Cynthia Ann Hall

3 April 1868–January 1898 (Age 29)
Crooked Creek, Millgrove Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States

The Life of Cynthia Ann

When Cynthia Ann Hall was born on 3 April 1868, in Crooked Creek, Millgrove Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States, her father, Nelson Wesley Hall, was 34 and her mother, Sarah N. Sims, was 26. She lived in Jamestown, Jamestown Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States in 1870. She died in January 1898, at the age of 29.

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William Zerah Pulsipher
1863–1887
Cynthia Ann Hall
1868–1898

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 13

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, Irish, German, and Scandinavian: from Middle English hall (Old English heall), Middle High German halle, Old Norse hōll all meaning ‘hall’ (a spacious residence), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a hall or an occupational name for a servant employed at a hall. In some cases it may be a habitational name from places named with this word, which in some parts of Germany and Austria in the Middle Ages also denoted a salt mine. The English name has been established in Ireland since the Middle Ages, and, according to MacLysaght, has become numerous in Ulster since the 17th century.

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

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  • Cynthia Hall in household of Nelson W Hall, "United States Census, 1870"

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