Cynthia Mitchell

about 1814–25 March 1872 (Age 58)
Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life of Cynthia

When Cynthia Mitchell was born about 1814, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, her father, Archibald Walker Mitchell, was 39 and her mother, Flora Ann Jamison, was 46. She married John Finney on 17 October 1832, in Franklin, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Madison, Kentucky, United States in 1850. She died on 25 March 1872, in Speedwell, Madison, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Todd Cemetery, Berea, Madison, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Finney
1799–1853
Cynthia Mitchell
1814–1872
Marriage: 17 October 1832
Nancy Finney
1836–
America Virginia Finney
1840–1909

Spouse and Children

    John Finney

    Male1799–1853Male

    Female1814–1872Female

MARRIAGE
17 October 1832
Franklin, Virginia, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Archibald Walker Mitchell

    Male1775–1815Male

    Flora Ann Jamison

    Female1768–Female

siblings

(9)

    Susannah Sarah Mitchell

    Female1787–1870Female

    Samuel Mitchell

    Male1796–Male

    William Jamison Mitchell

    Male1797–1851Male

    Jane Mitchell

    Female1800–1879Female

    Female1802–1860Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 10

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and Irish:1. from the Middle English, Old French personal name Michel, vernacular form of Michael . 2. nickname for a big man, from Middle English michel, mechel, muchel ‘big’. 3. Irish (County Connacht): surname adopted as equivalent of Mulvihill .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Cynthia Finney, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cynthia Mitchell, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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