Diademma Cummings

3 March 1836–15 August 1858 (Age 22)
Derby, Perry, Indiana, United States

The Life of Diademma

When Diademma Cummings was born on 3 March 1836, in Derby, Perry, Indiana, United States, her father, Uriah R Cummings Jr, was 22 and her mother, Mildred Mary Ramsey, was 19. She lived in Tobin Township, Perry, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died on 15 August 1858, in Derby, Perry, Indiana, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Derby, Perry, Indiana, United States.

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Uriah R Cummings Jr
Mildred Mary Ramsey
Diana Katherine Cummings
Diademma Cummings
James R. Cummings
Richard P. Cummings

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World Events (4)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 5

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 15

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

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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Sources (3)

  • Didama Cummings in household of David Kellen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Diademma Cummings, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Dianna (Diademma) Cummings in the 1850 United States Federal Census

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