Juliet Cummings

1847–
Michigan, United States

The Life of Juliet

When Juliet Cummings was born in 1847, in Michigan, United States, her father, John Nelson Cummings, was 31 and her mother, Martha Lease, was 24. She lived in Lagrange, LaGrange, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died in Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Nelson Cummings
1816–1894
Martha Lease
1823–1895
Sarah Cummings
1840–1921
Juliet Cummings
1847–
Mary E Cummings
1852–1929
Susan Belle Cummings
1854–1880
Ada Cummings
1856–1880
Charles Cummings
1859–
Milo Cummings
1861–1945
Belle Cummings
1866–1920

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World Events (8)

1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 0

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 32

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Cumming , with the addition of English patronymic -s.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Juliet Cummings in household of John N Cummings, "United States Census, 1860"

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