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Charles Bernard Cunningham
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Birth: Oct. 25, 1877
Loogootee
Martin County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 24, 1953
Onaka
Faulk County
South Dakota, USA

The oldest son and second born to Andrew James Cunningham and Mary Adeline Padgett, he lived in Barr Twp., Daviess Co., Indiana with his family until 1904.

On 12 Apr 1904 he married Alice McCarthy in Vincennes, Knox Co., Indiana at St. Francis Xavier's Catholic church.

They had one son, John Joseph. born Daviess County, Indiana, but when Charles' father A.J. (Andrew James) moved to South Dakota in 1908, Charles agreed to move his family as well.

He and Alice settled in Sherman Twp., where they had 4 more children, Bernard Stanilous, Adeline (Hoffert), Joseph Patrick aka Jodie and Ellen Mary (Malone).

In 1920 Andrew and family, including Charles and Alice's family moved to Allegany County, New York, but no one really liked it and by 1930 they had all returned to South Dakota. Alice and Charles this time setting up home in Clark, Faulk County.

In 1920 Charles sister Mary had passed away leaving 3 children and Charles took in his nephew, Maynard Paulson, known as Barney, whom he and Alice raised as their own.

Charles died in 1953, and Alice moved to Waterloo, Iowa with her daughter Adeline -- Mrs. Joseph Hoffert where she died in 1964. She was taken 'home' for burial with her beloved.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew James Cunningham (1853 - 1924)
  Mary Adeline Padgett Cunningham (1858 - 1926)
 
 Spouse:
  Alice Cecelia McCarthy Cunningham (1884 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  Florence Adelle Cunningham Madden (1875 - 1895)*
  Charles Bernard Cunningham (1877 - 1953)
  Elizabeth Anne Cunningham Chamberlin (1885 - 1981)*
  Andrew Francis Cunningham (1888 - 1969)*
  Mary Adeline Cunningham Paulson (1891 - 1920)*
  Alice Bernadine Cunningham Fransen (1893 - 1964)*
  Corinne Florence Cunningham Krause (1897 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery
Onaka
Faulk County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Lot 46
 
Created by: Lisa O
Record added: Jun 17, 2010
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