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James E Cunningham (son of John Cunningham and Ann Bennett)714, 715 was born 01 Aug 1824 in Hampton, Elizabeth City County, Virginia, and died 18 May 1876 in Norfolk, Virginia716. He married Rosina Colbert on 27 Apr 1848 in Hampton, Elizabeth City County, Virginia717, daughter of William Colbert and Mary Guy.

 Includes NotesNotes for James E Cunningham:
1850 Census, Elizabeth City County, Virginia - Town of Hampton, Aug 21, 1850
13 254 260 Cunningham James E. 26 M Pilot Va.
14 254 260 Cunningham Rosina 19 F
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1860 CENSUS, ELIZABETH CITY COUNTY, VIRGINIA
204 211 James Cunningham 35 m
Rosina 29 f
Anna F 5 f
????? 1 f (I think it is Lulie)
* Marion Colbert 30 m (Rosina Colbert's Brother)
* Margaret Colbert 30 f
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CONFEDERATE MILITARY HISTORY
VOLUME IV, VIRGINIA
Extended Edition, Copyright 1899,
Reprinted 1987
Broadfoot Publishing Co., Wilmington, NC

James Cunningham was a state pilot of Virginia, and during the war of the Confederacy was attached to the Confederate States navy, rendering faithful and efficient service to the cause to which he was thoroughly devoted. His son, E. H. (Edwin Harvin Cunningham) Cunningham, commander of the Pickett-Buchanan camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans, of Norfolk, was born at Richmond, Va., March 23, 1863. He was reared in his fatherís line of duty, and after some years spent in study in the schools of Norfolk he entered the service of the Virginia State pilotsí association at the age of sixteen. During the subsequent period he has been constantly devoted to that calling, his field of service being the piloting of vessels from the high sea into any of the Virginia ports. He holds the position of secretary of the association, and is also interested in several other enterprises, being a member of the board of directors of the Southern Land company at Pinnerís Point, vice-president of the Arcade Land company at Ocean View power house, and owner of the Norfolk Base Ball Club. He is active and alert as a business man, and will undoubtedly have a successful career. He has contributed greatly to the success of Pickett-Buchanan camp of Sons of Confederate Veterans. He also maintains memberships in the Brotherhood of Steamboat Pilots, and in the orders of Masons, Odd Fellows, Red Men, Knights of the Ancient Essenic order and the Elks. In 1887 he was married to Miss Mary E. Clark, daughter of William H. Clark. of Norfolk

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http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/norfolkcity/citydir/1872citydir-c-d.txt
Cole Capt. Jas. J., seaman, h Liberty, Berkley
NORFOLK, VIRGINIA, CITY DIRECTORY, 1872




More About James E Cunningham:
Date born 2: 07 Aug 1823, Hampton, Elizabeth City County, Virginia.718
Burial: Unknown, Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk, Virginia.719
Census 1: 1850, Hampton, Elizabeth City County, Virginia, age 25.
Census 2: 1860, Hampton, Elizabeth City County, age 35.
Military service: Confederate States Navy -James Cunningham was a state pilot of Virginia, and during the war of the Confederacy was attached to the Confederate States navy, rendering faithful and efficient service to the cause to which he was thoroughly devoted..

Picture of James E Cunningham and Rosina Colbert
James and Rosina Colbert Cunningham


More About James E Cunningham and Rosina Colbert:
Marriage: 27 Apr 1848, Hampton, Elizabeth City County, Virginia.720

Children of James E Cunningham and Rosina Colbert are:
  1. +Mary Cunningham, b. Abt. 1849, Hampton, Elizabeth City County, Virginia, d. date unknown.
  2. James Washington Cunningham, b. 22 Feb 1849, Hampton, Elizabeth City County, Virginia, d. 04 Mar 1849.
  3. Mary Amanda Cunningham, b. 23 Jan 1850, Hampton, Elizabeth City County, Virginia, d. 28 Jan 1850.
  4. Martha Cunningham, b. 01 May 1851, Hampton, Elizabeth City County, Virginia, d. 23 Jul 1852.
  5. Virginia Cunningham, b. 14 May 1853, Hampton, Elizabeth City County, Virginia721, d. 30 Sep 1854.
  6. +Anna Frances Cunningham, b. 10 Aug 1855, Hampton, Elizabeth City County, Virginia721, d. 20 Nov 1925, Norfolk, Virginia722, 723.
  7. +Louise Bennett Cunningham, b. 17 Aug 1858, Hampton, Elizabeth City County, Virginia, d. 27 Jun 1894.
  8. William Cunningham, b. 01 Mar 1861, Hampton, Elizabeth City County, Virginia, d. 26 Sep 1863.
  9. George H Cunningham, b. Abt. 1862, Virginia, d. 29 Apr 1936724.
  10. +Edwin Harvin Cunningham, b. 23 Mar 1863, Richmond, Virginia, d. 09 Apr 1916, Norfolk, Virginia.
  11. Willie Trahern Cunningham, b. 29 Jul 1865, Virginia, d. 30 Nov 1866.
  12. +Charles Colbert Cunningham, b. 23 Jan 1870, Virginia, d. 23 Jun 1958, Wadsworth VA Hospital, West Los Angeles, California.
  13. +Earnest Lee Cunningham, b. 14 Jul 1872, Hampton, Elizabeth City County, Virginia, d. 02 Oct 1960, Elizabethton, Tennessee725.
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