Deceased

CUNNINGHAM, Benjamin C. W.*
(1817-1888)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
GREENFIELD, Margaret Eleanor*

CUNNINGHAM, Benjamin C. W.* 62,63,64

  • Born: 18 Feb 1817, Maryland, United States 57,64,65,66,67,68
  • Marriage: GREENFIELD, Margaret Eleanor* on 25 Oct 1838 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States 62
  • Died: 25 Apr 1888, Clermont Mills, Harford County, Maryland, United States 69
  • Buried: William Waters United Methodist Church Cemetery, Coopstown, Harford County, Maryland, United States 64

bullet   Other names for Benjamin were CUNNINGHAM, B. C. W. 65,66,67,68,70 and CUNNINGHAM, Benjamin Clotworthy.

picture

bullet  Birth Notes:

Born in Maryland, according to 1920 Census records of daughters Margaret and Ida (Baltimore City, Ward 27, ED 459, Sheet 7, enumerated 10 Jan 1920)

bullet  Death Notes:

On 25 Apr 1888, the Bel Air Times carried a death notice for B C W Cunningham of Clermont Mills, who died at age 71.

picture

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Census, 1840, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Benjamin Cunningham (maybe this one) entry includes 1 male 20-29 [Benjamin], 1 female under 5 [Isabel], 1 female 10-14 [unknown], 1 female 20-29 [Margaret]. 1 person is employed in manufacture and trade. (Baltimore City Ward 11, Baltimore Co, MD)



Census, 16 Aug 1850, District 1, Harford County, Maryland, United States. 65
1) B. C. W. Cunningham, age 33, tailor, born MD
2) Margaret Cunningham, age 32, born MD
3) Isabel Cunningham, age 11, born MD, attends school
4) Benjmn Cunningham, age 9, born MD, attends school
5) Mary Cunningham, age 3, born MD
6) Virginia Cunningham, age 8/12, born MD
7) Sarah A. Purkins, age 19, born MD.

Residence, 1858, Harford County, Maryland, United States. In a 1858 Map of Harford County, "B Cunningham" appears in Dublin District, just SE of Five Forks. There is an "E T Amos Kinsey" nearby. In a 1993 map of Harford County, Five Forks is at the junction of Rt 24 and Rt 136.



Census, 10 Jul 1860, Dublin District, Harford County, Maryland, United States. 66
1) B. C. W. Cunningham, age 43, tailor, $1000 real estate, $600 personal estate, born MD
2) Margaret Cunningham, age 43, born MD
3) Isabel Cunningham, age 20, born MD
4) Mary Cunningham, age 13, born MD, attends school
5) Susanna Cunningham, age 8, born MD, attends school
6) Margaret Cunningham, age 4, born MD
7) Emily Perkins, age 17, born MD.

Property, 1862, Harford County, Maryland, United States. B C W Cunningham received land from Clement Macatee (Harford Co Land Records, WG 13-15). [there are lots of other Cunningham entries in these records, beginning in 1780, but this is the only B C W or Benj]



Census, 9 Aug 1870, District 5, Harford County, Maryland, United States. 67
1) Cunningham, B. C. W., age 53, tailor, $1000 real estate, $500 personal estate, born MD
2) Cunningham, Margaret, age 53, keeps house, born MD
3) Cunningham, Mary, age 23, at home, born MD
4) Cunningham, Susanna, age 18, at home, born MD
5) Cunningham, Maggie, age 14, born MD, attends school
6) Cunningham, Ida, age 9, born MD, attends school.

Residence, 1870, Harford County, Maryland, United States. B C W Cunningham appears in Harford Co Taxpayer list.

Will, 1872, Harford County, Maryland, United States. Will of B C W Cunningham dated 1872 in Harford Co, Will book WSR 10 411.

Residence, 1878, Harford County, Maryland, United States. In Martenet's 1878 Map of Harford County, "B C W Cunningham" appears in Dublin District 5, on a road heading west from Pylesville, very near the "C C Kinsey" home. A Catholic Church is on the same road just to the west of Cunningham. In a 1993 map of Harford County, this road is Saint Marys Rd, and the Cunningham home is at the SE corner of where Saint Marys Rd intersects Rt 24 near Five Forks.



Census, 1 Jun 1880, Stearns District, Harford County, Maryland, United States. 68
1) Cunningham, B. C. W., age 63, married, tailor, born MD, parents born MD
2) Cunningham, Margaret E., age 63, wife, married, keeping house, born MD, parents born MD
3) Cunningham, Susie M., age 26, daughter, single, born MD, parents born MD
4) Cunningham, Margaret L., age 23, daughter, single, born MD, parents born MD
5) Cunningham, Ida E., age 18, daughter, single, born MD, parents born MD
6) Quinlan, Susana M., age 72, border, single, born MD, parents born MD.

Residence, 1883, Harford County, Maryland, United States. B C W Cunningham appears in Harford Co Taxpayer list in 5th District.

Alt. Death, 26 Apr 1888. 64


picture

Benjamin married Margaret Eleanor* GREENFIELD on 25 Oct 1838 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.62 (Margaret Eleanor* GREENFIELD was born on 1 Nov 1816 in Maryland, United States,57,63,66,67,68 died on 6 Dec 1888 63 and was buried in Saint Mary of the Assumption Cemetery, Pylesville, Harford County, Maryland, United States 63.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage, 25 Oct 1838, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. 62 Benjamin C. W. Cunningham married Margaret E. Greenfield.




Table of Contents | Surnames | Name List

This Web Site was Created 21 Feb 2015 with Legacy 8.0 from Millennia