Berkeley County West Virginia Biography of Philip S. CUNNINGHAM


         Philip S. CUNNINGHAM was born in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia in 1847 to John F. and Mary (Walker) Cunningham. In 1877 he married Mary McCaleb, who was born in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, in 1848 and was the daughter of Jacob and Keziah (Cisna) McCaleb of that county.

         Philip S. and Mary Cunningham had three children: Jessie M. Cunningham, August 26, 1878-August 30, 1878; John C. Cunningham, November 23, 1879-June 23, 1880; and Agnes P. Cunningham, April 15, 1881-?.

         The Cunningham family lived at Martinsburg in the Arden District, Berkeley County, West Virginia, where Mr. Cunningham was a farmer.

    Submitted by Marilyn Gouge and extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Berkeley County, WV, Biographies List, 1884.

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