|Birth: ||Apr. 14, 1834|
|Death: ||Apr. 11, 1919|
Gospel preacher listed in Ligon's Portraiture of Preachers of 1899 and one of the founders of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity at Bethany College, Bethany, WV. The city of Cunningham, Washington is named after him.
William, his wife, son William R. Cunningham Jr., and daughter owned 3,500 acres of grain lands in Adams County with nearly all of it under cultivation. Also they owned the best residence properties in the city of Ritzville. On January 4, 1865, William Cunningham married Rebecca W. James, daughter of George James (native of Fredericksburg, VA) and Martha Abbott (born in Newburyport, MA and died in 1858). Siblings of Rebecca include, George A. James, Richard F. James, and Hattie James who married John Bancroft, son of George Bancroft, the noted historian. They had 3 children: Alice Cunningham, who married F. P. French, William R. Cunningham Jr. and Elizabeth Cunningham. --An Illustrated History of the Big Bend Country, WA by Richard F. Steele and Arthur P. Rose, pt2 1904.
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John Cunningham (1795 - 1864)
Mary Bean Cunningham (1796 - 1888)
Rebecca Walton James Cunningham (1836 - 1911)*
John Cunningham (1820 - 1916)*
Lafayette Cunningham (1825 - 1869)*
Naomi Cunningham (1829 - 1915)*
Lewis Cunningham (1831 - ____)*
William Randolph Cunningham (1834 - 1919)
George W Cunningham (1838 - 1913)*
Greenwood Memorial Terrace
Created by: Tom Childers
Record added: Oct 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43704263
A founder of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity at Bethany College, West Virginia in 1858.|
Added: Aug. 12, 2012
CSA - Co A Kentucky 2nd Cavalry|
DUVCW, 1861-1865, LIZBETH TURNER TENT #4
Added: May. 7, 2011