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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William Cummings
Bridget Bohan
Mary Blanch Cummins
Anna Cummins
Thomas A Cummings
John Francis Cummings
William Francis Cummins
Daniel Joseph Cummings
Susan Cummings
Richard Patrick Cummins

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World Events (8)

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.

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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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