Catherine Cunningham

1812–
Missouri, United States

The Life of Catherine

Catherine Cunningham was born in 1812, in Missouri, United States. She married John G Hawkins on 24 September 1829, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Texas, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Upton Township, Texas, Missouri, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

John G Hawkins
1811–
Catherine Cunningham
1812–
Marriage: 24 September 1829
Henry W Hawkins
1832–
Frances M Hawkins
1834–
Francis M Hawkins
1834–
Martha Ann Hawkins
1841–
William C Hawkins
1846–
Thomas J Hawkins
1849–1916

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 September 1829
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
children

(6)

    Henry W Hawkins

    Male1832–Male

    Frances M Hawkins

    Male1834–Male

    Francis M Hawkins

    Female1834–Female

    Martha Ann Hawkins

    Female1841–Female

    William C Hawkins

    Male1846–Male

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World Events (8)

1812

Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1821

Age 9

Missouri is the 24th state
1846

Age 34

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Catharine Haukins in household of John G Haukins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Cathere Hawkins in household of John G Hawkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Catherine Cunningham, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"

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