Son of Alexander O Cunningham and Rebecca Burns
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About Joseph 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.