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From: "Virginia Beck" <>
Subject: Re: [WVRANDOL] Wilmoth et al
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2004 17:27:05 -0700
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Rosemary: Thank you so much! This means a lot to me, since it comes from
the Cunningham family side. Do you have an e-mail address for Susan Irish?
I would like to find out if she has any further information about Mary
Cunningham & John Wilmoth's children.
Thanks again, Virginia
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rosemary Petersen" <>
Sent: Sunday, October 17, 2004 6:30 AM
Subject: Re: [WVRANDOL] Wilmoth et al
> I have this info on Mary Cunningham & John Wilmoth. It came from Susan
> Irish, a Cunningham researcher. I do not have anything to add to the
> side. Note that Mary's brother Stephen died in Ross Co. OH.
> Descendants of James Cunningham
> Generation No. 1
> 1. JAMES2 CUNNINGHAM (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1741 in Dublin, Ireland; Held
> captive by Indians for 7 years, went blind, and died 1810 in Gilmer Co,
> He married AGNES ---.
> Children of JAMES CUNNINGHAM and AGNES --- are:
> i. WILLIAM C.3 CUNNINGHAM, b. Bet. 1766 - 1767,
> Rockingham/Augusta,VA/Pendleton Co, WV; 1810 Pendelton Co Census; d. Bet.
> 1840 - 1850, Pendelton Co, WV, per census info; m. SARAH BENNETT, 1790,
> Pendleton Co, WV.
> ii. PHOEBE CUNNINGHAM, b. 1775, Pendleton Co, VA; d. Bef. 1850, Pendleton
> Co, WV; m. JOSEPH BENNETT, January 29, 1799, Pendleton Co, WV.
> iii. JOHN CUNNINGHAM, b. 1767, Pendelton Co, WV; 1810 Pendelton Co Census;
> m. FRANCES BLAND.
> iv. NANCY CUNNINGHAM, b. 1768; m. JOHN BLAND.
> v. JAMES CUNNINGHAM, b. 1768, Pendelton Co, WV; 1810 Pendelton Co Census;
> Jackson Co, WV; m. KEZIAH BARNARD.
> vi. MARGARET CUNNINGHAM, b. Bef. 1780; m. LEVI COBERLY.
> vii. CATHARINE CUNNINGHAM, m. AQUILA ROBEY.
> viii. AGNES CUNNINGHAM, m. JOHN JORDAN.
> ix. MARY CUNNINGHAM, m. JOHN WILMOTH.
> x. STEPHEN CUNNINGHAM, d. Ross Co, OH; m. MARY SLAGLE.
> xi. SUSANNA CUNNINGHAM, b. Abt. 1785; d. Abt. 1832; m. WILLIAM HAYS.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Virginia Beck" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, October 15, 2004 5:30 PM
> Subject: Re: [WVRANDOL] Wilmoth et al
>> I descend as follows:
>> Thomas Wilmoth, Sr. abt 1703-1778 + Margaret Ann (LNU) [6 children]
>> Thomas Wilmoth Jr. abt 1734 - 1833 + Nancy Agnes Sutton Schoonover
>> Jonathan W. Wilmoth abt 1775 - + Mary Cunningham [12 children]
>> *John Wilmoth 29 Mar 1811 - 22 Nov 1873 + Rebecca Walraven
>> (He was b. in Randolph Co. WV, d. in Clermont Co. OH)
>> Joseph Francis Wilmoth 22 Aug 1850 - 23 Mar 1902 + Mary
>> Elizabeth Warnock
>> [7 children]
>> (He was b. in Clermont Co. OH, lived in Harrison
>> KY until 1882, then the
>> family moved to Butler, Bates Co. MO)
>> Samuel M Wilmoth 7 Sep 1882 + Clara Alma Otto (my
>> parents - I am an only
>> *John had an older brother named John Adam, usually known as Adam, b.
>> who died in Pike's Peak, CO. As nearly as I can reconstruct events, both
>> sons left Randolph County. Apparently my ggf did not keep in touch with
>> family, somehow became confused with his brother, and was presumed by
>> family members to have died. My grandparents, Francis & Mary, died in
>> leaving six children age 8 to 24. I believe family bibles,records and/or
>> photos that existed were kept by Mary Warnock's siblings, who lived near
>> in Butler Missouri. By the time I became interested in the family
>> all these g-aunts & uncles had died, and nothing remained. My dad's
>> sister gave me what little information she had written down. It has taken
>> a long time and several research trips to the places where they lived,
>> much help from cousins I found on these surname sites, to trace my
>> Although I feel sure that I have correctly identified my ancestors, I
>> have nothing to document the connection between John Wilmoth (b.1811),
>> his parents except one reference in the Wilmeth book that records their
>> John "removed to Ohio". I would treasure any bit of genealogy from family
>> (or any other) records that might confirm that connection. Thanks,
>> Virginia Wilmoth Beck
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