CUNNINGHAM, JAMES CASWELL
Prairie Grove, AR
Date of birth:  Dec 29, 1841 in Bedford Co. TN

Name of father:  Mathew Thadeus Cunningham of
Shelbyville,
 Bedford Co. TN.  He was a Justice of the Peace, and
 was son of Mathew Cunningham and Elizabeth
 Gilbredth of Shelbyville, Tn

Name of mother:  Nancy Galaspy McGill, daughter of James
 McGill and Sally Parker of Thompsonís Creek, Tn

Remarks:  Mathew Cunningham was a Colonel of the
Revolutionary War.  James McGill was in the War of the
 Revolution and was of Scotch Irish descent.  He first
 settled in Pennsylvania near Philadelphia.

Education: at Flat Creek Seminary, TN. Teachers: Professor
 Jarald: Prairie Grove, AR.  Teacher: Professor Reed
Occupation: Taught school in TX and AR
Military service: 19th Inf. Brigade
Political party: a Jeffersonial Democrat all the time
Church connection: Cumberland Presbyterian

Wife & date of marriage:
 First wife was Rebecca Jane Rollins and her parents
were
 Moses Rollins & Naomi A. Crawford of Washington Co. AR

 Second wife was Francis Emaline Shoffren and she was
 daughter of Newton M. Soffren and Mary Homer of
 Madison Co. AR

Comments:  The Rollins lived in TN and the Crawfords
in Lincoln Co., Middle TN

Children:
 Nancy Naoma Cunningham married Andrew Jackson Wilson
& live at Prairie Grove, AR
 Mary Caswell Cunningham married John F. Bruuk & live
  at Prairie Grove, Ar
 Susan Jane Cunningham married Aspen Brewster on Dec 4
 Newton Caswell Cunningham married Hattie Cook, Rhea
  Post Office, Washington Co. AR
 William Moses Thadeus Cunningham married Bell Henson
  & live at Prairie Grove, AR
 Robert Earl Cunningham married Lutie Baird & live at
  Prairie Grove, Ar