslow, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 8 May 1832, in Vassalboro, Kennebec, Maine, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Vassalboro, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

Photos & Memories (9)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Cyrus Southard
Mary Davidson Nichols
Marriage: 25 September 1828
Caroline Matilda Southard
Leander Patten Southard

Spouse and Children

25 September 1828
Winslow, Kennebec, Maine, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Elizabeth Southard


    Amaziah Southard I


    Abraham Southard Jr.


    Stillborn Southard


    Stephen Southard Sr


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 4

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.

Age 12

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Cyrus Southard, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Cyrus Southard, "Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990"
  • Cyrus Southard in entry for Caroline Matilda Farwell, "Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907 "

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.