William Angus Cunning

3 May 1868–7 December 1964 (Age 96)
Gaspé, Quebec, Canada

The Life of William Angus

When William Angus Cunning was born on 3 May 1868, in Gaspé, Quebec, Canada, his father, Abner Cunning, was 23 and his mother, Hannah Prudence Rose, was 18. He married Sarah Amelia Cox on 18 March 1890, in Mountain City-Emerson, Manitoba, Canada. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Port Hope, Hope, Durham, Ontario, Canada in 1881 and Assiniboia, Northwest Territories, Canada in 1901. He died on 7 December 1964, in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, at the age of 96, and was buried in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William Angus Cunning
1868–1964
Sarah Amelia Cox
1867–1952
Marriage: 18 March 1890
Arthur Frederick Cunning
1890–1981
Leonard Francis Cunning
1892–1941
Nicholas Howard Cunning
1894–1987
Walter Angus Cunning
1896–1944
Cecil Abner Cunning
1899–1986
Reginald Robert Cunning
1900–1927
Edna Frances Cunning
1903–1994
John Septimus Cunning
1905–2000
Child Cunning
1909–1909

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 March 1890
Mountain City-Emerson, Manitoba, Canada
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

    Abner Cunning

    Male1844–1917Male

    Hannah Prudence Rose

    Female1849–1871Female

siblings

(3)

    Arthur Stillman Cunning

    Male1866–1901Male

    Male1868–1964Male

    Frederick Lewis Cunning

    Male1870–1938Male

World Events (6)

1869

Age 1

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 15

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 38

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

Northern Ireland: variant of Gunning .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Angus Cumming, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • William A Cumming, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • William A Cunning, "Canada Census, 1901"

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