John Cunningham

Male 1748 - 1842  (94 years)


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  • Name John Cunningham 
    Born 10 Feb 1748  Lunenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Probate 4 Jul 1842  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Also Known As "Viola John Cunningham" 
    Military Revolutionary War Patriot  [4
    Died 18 Dec 1842  Viloa, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • , intestate
    Buried Cunningham Cemetery, Rock Island, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I3348  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2015 

    Father James Cunningham,   b. (CIR 1700), (Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0Oct 1762, Lunenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Jane Black Scott,   b. (Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married (Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence (Family) Brunswick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3927  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Mary Hill Pettepool,   d. 0___ 1774, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 0___ 1771  [2
    Residence (Family) Charlotte County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. William Cunningham,   b. (1771-1774), Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. James Cunningham,   b. (1771-1774), Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F15240  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Keziah Chandler,   b. 6 Mar 1758, Lunenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1839, Viola, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Residence (Family) 1748-1779  Lunenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Married 2 Mar 1782  Charlotte County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Residence (Family) 1779-1784  Charlotte County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence (Family) 1785-1819  Wilkes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Residence (Family) 1819-1842  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Langston Cunningham,   b. 14 Apr 1783, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0Jun 1835, Viola, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     2. Richard Cunningham,   b. ~ 1785, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Benjamin W. Cunningham,   b. 14 Apr 1788, Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1839, Viola, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     4. Rachel Cunningham,   b. 0___ 1791, (Wilkes County) North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1868, Marshall County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
     5. Elizabeth Cunningham,   b. (Wilkes County) North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1839, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Joseph Harrison Cunningham,   b. 22 Mar 1793, (Wilkes County) North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1856, Shelby County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     7. Martha Cunningham,   b. 26 Mar 1801, (Wilkes County) North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1843  (Age 41 years)
     8. Nancy Cunningham,   b. (Wilkes County) North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Mary "Polly" Cunningham,   b. (Wilkes County) North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F1302  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Feb 1748 - Lunenburg County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 1748-1779 - Lunenburg County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Mar 1782 - Charlotte County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 1779-1784 - Charlotte County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 1785-1819 - Wilkes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - 1819-1842 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 4 Jul 1842 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Dec 1842 - Viloa, Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cunningham Cemetery, Rock Island, Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence (Family) - - Charlotte County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    'Two Unrelated John Cunningham Gentlemen in Warren County, Tennessee'
    "Two Unrelated John Cunningham Gentlemen in Warren County, Tennessee"
    Researched, written and contributed by "Mac" Cunningham, Mac Cunningham maccunningham@bellsouth.net, April 12, 2015

  • Notes 
    • Revolutionary Patriot. Came to Warren County about 1810.
      Thomas Barnes notes that his first wife was MARY HILL PETTEPOOL (1773-1863)...DAH
      See WCGA Bulletin Vol. X, no.1, Spring 2001 for more complete CUNNINGHAM Registry & Wills...DAH

      http://genforum.genealogy.com/tn/messages/39521.html

      Revolutionary War Pension Application 4/1833 of John Cunningham of Warren County, Tn.

      Born 2/10/1748 in Lunenburg County, Virginia. About 85 years old in 1833. Became a Minute Man 3/1776. Was in Captain Robert Dixon's company, which was organized in Lunenburg County, Virginia.

      He resided in Lunenburg County about 31 years, then moved to Charlotte County, Virginia where he lived 5 years. He then moved to Wilkes County, North Carolina where he lived 35 or 36 years. He then moved to Warren County, Tennessee.

      In 1833 John Cunningham Jr, the soldier's grandson, was a resident of Warren County, TN [4]
    • http://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/tn/statewide/military/warof1812/pensions/pen1835.txt

      JOHN CUNNINGHAM
      WARREN COUNTY
      PRIVATE
      VIRGINIA LINE
      $23.33 ANNUAL ALLOWANCE
      $69.99 AMOUNT RECEIVED
      DECEMBER 14, 1833 PENSION STARTED
      AGE 86

      Possibly...

      20 Sep 2009:

      http://files.usgwarchives.org/nc/burke/census/morgandis.txt

      This census is from Microcopy No. T-498 Roll 2

      "Cunningham, Jno 1,5,3,0,2"

      1790 Census North Carolina
      Rutherford County Morgan District

      1 of 1st # free white males 16 year upwards and head of families
      5 of 2nd # free white males under 16 years
      3 of 3rd # free white females and head of families
      0 of 4th # all other free persons
      2 of 5th # slaves [7]

  • Sources 
    1. [S3153] "Harrison,Cunningham & Woodlee Family Genealogies",by Thomas Barnes,, p. 27 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S4856] Abstracted from A. M. Cunningham's biography, "John Cunningham II", 2009, pp. 40-41, July 10, 2009 by David A. Hennessee.

    3. [S24] "Warren County, Tennessee, Will Books 1-3 (1827-1858)", Abstracted and, p. 50 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S4850] http://genforum.genealogy.com/tn/messages/39521.html.

    5. [S3150] "Harrison,Cunningham & Woodlee Family Genealogies",by Thomas Barnes,, p. 38.

    6. [S38384] WCGA Bulletin,Volume X ,No.1,Spring 2001,"John Cunningham",, pp. 23-35.

    7. [S7625] http://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/tn/statewide/military/warof1812/pensions/pen1835.txt.