Research Findings on Cynthia Porter/Furgerson
City Cemetery Interment Books reveal there are only three women with name “Cynthia” and only one of these was African American woman whose last name was Furgerson, aged about 80 years who died of Cholera & was buried October 11, 1866. The burial date is one day later than the death date shown on the tombstone for Cynthia Porter.
Questions: Had she been a nurse in the Porter family? Who placed the marker?
Updated Report March 2013
After 2009 Restoration