Levi Washington Cummings

April 1836–24 April 1894 (Age 58)
Buffalo Gap, Taylor, Texas, United States

The Life of Levi Washington

When Levi Washington Cummings was born in April 1836, his father, David Keas Cummings, was 12 and his mother, Elizabeth Faubion, was 9. He married Fatima Flake on 16 October 1866, in Alcorn, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Monroeton, Monroe, Mississippi Territory, United States in 1850 and Justice Precinct 2, Hood, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 24 April 1894, at the age of 58, and was buried in Buffalo Gap, Taylor, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Washington Cummings
Fatima Flake
Marriage: 16 October 1866
Fatima Elizabeth Cummings
William D Cummings
Elizabeth Cummings
L. M. Cummings
Levi Flake Cummings

Spouse and Children

16 October 1866
Alcorn, Mississippi, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Sarah Cummins



    David Biddle Cummings


    Nancy Caroline Cummings


    James William Cummings


+17 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 8

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 25

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

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)

  • L W Cummings, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Levi Cummins in household of David Cummins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Levy Cummings in entry for Lee Flake Cummings, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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