Cynthia Westfall

19 November 1825–8 December 1902 (Age 77)
Darke, Ohio, United States

The Life of Cynthia

When Cynthia Westfall was born on 19 November 1825, in Darke, Ohio, United States, her father, Jacob Westfall, was 47 and her mother, Barbara Crawn, was 35. She married George Smith on 12 April 1846, in Darke, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 8 December 1902, in her hometown, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

George Smith
1816–1860
Cynthia Westfall
1825–1902
Marriage: 12 April 1846
Mary Ellen Smith
1846–
Eunice Smith
1848–
Martin Smith
1851–1933
Barbara Smith
1853–1936

Spouse and Children

    George Smith

    Male1816–1860Male

    Female1825–1902Female

MARRIAGE
12 April 1846
Darke, Ohio, United States
children

(4)

    Mary Ellen Smith

    Female1846–Female

    Female1848–Female

    Martin Smith

    Male1851–1933Male

    Barbara Smith

    Female1853–1936Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

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.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 11

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: regional name for someone from Westphalia, Middle High German, Middle Low German Westvāl.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Abe Slonacher, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Cynthia Slonaker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cynthia Smith, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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