|Posted By:||Albert Cunningham|
|Subject:||Re: CUNNINGHAMS in Tennessee|
|Post Date:||September 14, 2013 at 17:08:53|
|Forum:||Cunningham Family Genealogy Forum|
If interested in James Monroe Cunningham (1818-1885) or J. W. Cunningham of either Rhea or Roane or Bledsoe counties in Tennessee you might wish to research three potential leads:
(1) There is a Cunningham from Bledsoe county (formed from Rhea and Indian land) who was a sergeant and wagon master during the "Fight for Southern Independence." The reference file comes from TnGenWeb and can be viewed at:
(2) A non-census 1860 document (found on ancestry.com) shows James M. Cunningham owning farm livestock and indicates various farm product quantities.
(3) A direct male descendent of James Monroe Cunningham (1818-1885) is in the yDNA Haplogroup of I2b1. Try FamilyTreeDNA.com to view results.
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