Cynthia Ann Henton

1812–1894 (Age 82)
Liberty Township, Highland, Ohio, United States

The Life of Cynthia Ann

When Cynthia Ann Henton was born on 1 June 1812, in Liberty Township, Highland, Ohio, United States, her father, William Henton, was 25 and her mother, Sally Richards, was 21. She married Jesse Lee Matlock on 6 August 1834, in Hendricks, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Center Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 29 May 1894, in Danville, Hendricks, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Danville, Hendricks, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cynthia Ann Henton
1812–1894
Jesse Lee Matlock
1813–1881
Marriage: 6 August 1834
John C. Matlock
1835–1898
Samantha Caroline Matlock
1843–1869
Mary Matlock
1849–
Sarah Minerva Matlock
1839–1920
Leander C. Matlock
1847–1925
Almira Matlock
1852–1861
Agnes Matlock
1854–1923

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
6 August 1834
Hendricks, Indiana, United States
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World Events (8)

1816

Age 4

Indiana is the 19th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 24

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so called, probably either the one in Oxfordshire, which is named from Old English hēan, the weak dative case of hēah ‘high’ (originally used after a preposition and article), + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, or the one in Somerset, which is from Old English henn ‘hen’ (perhaps a byname) + tūn. The surname, however, is now most common in Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire, and could be a variant of Hinton .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Cynthia Mattock in household of Jesse T Mattock, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cynthia Matlock in household of Jesse T Matlock, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cyntha Matlock in household of Jesse T Matlock, "United States Census, 1870"

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