|Birth: ||Sep. 19, 1852|
North Buena Vista
|Death: ||Oct. 20, 1938|
Cynthia Elizabeth is the daughter of Hiram Parkhurst, born between 1819 and 1832 in Vermont, in 1892 he is still living in French Gulch, Shasta County, CA., he was a Quarts miner. mother, Elizabeth Ann Anthony born ca. 1832 in New York, died about 1853 maybe in CA.. Hiram and Elizabeth married 28 Jan 1848 in Iowa County, Wisconsin. After Cynthia mother died, Cynthia grew up in Buena Vista, Clayton Co., Iowa, with her aunt Cordelia Anthony Hoffman, my gg grandmother. Cordelia was a younger sister of Elizabeth's Cynthia mother.
Cynthia Elizabeth Parkhurst was married 3 times and was the mother of 10 Children.
1st husband - Charles L.Hoffman, b.1823 in New Jersey, d. 30 Aug. 1873 in Buena Vista, Clayton, Iowa
Married: 4 Feb., 1868 in Grant County, Wisconsin
Eliza Ann Hoffman, b. 14 May 1869 in Buena Vista, Clayton, Iowa, d. 7 Sept 1952 in Dubuque County, Iowa, Married Samuel Jesse Whitehead
Sarah Jane Hoffman, b. ca. 1870 in Buena Vista, Clayton, Iowa. We believe she died in 1880 maybe in Wisconsin.
Louisa Ann Hoffman, some say she was also Cynthia child, no records have been found.
2nd husband - William W. Smith, b.ca.1844 in Missouri, died about 1895 in Shasta County, CA. He was widowed with two children: Olive Ann Smith b.ca.1868, Dubuque Co. Iowa d., and Elmer Smith, b. ca. 1871 in Dubuque Co, Iowa.
Married 5 of Feb 1874 in Grant County, Wisconsin
William Franklin Smith, 24 Apr. 1876 Clayton Co. Iowa, d. 1 Sep 1947, Shasta Co., CA.
Sylvester Smith, b. ca. 1878 Dubuque County, Iowa
John Chester Smith, 17 Sep. 1880, Dubuque Co. Iowa, d. 14 Aug., 1953, Redding, Shasta Co. CA.
Martha E. Smith, b. Sep. 1885 in Iowa, in French Gulch in 1900.
Albert Oren Smith, b. 5 Apr. 1890, French Gulch, Shasta Co. CA., d. 12 Oct., 1970, Shasta Co. CA.
Katie M. Smith, b. May 1892 French Gulch, Shasta Co., CA. D. 5 Feb 1971, Shasta Co. CA., Married David Albert Huffman
3rd husband - George Wilbur Garwood, b. 23 Sep., 1867 in Nebraska, d. 18 Jan., 1937 Shasta County, CA.
Married 4 Sep 1896 in French Gulch, Shasta Co. CA.
Wilber E. Garwood, b.8 June 1897, Shasta Co. CA., d. 19 Apr., Shasta Co. CA.
George Wilber Garwood (1867 - 1937)
William W. Smith*
Charles L. Hoffman (1823 - 1873)*
Eliza Ann Hoffman Whitehead (1866 - 1953)*
Thomas Sylvester Smith (1878 - 1969)*
Albert Oran Smith (1890 - 1970)*
Katie Malone Smith Huffman (1892 - 1971)*
Wilber E Garwood (1897 - 1969)*
French Gulch Cemetery
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Record added: Dec 13, 2007
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