Sarah Jane Cummings

Female20 April 1854–11 January 1916

Brief Life History of Sarah Jane

Sarah Jane Cummings was born on 20 April 1854, in Moncton, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada. She married Benjamin Page Weatherbee on 13 July 1871, in Sussex, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in River Philip, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1881 and Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 11 January 1916, in Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 61, and was buried in Hardwood Hill, Pictou, Nova Scotia, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Page Weatherbee
Sarah Jane Cummings
Marriage: 13 July 1871
Annie Druscilla Weatherbee
Mary Elizabeth Weatherbee
George Franklin Weatherbee
Alice Weatherbee
Edger C. Weatherby
Benjamin Rensford Weatherbee
James Ira Weatherbee
John Amos Weatherbee
Claude Louther WEATHERBEE

Sources (32)

  • Sarah Weatherby in household of Benjamin Weatherby, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Sarah Weatherbee, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"
  • Sarah in entry for Benjamin Rensford Weatherbee, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 July 1871Sussex, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Children (9)

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    World Events (6)

    1867 · British North America Act

    Age 13

    The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.


    Age 15



    Age 17

    British Columbia joins the confederation.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English (of Norman origin): variant of Cumming , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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