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
Cynthia "Sinthey" Walker
Marriage: 1829
Augustus Collins Baker
Cyntha Lucretia Baker
Diantha Lestina Baker
Lucy Caroline Baker
Saphrona Emeline Baker
Martha Francelia Baker
Mary Cordelia Baker
Ellen Maranda Baker

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Readsboro, Bennington, Vermont, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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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