Person:Alexander Cunningham (15)

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Alexander Cunningham
d.bef. 19 March 1782 Augusta County, Virginia
m. est. 1740
  1. William Cunningham1729 - 1799
  2. Mary CunninghamEst 1740-1760 -
  3. Sarah CunninghamEst 1740-1760 -
  4. Ann CunninghamEst 1740-1760 -
  5. Jane CunninghamEst 1740-1760 -
  6. Patrick Cunninghamest 1741 - 1800
  7. William CunninghamBef 1748 -
  8. David Cunningham, Jr.Bef 1752 - 1820
  9. Alexander CunninghamBef 1753 - bef 1782
  10. John CunninghamBef 1759 -
  11. James CunninghamBef 1759 -
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Name Alexander Cunningham
Gender Male
Birth? Bef. 1753 Prob. Augusta County, Virginia
Death? bef. 19 March 1782 Augusta County, Virginia

Alexander Cunningham was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 33.--17th November, 1773. David Cunningham and Ann ( ) to Alexander Cunningham. Delivered: James Cunningham, 30th June, 1787.


Estate Records of Alexander Cunningham

  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 19, 1782. - (366) Admn. of estate of Alexr. Cunningham granted John Cunningham.
  • Vol. 2 - 19th March, 1782--John Cunningham, administrator of Alex. Cunningham.
  • Page 229.--10th April, 1782. Alex. Cunningham's estate appraised by Samuel McCutchan, Wat. Cunningham, David Trotter.


Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Page 1.--19th November, 1774. David Cunningham's will--To wife, Ann, executrix; to son, David, executor; to son, Patrick, 1 shilling; to son, William, 1 shilling; to daughter, Ann, 1 shilling; to daughter, Mary, 1 shilling; to John, David, James, Alexander, Jane, Sarah, all estate. Teste: James Ewing, Capt. James Ewing. Proved, 17th March, 1778, by the witnesses. Executor qualified.
  • Page 449.--16th March, 1779. James Cameron and Jean, of Washington County, to Thomas Caruthers. Delivered. Teste: Joseph Nelson, James, David, Alexander, John Cunningham.
  • Page 113.--31st March, 1785. Patrick Cunningham and Jane, of Wilks County, Georgia, to John and David Cunningham. power attorney to convey tract which belonged to Alexander Cunningham in his lifetime to James Ewing. Teste: Alexander McNutt, Wm. Hamilton, Med. Wood. Acknowledged before Wilks County Court 21st March, 1785, signed George Dalton, Chief Justice of Georgia. Attest: Benj. Catching. C. W. C.