|Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer
from microfilm of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 7/16/1914.
Monument to be Erected
The descendants of Phebe Tucker Cunningham, one of the most noted women
of pioneer days, whose capture by the Indians is familiar to every reader
of Indian warfare, will dedicate a monument to her memory on July 18, in
the old Collins burying ground, at Freed, this county, where she lies at
rest. Her husband Thomas Cunningham, sleeps at Frederick's Mills,
in Ritchie county, on his old homestead, and a movement is on to mark his
Few pioneers have a more interesting history or a longer line of descendants
scattered throughout the state.