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William Morrell Cummings, Sr.

William Morrell Cummings, Sr.[1]

Male 1835 - 1922  (86 years)

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  • Name William Morrell Cummings, Sr. 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 31 Jul 1835  Gibson, Gibson County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 10 Oct 1850  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1850

    Iowa, Pottawattamie, District 21, 10 Oct 1850, Dwelling 750, Family 750

    John Cummings, 48, male, farmer. Rachael Cummings, wife 36. Children: Mary, daughter 17; William, son 15; Isaac, son 13; Sarah, daughter 11; Malinda, daughter 9; Nancy, daughter 6; John, son 4; Harmon, son 6/12. John was born in South Carolina. Rachael, Mary, William, Sarah, Malinda and Isaac born in Tenn; Nancy born in Illinois; John and Harmon born in Iowa. Next door to Cornelious Dunham and Abel and Amy Galland. 
    Age: 15 
    1850 Federal Census, John Cummings Family, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa
    1850 Federal Census, John Cummings Family, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa
    Census 4 Oct 1860  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1860

    Utah, Utah, Provo, Provo Post Office, page 426, 4 Oct 1860, Dwelling 3744, Family 2822

    John Cummings, 58. Rachael, wife 46. Valve of real estate is $100; personal property $650. Children: Wm, son 25; Malinda, daughter 20; Nancy, daughter 16; John, son 14; Harmon, son 10; Joseph, son 1. Rachel, William and Malinda are born in Tenn; Nancy in Illinois; John and Harmon in Iowa; Joseph in Utah.  
    Age: 25 
    1860 US Federal Census, John Cummings, Provo, Utah
    1860 US Federal Census, John Cummings, Provo, Utah
    Census 4 Jul 1870  Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1870

    Utah, Millard, Kanosh, 4 Jul 1870, page 12, dwelling 95, family 87

    William Cummings, head 34. Mary A., wife 24. Children: William, son 7; Mary E., daughter 5; Rachael, daughter 1. He is a farmer; value of personal property is $750; real estate $750. William and Mary are attending school. William Sr. was born in Tennessee, moth in Illinois; the children in Utah. 
    Age: 34 
    Census 4 Jun 1880  Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1880

    Utah Territory, Millard, Kanosh, 4 and 5 Apr 1880, page 11, SD 136, ED 33, dwelling 100, family 100

    William Cummings, head 45; farmer. May A., wife 35. Children: William, son 17; Elizabeth, daughter 15; Jane, daughter 8; Ada, daughter 6; Annie 3; Mary, daughter 1. Also living with them is her mother, Elizabeth Meeks, 63; widow. William is assisting on the farm. Jane and Ada are attending school. William was born in Tennessee; May in Illinois; the children in Utah; Elizabeth in Indiana. Next door to John and Jane Black; Susan Paxton.  
    Age: 45 
    Census 8 Jun 1900  Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1900

    Utah, Millard, Kanosh, 8 Jun 1900, SD Utah, ED 107, sheet 6A, dwelling 102, family 103

    William Cummings, head 65 (Jul 1834). Emma A., wife 54 (Nov 1845). They have been married for 40 years; 11 children born, 8 living. Children: Harvey, son 19 (Nov 1880); Isaac, son 16 (May 1883); Eva, daughter 13 (Mar 1887). He is a farmer working on his own account; owns farm free of mortgage. All the children are attending school; all can read and write. He was born in Tennessee (parents as well). Emma was born in Illinois; father and mother in Indiana; children in Utah. Next door to Charles and Ada Whitaker; 6 doors down from son William and wife. 
    Age: 65 
    Census 3 May 1910  Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1910

    Utah, Millard, Kanosh, 3 May 1910, SD Utah, ED 63, sheet 5A, dwelling 66, family 67

    William W. Commings, head 85. Mary A., wife 66. They have been married for 47 years; 11 children born, 8 living. He was born in Tennessee; father in South Carolina; mother in Tennessee. Her mother was born in Illinois; father in Indiana; mother in Indiana. Next to Charles W. and Annie George. 
    Age: 85 
    Census 20 Jan 1920  Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1920

    Utah, Millard, Kanosh, 20 Jan 1920, SD 2, ED 22, sheet 6A, dwelling 101, family 105

    William M. Cummings, head 84. Mary Ann, wife 75. Owns home. He is not employed. Both can read and write. He was born in Tennessee; father in South Carolina, mother in Tennessee. She was born in Illinois; parents in Indiana. Next door to Wallace and Viola Paxton. 
    Age: 84 
    Died 28 Jan 1922  Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Buried 1 Feb 1922  Kanosh Cemetery, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Headstone for William Morrell Cummings
    Headstone for William Morrell Cummings
    William Morrell 'Liam' Cummings, Sr (1835 - 1922) - Find A Grave
    William Morrell "Liam" Cummings, Sr (1835 - 1922) - Find A Grave
    Death Certificate 2 Feb 1922  Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    State file number 1922000443 
    Age: 86 
    Cause: Cardiac insufficiency contributed by old age and influenza 
    Death Certificate for William Cummings, 1922, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA
    Death Certificate for William Cummings, 1922, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA
    Person ID I778  clanSoren | I103-Ferguson, FRS101
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2014 

    Father Ancestors John Cummings,   b. 2 Dec 1802, Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1895, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ancestors Rachel Ann Carnada,   b. 20 Mar 1813, Gibson, Gibson County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1895, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 16 Mar 1834  Gibson County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Actual date not verified.
    Tennessee State Marriages, John Cummings and Rachell Kenady, 1834, Gibson County, Tennessee
    Tennessee State Marriages, John Cummings and Rachell Kenady, 1834, Gibson County, Tennessee
    Family ID F283  Group Sheet

    Family Ancestors Mary Ann Meeks,   b. 22 Nov 1844, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1928, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 
    +01. William Morrell Cummings, Jr.,   b. 29 Sep 1862, Center Creek, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1916, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    +02. Mary Elizabeth Cummings,   b. 20 Dec 1864, Center Creek, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1932, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     03. John Cummings,   b. 26 Jan 1867, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1867, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     04. Rachel Cummings,   b. 9 Jun 1869, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1871  (Age 2 years)
    +05. Nancy Jane Cummings,   b. 2 Sep 1871, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1946, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Married: 1x06. Ada Evelyn Cummings,   b. 26 Apr 1874, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1952, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +07. Sarah Ann "Annie" Cummings,   b. 16 Oct 1876, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1961, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     08. Mary Ann Ming Cummings,   b. 8 Apr 1879, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1882, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    +09. Harvey McDonald Cummings,   b. 12 Nov 1881, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1956, Fillmore, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +10. Issac Cummings,   b. 26 May 1884, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1962, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +11. Eva Cummings,   b. 15 Mar 1887, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1969, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F468  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
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      Cummings, William

      Birth Date: 30 Jul 1835
      Death Date: 22 Feb 1922
      Gender: Male
      Age: 16
      Company: Uriah Curtis Company (1852)


      Sources:
      Cummings, Harmon, Autobiographical sketch, in Biographical sketches 1891-2006, reel 24, box 25, fd. 1, item 19.
      International Genealogical Index
      Journal History, Supp. to 1852, p. 103
      Perpetual Emigrating Fund, General Files

      Uriah Curtis Company (1852)

      Departure: 28 June 1852
      Arrival in Salt Lake Valley: 29 September, 1 October 1852

      Company Information:
      About 365 individuals and 51 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs).

    2. [S120] 1850 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 21, Pottawattamie, Iowa; Roll: M432_188; Page: 111 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S111] 1860 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Provo, Utah, Utah Territory; Roll: M653_1314; Page: 892 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S103] 1870 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, Kanosh, Millard, Utah Territory; Roll: M593_1611; Page: 356A; Image: 59; Family History Library Film: 553110. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S85] 1880 United States Federal Census, Kanosh, Millard, Utah; Roll: T9_1336; Family History Film: 1255336; Page: 499.3000; Enumeration District: 33 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S97] 1900 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, (Ancestry.com), Kanosh, Millard, Utah; Roll: 1683; Page: 6AA; Enumeration District: 107; FHL microfilm: 1241683. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S98] 1910 United States Federal Census, Thirteenth Census of the United States, (Ancestry), Kanosh, Millard, Utah; Roll: T624_1604; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0063; Image: 328; FHL Number: 1375617 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S82] 1920 United States Federal Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States, (Ancestry.com), Kanosh, Millard, Utah; Roll: T625_1863; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 620 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S141] FamilySearch™ Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1954, Genealogical Society of Utah (GSU), (http://search.labs.familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S157] Findagrave.com, (Findagrave.com), Memorial 34443530 (Reliability: 3).

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    12. [S308] Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002, Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashville, TN, USA: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm., (Ancestry.com), Tennessee, Gibson County, 1834 (Reliability: 3), 8 Aug 2012.