Prudence Cummings

12 August 1759–3 March 1831 (Age 71)
Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Prudence

When Prudence Cummings was born on 12 August 1759, in Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Abraham Cummings, was 25 and her mother, Jerusha Brooks, was 28. She married Noah Amsden on 31 May 0178, in Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1759. She died on 3 March 1831, in Livonia, Livonia, Livingston, New York, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Livonia, Livonia, Livingston, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Noah Amsden
1758–1843
Prudence Cummings
1759–1831
Jerussia Amsden
1783–1871
Rachel Amsden
1785–1810
Calvin Amsden
1787–1851
Benjamin C Amsden
1790–1862
Lovisa Amsden
1793–
William Wallace Amsden
1795–
Eleazer Brooke Amsden
1797–1876
Abigail L. Amsden
1800–1863
Noah Amos Amsden
1803–1892
Fanney Amsden
1805–1875

Spouse and Children

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 17

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 22

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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)

  • Prudence Amsden in entry for Fanney Amsden, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Prudence Amsden in entry for Rachel Amsden, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Prudence in entry for Jerussia, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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