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
Mary R. Brooks
Marriage: 5 August 1883
Maud Alice Cummins
Alice Myrtle Cummins
Harvy C Cummins
Hary T. J. Cummins
Clarence F Cummins
Clara Clementine Cummins

Spouse and Children


    Mary R. Brooks


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


    Maud Alice Cummins


    Alice Myrtle Cummins


    Harvy C Cummins


    Hary T. J. Cummins


    Clarence F Cummins


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings


    Cynthiana or Cynthia Ann Townsend




+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.

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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