Texas Family Group Sheet for the John Wesley CUNNINGHAM Family #3


Husband: John Wesley CUNNINGHAM
Birthdate: October 10, 1857
Birthplace: Hardin Co., TN
Death date: May 26, 1955
Place of death: Rockdale, Milam Co., TX
Father: William M. Cunningham
Mother: Affinia "Affie" Britton

Marriage date: September 9, 1888
Marriage place: Fulton, Hempstead Co., AR

Wife: Clarissa Nora Jane EDOM
Birthdate: ca 1870-1871
Birthplace: prob Polk Co., AR
Death date: ca April 11, 1898
Place of death: Little Rock, Pulaski Co., AR
Father: Uel Holbert Edom
Mother: Jane [Native American -- last name unknown]

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Affie Jane Cunningham
Sex: F
Birthdate: October 14, 1889
Birthplace: Hope, Hempstead Co., AR
Death date: February 26, 1971
Place of death: Wichita Falls, TX
Marriage date: July 7, 1911
Marriage place: Milam Co., TX
Spouse's name: James Osborne "J.O." McMillian

Child No. 2: Will Cunningham
Sex: M
Birthdate: May 17, 1891
Birthplace: AR
Death date: September 21, 1931
Place of death: Spur, Dickens Co., TX
Marriage date: October 20, 1912
Marriage place: Rockdale, Milam Co., TX
Spouse's name: Lula Mae Moseley

Child No. 3: Lula Mary Cunningham
Sex: F
Birthdate: November 10, 1893
Birthplace: AR
Death date: August 20, 1982
Place of death: Houston, Harris Co., TX
Marriage date: ca 1912
Marriage place: TX
Spouse's name: Guy Palmer

Child No. 4: Annie Pearl Cunningham
Sex: F
Birthdate: November 1, 1896
Birthplace: AR
Death date: September 9, 1919
Place of death: Davilla, Milam Co., TX
Marriage date: July 5, 1914
Marriage place: Milam Co., TX
Spouse's name: Jesse Oscar "J.O." Taylor
 
 
Documentation:
* Family documents and photographs;
* First-hand information from descendants of John Wesley and wives Nora Jane and Amma A., as well as cousin Emily;
* Hunt Co., TX vital records publications found at the Corpus Christi, TX library;
* Numerous census tapes from Hardin Co., TN, Polk Co., AR, Milam Co., TX, etc.;
* Online Texas Vital Records databases; etc.
For more information, contact Margaret Butler.

Notes:
* John Wesley Cunningham was the grandson of Solomon Micanico C. Cunningham and Mary (Smith) Cunningham, and great-grandson of Rev. Aaron & Elizabeth (Hopkins) Cunningham.
* John Wesley was married five times: (1) Mandy J. (Amanda J.?) ___? in Hunt Co., TX; (2) Annie Bowdain in Hunt Co., TX; (3) Clarissa Nora Jane Edom in Hempstead Co., AR; (4) Mollie Love in Howard Co., AR; and (5) Mrs. Amma A. (Warren) Milam at New Boston, Bowie Co., TX.
* One of John Wesley's cousins, Emily Melvina Jones, had a daughter, Eva Ethel, by John Wesley.
* John Wesley Cunningham and wife Amma are buried at Rockdale Cemetery, Rockdale, TX.

Child No. 5: Eva Ethel Jones (by cousin Emily Jones)
Sex:
Birthdate: August 3, 1889
Birthplace: Pittsburg, Hardin Co., TN
Death date: March 2, 1976
Place of death: Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
Marriage date: November 5, 1911
Marriage place: Dawson, Navarro Co., TX
Spouse's name: John Elvin Pool

Child No. 6: O.J. Cunningham (by 5th wife Amma)
Sex: M
Birthdate: October 28, 1903
Birthplace: New Boston, Bowie Co., TX
Death date: October 3, 1940
Place of death: Rockdale, Milam Co., TX
Marriage date: ca 1929
Marriage place: TX
Spouse's name: Elda Elsie Watson
 

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