Catherine Cunningham

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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John G Hawkins
Catherine Cunningham
Marriage: 24 September 1829
Henry W Hawkins
Frances M Hawkins
Francis M Hawkins
Martha Ann Hawkins
William C Hawkins
Thomas J Hawkins

Spouse and Children

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


    Henry W Hawkins


    Frances M Hawkins


    Francis M Hawkins


    Martha Ann Hawkins


    William C Hawkins


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 0

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

Age 9

Missouri is the 24th state

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.

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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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