Fleming Cummins

10 February 1861–14 December 1944 (Age 83)
Cynthiana, Harrison, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Fleming

When Fleming Cummins was born on 10 February 1861, in Cynthiana, Harrison, Kentucky, United States, his father, Josephus Cummins, was 51 and his mother, Cynthiana or Cynthia Ann Townsend, was 33. He married Mary R. Brooks on 5 August 1883, in Jasper Township, Wayne, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Crooked Creek Township, Jasper, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Wade Township, Jasper, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He died on 14 December 1944, in Newton, Jasper, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Newton, Jasper, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fleming Cummins
1861–1944
Mary R. Brooks
1864–
Marriage: 5 August 1883
Maud Alice Cummins
1884–
Alice Myrtle Cummins
1887–
Harvy C Cummins
1891–
Hary T. J. Cummins
1894–
Clarence F Cummins
1897–
Clara Clementine Cummins
1897–

Spouse and Children

    Male1861–1944Male

    Mary R. Brooks

    Female1864–Female

MARRIAGE
5 August 1883
Jasper Township, Wayne, Illinois, United States
children

(6)

    Maud Alice Cummins

    Female1884–Female

    Alice Myrtle Cummins

    Female1887–Female

    Harvy C Cummins

    Male1891–Male

    Hary T. J. Cummins

    Male1894–Male

    Clarence F Cummins

    Male1897–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1809–1888Male

    Cynthiana or Cynthia Ann Townsend

    Female1827–1890Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Perryville

Age 1

On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville took place between the Army of Ohio and the Army of Mississippi. It was the bloodiest battle on Kentucky soil. The Union lost around four thousand people and the Confederates lost around three thousand people. This was about one fifth of those that fought.
1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 24

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Cummings .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fleming Cummins in household of Cynthy Cummins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Fleming Cummins in household of Josephus Cummins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Fleming Cummins, "United States Census, 1940"

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