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James Cunningham
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Birth: 1755
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 1808
Clinton
Anderson County
Tennessee, USA

The second of nine children born to Humphrey Sr and Rhoda (Simril) Cunningham of Buncombe Co NC, James married Jane McWhorter abt 1785 in York District, Dorchester Co SC.

Children with Jane:
1) Margaret C Cunningham (1786-1840), m: John Patrick Guthridge Masterson.
2) Thomas Cunningham (1788-1790)
3) Hance McWhorter Cunningham (1791-1828), m: Mary Tiggs.
4) Mary Ann Cunningham (1794-1851), m: William Reuben Pickens.
5) John D Cunningham (1795-1810)
6) Henry Cunningham (b. 1797)
7) Jane Cunningham (1799-1880), m: James Alexander Hardin.
8) Catherine Cunningham (b: 1800), m: Jesse Davidson.
9) James Newton Cunningham (1802-1859), m: Jantha Gill.
10) George Martin Cunningham (1804-1860), m: Mary Blackwell.
11) Moses Winslow Cunningham (1806-1885), m: Nancy Caroline Russell; their son Russell was Gov of Alabama 1904-1905.
12) Julia Ann Cunningham (c1807-1883), m: David Clay Alexander.
13) Rachel Cunningham (b. 1808), m: Thomas E Cleere.

James passed away in Clinton, Anderson Co TN; his widow and eleven of their children moved to Lawrence Co AL in 1817, along with other family members.

James is my daughters' 5th paternal Gr-Grandfather through his daughter Mary Ann Cunningham (1794-1857).
 
 
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 Parents:
  Humphrey Cunningham (1730 - 1806)
  Rhoda Simril Cunningham (1733 - 1831)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane McWhorter Cunningham (1765 - 1829)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Ann Cunningham Pickens (1794 - 1857)*
  James Newton Cunningham (1802 - 1859)*
  Julia Ann Cunningham Alexander (1805 - 1883)*
  Moses Winslow Cunningham (1806 - 1885)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Cunningham (1753 - 1837)*
  James Cunningham (1755 - 1808)
  John Cunningham (1758 - 1783)*
  Rhoda Cunningham Alexander (1763 - 1848)*
  Catharine Cunningham Hannah (1764 - 1837)*
  Mary Magdalene Cunningham Patton (1764 - 1843)*
  Sarah Jane Cunningham Patton (1765 - 1825)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: Buried on homestead land.
 
Created by: Bonnie's Daughter
Record added: Feb 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48361967
 


- Bonnie's Daughter
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- Charles E. Carroll
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- Galeen Irvin Chain
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