Cynthia Phelps

8 May 1766–5 February 1855 (Age 88)
Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Cynthia

When Cynthia Phelps was born on 8 May 1766, in Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Capt. Joshua Phelps I, was 36 and her mother, Hannah Tarbox, was 35. She married Rev Dudley Phelps on 23 December 1795, in Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. She registered for military service in 1853. She died on 5 February 1855, in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eldad Parsons Esq.
1755–1823
Cynthia Phelps
1766–1855
Marriage: 26 October 1821

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1821Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 10
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
    Age 15
    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
    1791
    Age 25
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    Name Meaning

    English (southwestern): patronymic from Philip .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Philip
    Felps

    Sources (13)

    • Cynthia Parsons in household of Dorcas Childs, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Cynthia Phelps, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
    • Syntha Phelps, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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