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Martha Cunningham

Carole Autler (View posts)
Posted: 8 Dec 2004 11:23PM GMT
Classification: Query
Does anyone know anything re Martha Cunningham, married to Clair Davis in 1899, briefly, had a daughter Eva. I know she remarried and had a daughter, Gladys, but I can't find any records. They lived in Aledo. Thanks

Re: Martha Cunningham

Posted: 9 Dec 2004 1:03AM GMT
Classification: Query
This is what I had found on the following:

Eakman, Dallas (head) born SEpt. 1859, age 40, Married 2 time, born in Illinois, (Parents birth place Blank)
Eakman, Isabella (wife) born July 1859, age 40 Married 2 time, looks like 5 kids, 5 alive, could also be 3, born in Canada, both parents born in Scotland
Davis, Martha (daug.) born May 1877, age 23, married 1 time, 1 kid, 1 living, born in Illinois, father born in Illinois, mother born in Canada
Davis, Eva (Grandaughter)born Aug. 1899 age 2/12 months, born in Illinois, both parents born in Illinois
--------, William J. (son) born June 1882, age 18, born in Illinois, father born in Illinois, mother born in Canada
--------, Robert (son) born Aug. 1884, age 15, born in Illinois, father born in Illinois, mother born in Canada
----------Edna (daug.) born Aug. 1890, age 9, born in Illinois, father born in Illinois, mother born in Canada

From : Illinois, Mercer County, Mercer Township, Aledo City 1900 Census
ED 73, Image 36, Lines 72-78, Sheet 8-B, Date 12 June 1900


Illinois State wide marriage index
Date 05/05/1898 Vol 001 / Page 0237 License No. 0006886 County MERCER


Illinois State wide Death Index

Possible George Dallas
EAKMAN GEORGE N/S UNK Cert. # 0000023 Death date 1937-01-23 County MERCER

1870 Illinois Mercer County, Aledo

Eakman, Joseph (head) age 35, abt. 1834, born in Pennsylvania
------------, Hannah (wife) age 38, abt. 1831, born in Pennsylvania
--------------Leroy (son) age 12, abt. 1857, born in Illinois
------------, George Dallas (son) age 10, abt. 1859, born in Illinois
-------------, Francis (daug.) age 5, abt. 1864, born in Illinois
-------------, Martha J. (daug.) age 8, abt. 1861, born in Illinois
--------------Willie A. (son) age 3, abt. 1866, born in Illinios
--------------Mary Alice (daug.) age 10-12 months, born in Illinois


From the above site, under surnames - Cunningham
Karen Y Ray Apr 1, 1997

Seeking info descendents/ancestors William H. CUNNINGHAM(1821-1897) & wife Elizabeth THOMPSON(1822-1893). Children Margaret Jane (1847- 1878)may have m. James S. NIEL; David Thompson (1849-1920) m. Mary Ann TEAL; Elizabeth Ellen (1851-1879); John Reed (1856-1886) m. Isabella H. GUTHRIE; Lemuel Porter (1853- 1903) m. Sara J. TROVILLO; William Milton (1858-1906) m. Cecelia Agnes COYNE; Sarah Curdilla (1861-1917) m. Lewis Cass FILLMORE; Mary Agnes (1863-1919) m. l) Daniel BERRY 2) Hoyt Stimsen NICKOLS. William, Elizabeth & children all born in Indiana County, PA., & moved to Aledo, IL 1867. I have more detailed info on some of the children, willing to share. Did siblings of William & Elizabeth go to Aledo?

The above information can be off, so just use as a guide. I hope this will answer some of your questions. Sorry, this was all I could find.

Best Wishes,

Crystal McDonald Wendt

Re: Martha Cunningham

Carole Autler (View posts)
Posted: 9 Dec 2004 3:03AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi crystal,
I can't thank you enough for the information on Martha. It's a big help.

Re: Martha Cunningham

Karen (View posts)
Posted: 5 Feb 2005 10:55PM GMT
Classification: Query
Martha E. Cunningham is the d/o John Reed & Isabella H (Guthrie) Cunningham. She was the 2nd child of 5 born to this couple. John died 21Oct1886 & Isabella (Belle) married George Dallas Eakman 5May1898. Martha E. married Clair Davis 6Jul1899. Marriage license shows he was 22yrs old. They had one daughter, Eva Davis born August 1899. 1900 Aledo, Mercer, Illinois census shows Martha & daughter "Ava" living w/Martha's mother & stepfather, Isabella & Dallas Eakman. 1910 Aledo, Mercer (1st precinct-ward 3), Illinois census shows Martha E married to Edward Hayes for 8 years. He was born in Missouri, his father born New York and his mother born Illinois. Edward is a blacksmith. They live on seventh street. Martha is now the mother of 4 children/4living; Eva 11, Harold 6, Donald 3 and Gladys 2. Contact me to exchange more data.

Re: Martha Cunningham

Carole (View posts)
Posted: 5 Feb 2005 11:21PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Cunningham, Davis, Hayes, Guthrie, Eakman
Thank you so much for the infor an Martha Cunningham. She was my g grandmother, my grandmother was Eva Davis. I had hit a brick wall after Clare Davis left them.
Are you related? Can I give you any info on Eva or Gladys? Let me know. Thanks

Re: Martha Cunningham

Karen (View posts)
Posted: 6 Feb 2005 12:47AM GMT
Classification: Query
An e-mail I just sent to your address bounced back as "unknown". Please contact me directly w/your correct e-mail address. I'm sure we can exchange lots of family data.

Re: Martha Cunningham

Carole (View posts)
Posted: 6 Feb 2005 4:34AM GMT
Classification: Query
You didn't leave your personal e-mail address so I hope you get this. My e-mail address is I hope to hear from you.

Re: Martha Cunningham

carole autler (View posts)
Posted: 2 Jan 2006 10:32PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: martha cunningham, hayes
Please note my new email address. Thanks for the infor. Please contact me if you get this.
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