Carl James Cummings

Brief Life History of Carl James

When Carl James Cummings was born on 15 January 1894, in Crab Orchard, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States, his father, George C Cummings, was 24 and his mother, Della Mae Dishon, was 25. He married Jennie M Reynolds on 2 February 1915, in Stroud, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in North Keokuk Township, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and United States in 1949. He died on 19 November 1954, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Wichita Park Cemetery, Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl James Cummings
1894–1954
Jennie M Reynolds
1897–1980
Marriage: 2 February 1915
Robert G Cummings
1916–1978
Irene Virginia Cummings
1918–1988
Kenneth Leon Cummings
1921–1992

Sources (11)

  • Carl J Cumming, "United States 1950 Census"
  • James Carl Cummings, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Carl James Cummings, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1900 · Governor Shot

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.

1910 · The BSA is Made

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Name Meaning

Scottish and English (of Norman origin): variant of Cumming , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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