John Henry Cunningham

1879–1967 (Age 87)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The Life of John Henry

John Henry Cunningham was born on 3 September 1879, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He married Florence Ellen Biggs on 30 June 1903, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Alberta, Canada in 1916. He died in May 1967, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 87.

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John Henry Cunningham
Florence Ellen Biggs
Marriage: 30 June 1903
Gertrude Matilda Cunningham
Robert James Cunningham
Douglas Henry Cunningham
Arthur Thomas Cunningham
Florence Evelyn Cunningham

Spouse & Children

30 June 1903
Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a district in Ayrshire, first recorded in 1153 in the form Cunegan, a Celtic name of uncertain origin. The spellings in -ham, first recorded in 1180 , and in -ynghame, first recorded in 1227 , represent a gradual assimilation to the English placename element -ingham.2 Irish: surname adopted from Scottish by bearers of Gaelic Ó Cuinneagáin ‘descendant of Cuinneagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of the Old Irish personal name Conn meaning ‘leader’, ‘chief’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • John H Cunningham, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • John Cunningham, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • John Cunningham, "Canada Census, 1911"

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