Alexander Cummiskey

North Mahoning Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Cummiskey was born in 1835, in North Mahoning Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Edward Mohney Commiskey M. D., was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Porter, was 25.

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Edward Mohney Commiskey M. D.
Elizabeth Jane Porter
Augustus Cummiskey
Alexander Cummiskey
John Patrick R. Commiskey
Joseph M Comiskey/Commisky
Christiana Commiskey
Mary Jane Comiskey
Martha Agnes Commiskey

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World Events (3)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 11

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 28

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Comiskey .

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

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