Harry Pierce Cummings

24 October 1895–31 July 1986 (Age 90)
Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Harry Pierce

When Harry Pierce Cummings was born on 24 October 1895, in Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United States, his father, James Cummings, was 19 and his mother, Nellie Christy, was 15. He lived in Gulfport, Harrison, Mississippi, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 31 July 1986, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States.

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James Cummings
Nellie Christy
Harry Pierce Cummings
Vivian Elaine Cummings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched
Age 4
On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 24
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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 (6)

  • Harry Cummings in household of James A Cummings, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harry Cummings in household of James A Cummings, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harry Pierce Cummings, "Mississippi, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919"

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