History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1881

Cunningham, Samuel Biography

Cunningham, Samuel, of Nantmeal township, was a member from this county in the convention of July 15, 1776, to form the first State constitution. He was also a member of Assembly in 1776 and 1777; appointed collector of excise Nov. 27, 1778, and justice of the peace Aug. 26, 1791. He died June 26, 1806, aged 74 years, and was buried at Brandywine Manor.

Sarah, his widow, died Jan. 30, 1807, aged 66, and his son John, Jan. 24, 1816, in his 47th year.

Source: History of Chester County, J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope; Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts & Co.; 1881.

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