Mary Elizabeth Young

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  • Name Mary Elizabeth Young 
    Born 11 Oct 1838  Henderson Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 9 May 1916  Henderson Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Caffey Cemetery, Bargerton, Henderson Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • MARY ELIZABETH (YOUNG) CUNNINGHAM , daughter of the late Basley and Drusilla Young, and widow of the late Ashley B. Cunningham, died on last Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the old 7th district, one mile from Juno at the age of 77 years, 5 months and 24 days, after an illness of about five weeks and 18 days of confinement to her bed.

      At the age of 16 years she was married Mr. Cunningham, March 16, 1855.

      Of the eight children born to that union some died in childhood and but two survive, John E. and Walter S., the latter living with her at the time of her death and ever since the death of his father which occurred August 19, 1905. She is survived by one brother, John W. Young, who lives in the same section of the county. The funeral occurred at 3 p.m. the service conducted by Rev. I.M. King, and the remains interred in the family burial ground beside her husband and children.

      Lexington Progress May 12, 1916
      [1]
    • CUNNINGHAM, Mary Elizabeth-d. May 1916-daughter of late Basley & Drusilla Young) m. 16 Mar 1855-& widow of late
      Ashley B. Cunningham who died 19 Aug 1905 -2 children survive her-John E. & Walter S. Cunningham

      Crossing The Dark River-Henderson Co. TN Obituaries 1827-1950 by Brenda Fiddler # 976.8263 F448 [2]
    • http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=27595338 [3]
    Person ID I437  Extended Families of Childress
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2019 

    Father Barzilla J Young,   b. 18 Jan 1815, Rockingham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1894, Henderson Co TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Druzilla Caffey,   b. 1 Jun 1817, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1887, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Family ID F175  Group Sheet

    Family Ashley B Cunningham,   b. 4 Dec 1829, Henderson Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1905, Henderson Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1855 
    Children 
     1. John E Cunningham,   b. 5 Dec 1855,   d. 23 Mar 1926, Lexington, Henderson Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Baby Cunningham,   b. 20 Sep 1857,   d. 20 Sep 1857  (Age 0 years)
     3. William B Cunningham,   b. 1 Oct 1858,   d. 26 Oct 1884  (Age 26 years)
     4. Druzilla Cunningham,   b. 13 Jul 1863,   d. 18 Oct 1888  (Age 25 years)
     5. Martha E Cunningham,   b. 5 Mar 1866,   d. 29 Mar 1914  (Age 48 years)
     6. Elija M Cunningham,   b. 14 Jul 1870,   d. 31 Aug 1876  (Age 6 years)
     7. Walter Scott Cunningham,   b. 20 Nov 1872,   d. 1 Dec 1935, Lexington, Henderson Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     8. Cunningham
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Oct 1838 - Henderson Co., TN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 May 1916 - Henderson Co., TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Caffey Cemetery, Bargerton, Henderson Co., TN Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Ashley B and Mary Elizabeth (Young) Cunningham
    Ashley B and Mary Elizabeth (Young) Cunningham
    Caffey Cemetery, Bargerton, Henderson Co., TN

  • Sources 
    1. [S373] Lexington Progress, 12 May 1916.

    2. [S1776] Crossing The Dark River-Henderson Co. TN Obituaries.

    3. [S767] findagrave.com.