Phoebe Cunningham (Fine) (1779 - 1859) MP

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Birthplace: Shenandoah, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Monroe, Tennessee, United States
Managed by: Erica Isabel Howton, (c)
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About Phoebe Cunningham (Fine)

Phoebe Fine was born circa 1779 in Shenandoah County Virginia and died before 1859.

Parents: daughter of Vinett and Effa (McElwain) Fine,

Married:

  1. to Joseph Cunningham, son of Christopher and Mary (Musgrove) Cunningham

Children of Joseph and Phoebe (Fine) Cunningham:

  1. Bersheba b. 30 Oct 1794 m. John Bailey circa 1810
  2. William b.c. 1796 d.Apr 11 1859 m. Martha (--?--)
  3. Mary C. b. 1798 d. before 1859 m. John Hightower circa 1815
  4. Robert b. 1801 m. Ruth (--?--) circa 1821.
  5. John O. "Jehu" b. 17 Jun 1804 d.May 9 1859 m. Sarah Walker circa 1824
  6. David C. b. 1805 d.before Apr 1859 m. Adeline Elizabeth Hastings circa 1835
  7. Nancy b.c. 1805 b.before Nov 1858
  8. Matthew b. 17 Jan 1807 m. Mary Melinda (--?--) circa 1827
  9. Mary Sarah b. 12 Jul 1810 d.Sep 2 1839 m. Nelson Lawson circa 1826
  10. Hasten b. 1818 m. Elisabeth Johnson 24 Mar 1850.
  11. Harden b.c. 1821
  12. Aquilla b. 25 Jan 1823 m. Mary Ann Ferguson 25 Jan 1843.
  13. Leroy b. Dec 1823 m. Josephine (--?--) circa 1843.
  14. Jeremiah b.c. 1824
  15. Edith b. 1825 m. John R. Orr 16 May 1839

Chair Tidy and Wedding Ring

The family of Mrs. Thomas F. Cunningham, Giddings, Wichita Falls, TX has a chair tidy made by Phoebe Fine Cunningham on which appears the letters "PFC" 1832.

Phoebe's wedding ring also is in the possession of Mrs. Cunningham, has been used by many of the female descendants of Phoebe to be married with. Unfortunately there is no inscription in the wedding band which is worn thin and is quite fragile.

Notes

Continuation of Fine Family - Cocke County BANNER, Friday, July 2, 1976 - 9

Page 9

Phoebe Fine, b. d. prior to 8-Jan-1859, when the inventory of the estate of Joseph Cunningham was recorded in Monroe County, TN, Book A, P. 321-322, as she is not named in the inventory as an heir; md about 1808-1809, Joseph Cunningham, son of Christopher Cunningham and Mary Musgrove of Washington Co, Tn, b. abt 1768 as the 1850 Monroe County, TN, census states his age as 82 years, died 1858-1859 in Monroe County, TN.

Comments

There is an Ancestry.com Millenium File marriage record that Joseph Cunningham's wife is Phoebe Wilson, the daughter of Jehu Wilson and Sarah Chalmers. As of 22 Sept 2013, Geni profile managers agree that

" it's more likely somebody just had the name Phoebe Cunningham, and Ancestry, or something, found Phoebe Wilson as a possible match based on date of birth or something, then it kept getting replicated until it became a "fact"."

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Phoebe Cunningham's Timeline

1779
1779
Shenandoah, Virginia, United States
1793
1793
Age 14
1794
October 30, 1794
Age 15
Roane, Tennessee, United States
1796
1796
Age 17
Virginia, United States
1798
1798
Age 19
Virginia, United States
1801
1801
Age 22
Virginia, United States
1804
June 17, 1804
Age 25
Virginia, United States
1805
1805
Age 26
Virginia, United States
1807
January 7, 1807
Age 28
Virginia, United States
1810
July 12, 1810
Age 31
Sweetwater, Tennessee, United States