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Gunning/Gunnin GA/SC Ireland fam 1800s
Posted by: lisa looney Date: September 05, 2000 at 14:42:48
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Looking for any information on the following family that used the name "Gunnin" and sometimes listed as "Gunning". Any helpful info is greatly appreciated.

Sincerely, Lisa Looney (

1Benjamin Gunnin d. 1811
-+Jane Warren Wardlaw (Parents: James Wardlaw? & Unknown)
--2Isabella Gunnin b. 1785 Ireland?
--+George Guffin
--2James Gunnin b.Abt. 1786 US
--2Mary Gunnin
--2Ann Patterson Gunnin
--2Benjamin Gunnin
--2Nathan Gunnin
--2Ezekial Gunnin b. August 02, 1799 GA
----+Jane Lyle Johnston b. February 01, 1800 m. August 22, 1820
----3James Alfred Gunnin b. June 07, 1821
----3Benjamin Pressley Gunnin b. March 20, 1823 GA d. August 27, 1873
----+Margaret Lord b. Abt.1820 SC (Parents: William Lord & Mary Caldwell Richey
------4Martha Jane Gunnin b. Abt. 1853 in GA
------4Cynthia C. Gunnin b. Abt. 1854
------4William "Billy" Gunnin b. Abt. 1855
------4John Newton "Harper" Gunnin b. September 09, 1858 d. April 01, 1930
-----------bur. April 1930 Silver Brooks Cemetery, Anderson, SC
--------+Emaline Kathren Baldwin b. March 02, 1852 m. April 06, 1879 d. March 30, 1918
--------5Nancy Etter Gunnin b. March 14, 1880 d. November 12, 1958
------------bur. November 1958 Avalon-Martin Cemetery, Stephens Co., GA
--------+Mead Anderson Looney b. May 30, 1879 m. June 25, 1896 Knox Bridge, SC
------------d. January 10, 1923 bur. January 1923 Avalon-Martin Cemetery,
------------Stephens Co., GA (Parents: Absalom/Absolom Carter Looney & Mary E.
---------6Hubert Lee Looney b. March 01, 1897
---------6Fred Edward Looney b. June 28, 1899
---------6Nettie Mae Looney b. January 16, 1904
---------6Roy Chester Looney b. March 06, 1904
---------6Eliza Jane Looney b. November 23, 1905
---------6Frank Smith Looney b. March 20, 1908
---------6Glenn Looney b. February 15, 1910 d. August 12, 1912 bur. August
------------1912 Avalon-Martin Cemetery, Stephens Co., GA
---------6Rosa Estelle Looney b. February 10, 1913
---------6Dewey Anderson Looney b. January 16, 1914 Stephens Co., GA
-------------d. December 05, 1970 Stephens Co., GA bur. December 1970 Tomís
------------Creek Baptist Church, Martin, Stephens Co., GA
---------+Nora Jane Watkins b. March 23, 1913 Blairsville, Union County, GA
-------------m. October 18, 1932 d. June 25, 1954 Toccoa, Stephens Co., GA
-------------bur. June 1954 Tom's Creek Baptist Church, Martin, Stephens Co.,
-------------GA (Parents: William Thomas Watkins & Icie Mae Brown)
---------*2nd Wife of Dewey Anderson Looney:
---------+LaVern Guess m. Aft. 1954
---------*3rd Wife of Dewey Anderson Looney:
---------+Mildred Frances Ward b. June 03, 1920 m. June 26, 1956
----------6Lula Frances Looney b. November 25, 1915
----------6Inez Matilda Looney b. September 19, 1919
--------5Ella Gunnin
--------+Jasper LeCroy
------4Nancy L. "Tisha"? Gunnin b. Abt. 1860
----3Joseph Abigah Gunnin b. February 24, 1825
----3Berry Nathan Oswell Gunnin b. May 24, 1827
----3Mary Jane Gunnin b. November 25, 1829
----+John Moore?
----3Martha Ann Pattison Gunnin b. May 29, 1832
----+Rev. Christian Barnes?
----3Ezekial Newton Gunnin b. July 04, 1834
----3David A. Gunnin d. in As infant, his name does not appear again in family records
------or census reports.
----3John Johnson Gunnin b. September 07, 1836
----3William Thomas Gunnin b. November 02, 1838
----3Robert Andrew Jackson Gunnin b. 1841 d. 1841
--2Hannah Wardlaw Gunnin

[Sources: Lisa Looney: family info and vital/public records; Judy Leverette Moss; Mildred Y. Holbrook; and Jim Gunnin (Gunnin Tap Root to Twigs by George Helen Gunnin Mishasek)]

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