Today I sourced the census data for the John W. Cunningham family in the 1900 census of Madison Twp., Jay Co., IN. John Cunningham was my 1st cousin 3 times removed, the son of William E. and Rachel (Lemasters) Cunningham.
John was a school teacher, living in the town of Salamonia, and he and wife Leona had been married for 6 years. They had 3 children, only 2 of whom were living by the 1900 census.
John W.M. CUNNINGHAM b. April 26, 1868 Indiana, d. after 1900 census, m. Leona A. DRAKE. Leona b. December 1873 Indiana, d. after 1900 census.
Known children of John W.M. and Leona A. (Drake) Cunningham are as follows :
a. Delia V. Cunningham b. May 1897 Indiana
b. Russel J. Cunningham b. March 1899 Indiana
c. ________ Cunningham. d. before 1900 Indiana