Clarence Bernard Cunningham

25 November 1880–13 May 1953 (Age 72)
Greenfield, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Clarence Bernard

When Clarence Bernard Cunningham was born on 25 November 1880, in Greenfield, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, James Clarence Cunningham, was 32 and his mother, Aramantha Dorna Faulkner, was 23. He married Eva Lillian Richards on 18 December 1906, in Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada. He lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 5 years. He died on 13 May 1953, in Greenfield, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 72, and was buried in Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Clarence Bernard Cunningham
Eva Lillian Richards
Marriage: 18 December 1906

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18 December 1906
Liverpool, Queens, Nova Scotia, Canada

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Clarence B Cunningham, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarence Burney Cunningham, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Clarence B Cunningham in entry for Eva Lillian Cunningham, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"

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