Henry Cummings

Male3 April 1821–22 February 1875

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Cummings was born on 3 April 1821, in Plymouth, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Leonard Coburn Cummings, was 42 and his mother, Hannah Cheney, was 42. He married Hannah Whitney on 13 May 1851, in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in New Hampshire, United States in 1870 and Sanbornton, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States in 1880. He died on 22 February 1875, at the age of 53.

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Sources (6)

  • Henry Cummings, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry Cummings, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Henry Cummings, "United States Census, 1860"

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1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 12

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 15

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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