Cinthia C. Foster

16 October 1821–12 September 1893 (Age 71)
Lincoln, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Cinthia C.

When Cinthia C. Foster was born on 16 October 1821, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Foster, was 25 and her mother, Jane Nichols, was 23. She married Henry Willis Mills in 1838, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Marion, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Alabama, United States in 1870. She died on 12 September 1893, in Covington, Hill, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Covington, Hill, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Willis Mills
1818–1887
Cinthia C. Foster
1821–1893
Marriage: 1838
Drusilla Jane Mills
1839–1914
William James Mills
1842–1917
Cynthia A. Mills
1843–
Benjamin Stonewall Mills
1847–1925
Henry Thomas Mills
1850–1929
Abraham Franklin Mills
1852–1935
Eli Foster Mills
1855–1946
John Calvin Mills
1864–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1838
Missouri, United States
children

(8)

    Drusilla Jane Mills

    Female1839–1914Female

    William James Mills

    Male1842–1917Male

    Cynthia A. Mills

    Female1843–Female

    Male1847–1925Male

    Male1850–1929Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 5

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 
1846

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: reduced form of Forster .2 English: nickname from Middle English foster ‘foster parent’ (Old English fōstre, a derivative of fōstrian ‘to nourish or rear’).3 Jewish: probably an Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish surnames, such as Forster .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Cena Mills in household of Henry W Mills, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sena Mills in household of Henry W Mills, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sena C Mills in household of H W Mills, "United States Census, 1850"

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