Cynthia Leach

about 1841–21 February 1861 (Age 20)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Cynthia

When Cynthia Leach was born about 1841, in Ohio, United States, her father, Zenas Britton Leach, was 25 and her mother, Mary Pratt, was 21. She lived in Green Creek, Sandusky, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 21 February 1861, at the age of 20.

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Zenas Britton Leach
Mary Pratt
Silas Pratt Leach
Cynthia Leach
Joanna Austin Leach
Earnest Leach
Harriet Josephine Leach
Mary E. Leach
Alice Rosella Leach
Albert Zenas Leach
Helen Leach
George Z Leach
Florence Myrtle Leach

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World Events (2)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 19

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a physician, Old English lǣce, from the medieval medical practice of ‘bleeding’, often by applying leeches to the sick person. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by a boggy stream, from an Old English læcc, or a habitational name from Eastleach or Northleach in Gloucestershire, named with the same Old English element.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Cynthia Seach in household of Zenas Seach, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Cynthia Leach - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Cynthia Leach

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