Cora Jane Cummings

17 February 1878–23 May 1955 (Age 77)
Lincoln, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Cora Jane

When Cora Jane Cummings was born on 17 February 1878, in Lincoln, West Virginia, United States, her father, William Cummings, was 20 and her mother, Louisa Jane Spurlock, was 18. She married Frank M Adkins on 15 November 1893, in West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Carroll District, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 23 May 1955, in Hamlin, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Hamlin, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States.

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Frank M Adkins
Cora Jane Cummings
Marriage: 15 November 1893
Eva Adkins
Ella Adkins
Dewey Roosevelt Adkins
Garnet Jewel Adkins
Audrey Opal Adkins
Clark Adkins
Sidney Adkins
Mae Adkins
Janice Adkins
Wendell Adkins

Spouse and Children

15 November 1893
West Virginia, United States


    Eva Adkins


    Ella Adkins



    Garnet Jewel Adkins



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Cora Adkins in household of F M Adkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cora Adkins in household of Frank M Adkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cora Adkins in household of Frank M Adkins, "United States Census, 1910"

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