Anna Cummings

19 October 1786–
Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Cummings was born on 19 October 1786, in Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Cummings, was 33 and her mother, Temperance Nye, was 29. She married William Sinclair Brakenridge on 23 March 1810. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter.

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William Sinclair Brakenridge
Anna Cummings
Marriage: 23 March 1810
William S Brakenridge
Henry Peter Brakengridge
Mary Ann Brakenridge
Newell Cutler Brakenridge
Bradish Cummings Brakenridge

Spouse and Children

23 March 1810


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 2

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 33

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Anna Brakenridge in entry for Newel Cutler Brakenridge, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Anna Brakenridge in entry for Braish Cummings Brakenridge, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Anna Cumings, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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