Thaddeus Raymond Cunningham

5 July 1881–8 September 1954 (Age 73)
Brookville, Saline, Kansas, United States

The Life of Thaddeus Raymond

When Thaddeus Raymond Cunningham was born on 5 July 1881, in Brookville, Saline, Kansas, United States, his father, Robert Bruce Cunningham, was 27 and his mother, Lelia Amanda Coguill, was 22. He married Theresa Elizabeth Schlatter on 4 April 1905, in Junction City, Geary, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Junction City, Geary, Kansas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 8 September 1954, at the age of 73, and was buried in Junction City, Geary, Kansas, United States.

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Thaddeus Raymond Cunningham
Theresa Elizabeth Schlatter
Marriage: 4 April 1905

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4 April 1905
Junction City, Geary, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 20

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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)

  • Thad Cunningham, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thaddeus Cunningham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thaddeus Cunningham, "United States Census, 1920"

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