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Matthew Cunningham
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1793
South Carolina, USA
Death: May 26, 1877
Marion County
Illinois, USA

Matthew married Sarah "Sally" McClure Gaston in 1812 in Christian Co., KY. After their marriage, they moved to Todd Co., KY. In 1824, they moved their family to the state of Illinois.
They had 9 children. After Sarah's death, Matthew married Mary Boggs Baldridge, who had 12 children. They had one more child between them. Mary's daughter, Margaret, cared for Matthew in his last years. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Sarah McClure Gaston Cunningham (1792 - 1834)
  Mary Boggs Cunningham (1792 - 1865)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret Cunningham Rainey (1815 - 1896)*
  John Cunningham (1817 - 1898)*
  Martha Jane Cunningham Goree (1820 - 1843)*
  Samuel Wylie Cunningham (1822 - 1863)*
  Matthew Richmond Cunningham (1828 - 1847)*
  James Brown Cunningham (1829 - 1862)*
  Sarah Ann Cunningham Parkinson (1835 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Covenanter Cemetery
Centralia
Marion County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Carolyn Bircher
Record added: Sep 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30104866
Matthew Cunningham
Added by: Kevin Wilkins
 
Matthew Cunningham
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Added by: Kerry Stuber
 
 
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There was also a son to Matthew and Sarah named Robert Black Cunningham born in 1832. He is my g-g-grandfather.
- Richard Cunningham
 Added: Sep. 6, 2016
To my ggg-grandfather.
- C. Parkinson
 Added: Sep. 14, 2015

- Vonnie L Cantrell
 Added: Jan. 26, 2014
 
 
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