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
Cynthia Westfall
Marriage: 12 April 1846
Mary Ellen Smith
Eunice Smith
Martin Smith
Barbara Smith

Spouse and Children

    George Smith



12 April 1846
Darke, Ohio, United States


    Mary Ellen Smith



    Martin Smith


    Barbara Smith


Parents and Siblings



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.

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.

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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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