Lucinda Boston Sims

1795–1838 (Age 43)
Culpeper, Virginia, United States

The Life of Lucinda Boston

When Lucinda Boston Sims was born in 1795, in Culpeper, Virginia, United States, her father, Caleb Sims, was 26 and her mother, Eleanor Poulter, was 26. She married William Sidney Cunningham on 5 December 1814, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States in 1850. She died in 1838, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Lucinda Boston Sims
1795–1838
William Sidney Cunningham
1794–1872
Marriage: 5 December 1814
William Cunningham
1818–1860
Nancy Jane Cunningham
1818–1880
Woodson B Cunningham
1820–1856
Caleb Cunningham
1822–
Joseph Cunningham
1824–
Susan Ellen Cunningham
1826–
John Cunningham
1828–1868
Thomas Royalty Cunningham
1830–1882
Lucinda Caroline Cunningham
1834–1897

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
5 December 1814
Mercer, Kentucky, United States
children

(9)

  • William Cunningham

    Male1818–1860Male

  • Nancy Jane Cunningham

    Female1818–1880Female

  • Woodson B Cunningham

    Male1820–1856Male

  • Caleb Cunningham

    Male1822–Male

  • Joseph Cunningham

    Male1824–Male

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

  • Caleb Sims

    Male1794–Male

  • Female1795–1838Female

  • Garland Sims

    Male1796–1881Male

  • Armistead Sims

    Male1798–Male

  • Cassandra Sims

    Female1800–1870Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 1

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1808

Age 13

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lucinda Cunningham in household of Jonathan Cunningham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucinda Boston Simms, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Lucinda Boston, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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