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 

    Mother Jane Black Scott,   b. (Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3927  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Feb 1748 - Lunenburg County, Virginia 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
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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 [5]

  • Sources 
    1. [S3153] p. 27 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S4856] .

    3. [S24] p. 50 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S4850] .

    5. [S7625] .