Ancestors and Decendants
of
Rev. John and Mary Anne (CANNON) CUNNINGHAM

 

 

In an effort to provide more comprehensive source of information by the South Coast Genealogy Project we have decided to place here on the internet the earliest recorded instances of the family surnames of Burgeo. Then we will be adding the ancestors and decendants as they become avaliable, working as a group of people with similiar interest. If you have any information that could add to this project please e-mail me billcrant@telocity.com and it will ge added.

A. CUNNINGHAM, John Rev. (b. 1823 - d. 1895) m. CANNON, Mary Anne (b. ? - d. ?) both originated from Stepney, Eng. Second pastor of the C.o.E. in Burgeo, replacing Rev. Martin BLACKMORE in 1848
children:
    + 1. CUNNINGHAM, Mary Ann Elizabeth (b. 1848 - d. 1855)
    + 2. CUNNINGHAM, Hannah (b. 1849 - d. 1936)
    + 3. CUNNINGHAM, John Cannon (b. 1851 - d. 1935)
    + 4. CUNNINGHAM, Marie (b. 1853 - d. 1941)
    + 5. CUNNINGHAM, William Edward (b. 1855 - d. 1938)
    + 6. CUNNINGHAM, Edward (b. 1857 - d. 1936)
    + 7. CUNNINGHAM, James (b. 1859 - d. 1908)
    + 8. CUNNINGHAM, Henry Ward, Rev. (b. 1862 - d. 1942) ** See Note 1
    + 9. CUNNINGHAM, Arthur Greely (b. 1864 - d. ?)
    +10. CUNNINGHAM, Philip, Rev. (b. 1866 - d. ?)

Note: All of the above children were born in Burgeo.

A. 2.CUNNINGHAM, Hannah (b. 1849 - d. 1936) m. SMALL, Joseph (b. 1847 Truro, MA, USA - d. ?)

A. 3. CUNNINGHAM, John Cannon (b. 1851 - d. 1935) m. WADMAN Harriette, LaPolie Bay

    + 1. CUNNINGHAM Amy (spinster)
    + 2. CUNNINGHAM John
    + 3. CUNNINGHAM May m. JONES George, Somerville, MA USA
    + 4. CUNNINGHAM Nan
    + 5. CUNNINGHAM Mildred Ivy
    + 6. CUNNINGHAM Dorothy
    + 7. CUNNINGHAM Decima (b. ? - d. 1914) m. MOULTON Sgt. Albert Edgar (b. 1885 - d. 1917 WWI France, Royal Newfoundland Reg.)
    + 8. CUNNINGHAM Ethel Noble (b. 1879 - d. 1918 Kings Cove) m. PITTMAN George Robert, Police Sgt. Lamaline (b. 1877 - d. 1928 St. John's
    + 9. CUNNINGHAM Faith m. NICHOLS Rev. Edwin R.
    +10. CUNNINGHAM Victor Ward, Rev. (b. 1899 - d. 1969 Halifax, NS) m. READ Lena
A. 5. CUNNINGHAM, William Edward (b. 1855 - d. 1938) m. SORSOLEIL, Harriette Sarah, dau, of SORSOLEIL P.H. and MATTHEWS, Ellen

Note 1: CUNNINGHAM, Henry Ward, Rev. (b. 1862 - d. 1942) , was pastor of St. George's Anglican Church (1900 - 1936), he helped in rescue efforts and buried many of the people that parished on the Titanic April, 12, 1912

Note 2: The marriages of the second generation and their decendants will be posted, as known, no living person will be placed in this family history to the best of the authors knowledge without their consent.

 

 

Contributors: Bob Jacobson, Janet Betts and Bill Crant

Page Revised: July 2002 (Don Tate)

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