Cynthia Bell Robinson

11 November 1868–12 March 1953 (Age 84)
Preemption, Mercer, Illinois, United States

The Life of Cynthia Bell

When Cynthia Bell Robinson was born on 11 November 1868, in Preemption, Mercer, Illinois, United States, her father, Ira Holt Robinson, was 41 and her mother, Mahala Jane Huffman, was 25. She married William Barr on 29 April 1891, in Mercer, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 12 March 1953, in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Ferndale, Whatcom, Washington, United States.

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William Barr
Cynthia Bell Robinson
Marriage: 29 April 1891
Gilbert Normal Barr

Spouse and Children

29 April 1891
Mercer, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 3

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 24

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

Robin, endearing name for Robert, and sun, son, meaning son of Robin, son of the heavenly bright

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Sources (3)

  • Cyntha Sagmon in household of Peter Sagmon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cynthia B Sagmoen in household of Peter E Sagmoen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cynthia B Robinson in household of Ira H Robinson, "United States Census, 1870"

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