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Samuel Blair Cunningham
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Birth: Oct. 9, 1797
Limestone
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1867
Jonesborough
Washington County
Tennessee, USA

Son of Ebenezer John Cunningham and Martha Laird Blair.

Attended Washington College and studied medicine in Lexington, Kentucky. Practiced medicine in Jonesborough, Tennessee until his death. Was instrumental in bringing the East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad through Jonesborough and served as its first president.

Married (1st) Lucinda Galbreath of Greeneville. Married (2nd) Ann Davis Foster. Father of Martha Ellen Cunningham Sevier, Samuel Alexander Cunningham, Sarah Jane Cunningham Bachman, Cornelius Eugene Cunningham. (bio by: Patricia Sabin) 
 
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 Parents:
  Ebenezer John Cunningham (____ - 1812)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucinda Cunningham (____ - 1844)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Jane Cunningham Bachman (1846 - 1864)*
  Nathaniel B Cunningham (1846 - 1849)*
  Robert Blair Cunningham (1851 - 1856)*
  Mary Lyon Cunningham (1853 - 1856)*
 
 Sibling:
  Samuel Blair Cunningham (1797 - 1867)
  William Madison Cunningham (1809 - 1870)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jonesborough City Cemetery
Jonesborough
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Patricia Sabin
Record added: Dec 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23626007
Samuel Blair Cunningham
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Samuel Blair Cunningham
Added by: Patricia Sabin
 
Samuel Blair Cunningham
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Dr. Samuel Blair Cunningham, husband of (1st) Lucinda Doak Galbreath, and (2nd) Ann Davis Foster. Early Jonesborough doctor & first president of the East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad.
- Patricia Sabin
 Added: Dec. 22, 2012

- Theresa/Thunderbird584
 Added: Jul. 27, 2012

- Patricia Sabin
 Added: Dec. 22, 2012
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