Agnes Cunningham

Dalkeith, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Agnes

When Agnes Cunningham was born on 3 February 1764, her father, David Cunningham, was 34 and her mother, Helen Jack, was 30. She lived in Dalkeith, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1764.

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David Cunningham
Helen Jack
Bessie Cunningham
Jean Cunningham
Helen Cunigham
Helen Cunningham
Agnes Cunningham
Marion Cunningham
Janet Cunningham
Helen Cunningham

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World Events (6)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 38

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.

Age 51

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 66

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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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  • Agnes Cunningham, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Agnes Cunningham, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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