Nancy Cummings

Brief Life History of Nancy

When Nancy Cummings was born about 1810, in Derby, Union Township, Perry, Indiana, United States, her father, Uriah Cummings, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Lanman, was 32. She married Alexander Ferguson Ramsey on 21 March 1829, in Perry, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Union Township, Perry, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died in 1881, in Derby, Union Township, Perry, Indiana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Badger Cemetery, Perry, Indiana, United States.

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Alexander Ferguson Ramsey
Nancy Cummings
Marriage: 21 March 1829
Francis Ramsey
Jane Elizabeth Ramsey
James Cummings Ramsey
Alexander Ramsey
Uriah L. Ramsey
Louisa A Ramsey
Harriet Ramsey
Nancy Margaret Ramsey
Jeremiah Ramsey

Sources (7)

  • Nancy Ransy in household of A F Ransy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Cummings, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Nancy Ranassey in household of Alax Ranassey, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


Historical Boundaries 1818: Perry, Indiana, United States

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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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