Lucretia Wilson

14 January 1816–9 October 1866 (Age 50)
Shelby, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Lucretia

When Lucretia Wilson was born on 14 January 1816, in Shelby, Alabama, United States, her father, Benjamin Wilson Sr, was 42 and her mother, Hannah Harless, was 32. She married Joseph H. Cunningham on 10 August 1836, in Shelby, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Shelby, Shelby, Alabama, United States in 1850. She died on 9 October 1866, in Montevallo, Shelby, Alabama, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Harless Cemetery, Montevallo, Shelby, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph H. Cunningham
Lucretia Wilson
Marriage: 10 August 1836
John Cunningham
Hannah Caroline Cunningham
Margaret Frances Cunningham
Benjamin Franklin Cunningham
Lucretia Anne Cunningham
Joseph Cunningham
Nancy Cunningham
Henrietta Cunningham
Mary Cunningham

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 3
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1819 · Constitution of 1819
Age 3
The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 14
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucretia Cunningham in household of Joseph H Cunningham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucile Wilson in entry for Benjamin Franklin Cunningham, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • Lucretia Cunningham, "Find A Grave Index"

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