David M. was son of David 'Sr' Cunningham and Jane Tucker-Cunningham of TN. He was husband of Sarah Emiline Francis Smith and married 18 Nov 1875. They had 9 children: Arthur Lee; Dorus Evans; James Evans; Otis M.; Andrew Franklin; Elver Dee; Johnnie Marvin; Ella Mae Cunningham & one infant son. They moved to the White Rock community in Lamar Co., Texas in 1888 from McNairy County TN. Information on his middle name is either Monico or Mathew.