William Cullen (1794–1878)
Peter Rush (1803–1883), later known as Arthur
John Howard (1807–1902)
After finishing school, Cyrus was spending summers on a farm and lectured in winters. He then worked as a store clerk in South Carolina for four years. After returning to Cummington, Cyrus helped organize the local lyceum and spent a few years teaching chemistry and mineralogy.
In Princeton, he resumed his past activities and served as county clerk and a teacher of chemistry and botany.
He was noted for establishing the first library, printing press and agricultural exhibition in Princeton.
He was also elected member of Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia.