Alexander O Cunningham (c.1663 - 1749)

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Birthplace: Northern Ireland
Death: Died in Ireland
Occupation: Married 1701, Leinster,, Dublin, Ireland
Managed by: Ofir Friedman
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About Alexander O Cunningham

Alexander's sons were the progenitors of many of the early Cunningham families of Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. All these sons came to America in 1752, except Joseph. He held a trusted position in the British government. He visited relatives in America immediately prior to the

Revolution. His son, John, had come earlier and stayed. He was active in the affairs of the fledgling nation, serving the the Revolution.


      

Child of ALEXANDER CUNNINGHAM and UNKNOWN is:

6. i. JAMES6 CUNNINGHAM, b. Abt. 1690, Ireland; d. Bet. January 16, 1761 - March 19, 1765, Augusta Co., VA.


      

Children of ALEXANDER CUNNINGHAM and REBECCA BURNS are:

                 ii.    JAMES6 CUNNINGHAM.
                iii.    JOHN CUNNINGHAM.
                iv.    BENJAMIN CUNNINGHAM.
                 v.    MARY CUNNINGHAM.
                vi.    RUTH CUNNINGHAM.

7. vii. HUGH B. CUNNINGHAM, b. 1708, Dublin Ireland; d. 1789, Fairfax Co VA.

8. viii. ROBERT CUNNINGHAM, b. 1713; d. 1784, Washington CO. PA.

9. ix. JOSEPH CUNNINGHAM, b. Bet. 1717 - 1721; d. 1789.

10. x. DAVID CUNNINGHAM, b. 1721, Ireland; d. December 31, 1799, Dent's Run VA.

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Alexander O Cunningham's Timeline

1663
1663
Northern Ireland
1701
1701
Age 38
1705
1705
Age 42
Leinster, Dublin, Ireland
1708
1708
Age 45
Dublin, Ireland
1721
1721
Age 58
Fairfax, VA, USA
1721
Age 58
Fairfax, VA, USA
1749
1749
Age 86
Ireland