Daniel Cummings

1874–1954 (Age 80)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Cummings was born in 1874, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Patrick Cummings, was 39 and his mother, Ellen Callen, was 39. He married Nellie Tenneyson on 6 February 1901, in Portage, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Lewiston, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States for about 35 years. He died in 1954, in Portage, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Silver Lake Cemetery, Columbia, Wisconsin Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Cummings
Nellie Tenneyson
Marriage: 6 February 1901
Pearl E Cummings
Ada M Cummings
Clifford John Cummings

Spouse and Children

6 February 1901
Portage, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Patrick Cummings


    Ellen Callen




    Ellen Cummings


    Mary Cummings


    Julia Cummings


    John Cummings


    Margaret Cummins


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 9

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Cumming , with the addition of English patronymic -s.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Daniel Cummings, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dan Cummings, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dan Cummings, "United States Census, 1940"

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