Donald *Tracy* Cunningham1,2

M, b. 30 December 1886, d. 6 February 1961
Donald *Tracy* Cunningham|b. 30 Dec 1886\nd. 6 Feb 1961|p315.htm#i9599|Otis D.R. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Israel D. Cunningham|b. 1836\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p1.htm#i24|Sophronia Nickerson|b. 27 Nov 1835\nd. 27 Mar 1929|p1.htm#i25|Coleman Smith|b. 28 Jul 1840|p270.htm#i8198|Charity Purdy|b. 3 Oct 1846|p270.htm#i8199|
  • Anecdote*: He was the lighthouse keeper at Baccaro for many years. Almond Cunningham (#16) and his family visited him on occasion when they were out for a Sunday drive.1
  • Anecdote: The 1901 census shows him in Clark's Harbour Household 264 with parents and siblings Brayton, Norman, Randolph, Hellen, and Dora, aged 14, born 30 Dec 1886.3
  • Name Variation: Donald *Tracy* Cunningham was also known as Tracy Cunningham.
  • Name Variation: Donald *Tracy* Cunningham was also known as Donald G. Cunningham.3
  • Raised By*: He was raised by Mildred Blades.2
  • Birth*: Donald *Tracy* Cunningham was born on 30 December 1886.3,4
  • He was the son of Otis D.R. Cunningham and Loemma F. Smith.1,2
  • Marriage*: Donald *Tracy* Cunningham married Georgiana Blades, daughter of George Blades and Margaret O'Connell, on 7 June 1909.5,2
  • Death*: Donald *Tracy* Cunningham died on 6 February 1961 at age 74.2

Family: Georgiana Blades b. 1885

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  3. [S146] 1901 unknown record type, unknown repository address.
  4. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable, gives year only.
  5. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006, no date given.

Eleanor Mary Smith1

F, b. 1 May 1901, d. 10 June 1951
Eleanor Mary Smith|b. 1 May 1901\nd. 10 Jun 1951|p315.htm#i9600|Adelbert Smith||p1208.htm#i36845|Lois Smith||p1208.htm#i36846|||||||||||||
  • Name Variation: Eleanor Mary Smith was also known as Eleanor May Smith.2,3
  • Nickname: Eleanor Mary Smith also went by the name of Ellie Mae Smith.4
  • Married Name: Her married name was Cunningham.1
  • Marriage*: She married Randolph Morton Cunningham, son of Otis D.R. Cunningham and Loemma F. Smith.1,2,3,4
  • Birth*: Eleanor Mary Smith was born on 1 May 1901.2,5
  • She was the daughter of Adelbert Smith and Lois Smith.2
  • Burial*: Eleanor Mary Smith was buried in 1951 at Evergreen Cemetery, Lower Clarks Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.3
  • Death*: She died on 10 June 1951 at age 50.2,5

Family: Randolph Morton Cunningham b. 20 May 1893, d. 3 Dec 1973

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  3. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  4. [S609] Anne Morton Chase, "Cunningham," e-mail to N. Alexis Anderson, 19 Mar 2011.
  5. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address, gives year only.
  6. [S543] NS Obits, online http://www.nsobits.ca

Norman Woodbury Cunningham1,2

M, b. 31 July 1920, d. 17 February 2007
Norman Woodbury Cunningham|b. 31 Jul 1920\nd. 17 Feb 2007|p315.htm#i9601|Randolph Morton Cunningham|b. 20 May 1893\nd. 3 Dec 1973|p314.htm#i9568|Eleanor Mary Smith|b. 1 May 1901\nd. 10 Jun 1951|p315.htm#i9600|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Adelbert Smith||p1208.htm#i36845|Lois Smith||p1208.htm#i36846|
  • Marriage*: Norman Woodbury Cunningham married Ivy Surette, daughter of Andrew Surette and Evenie Clements.3
  • Birth*: Norman Woodbury Cunningham was born on 31 July 1920 at The Hawk, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.3,2
  • He was the son of Randolph Morton Cunningham and Eleanor Mary Smith.1,3,2
  • Address*: As of 4 December 2005, Norman Woodbury Cunningham lived at The Hawk, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.2
  • Death*: He died on 17 February 2007 at Yarmouth Regional Hospital, Yarmouth, Yarmouth Co, NS, at age 86; his 20 Feb 2007 Halifax Herald obituary read, "CUNNINGHAM, Norman Woodbury - Hawk Point Road, Shelburne County, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2007, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in The Hawk on July 31, 1920, he was a son of the late Randolph and Eleanor (Smith) Cunningham. Norman attended the New Testament Baptist Church, The Hawk. He was a fisherman and a lighthouse keeper of Cape Sable and Cape Forchu Lights most of his working days. He liked his gunning, and truly enjoyed people and telling them stories. Norman was a veteran of the Second World War. Surviving are sons, Paul Desmond (Janice), Eric Walter (Trudy), The Hawk; Gloria Alice Cunningham, Ingomar; brothers, Gayton, Roseway Manor; Owen, Churchover; Leigh, Comeau's Hill; sisters, Ruth (Albert Morton), Roseway Manor; Hazel (Rev. Victor Burrill), Chance Harbour, N.B; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Ivy Surette; brother, Blanchard; sister, Myrtle; granddaughter, Gina. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday from H. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Barrington. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday in New Testament Baptist Church, The Hawk, Pastor Jonathan Highfill officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Lower Clark's Harbour. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: huskilson@ns.aliantzinc.ca."2
  • Burial*: He was buried on 22 February 2007 at Evergreen Cemetery, Lower Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.2

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S543] NS Obits, online http://www.nsobits.ca
  3. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.

Agnes Cunningham1

F
Agnes Cunningham||p315.htm#i9602|Randolph Morton Cunningham|b. 20 May 1893\nd. 3 Dec 1973|p314.htm#i9568|Eleanor Mary Smith|b. 1 May 1901\nd. 10 Jun 1951|p315.htm#i9600|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Adelbert Smith||p1208.htm#i36845|Lois Smith||p1208.htm#i36846|

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.

Ruth Cunningham1

F, b. 7 March 1924
Ruth Cunningham|b. 7 Mar 1924|p315.htm#i9603|Randolph Morton Cunningham|b. 20 May 1893\nd. 3 Dec 1973|p314.htm#i9568|Eleanor Mary Smith|b. 1 May 1901\nd. 10 Jun 1951|p315.htm#i9600|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Adelbert Smith||p1208.htm#i36845|Lois Smith||p1208.htm#i36846|
  • Married Name: Her married name was Morton.2
  • Marriage*: Ruth Cunningham married Albert Morton, son of Bertram Morton and Nettie Thorburn.2,3
  • Birth*: Ruth Cunningham was born on 7 March 1924.2
  • She is the daughter of Randolph Morton Cunningham and Eleanor Mary Smith.1,2,3,4
  • Address*: As of 4 December 2005, Ruth Cunningham lived at Roseway Manor, Sandy Point, Shelburne Co, NS.3
  • Address: As of 17 February 2007, Ruth Cunningham lived at Roseway Manor, Sandy Point, Shelburne Co, NS.3

Family: Albert Morton b. 1920, d. 28 Aug 1981

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  3. [S543] NS Obits, online http://www.nsobits.ca
  4. [S609] Anne Morton Chase, "Cunningham," e-mail to N. Alexis Anderson, 19 Mar 2011.

Blanchard Ashley Cunningham1

M, b. 3 October 1926, d. 4 December 2005
Blanchard Ashley Cunningham|b. 3 Oct 1926\nd. 4 Dec 2005|p315.htm#i9604|Randolph Morton Cunningham|b. 20 May 1893\nd. 3 Dec 1973|p314.htm#i9568|Eleanor Mary Smith|b. 1 May 1901\nd. 10 Jun 1951|p315.htm#i9600|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Adelbert Smith||p1208.htm#i36845|Lois Smith||p1208.htm#i36846|
  • Marriage*: Blanchard Ashley Cunningham married Marjorie Penney, daughter of Lester Penney and Madeline Nickerson.2,3
  • Birth*: Blanchard Ashley Cunningham was born on 3 October 1926 at Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.2,3
  • He was the son of Randolph Morton Cunningham and Eleanor Mary Smith.1,2,3
  • Death*: Blanchard Ashley Cunningham died on 4 December 2005 at Yarmouth Regional Hospital, Yarmouth, Yarmouth Co, NS, at age 79; his 7 Dec 2005 Halifax Herald obituary read, "CUNNINGHAM, Blanchard Ashley - 79, Centreville, Shelburne Co., died December 4, 2005, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born in Clark's Harbour, he was a son of the late Randolph and Eleanor (Smith) Cunningham. He was a fisherman most of his life. Knitting lobster pot headings, bait bags and dip nets was his favourite pastime. He is survived by his wife, the former Marjorie Penney; daughter, Joanne (Blanchard) Nickerson, South Side; brothers, Norman, The Hawk; Gayton, Roseway Manor, Shelburne; Owen, Churchover; Leigh, Comeau's Hill; sisters, Ruth Morton, Roseway Manor, Shelburne; Hazel, New Brunswick; grandchildren, Darren and Ian; great-grandchild, Colton Nickerson; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, Myrtle, and a baby sister in infancy. Visitation will be 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today in H. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Barrington. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday in H. Huskilson's Memorial Chapel, Barrington, Rev. Shaun Hatfield officiating. Burial will be in White Lily Cemetery, South Side. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or any charity."3
  • Burial*: He was buried on 8 December 2005 at White Lily Cemetery, South Side, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.3

Family: Marjorie Penney

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  3. [S543] NS Obits, online http://www.nsobits.ca

Hazel Lois Odessa Cunningham1,2

F, b. 15 July 1929
Hazel Lois Odessa Cunningham|b. 15 Jul 1929|p315.htm#i9605|Randolph Morton Cunningham|b. 20 May 1893\nd. 3 Dec 1973|p314.htm#i9568|Eleanor Mary Smith|b. 1 May 1901\nd. 10 Jun 1951|p315.htm#i9600|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Adelbert Smith||p1208.htm#i36845|Lois Smith||p1208.htm#i36846|
  • Anecdote: In the 1950s they were living in Chelsea, NS.5
  • Birth*: Hazel Lois Odessa Cunningham was born on 15 July 1929.3
  • She is the daughter of Randolph Morton Cunningham and Eleanor Mary Smith.1,3,4
  • Married Name: As of 12 July 1947,her married name was Burrill.2
  • Marriage*: Hazel Lois Odessa Cunningham married Reverend Victor Ross Burrill, son of Henry Conrad Burrill and Clissie Iona Nickerson, on 12 July 1947.2,3
  • Address*: As of 4 December 2005, Hazel Lois Odessa Cunningham lived at NB.4
  • Address: As of 17 February 2007, Hazel Lois Odessa Cunningham lived at Chance Harbour, NB.4

Family: Reverend Victor Ross Burrill b. 21 Aug 1925

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S82] Letter, Hubert to Ward Cunningham, 25 Oct 2004.
  3. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  4. [S543] NS Obits, online http://www.nsobits.ca
  5. [S249] Alice Frauzel, "Burrills," e-mail to Nancy Alexis Cunningham, 20 Mar 2008.

Gayton Cunningham1

M, b. 9 January 1932
Gayton Cunningham|b. 9 Jan 1932|p315.htm#i9606|Randolph Morton Cunningham|b. 20 May 1893\nd. 3 Dec 1973|p314.htm#i9568|Eleanor Mary Smith|b. 1 May 1901\nd. 10 Jun 1951|p315.htm#i9600|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Adelbert Smith||p1208.htm#i36845|Lois Smith||p1208.htm#i36846|
  • Birth*: Gayton Cunningham was born on 9 January 1932.2
  • He is the son of Randolph Morton Cunningham and Eleanor Mary Smith.1,2,3
  • Address*: As of 4 December 2005, Gayton Cunningham lived at Roseway, Shelburne Co, NS.3
  • Address: As of 17 February 2007, Gayton Cunningham lived at Roseway Manor, Sandy Point, Shelburne Co, NS.3

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  3. [S543] NS Obits, online http://www.nsobits.ca

Myrtle Loemma Cunningham1

F, b. 17 May 1936, d. before 4 December 2005
Myrtle Loemma Cunningham|b. 17 May 1936\nd. b 4 Dec 2005|p315.htm#i9607|Randolph Morton Cunningham|b. 20 May 1893\nd. 3 Dec 1973|p314.htm#i9568|Eleanor Mary Smith|b. 1 May 1901\nd. 10 Jun 1951|p315.htm#i9600|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Adelbert Smith||p1208.htm#i36845|Lois Smith||p1208.htm#i36846|

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  3. [S543] NS Obits, online http://www.nsobits.ca

Owen Austin Cunningham1

M, b. 9 June 1938
Owen Austin Cunningham|b. 9 Jun 1938|p315.htm#i9608|Randolph Morton Cunningham|b. 20 May 1893\nd. 3 Dec 1973|p314.htm#i9568|Eleanor Mary Smith|b. 1 May 1901\nd. 10 Jun 1951|p315.htm#i9600|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Adelbert Smith||p1208.htm#i36845|Lois Smith||p1208.htm#i36846|

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  3. [S543] NS Obits, online http://www.nsobits.ca

Ruby Valora Robinson1,2

F
Ruby Valora Robinson||p315.htm#i9610|Arthur M. Robinson||p1220.htm#i37220||||||||||||||||

Family: Merville *Ashley* Cunningham b. 14 Apr 1905, d. 1 Jul 1969

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.

Mercy Mae Nickerson1

F, b. 1896, d. 11 July 1983
Mercy Mae Nickerson|b. 1896\nd. 11 Jul 1983|p315.htm#i9611|Howard Nickerson||p1208.htm#i36834|Edwina Smith||p1208.htm#i36835|||||||||||||
  • Married Name: Her married name was Cunningham.1
  • Birth*: Mercy Mae Nickerson was born in 1896.2,3
  • She was the daughter of Howard Nickerson and Edwina Smith.2
  • Marriage*: Mercy Mae Nickerson married Norman Woodbury Cunningham, son of Otis D.R. Cunningham and Loemma F. Smith, on 20 June 1914.2
  • Burial*: Mercy Mae Nickerson was buried in 1983 at Evergreen Cemetery, Lower Clarks Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.4
  • Death*: She died on 11 July 1983.2,3

Family: Norman Woodbury Cunningham b. 6 Jun 1891, d. 16 Nov 1964

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  3. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address, gives year only.
  4. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  5. [S455] Cape Island Photos, online www.facebook.com, attributed to Shelburne Co Genealogical Society and www.virtualmuseum.ca.
  6. [S325] Casualty Details, War Graves, n/a.

Eleanor Edith Cunningham1

F, b. 5 January 1915, d. 23 March 1924
Eleanor Edith Cunningham|b. 5 Jan 1915\nd. 23 Mar 1924|p315.htm#i9612|Norman Woodbury Cunningham|b. 6 Jun 1891\nd. 16 Nov 1964|p271.htm#i8220|Mercy Mae Nickerson|b. 1896\nd. 11 Jul 1983|p315.htm#i9611|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Howard Nickerson||p1208.htm#i36834|Edwina Smith||p1208.htm#i36835|
  • Birth*: Eleanor Edith Cunningham was born on 5 January 1915.2,4
  • She was the daughter of Norman Woodbury Cunningham and Mercy Mae Nickerson.1,2,3
  • Burial*: Eleanor Edith Cunningham was buried in 1924 at Evergreen Cemetery, Lower Clarks Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.5
  • Death*: She died on 23 March 1924 at age 9.2,4

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  3. [S455] Cape Island Photos, online www.facebook.com, attributed to Shelburne Co Genealogical Society and www.virtualmuseum.ca.
  4. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address, gives year only.
  5. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address.

Donald Francis Cunningham1

M, b. 19 April 1917, d. 20 July 1950
Donald Francis Cunningham|b. 19 Apr 1917\nd. 20 Jul 1950|p315.htm#i9613|Norman Woodbury Cunningham|b. 6 Jun 1891\nd. 16 Nov 1964|p271.htm#i8220|Mercy Mae Nickerson|b. 1896\nd. 11 Jul 1983|p315.htm#i9611|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Howard Nickerson||p1208.htm#i36834|Edwina Smith||p1208.htm#i36835|

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  3. [S455] Cape Island Photos, online www.facebook.com, attributed to Shelburne Co Genealogical Society and www.virtualmuseum.ca.

Alvah Wordwell Cunningham1

F, b. 1919, d. 4 July 1995
Alvah Wordwell Cunningham|b. 1919\nd. 4 Jul 1995|p315.htm#i9614|Norman Woodbury Cunningham|b. 6 Jun 1891\nd. 16 Nov 1964|p271.htm#i8220|Mercy Mae Nickerson|b. 1896\nd. 11 Jul 1983|p315.htm#i9611|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Howard Nickerson||p1208.htm#i36834|Edwina Smith||p1208.htm#i36835|
  • Birth-Var: Alternatively, Alvah Wordwell Cunningham was born circa 1917.4
  • Birth*: She was born in 1919.2
  • She was the daughter of Norman Woodbury Cunningham and Mercy Mae Nickerson.1,2,3
  • Burial*: Alvah Wordwell Cunningham was buried in 1995 at Evergreen Cemetery, Lower Clarks Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.5
  • Death*: She died on 4 July 1995.2,4

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  3. [S455] Cape Island Photos, online www.facebook.com, attributed to Shelburne Co Genealogical Society and www.virtualmuseum.ca.
  4. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address, ae. 78.
  5. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address.

Caroline Madeline Cunningham1

F, b. 14 August 1919, d. 23 March 1924
Caroline Madeline Cunningham|b. 14 Aug 1919\nd. 23 Mar 1924|p315.htm#i9615|Norman Woodbury Cunningham|b. 6 Jun 1891\nd. 16 Nov 1964|p271.htm#i8220|Mercy Mae Nickerson|b. 1896\nd. 11 Jul 1983|p315.htm#i9611|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Howard Nickerson||p1208.htm#i36834|Edwina Smith||p1208.htm#i36835|
  • Name Variation: Caroline Madeline Cunningham was also known as Caroline Madelene Cunningham.4
  • Birth*: She was born on 14 August 1919.2,5
  • She was the daughter of Norman Woodbury Cunningham and Mercy Mae Nickerson.1,2,3
  • Burial*: Caroline Madeline Cunningham was buried in 1924 at Evergreen Cemetery, Lower Clarks Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.4
  • Death*: She died on 23 March 1924 at age 4.2,5

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  3. [S455] Cape Island Photos, online www.facebook.com, attributed to Shelburne Co Genealogical Society and www.virtualmuseum.ca.
  4. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  5. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address, gives year only.

Leighton Leforest Cunningham1

M, b. 25 July 1921, d. 3 September 1923
Leighton Leforest Cunningham|b. 25 Jul 1921\nd. 3 Sep 1923|p315.htm#i9616|Norman Woodbury Cunningham|b. 6 Jun 1891\nd. 16 Nov 1964|p271.htm#i8220|Mercy Mae Nickerson|b. 1896\nd. 11 Jul 1983|p315.htm#i9611|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Howard Nickerson||p1208.htm#i36834|Edwina Smith||p1208.htm#i36835|
  • Name Variation: Leighton Leforest Cunningham was also known as Laforrest Leighton Cunningham.4
  • Name Variation: Leighton Leforest Cunningham was also known as Leighton LeForrest Cunningham.2
  • Birth*: He was born on 25 July 1921.2,5
  • He was the son of Norman Woodbury Cunningham and Mercy Mae Nickerson.1,2,3
  • Burial*: Leighton Leforest Cunningham was buried in 1923 at Evergreen Cemetery, Lower Clarks Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.4
  • Death*: He died on 3 September 1923 at age 2.2,5

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  3. [S455] Cape Island Photos, online www.facebook.com, attributed to Shelburne Co Genealogical Society and www.virtualmuseum.ca.
  4. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  5. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address, gives year only.

Lance Corporal Belton Leforest Cunningham1,2

M, b. 12 June 1924, d. 4 April 1945
Lance Corporal Belton Leforest Cunningham|b. 12 Jun 1924\nd. 4 Apr 1945|p315.htm#i9617|Norman Woodbury Cunningham|b. 6 Jun 1891\nd. 16 Nov 1964|p271.htm#i8220|Mercy Mae Nickerson|b. 1896\nd. 11 Jul 1983|p315.htm#i9611|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Howard Nickerson||p1208.htm#i36834|Edwina Smith||p1208.htm#i36835|
  • Name Variation: Lance Corporal Belton Leforest Cunningham was also known as Belton La Forrest.2
  • Name Variation: Lance Corporal Belton Leforest Cunningham was also known as Lance Corporal Belton Lafforest Cunningham.4,5
  • Anecdote*: In WWI he served with the Royal Army Medical Corps and with the North Nova Scotia Highlanders, Royal Canadian Infantry., service number F/57392. He enlisted on 20 Aug 1943 and trained at Camp Borden with the Medical Corps. He then transferred to the infantry and embarked on 3 Oct 1944. Donald MacKinnon, also from Cape Sable Island, was nearby when Belton was killed, and afterwards he could only ever speak about him through tears.2,5,6
  • Name Variation: Lance Corporal Belton Leforest Cunningham was also known as Belton LeForrest Cunningham.3
  • Birth*: He was born on 12 June 1924 at The Hawk, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.3,4,5
  • He was the son of Norman Woodbury Cunningham and Mercy Mae Nickerson.1,3,2,4,5
  • Burial*: Lance Corporal Belton Leforest Cunningham was buried circa 1945 at Holten Canadian War Cemetery, Netherlands; take A1 Amsterdam to Hengelo; take exit 27 (Afrit 27) Markelo/Holten-Oost/Rusen-West/Hellendoorn; follow signs for N350 Holten on the Markeloseweg; continue through village of the Oranjestraat which becomes the Dorpstraat; follow signs for Holterberg; pass under railway bridge, turn right at roundabout (CWGC sign); after 100 metres turn right (CWGC sign) onto Molenbelterweg; go about 2.5 kms, and road name changes to Holterbergweb; turn right (CWGC sign) onto Wullenbergweg; after about 600 metres turn left onto Eekhoornweg; cemetery is about 200 metres on left (N 52 17 58 E 06 25 46); grave ref XII. F. 3. (grave 3 row F plot 12); a gravestone also commemorates him in Evergreen Cemetery, Lower Clarks Harbour, Cape Sable Island, NS.2,4,5
  • Death*: He died on 4 April 1945 at near Bronkhurst/Bronkhorst, Holland, at age 20; killed in action.3,2,4,5

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S325] Casualty Details, War Graves, n/a.
  3. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  4. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  5. [S455] Cape Island Photos, online www.facebook.com, attributed to Shelburne Co Genealogical Society and www.virtualmuseum.ca.
  6. [S455] Cape Island Photos, online www.facebook.com.

Glenwood McKay Cunningham1,2

M, b. 1926, d. 24 May 1978
Glenwood McKay Cunningham|b. 1926\nd. 24 May 1978|p315.htm#i9618|Norman Woodbury Cunningham|b. 6 Jun 1891\nd. 16 Nov 1964|p271.htm#i8220|Mercy Mae Nickerson|b. 1896\nd. 11 Jul 1983|p315.htm#i9611|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Howard Nickerson||p1208.htm#i36834|Edwina Smith||p1208.htm#i36835|
  • Marriage*: Glenwood McKay Cunningham married Iona Emma Newell, daughter of Cecil Newell and Norma Nickerson.2,4
  • Birth-Var: Alternatively, Glenwood McKay Cunningham was born in 1925.5
  • Birth*: He was born in 1926.2
  • He was the son of Norman Woodbury Cunningham and Mercy Mae Nickerson.1,2,3
  • Burial*: Glenwood McKay Cunningham was buried in 1978 at White Lily Cemetery, South Side, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.4
  • Death*: He died on 24 May 1978.2,5

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  3. [S455] Cape Island Photos, online www.facebook.com, attributed to Shelburne Co Genealogical Society and www.virtualmuseum.ca.
  4. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  5. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address, gives year only.

Edgar Wellington Cunningham1

M, b. 31 December 1928, d. 24 November 1929
Edgar Wellington Cunningham|b. 31 Dec 1928\nd. 24 Nov 1929|p315.htm#i9619|Norman Woodbury Cunningham|b. 6 Jun 1891\nd. 16 Nov 1964|p271.htm#i8220|Mercy Mae Nickerson|b. 1896\nd. 11 Jul 1983|p315.htm#i9611|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Howard Nickerson||p1208.htm#i36834|Edwina Smith||p1208.htm#i36835|
  • Birth*: Edgar Wellington Cunningham was born on 31 December 1928.2,4
  • Burial*: He was buried in 1929 at Evergreen Cemetery, Lower Clarks Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.5
  • He was the son of Norman Woodbury Cunningham and Mercy Mae Nickerson.1,2,3
  • Death*: Edgar Wellington Cunningham died on 24 November 1929 at age 0.2,4

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  3. [S455] Cape Island Photos, online www.facebook.com, attributed to Shelburne Co Genealogical Society and www.virtualmuseum.ca.
  4. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address, gives year only.
  5. [S435] Unknown name of person photo attached, unknown repository, unknown repository address.

Georgiana Blades1

F, b. 1885
Georgiana Blades|b. 1885|p315.htm#i9620|George Blades||p1206.htm#i36786|Margaret O'Connell||p1206.htm#i36787|||||||||||||

Family: Donald *Tracy* Cunningham b. 30 Dec 1886, d. 6 Feb 1961

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.
  3. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006, no date given.

Benjamin Hanson Stoddard1

M, b. 1894
Benjamin Hanson Stoddard|b. 1894|p315.htm#i9621|Amial Stoddart||p1220.htm#i37218|Sadie McLean||p1220.htm#i37219|||||||||||||

Family: Helen Gardner Cunningham b. 9 Jan 1898, d. Feb 1967

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.

Pilot Officer Roland Otis Nickerson1,2

M, b. 6 June 1920, d. 22 January 1944
Pilot Officer Roland Otis Nickerson|b. 6 Jun 1920\nd. 22 Jan 1944|p315.htm#i9622|Edwin Henderson Nickerson|b. 1898\nd. 19 Oct 1948|p314.htm#i9598|Dora Elmina Cunningham|b. 11 May 1900\nd. 7 Feb 1989|p313.htm#i9565|Everett O. Nickerson|b. 31 Oct 1872\nd. 1 Mar 1950|p748.htm#i22779|Margaret E. Smith|b. c 1877\nd. 30 Oct 1918|p560.htm#i17032|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|
  • Anecdote*: He was an air gunner with 427 Lion Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force. His service number ws J18917. He ws killed in action when his Halifax aircraft LI137 went missing during night operations against Magdeburg, Germany. He was a fisherman prior to enlisting in Yarmouth on 28 Aug 1941. He received his commission on 3 Sep 1943. The Wing Commander of his squadron wrote, "Roland had completed 19 opertion trips against difficult targets over enemy territory".2
  • Birth*: Pilot Officer Roland Otis Nickerson was born on 6 June 1920 at Clarks Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.4,2
  • He was the son of Edwin Henderson Nickerson and Dora Elmina Cunningham.1,2,3
  • Death*: Pilot Officer Roland Otis Nickerson died on 22 January 1944 at over Berlin, Germany, at age 23; killed in action when his Halifax was shot down in a raid to Magdeburg (suburb of Berlin). He lies in a cemetery near Berlin. One crewmember survived and spent the rest of the war as a POW.1,3
  • Burial*: He was buried circa 1945 at British War Cemetery, Berlin, Germany; Plot 2 Row K Grave 14.2

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S455] Cape Island Photos, online www.facebook.com, attributed to Shelburne Co Genealogical Society and www.virtualmuseum.ca.
  3. [S612] Huskilson's Obits (online), various, n/a, also Halifax Chronicle Herald 22 Jan 2011.
  4. [S49] PAF 5, 17 Jul 06.

Linden Etta Nickerson1

F, b. 11 December 1921, d. 22 September 1995
Linden Etta Nickerson|b. 11 Dec 1921\nd. 22 Sep 1995|p315.htm#i9623|Edwin Henderson Nickerson|b. 1898\nd. 19 Oct 1948|p314.htm#i9598|Dora Elmina Cunningham|b. 11 May 1900\nd. 7 Feb 1989|p313.htm#i9565|Everett O. Nickerson|b. 31 Oct 1872\nd. 1 Mar 1950|p748.htm#i22779|Margaret E. Smith|b. c 1877\nd. 30 Oct 1918|p560.htm#i17032|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|
  • Name Variation: Linden Etta Nickerson was also known as Lynden Nickerson.2
  • Married Name: Her married name was Goodwin.1
  • Marriage*: She married George Goodwin.1,2
  • Birth*: Linden Etta Nickerson was born on 11 December 1921 at The Hawk, CSI, Shelburne Co, NS.1
  • She was the daughter of Edwin Henderson Nickerson and Dora Elmina Cunningham.1,2
  • Death*: Linden Etta Nickerson died on 22 September 1995 at age 73.1,2

Family: George Goodwin b. 1917

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S612] Huskilson's Obits (online), various, n/a, also Halifax Chronicle Herald 22 Jan 2011.

Eleanor Margaret Nickerson1

F, b. 9 April 1925, d. 21 January 2011
Eleanor Margaret Nickerson|b. 9 Apr 1925\nd. 21 Jan 2011|p315.htm#i9624|Edwin Henderson Nickerson|b. 1898\nd. 19 Oct 1948|p314.htm#i9598|Dora Elmina Cunningham|b. 11 May 1900\nd. 7 Feb 1989|p313.htm#i9565|Everett O. Nickerson|b. 31 Oct 1872\nd. 1 Mar 1950|p748.htm#i22779|Margaret E. Smith|b. c 1877\nd. 30 Oct 1918|p560.htm#i17032|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|
  • Anecdote*: On an 8 Jul 2007 visit to Eleanor by Nancy (Cunningham) Anderson and Roger Cunningham, she was having some trouble with her vision and with left sided heart failure, but was otherwise in extremely good spirits. She told us that she had given her genealogical records to one of her daughters.
  • Marriage*: Eleanor Margaret Nickerson married Lawrence Albert Nickerson.2
  • Birth*: Eleanor Margaret Nickerson was born on 9 April 1925 at The Hawk, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.1,2
  • She was the daughter of Edwin Henderson Nickerson and Dora Elmina Cunningham.1,2
  • Death*: Eleanor Margaret Nickerson died on 21 January 2011 at Yarmouth Regional Hospital, Yarmouth, Yarmouth Co, NS, at age 85; Her obituary read, "NICKERSON, Eleanor Margaret - South Side Road, Clark's Harbour, Shelburne Co., passed away Friday, January 21, 2011, in Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Born on The Hawk, on April 9, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Edwin and Dora (Cunningham) Nickerson. Eleanor was a member of Evergreen Cemetery Club and New Testament Baptist Church, The Hawk. Eleanor enjoyed the company of her family and many friends. Survived by daughters, Earlene (George) Nickerson, Jane (Clark) Nickerson, both of North East Point; grandchildren, Jeffrey (Michelle), Jody, Justin, Shannon (Karen); step grandchildren, Nicholas (Jolene), Shawna; great-grandchildren, Kiana, Adam, Olivia, Devon; step great-grandchild, Jayla. Predecesed by husband, Lawrence Albert; brothers, Roland, infant brother, Anson; sisters, Lynden Goodwin, infant sister, Gladys. There will be no visitation by family's request. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday in H. Huskilson's Memorial Chapel, Barrington. Pastor Paul Lavender officiating. Interment will be Evergreen Cemetery, Lower Clark's Harbour. Memorial donations may be made to Evergreen Cemetery, New Testament Baptist Church or to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent to: huskilson@ns.aliantzinc.ca or you may sign the guest book at: www.huskilson.net".2
  • Burial*: She was buried on 25 January 2011 at Evergreen Cemetery, Lower Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co, NS.2

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S612] Huskilson's Obits (online), various, n/a, also Halifax Chronicle Herald 22 Jan 2011.

Gladys Dean Nickerson1

F, b. 24 December 1939
Gladys Dean Nickerson|b. 24 Dec 1939|p315.htm#i9625|Edwin Henderson Nickerson|b. 1898\nd. 19 Oct 1948|p314.htm#i9598|Dora Elmina Cunningham|b. 11 May 1900\nd. 7 Feb 1989|p313.htm#i9565|Everett O. Nickerson|b. 31 Oct 1872\nd. 1 Mar 1950|p748.htm#i22779|Margaret E. Smith|b. c 1877\nd. 30 Oct 1918|p560.htm#i17032|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S612] Huskilson's Obits (online), various, n/a, also Halifax Chronicle Herald 22 Jan 2011.

Anson Leroy Nickerson1

M, b. 31 August 1942
Anson Leroy Nickerson|b. 31 Aug 1942|p315.htm#i9626|Edwin Henderson Nickerson|b. 1898\nd. 19 Oct 1948|p314.htm#i9598|Dora Elmina Cunningham|b. 11 May 1900\nd. 7 Feb 1989|p313.htm#i9565|Everett O. Nickerson|b. 31 Oct 1872\nd. 1 Mar 1950|p748.htm#i22779|Margaret E. Smith|b. c 1877\nd. 30 Oct 1918|p560.htm#i17032|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S612] Huskilson's Obits (online), various, n/a, also Halifax Chronicle Herald 22 Jan 2011.
  3. [S49] PAF 5, 17 Jul 06.

Lionel (?)1

M
Lionel (?)||p315.htm#i9627|Edwin Henderson Nickerson|b. 1898\nd. 19 Oct 1948|p314.htm#i9598|Dora Elmina Cunningham|b. 11 May 1900\nd. 7 Feb 1989|p313.htm#i9565|Everett O. Nickerson|b. 31 Oct 1872\nd. 1 Mar 1950|p748.htm#i22779|Margaret E. Smith|b. c 1877\nd. 30 Oct 1918|p560.htm#i17032|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S49] PAF 5, 17 Jul 06.

Russell Edwin Cunningham1

M, b. 3 September 1937
Russell Edwin Cunningham|b. 3 Sep 1937|p315.htm#i9628|Eugene *Brayton* Cunningham|b. 10 Jun 1889\nd. 15 Aug 1976|p303.htm#i9243|Agatha B. Newell|b. 28 Jul 1894\nd. 9 Jul 1969|p314.htm#i9572|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Howard Newell||p1206.htm#i36791|Annette Rennehan||p1206.htm#i36792|
  • Birth*: Russell Edwin Cunningham was born on 3 September 1937.2
  • He is the son of Eugene *Brayton* Cunningham and Agatha B. Newell.1,2
  • Address*: As of 22 November 1937, Russell Edwin Cunningham lived at an unknown place.2

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.

Etta Cunningham1

F
Etta Cunningham||p315.htm#i9629|Eugene *Brayton* Cunningham|b. 10 Jun 1889\nd. 15 Aug 1976|p303.htm#i9243|Agatha B. Newell|b. 28 Jul 1894\nd. 9 Jul 1969|p314.htm#i9572|Otis D. Cunningham|b. c 1857\nd. 1 Jan 1922|p270.htm#i8208|Loemma F. Smith|b. 18 Jan 1864\nd. 14 Jun 1941|p270.htm#i8217|Howard Newell||p1206.htm#i36791|Annette Rennehan||p1206.htm#i36792|

Citations:

  1. [S19] Interview, Roger Cunningham, 20 Feb 2006.
  2. [S207] Margaret Messenger, Cape Sable.