Thomas A Cummings

17 February 1858–22 December 1931 (Age 73)
Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas A

When Thomas A Cummings was born on 17 February 1858, in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Cummings, was 35 and his mother, Bridget Bohan, was 21. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Eaton, Union Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 22 December 1931, in Delaware, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, Center Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Cummings
1824–1894
Bridget Bohan
1836–1883
Mary Blanch Cummins
1853–1941
Anna Cummins
1856–1873
Thomas A Cummings
1858–1931
John Francis Cummings
1860–1912
William Francis Cummins
1863–1925
Daniel Joseph Cummings
1866–1927
Susan Cummings
1869–1885
Richard Patrick Cummins
1871–1900

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World Events (8)

1863
Age 5
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The Chicago Water Tower
Age 9
The Chicago water tower was built out of Lemont limestone by William W. Boyington and was used for firefighting and also drawing clean water from Lake Michigan. The tower gained prominence after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Some believe that the tower was the only building to survive the Great Chicago Fire, but a few other buildings survived alongside the tower. The tower has become a symbol of old Chicago and how the city recovered from the fire. The tower has undergone only two renovations since 1913. 
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 23
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.

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.

Possible Related Names

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Sources (9)

  • Thomas *Uis in household of Wm *Uis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thos Cumings, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas A. Cummings, "Find A Grave Index"

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