David Cline

Virginia, United States

The Life of David

When David Cline was born in 1810, in Virginia, United States, his father, John W Cline, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Hill, was 21. He married Elizabeth (" Betsy") Bratcher on 24 December 1852, in Brownsville, Edmonson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Magisterial District 2 Tracy, Barren, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Edmonson, Kentucky, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

David Cline
Elizabeth (" Betsy") Bratcher
Marriage: 24 December 1852
Berry Cline
Maria Cline

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth (" Betsy") Bratcher


24 December 1852
Brownsville, Edmonson, Kentucky, United States



    Maria Cline


Parents and Siblings

    John W Cline


    Elizabeth Hill




    Catherine Caty Cline


    Henry Cline



    Phillip Cline


    Dicey Cline


+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 2

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 2

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 34

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of German Klein or a Jewish (Ashkenazic) variant of this name.2 Variant spelling of Scottish or Irish Clyne .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David Cline, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David Cline in household of Berry Cline, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Dave Cline in entry for Benny Cline, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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