Cynthia "Sinthey" Walker

27 June 1807–18 March 1877 (Age 69)
Readsboro, Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Cynthia "Sinthey"

When Cynthia "Sinthey" Walker was born on 27 June 1807, in Readsboro, Bennington, Vermont, United States, her father, John Walker, was 34 and her mother, Molly Amidown, was 34. She married Calvin W Baker in 1829, in Readsboro, Bennington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She lived in Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, United States in 1860 and Hawley, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States in 1870. She died on 18 March 1877, in Rowe, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Calvin W Baker
1803–1888
Cynthia "Sinthey" Walker
1807–1877
Marriage: 1829
Augustus Collins Baker
1830–1889
Cyntha Lucretia Baker
1832–
Diantha Lestina Baker
1834–1908
Lucy Caroline Baker
1838–1896
Saphrona Emeline Baker
1841–1897
Martha Francelia Baker
1844–1887
Mary Cordelia Baker
1845–1874
Ellen Maranda Baker
1850–1914

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1829
Readsboro, Bennington, Vermont, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 5

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English (especially Yorkshire) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, Middle English walkere, Old English wealcere, an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’. This was the regular term for the occupation during the Middle Ages in western and northern England. Compare Fuller and Tucker . As a Scottish surname it has also been used as a translation of Gaelic Mac an Fhucadair ‘son of the fuller’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cynthia Baker in household of Calvin M Baker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Cyntha Baker in household of Calbin W Baker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Cynthia Baker in entry for Emmeline S Bishop, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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