Cynthia E Whitman

17 July 1839–3 December 1914 (Age 75)
New York, United States

The Life of Cynthia E

When Cynthia E Whitman was born on 17 July 1839, in New York, United States, her father, Benjamin J. Whitman, was 52 and her mother, Betsey Monroe, was 31. She married Sherman Stilwell on 22 March 1857, in Newaygo, Newaygo, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Brandon, Franklin, New York, United States in 1850 and Brooks Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States for about 30 years. She died on 3 December 1914, in Newaygo, Newaygo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Newaygo, Newaygo, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sherman Stilwell
1829–1905
Cynthia E Whitman
1839–1914
Marriage: 22 March 1857
Albert E Stilwell SR
1860–1922
Alice Stillwell
1862–1944
Cora Stillwell
1863–1926
Jessie L. Stillwell
1869–1933
Edith Stillwell
1873–
Henry P. Stilwell
1876–
Frank Stillwell
1878–1916

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 March 1857
Newaygo, Newaygo, Michigan, United States
children

(7)

    Albert E Stilwell SR

    Male1860–1922Male

    Female1862–1944Female

    Cora Stillwell

    Female1863–1926Female

    Jessie L. Stillwell

    Female1869–1933Female

    Edith Stillwell

    Female1873–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin J. Whitman

    Male1787–1880Male

    Betsey Monroe

    Female1807–1875Female

siblings

(12)

    Chauncey J Whitman

    Male1813–1874Male

    Orlando E. Whitman

    Male1817–1867Male

    Benjamin S Whitman

    Male1821–1908Male

    Ruth Whitman

    Female1832–Female

    Female1834–1870Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 8

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1863

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English whit ‘white’ + man ‘man’, either a nickname with the same sense as White , or else an occupational name for a servant of a bearer of the nickname White .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cynthia Whitman in household of Benjamin Whitman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cynthia E Stilwell in household of Sherman Stilwell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Cynthia Stilwell in household of Sherman Stilwell, "United States Census, 1880"

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