Isabella Cunningham

1782–11 July 1863 (Age 81)
County Donegal, Ireland

The Life of Isabella

When Isabella Cunningham was born in 1782, in County Donegal, Ireland, her father, John Cunningham, SR, was 33 and her mother, Isabel Cochran, was 27. She married Hugh McCullough on 9 June 1805, in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 11 July 1863, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Fernwood, Jefferson, Ohio, United States.

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Hugh McCullough
Isabella Cunningham
Marriage: 9 June 1805
Jane McCullough
Sarah McCullough
Mary McCullough
John McCullough
Alexander D McCullough
Isabella McCullough
Margaret McCullough
David B. McCullough
Catherine McCullough
Hugh McCullough
Eleanor or Ellen McCullough
Jane McCullough
Samuel McCullough

Spouse and Children

9 June 1805
Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio, United States


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Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Age 16

Battle of Antrim.

Age 22

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

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)

  • Isabel Mc Cullough in household of James Long, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isabell Mc Cullough in household of Hugh Mccullough, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Isabella Cunningham, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994"

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