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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 & Rhoda (Simeral) Cunningham of Buncombe Co NC, James married Jane McWhorter abt 1785 in York District, Dorchester Co SC, the daughter of Hanceford "Hance" & Sarah (Winslow) McWhorter of SC.

Children with Jane:
1) Margaret C Cunningham (1786-1840), m: John Patrick 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 (1797-)
7) Jane Cunningham (1799-1880), m: James Alexander Hardin.
8) Catherine Cunningham (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) Rachel Cunningham (1808-), m: Thomas E Cleere.
13) Julia Ann Cunningham (c1809-1883), m: David Clay Alexander.

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.
 
 
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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 - 1851)*
  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)*
  Mary Magdalene Cunningham Patton (1764 - 1843)*
  Catharine Cunningham Hannah (1764 - 1837)*
  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
 


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