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Rhoda CUNNINGHAM[1, 2, 3]

Female 1763 - 1848  (84 years)


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  • Name Rhoda CUNNINGHAM 
    Born 15 Aug 1763  Maryland or Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    • 15 Oct 1763, Maryland -> Asheville and Buncombe County
      15 Oct 1763, Pennsylvania -> Western North Carolina
      15 Oct 1763; Lancaster Co, PA -> DAR app 416655
    Gender Female 
    Residence Abt 1776  , York, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • *She "removed to South Carolina before her marriage." -> Asheville and Buncombe County
      *
      "the family moved to South Carolina in the York District where they were living when Humphrey saw service in the American Revolution." -> Heritage of Old Buncombe
    Residence Abt 1783  Bee Tree, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    the old Alexander Place 
    Residence Abt 1785  , Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • "After the War, he moved to Rowan County and probably, later in life, came into Old Buncombe County with his children Rhoda Alexander and his son George Cunningham." -> Old Buncombe Heritage
    Military From 1844 to 1848  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • She received a widow's pension on her husband's service in the Revolutionary War from the time of his death in 1844 to hers in 1848. -> Asheville and Buncombe County
    Will 18 Feb 1844  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Received a bequest in James Alexander's will -> Will Abstracts of Buncombe County
    Buried 1848  Swannanoa, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 29 Jan 1848  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    • 29 Jan 1848, Buncombe County, NC -> Asheville and Buncombe County
      29 Jan 1848; DAR app 416655
    Notes 
    • Name:
      Rhoda (Cunningham) Alexander -> History of South Carolina
      Rhoda Cunningham -> DAR app 416655

      Connection to parents:
      *She is named as a daughter of Humphrey Cunningham in History of South Carolina.
      *She is named as a daughter of Humphrey Cunningham -> Heritage of Old Buncombe County
    Person ID I1604  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2012 

    Father Humphrey CUNNINGHAM,   b. 1730, , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1806, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Rhoda Ervin SUMMERVILLE,   b. Mar 1733, Donigal, , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1831, Wartrace, Bedford County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 97 years) 
    Family ID F52  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James ALEXANDER, Sr.,   b. 23 Dec 1756, Buffalo Creek, Rowan, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1844, Bee Tree Creek, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1782  Allison Creek, York, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6
    • *19 Mar 1782; York District, SC -> Asheville and Buncombe County
      *19 Mar 1782 -> DAR app 416655
      *James names Rhoda as his wife in his will. -> Buncombe County Will Abstracts
    Children 
     1. John C. ALEXANDER,   b. 22 Mar 1783,   d. Bef 5 Feb 1857, Swannanoa, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Rhoda C. ALEXANDER,   b. 6 Nov 1785,   d. Sep 1881  (Age 95 years)
    +3. George C. ALEXANDER,   b. 10 Sep 1790, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1880, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +4. Colonel James Mitchell ALEXANDER,   b. 22 May 1793, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1858, Montrealla, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +5. Robert S. ALEXANDER,   b. 2 Sep 1795, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1868  (Age 72 years)
     6. Rachel ALEXANDER,   b. 30 Dec 1797
    +7. William Davidson ALEXANDER,   b. 10 Dec 1800, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1872, Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     8. Newton Humphrey ALEXANDER,   b. 11 Jun 1803, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1847  (Age 44 years)
    +9. Elizabeth A. ALEXANDER,   b. 10 Apr 1806, Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1848, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F51  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S358] History of South Carolina, vol. 4, accessed; 11 May 2011; 257; this book was co-authored by a historian, but does not include source citations (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S371] DAR Applications, Membership application; Margaret Kathlene Ledbetter Ragaz; National no. 416655; on James Alexander (1756-1844, North Carolina), approved 1952 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S509] Heritage of Old Buncombe County - Humphrey and Rhoda (Summerville) Cunningham (301), p. 188 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S359] Asheville and Buncombe County, accessed; 11 May 2011; 151; this book refers to many original records which offer primary information although it does not include source citations as such (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S360] Western North Carolina: a history, accessed; 11 May 2011; 153; this book includes footnotes, but none are offered for this item (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S524] Buncombe County Will Abstracts, p. 34 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S359] Asheville and Buncombe County, accessed; 11 May 2011; 151-152; this book refers to many original records which offer primary information although it does not include source citations as such (Reliability: 2).