Donald Francis Thomas Cunningham

15 December 1896–1 April 1923 (Age 26)
Park City, Summit, Utah, United States

The Life of Donald Francis Thomas

When Donald Francis Thomas Cunningham was born on 15 December 1896, in Park City, Summit, Utah, United States, his father, John Frances Cunningham, was 22 and his mother, Christina Anna Franklin, was 26. He married Chloe Ellen Sessions on 26 July 1920, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 1 April 1923, in Park City, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Donald Francis Thomas Cunningham
1896–1923
Chloe Ellen Sessions
1903–1987
Marriage: 26 July 1920
Birdie May Cunningham
1921–2014

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 July 1920
Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1897 · The Utah State Historical Society

Age 1

The Utah State Historical Society was, founded in 1897 and now part of the Government of Utah's Division of State History. It encourages the research, study, and publication of Utah history. It also publishes a history journal named the Utah Historical Quarterly. The Utah State Historical Society has grown to several thousand members and has published over 300 issues of the Utah Historical Quarterly.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904

Age 8

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francis Cunningham in household of John Cunningham, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Francis T Cunningham in household of John F Cunningham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Francis Cunningham in household of John Cunningham, "United States Census, 1920"

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