28 March 1839–7 June 1859 (Age 20)
St. Joseph, Indiana, United States
When Cornelius Cummings was born on 28 March 1839, in St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, his father, George Washington Cummings, was 27 and his mother, Phebe "Jane" Ferguson, was 23. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. He died on 7 June 1859, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 20.
About 175 individuals were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs). The company arrived at various times between 21 Septembe …
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