Albert Cunningham

5 February 1898–January 1985 (Age 86)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Albert

When Albert Cunningham was born on 5 February 1898, in Missouri, United States, his father, Joel Richard Cunningham, was 34 and his mother, Matilda Jones, was 30. He married Leona Hester Pigman on 25 September 1918, in Abilene, Dickinson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Herington, Dickinson, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Great Bend, Barton, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died in January 1985, in Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Albert Cunningham
Leona Hester Pigman
Marriage: 25 September 1918
Dean Burtman Cunningham
Juanita L Cunningham
Nadine Ellen Cunningham
Goldie Mae Cunningham
Dorothy A Cunningham
Bonnie Cunningham

Spouse and Children

25 September 1918
Abilene, Dickinson, Kansas, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Joel Richard Cunningham





    Edith Cunningham


    Roscow Cunningham


    Paul Cunningham



    William Cunningham


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World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 6

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 29

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

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)

  • Albert Cunningham, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Albert Cunningham in household of J R Cunningham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Albert Cunningham in household of Joel R Cunningham, "United States Census, 1900"

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