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  • ID: I104
  • Name: William Thomas ''Buck'' 3F CUNNINGHAM Sr. 1
  • Sex: M
  • Reference Number: 142
  • Birth: 1800 in Albemarle County, Virginia
  • Burial: William 'Buck' Cunningham Cemetery, Trigg County, Kentucky 2
  • Event: Migration 1818 Moved from Virginia to Trigg County, Kentucky 3
  • Event: Census Slave Schedule 1850 Kentucky, Trigg County, District 1, 1 black female age 27, 1 black male age 1, 1 black male age 1 month
  • Census: 1820 Kentucky, Trigg County, age 16-26 (living in father's household)
  • Death: 12 SEP 1879 in Trigg County, Kentucky
  • Event: Census Slave Schedule 1860 Kentucky, Trigg County, 1 black female age 36, 1black male age 12, 1 black male age 11
  • Census: 1810 Virginia, Albemarle County, St Anns, age <10 (living in father's household)
  • Census: 1830 Kentucky, Trigg County, 2 males 20 -30, 2 females 20-30
  • Census: 1840 Kentucky, Trigg County, 2 males <5, 2 males 5-10, 1 male 30-40, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 20-30
  • Census: 1850 or write; Census: Kentucky, Trigg County, District 1, age 49, Farmer, value of real esta
  • Census: 1860 or write; Census: Kentucky, Trigg County, Cadiz, age 60, Farmer, value of real estate 10
  • Census: 1870 Kentucky, Trigg County, Rock Castle, age 72, Farmer, value of real estate 500, value of personal estate 300, cannot read or write
  • Note:
    William's descendants were called 'The Buck Cunninghams'.

    * Census Info *
    1830 Trigg County, Kentucky - There are 2 males age 20 and under 30, and 2 females age 20 and under 30 in the household. Assuming William and Jennie are 1 of each. All of William's other siblings are accounted for on the census, so not sure of who these other 2 are.
    1850 Trigg County, Kentucky, District 1 - There is a Polly Ann Aricks, age 22, born in Illinois, living in the household.
    1860 Trigg County Kentucky - There is a Malinda Barnes, age 19, born in Kentucky, living in the household.

    U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880 > Kentucky > Trigg > Bethesda
    Name: Wm Cunningham
    Age: 78
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Estimated birth year: abt 1802
    Place of Death: Bethesda, Trigg, Kentucky
    Census Year: 1880
    Marital Status: Widowed
    Place of Birth: Virginia
    Place of Father's birth: Virginia
    Place of Mother's birth: Virginia
    Occupation: Farmer
    Month of Death: September
    Cause of Death: Not Known
    Resident of county for: 60 yrs
    Attending physician: None

    September 1879
    DIED
    AT his late residence near Trigg Furnace, on the 12st inst. Mr. Buck Cunningham, age 80 years.
    (Old historical clipping from The Telephone (early Cadiz Record), September 1879, Cadiz, Kentucky)




    Father: William CUNNINGHAM b: 1765 in Bonnie, Ayrshire County, Scotland
    Mother: Nancy Elizabeth CARR b: 1770 in Charlottesville, Albermarle County, Virginia

    Marriage 1 Virginia Janot ''Jennie'' MITCHELL b: 1811 in Kentucky
    • Married: 15 AUG 1827 in Trigg County, Kentucky
    Children
    1. Has Children Nancy Ann 1C3F CUNNINGHAM b: 1830 in Trigg County, Kentucky
    2. Has Children Andrew George 2C3F CUNNINGHAM b: 05 FEB 1833 in Canton, Kentucky
    3. Has Children David D. 3C3F CUNNINGHAM b: AUG 1837 in Trigg County, Kentucky
    4. Has Children William Thomas 'Tom' 4C3F CUNNINGHAM Jr. b: 29 MAR 1838 in Rock Castle Precinct, Trigg County, Kentucky
    5. Has Children Mickens Carr 'Monkey' 5C3F CUNNINGHAM Sr. b: 26 MAY 1839 in Trigg County, Kentucky
    6. Has Children Alexander Elias (Else ALEX) 6C3F Cunningham b: 12 MAY 1844 in Rock Castle Precinct, Trigg County, Kentucky
    7. Has Children John James 7C3F CUNNINGHAM b: 29 JUL 1849 in Trigg County, Kentucky
    8. Has Children Ann Elizabeth 'Eliza' J. 8C3F CUNNINGHAM b: 05 FEB 1850 in Trigg County, Kentucky
    9. Has Children Dabney Franklin 'Dab' 9C3F CUNNINGHAM b: 27 FEB 1853 in Rockcastle Precint, Trigg County, Kentucky

    Sources:
    1. Author: Marqua Jean Duncan
      Title: xCunningham Family History
      Publication: Name: Copyright 2002 McClanahan Publishing House;
      Note:
      Source Medium: Book
      Source Quality: 566 pages w/photos

      Leaves from the Family Tree, William and Nancy (Carr) Cunningham of Trigg County, Kentucky. (Marqua is the granddaughter of John 8C5C8F Spurlin Cunningham, and the daughter of Benjamin & Mary (Cunningham) Petzold.)
    2. Title: CT - Cemetery Tombstone
      Note:
      Source Medium: Tombstone

      Information obtained from walking cemeteries, viewing tombstones, or actual photographs of tombstones.
    3. Author: Gage, Emma
      Title: Wade, Martin D
      Publication: Name: 1890's;
      Repository:
        Name: In my possession

      Note:
      Source Medium: Manuscript

      Diary of Emma Gage, recorded in the 1890's, sent to me from Martin D. Wade, via US Mail
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