Cynthia Sparrow

2 August 1852–23 September 1903 (Age 51)
Canterbury, Kent, England

The Life of Cynthia

Cynthia Sparrow was born on 2 August 1852, in Canterbury, Kent, England. She married Leonard Cornwall on 21 May 1869, in Canterbury, Kent, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 23 September 1903, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 51.

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Leonard Cornwall
Cynthia Sparrow
Marriage: 21 May 1869
Cynthia Sparrow
Leonard Sparrow
Scott Cornwall
Sophia Cornwall

Spouse and Children

21 May 1869
Canterbury, Kent, England




    Scott Cornwall


    Sophia Cornwall


World Events (8)


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 11

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 14

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English sparewe ‘sparrow’, perhaps for a small, chirpy person, or else for someone bearing some fancied physical resemblance to a sparrow.

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

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