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John James Cummings

John James Cummings

Male 1846 - 1929  (83 years)

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  • Name John James Cummings 
    Born 25 Mar 1846  Montrose, Lee, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    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: 4 
    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: 14 
    1860 US Federal Census, John Cummings, Provo, Utah
    1860 US Federal Census, John Cummings, Provo, Utah
    Census 4 Jun 1870  Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1870

    Utah, Wasatch, Heber City, 4 Jun 1870, page 8, dwelling 52, family 52

    John 24. Sophia (wife) 21. Children: Malinda 2; John 2/12. John is a farmer. Value of real estate is $125; value of personal property is $300. Neither John nor Sophia can write. John born in Illinois; Sophia born in Sweden; children born in Utah. 
    Age: 24 
    1870 US Federal Census, John Cummings Family, Heber City, Utah
    1870 US Federal Census, John Cummings Family, Heber City, Utah
    Census 5 Jun 1880  Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1880

    Utah, Wasatch, Heber City, ED 90, page 9, Family 91, 5 Jun 1880, dwelling 91

    John Cummings, head 34. Sophia, wife 31. Children: Malinda, daughter 12; John, son 10; Joseph, son 6; Harmon, son 3; Alma, son 1. (Employment not recorded). Malinda and John are attending school. John was born in Illinois, Sophia in Sweden, the children in Utah. John's father was born in South Carolina, mother in Tennessee. Sophia's parents were born in Sweden.  
    Age: 34 
    1880 US Federal Census - John James Cummings Family
    1880 US Federal Census - John James Cummings Family
    Census 12 Jun 1900  Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1900

    Utah, Wasatch, Heber City, 12 Jun 1900, SD 273, ED 171, sheet 9A, dwelling 147, family 152

    John Cummings, head 54 (Mar 1846). A. Lenora, wife, 37 (Dec 1862). They have been married 10 years; 5 children born, 5 living. Children: Jetta A., daughter 9 (Apr 1891); A. Wade, son 8 (Oct 1892); R. Lita, daughter (Mar 1895); M. Sadie, daughter 3 (Aug 1897); L. Birdie, daughter 2 (May 1898); Harmon, son 24 (Mar 1876); M. Alma, son 21 (Jun 1878); F. Lyman, son 15 (Jun 1884); W. Myrtle, daughter 13 (Nov 1886); M. Mary, daughter 11 (Sep 1888). He is a cattleman working on his own account. Owns farm free of mortgage. Jetta, A. Wade, F. Lyman, Myrtle, and Mary are attending school. All can read and write except for Jetta, A. Wade, R. Lita, M. Sadie, and L. Birdie. John was born in Iowa; his father in South Carolina, his mother in Tennesee. Lenora was born in Utah; her father in New York, mother in Tennessee. All the children were born in Utah. Next door to Hyrum and Alice Jones.  
    Age: 54 
    Census 28 May 1910  Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1910

    Utah, Wasatch, Heber City, Ward 1, 28 May 1910, SD 1 Utah, ED 206, sheet 18B and 19A, 1st North, dwelling 156, family 162

    John J. Cummings, head 64. Anna L. Wife, 47. They have been married 19 years; 9 children born, 8 living. Children: Lyman F., son 25; Mary M., daughter 21; Anna J., daughter 19; Wade A., son 17; Lita R., daughter 15; Sadie M., daughter 13; Birdie L., daughter 11; Golda S., daughter 8; Nellie A., daughter 4; Grace, daughter 3; Harmon W., son 32 (widow). Anna, Wade, Lita, Sadie, Birdie and Golda are attending school; all can read and write except for Nellie and Grace. John is a sheepman on his own account; Lyman and Harmon are sheepherders working for their father for wages. Both John and Harmon owns home free of mortgage. John was born in Iowa; his father in South Carolina, his mother in Tennessee. All the children were born in Utah. Next door to James and Maggie Anderson. 
    Age: 64 
    Census 28 Jan 1920  Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1920

    Utah, Wasatch, Heber City, 28 Jan 1920, SD 1, ED 139, sheet 16B, Ward 1, First North Street, farm, dwelling 295, family 299

    John J. Cummings, head 73. Lenora, wife 56. Owns farm free of mortgage. Children: Harmon, son 43 (widow); Wade A., son 26; Sadie, daughter 23; Golda, daughter, 18; Nellie, daughter 14; Grace, daughter 12. Golda, Nellie and Grace are attending school; all can read and write. John is a general farmer working on his own account. Both Harmon and Wade farm laborers working on home farm for wages. John was born in Iowa; father in South Carolina, mother in Tennessee. Lenora was born in Utah; father in New York, mother in Tennessee. All the children were born in Utah. Next door to James S. and Violet Murdock; Richard and Agnes Jones. 
    Age: 73 
    Died 28 Mar 1929  Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Death Certificate 31 Mar 1929  Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    State file number 1929001470 
    Age: 83 
    Cause: Chronic myocarditis 
    Death Certificate for John James Cummings, 1929, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA
    Death Certificate for John James Cummings, 1929, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA
    Buried 31 Mar 1929  Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Hannah Sophia Johnson Cummings, John James Cummings and Anna Lenora Duke Cummings
    Hannah Sophia Johnson Cummings, John James Cummings and Anna Lenora Duke Cummings
    John James Cummings
    Born March 25, 1846 - Montrose, Lee, Iowa
    Died March 27, 1929 - Heber, Wasatch, Utah
    Son of John Cummings and Rachel Ann Canada (Or Canarda) Cummings

    Hannah Sophia Johnson Cummings
    Born April 9, 1849 - Utricehamm, Alosborg, Sweden
    Died September 3, 1889 - Heber, Wasatch, Utah
    Daughter of Gustaf Johnson and Louisa Ericsson Johnson

    Married - February 27, 1865 - Heber, Wasatch, Utah

    Anna Lenora Duke Cummings
    Born December 18, 1862 - Heber, Wasatch, Utah
    Died August 23, 1938 - Heber, Wasatch, Utah
    Daughter of Robert Stone Duke and Anna Ross Young Duke

    Married May 7, 1890

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    John James Cummings (1846 - 1929) - Find A Grave Memorial
    John James Cummings (1846 - 1929) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Notes 

    • Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 18471868
      Cummings, John James

      Birth Date: 25 Mar. 1846
      Death Date: 28 Mar. 1929
      Gender: Male
      Age: 6
      Company: Uriah Curtis Company (1852)


      Sources:
      Ancestral File
      Cummings, Harmon, Autobiographical sketch, in Biographical sketches 1891-2006, reel 24, box 25, fd. 1, item 19.
      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). [11]
    Person ID I781  clanSoren | I103-Ferguson, FRS101
    Last Modified 20 Sep 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 1 Sophia Johnson,   b. 9 Apr 1849, Ulricehamn, Alvsborgs Lan, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1889  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1865  Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +01. Hannah Malinda Cummings,   b. 9 Feb 1867, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1914, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    +02. John Gustave Cummings,   b. 15 Apr 1870, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1959, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +03. Joseph William Cummings,   b. 6 Jun 1873, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1957, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Married: 1x04. Harmon J Cummings,   b. 17 Mar 1877, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1944, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Married: 1x05. Alma Monroe Cummings,   b. 2 Jun 1879, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1954, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Married: 1x06. Lyman F. Cummings,   b. 10 Jun 1884, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1953, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +07. Myrtle Cummings,   b. 27 Nov 1886, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1973, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +08. Mary May Cummings,   b. 27 Sep 1888, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1971, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F467  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Ancestors Anna Lenora Duke,   b. 18 Dec 1862, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1938, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 7 May 1890  Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
    +01. Jetta Cummings,   b. 12 Apr 1891, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1954, Lehi, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +02. Wade Adolphia Cummings,   b. 13 Oct 1892, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1990, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    +03. Lita Rachel Cummings,   b. 19 Mar 1895, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1930, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    Married: 1x04. Sadie Cummings,   b. 31 Aug 1896, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1963  (Age 66 years)
    +05. Birdie Cummings,   b. 24 May 1898, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1986, American Fork, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Married: 1x06. Golda Sophia Cummings,   b. 1 Nov 1901, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1927  (Age 25 years)
     07. Ida Cummings,   b. 3 Jul 1903, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1904, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +08. Nellie Abigail Cummings,   b. 25 Oct 1905, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1974, Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +09. Grace Cummings,   b. 2 Apr 1907, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1987, Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F477  Group Sheet

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

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    8. [S82] 1920 United States Federal Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States, (Ancestry.com), Heber, Wasatch, Utah; Roll: T625_1867; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 139 (Reliability: 3).

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