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William E Cunningham
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Birth: May 11, 1828
Death: Apr. 14, 1904

W.E.Cunningham, farmer, P.O.Saybrook, is a son of Robert Cunningham, one of the pioneers of this county, and was born in Clark Co.Ind.,May 11,1828. When he was about one year old, his parents came to Illinois and settled in the year 1829 in Cheney's Grove,in this township, on Sec. 27;his father died here September 28,1858, his mother, April 6,1859. The subject of this sketch remained with his parents up to his marriage with Miss Irene Cunningham Nov. 6,1849; she was a daughter of Joseph Cunningham, of Clarke Co. Ind.; shortly after his marriage, he entered the land, improved it, and has remained there ever since.His wife was born Feb. 20, 1824; they had eight children, four living-Joseph C.,born Sept. 17,1850; George T.born Oct.26, 1851; Parker D. born July 15, 1853, and Mary E. born Sept.18,1859; four died- Albert M .born July 19, 1855,died Nov.12,1865; David, born Jan. 4,1858,and died Jan.11,1858, Carrie L., born Feb. 18, 1862, died Sept.30,1863, and Naomi B.,born Dec.17,1864, died Aug.26,1866.

This was an exerpt from The History of McLean County, Illinois: portraits of early settlers and prominent men-
by Wm. LeBaron Jr., & Co.-1879-Bloomington, Ill.-Cheney's
Grove Township- page 899 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Cunningham (1776 - 1858)
  Apphia Cleveland Cunningham (1791 - 1859)
 
 Children:
  Joseph C. Cunningham (1850 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  Pheobe Cunningham Cates (1813 - 1885)*
  Anna Cunningham Byers (1815 - 1897)*
  Thomas C. Cunningham (1818 - 1904)*
  Abigail Cunningham Spence (1820 - 1852)*
  King Solomon Cunningham (1823 - 1907)*
  Zerilda Cunningham Tisdale (1825 - 1913)*
  Emerine Cunningham Carey (1826 - 1916)*
  William E Cunningham (1828 - 1904)
  Jamima Cunningham (1830 - 1914)*
  Apphia Cunningham Stine (1832 - 1885)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cheney Grove Township Cemetery
Saybrook
McLean County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: betty bottles
Record added: Oct 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99045630
William E Cunningham
Added by: Gennaphyr
 
William E Cunningham
Added by: betty bottles
 
William E Cunningham
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 Added: Jun. 12, 2013
 
 
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