| || Notes for HENRY CUNNNINGHAM:|
Declaration of Descent:
Concerning his claim as a child.
Address: St. Albert.
Born - Jan. 1, 1869 at St. Albert.
Father: John Cunningham, deceased ( Halfbreed)
Mother: Rosalie L'Hyrondelle, ( Halfbreed)
Scrip for $240
DISTRICT PIONEER DIES AT ST. ALBERT- EDMONTON JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 1, 1955
A pioneer resident of the St. Albert district, Henry
Cunningham, 86, died in an Edmonton hospital Tuesday after a
Mr. Cunningham, retired, lived on the old farm on Big Lake
Road, on which his family had settled more than a century ago
upon arrival from Greenacres Ireland. (sic- his father John
Cunningham was born at Isle a La Crosse Saskatchewan, son of
Patrick Cunningham and Nancy "Anne" Bruce, dau. of Benjamin Bruce
and Mathilda, a native of the North West.) The house in which he
was born still is standing only a short distance from the present
Mr. Cunningham, who was christened by Father Lacombe, was
one of the old- timers who rode in the recent exhibition parade.
In 1904, Mr. Cunningham took his family to Wabiskaw Lake,
250 miles north of Edmonton, where he was a fur trader for
Revillon Freres.In 1934 he returned to the family farm at St.
He is survived by one son, John, St. Albert; four daughters,
Mrs. W. Cunningham, Wayne, Alberta, Mrs. T. Hudson, St. Albert,
Mrs. B. Draney, Weston, Ont. and Mrs. R. Gray, Edmonton.
The funeral will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the St. Albert
church. Burial will be in the church cemetery, with
Connelly-McKinley in charge.
worked for Revillon Feres at Wabasca Lake