Cynthia Herrington

Mississippi, United States

The Life of Cynthia

When Cynthia Herrington was born in 1863, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Allen Sumrall Herrington, was 53 and her mother, Dicey E Crosby, was 43. She married William Benjamin "Billy" Morgan on 24 February 1889, in Perry, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Beat 3, Perry, Mississippi, United States in 1880 and Beat 2, Perry, Mississippi, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

William Benjamin "Billy" Morgan
Cynthia Herrington
Marriage: 24 February 1889
Lillie Mae Morgan
William Rufus Morgan

Spouse and Children

24 February 1889
Perry, Mississippi, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Samuel Herrington


    Mary Ann Elizabeth Herrington



    Jordan Herrington



+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 14

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 33

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Herrington in County Durham, possibly so named from an unattested Old English personal name Hȳra(from Old Enlish hȳra ‘servant’) + -ing- denoting association + denu ‘woodland’, ‘pasture’. 2. Possibly a variant of Harrington or a hypercorrected form of Errington .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cynthia Morgan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cyntha Herrington in household of Allen Herrington, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cynthia Herrington in household of Allen Herrington, "United States Census, 1870"

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