John C. Cunningham1

b. about 1800
  • THIS LISTING HAS NOT YET BEEN AUDITED, AND MAY NOT BE ACCURATE; A.
  • John C. Cunningham was born about 1800 in New Hampshire.2
  • John married Ann Susan Prentice, daughter of Hon. John Prentice and Tabitha Sargent, in 1826/27, and soon thereafter the family immigrated to the Austin colony in Texas; they left New York in late 1830 and arrived by ship at Matagorda in 1831. They lived at San Felipe for several years, then settled on the Colorado River in lower Bastrop County on a large grant of land that became known as Cunningham's Prairie. Besides farming, the Cunninghams later ran a stagecoach inn on the old road from Austin to San Felipe. During the Texas Revolution Redfield, was in Capt. John Henry Moore's company at the battle of Gonzales, October 2, 1835, and with Benjamin R. Milam at the siege of Bexar in early December 1835.3,4
  • Bastrop County Tax Roll for 1850 lists J.C. Cunningham with 3,915 acres in the J.C. Cunningham Survey and 640 acres in the C. Edwards Survey and four slaves.5
  • The census of 1850 shows: John C. Cunningham, 50, a farmer with $18,500 real estate; and Ann Susan Cunningham, 53; listed with Prentice Cunningham and Albert Redfield
    living at Bastrop County, Texas.
    Also living there were Charles Thompson M.D., 27, from Georgia; Samuel Briggs, 35, a farm hand from New York; John Alford, 23, a day laborer from Maine; and George McDaniel, 28, a day laborer from South Carolina.2

  • The census of 1860 shows: J. C. Cunningham, 60, a farmer with $40,000 real estate and $60,500 personal estate; and Ann Susan Cunningham, 63; listed with Albert Redfield
    living at Bastrop, Bastrop County, Texas.6

  • 1874, Bastrop County Probate Records Vol. G, page 668, 669, 670, 671, 672, and 673, lists the real estate sale of the John C. Cunningham property to pay off indebtedness. Two thousand three hundred fourty five acres were divided into 40 acre tracts. Each sale to be advertised for five successive weeks before the day of the sale in the Bastrop Advertiser, reserving the old family homesite. Lots sold to: Charles Hart, B.F. Jones, George W. Hunt, John A Redfield, L.W. Moore, George W. Jones, W.M. McKenney, Alex Ramsey, B.W. Hill, Reubin Carr, William Rogers, and J.C. Stribling.5
  • Last Edited: 4 Nov 2016

Family: Ann Susan Prentice b. August 17, 1796, d. November 2, 1869

Citations

  1. http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fre13
  2. 1850 United States. Census Office. 7th census, Population schedules of the seventh census of the United States, 1850, Washington, District of Columbia: National Archives. Central Plains Region, (1964) , Census Place: , Bastrop, Texas; Roll: M432_908; Page: 195A; Image: 195. (With few exceptions, names are listed exactly as they appear on the census.).
  3. Jack R. McKinney, "REDFIELD, HENRY PRENTICE," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fre13), accessed October 31, 2012. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
  4. Daniel Gage Annis, Vital Records of Londonderry, New Hampshire, (1914) , p. 163.
  5. http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/bastrop/cemetery/cunningham.txt
  6. 1860 United States. Census Office. 8th census, Population schedules of the eighth census of the United States, 1860, Washington, District of Columbia: National Archives. Central Plains Region, (1950, 1967) , Census Place: Precinct 1, Bastrop, Texas; Roll: M653_1288; Page: 252; Image: 29; Family History Library Film: 805288.. (With few exceptions, names are listed exactly as they appear on the census.).
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John P. Cunningham1

b. about March, 1827, d. September 10, 1828
  • Last Edited: 31 Oct 2012
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John Prentice Cunningham

b. March 31, 1834, d. March 21, 1859
  • Last Edited: 31 Oct 2012

Citations

  1. 1850 United States. Census Office. 7th census, Population schedules of the seventh census of the United States, 1850, Washington, District of Columbia: National Archives. Central Plains Region, (1964) , Census Place: , Bastrop, Texas; Roll: M432_908; Page: 195A; Image: 195. (With few exceptions, names are listed exactly as they appear on the census.).
  2. http://files.usgwarchives.net/tx/bastrop/cemetery/cunningham.txt
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Joseph Cunningham1

b. perhaps 1808
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2012

Citations

  1. Royal Ralph Hinman, A catalogue of the names of the early Puritan settlers of the colony of Connecticut: with the time of their arrival in the country and colony, their standing in society, place of residence, condition in life, where from, business, &c., as far as is found on record, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=KTkBAAAAYAAJ . Hartford: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, (1852) , p. 776.
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Joseph H. Cunningham , Esq.1

b. perhaps 1775
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2012

Family: Louisa Robinson , of Durham, Conn. b. perhaps 1777

Citations

  1. Royal Ralph Hinman, A catalogue of the names of the early Puritan settlers of the colony of Connecticut: with the time of their arrival in the country and colony, their standing in society, place of residence, condition in life, where from, business, &c., as far as is found on record, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=KTkBAAAAYAAJ . Hartford: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, (1852) , p. 776, 829.
  2. Royal Ralph Hinman, A catalogue of the names of the early Puritan settlers of the colony of Connecticut: with the time of their arrival in the country and colony, their standing in society, place of residence, condition in life, where from, business, &c., as far as is found on record, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=KTkBAAAAYAAJ . Hartford: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, (1852) , p. 829.
  3. Royal Ralph Hinman, A catalogue of the names of the early Puritan settlers of the colony of Connecticut: with the time of their arrival in the country and colony, their standing in society, place of residence, condition in life, where from, business, &c., as far as is found on record, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=KTkBAAAAYAAJ . Hartford: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, (1852) , p. 776.
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Maria Cunningham1

b. perhaps 1790
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2012

Citations

  1. Royal Ralph Hinman, A catalogue of the names of the early Puritan settlers of the colony of Connecticut: with the time of their arrival in the country and colony, their standing in society, place of residence, condition in life, where from, business, &c., as far as is found on record, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=KTkBAAAAYAAJ . Hartford: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, (1852) , p. 776.
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Marietta Cunningham1

b. perhaps 1800
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2012

Citations

  1. Royal Ralph Hinman, A catalogue of the names of the early Puritan settlers of the colony of Connecticut: with the time of their arrival in the country and colony, their standing in society, place of residence, condition in life, where from, business, &c., as far as is found on record, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=KTkBAAAAYAAJ . Hartford: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, (1852) , p. 776.
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Mary Ann Cunningham1

b. perhaps 1831, d. June 12, 1831
  • Last Edited: 31 Oct 2012
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Minnie Lee Cunningham

b. 1873
  • Last Edited: 31 Aug 2008
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Prisse Cunningham1

b. perhaps 1798
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2012

Citations

  1. Royal Ralph Hinman, A catalogue of the names of the early Puritan settlers of the colony of Connecticut: with the time of their arrival in the country and colony, their standing in society, place of residence, condition in life, where from, business, &c., as far as is found on record, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=KTkBAAAAYAAJ . Hartford: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, (1852) , p. 776.
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Richard Cunningham1

b. perhaps 1780
  • Last Edited: 27 Dec 2021

Citations

  1. John Wentworth, The Wentworth genealogy: English and American, Vol. 1, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=h_EUAAAAYAAJ . Boston: Little, Brown & Co., (1878) , pp. 521-4.
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Samuel Cunningham

b. September 20, 1844, d. March 20, 1876
  • Last Edited: 31 Mar 2004
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Sarah Cunningham1

b. perhaps 1803
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2012

Citations

  1. Royal Ralph Hinman, A catalogue of the names of the early Puritan settlers of the colony of Connecticut: with the time of their arrival in the country and colony, their standing in society, place of residence, condition in life, where from, business, &c., as far as is found on record, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=KTkBAAAAYAAJ . Hartford: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, (1852) , p. 776.
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Sarah Cunningham1

b. perhaps 1804
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2012

Citations

  1. Royal Ralph Hinman, A catalogue of the names of the early Puritan settlers of the colony of Connecticut: with the time of their arrival in the country and colony, their standing in society, place of residence, condition in life, where from, business, &c., as far as is found on record, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=KTkBAAAAYAAJ . Hartford: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, (1852) , p. 776.
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Sarah Augusta Cunningham1

b. perhaps 1784
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2012

Citations

  1. Royal Ralph Hinman, A catalogue of the names of the early Puritan settlers of the colony of Connecticut: with the time of their arrival in the country and colony, their standing in society, place of residence, condition in life, where from, business, &c., as far as is found on record, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=KTkBAAAAYAAJ . Hartford: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, (1852) , p. 776.
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General Walter Cunningham1

b. perhaps 1781, d. before 1852
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2012

Family: (?) Davis b. perhaps 1783

Citations

  1. Royal Ralph Hinman, A catalogue of the names of the early Puritan settlers of the colony of Connecticut: with the time of their arrival in the country and colony, their standing in society, place of residence, condition in life, where from, business, &c., as far as is found on record, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=KTkBAAAAYAAJ . Hartford: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, (1852) , p. 776.
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Wilkin Cunningham1

b. perhaps 1811
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2012

Citations

  1. Royal Ralph Hinman, A catalogue of the names of the early Puritan settlers of the colony of Connecticut: with the time of their arrival in the country and colony, their standing in society, place of residence, condition in life, where from, business, &c., as far as is found on record, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=KTkBAAAAYAAJ . Hartford: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, (1852) , p. 776.
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