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376. Edward F.8Cunningham (Tennessee7Sims, John Dabney6, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 6 April 1874, Ellis County, Texas, died 4 February 1915, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas.[2853] He married 25 June 1902, Ellis County, to Lora Jane Files,[2854] born 13 April 1878, Files Valley, Hill County, Texas, died 16 March 1949, Waxahachie, daughter of Francis Marion Files and Jane Simpson.[2855] They are buried in Waxahachie City Cemetery, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas.[2856]

In 1900, 1904, and 1906, Ed’s father, George H. Cunningham, was president of the Waxahachie National Bank. In 1900, Ed Cunningham was assistant cashier. In 1904, Ed F. Cunningham was vice president of the bank, and in 1906 Ed F. Cunningham was cashier.[2857]

Ed and Lora Cunningham lived in Waxahachie, Ellis County, in 1910. He was a banker.[2858] Lora Cunningham lived in Waxahachie in 1920.[2859]



[2853] Texas Death Record. Ed F. Cunningham, born 6 April 1874, Ellis County, Texas, died 4 February 1915, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas. Parents: G. H. Cunningham, Tennessee Sims. Male, white, age 40 years, 9 months, 28 days, married. Father born Tennessee. Mother born Mississippi. Occupation: banker. Burial: Waxahachie, Texas.

[2854] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Records. Edward F. Cunningham to Lora J. Files, 25 June 1902.

[2855] Texas Death Record. Lora Jane Cunningham, born 13 April 1878, Files Valley, Hill County, Texas, died 16 March 1949, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas. Residence: Waxahachie. Parents: Francis Marion Files, Jane Simpson. Female, white, age 70 years, 11 months, 4 days, widowed. Burial: City Cemetery, Waxahachie, Texas.

[2856] Tombstones, Waxahachie City Cemetery, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas. E. F. Cunningham, born 6 April 1874, died 5 February 1915. Lora Files Cunningham, born 1878, died 1949.

[2857] Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, 10 January 1900, p. 5; 14 January 1904; and 11 January 1906.

[2858] 1910 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, E.D. 122, Sheet 8. Cunningham, Ed, age 36, mar1, mar 7 years, born Texas Tenn. Texas; Lora, wife, age 32, mar1, mar 7 years, born Texas Ala. N.C., had had 1 child, 1 living; Dorothy, dau., age 5, born Texas Texas Texas. All white.

[2859] 1920 U.S. Census, Ellis County, Texas, S.D. 5, E.D. 122, Sheet 2B. Lora Cunningham, age 41, widow, born Texas Ala. N.C.; Dorothy Cunningham, dau., age 14; Mary Jane Cunningham, dau., age 6; Files Shoemaker, nephew, age 22, single, born Texas Ala. Texas, clerk in bank.

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