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Tennessee Cunningham made her will, 30 September 1903, in Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas.  Husband, G. H. Cunningham. Daughter, Elizabeth E. Edmondson. Son, Barzillar Cunningham. Son, Edward F. Cunningham. Executors: Edward and Barzillar Cunningham. Filed 28 January 1914.[1447]

G. H. Cunningham made his will, 30 September 1903, in Ellis County, Texas. The estate I have acquired with the aid of my beloved wife Tennessee Cunningham. Daughter, Elizabeth E. Edmondson, wife of Y. C. Edmondson. Daughter, Nancy George Tatum, wife of W. M. Tatum. Son, John D. Cunningham. Son, Claudius Cunningham. Daughter, Jennie W. Cunningham. Son, Barzillar Cunningham. Son, Edward F. Cunningham. Daughter, Mary Frances McCartney, wife of J. L. McCartney. Executors: Edward and Barzillar Cunningham. /s/ G. H. Cunningham. Witnesses: J. H. Miller, W. E. McKnight, Sam Andrews. Will filed 6 May 1915.[1448]

Children of George Henderson Cunningham and Tennessee Sims:

   +370.        i.   Elizabeth Elliott Cunningham, called Lizzie, born 16 August 1860, Bethel, Ellis County, Texas, died 27 August 1941, Waxahachie,[1449] buried Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County,[1450] married 22 December 1882, Ellis County, to Young Colville Edmondson.[1451]

   +371.       ii.   Nannie George Cunningham, (Nancy) born 2 August 1862, Bethel, Ellis County, Texas, died 9 November 1953, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, buried Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana.[1452] She married 15 January 1885, Ellis County, Texas, to William M. Tatum.[1453]



[1447] Ellis County, Texas, Will Book 2, p. 438. Will of Tennessee Cunningham. Recorded 23 March 1914.

[1448] Ellis County, Texas, Will Book 2, p. 472. Will of G. H. Cunningham.

[1449] Texas Death Record. Elizabeth Elliot Edmondson, born 16 August 1860, Bethel, Ellis County, Texas, died 27 August 1941, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas. Residence: Waxahachie. Parents: G. H. Cunningham, Tennessee Sims. Female, white, age 81 years, 11 days, widowed. Father born Tennessee. Mother born Mississippi. Burial: Bethel.

[1450] Tombstone photograph, Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas. Elizabeth Elliott Edmondson, born 16 August 1860, died 27 August 1941.

[1451] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book D, p. 483. Y. C. Edmondson to Lizzie E. Cunningham, 22 December 1882. L. M. Lewis, M.G.

[1452] Texas Death Record. Nancy George Tatum, born 8 February 1862 [date differs], Bethel, Ellis County, Texas, died 9 November 1953, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas. Residence: Corsicana. Parents: George Henderson Cunningham, Tennessee Sims. Female, white, age 90 years, 3 months, 7 days, widowed. Parents born Tennessee. Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana.

[1453] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book E, p. 308. W. M. Tatum to Nannie G. Cunningham, 15 January 1885. R. H. H. Burnett, M.G.

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