John Franklin CUMMINS

Male 1850 - Aft 1900  (~ 50 years)


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  • Name John Franklin CUMMINS 
    Born Dec 1850  Branch County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1900 
    Person ID I122807  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2017 

    Father Hiram CUMMINGS,   b. 17 May 1806, Otsego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1872, Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Luthera Viletta 'Sophia' PARSONS,   b. 19 Mar 1820, Westport, Essex County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1886, Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1839  Bethany, Genesee County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1850 census of Gilcad, Branch County, Michigan, enumerated 18 September 1850:

      - Cummings, Hiram, age 40, occupation Laborer, born New York.
      - Cummings, Sophia, age 38, born New York.
      - Cummings, Culbert C., age 16, born New York.
      - Cummings, William, age 12, born New York.
      - Cummings, Dewitt, age 10, born New York.
      - Cummings, Philander, age 5, born New York.
      - Cummings, Sophia, age 14, born New York.

      ... their neighbors are ...

      - Parsons, Rinaldo, age 26, occupation Farmer, born New York.
      - Parsons, Sophia, age 60, born Vermont.
      - Parsons, George H., age 5, born Michigan.

    • 1860 census of Sherman, St. Joseph County, Michigan, enumerated 19 July 1860:

      - Cumming, Hiram, age 54, occupation Farmer, real estate value $800, personal property $300, born New York.
      - Cumming, Luthera, age 40, born New York.
      - Cumming, Calvert C., age 20, occupation Farm Hand, born New York.
      - Cumming, Wm. H., age 18, occupation Farm Hand, born New York.
      - Cumming, Elisabeth S., age 16, born New York.
      - Cumming, Frances D., age 14, born Michigan.
      - Cumming, Josiah R., age 12, born Michigan.
      - Cumming, John F., age 8, born Michigan.
      - Cumming, Lucinda V., age 5, born Michigan.
      - Cumming, Martha A., age 2, born Michigan.

    • 1870 census of Three Rivers, St. Joseph County, Michigan, enumerated 6 July 1870:

      - Cummins, Hiram, age 64, occupation Gardener, born New York.
      - Cummings, Luthera V., age 53, occupation Keeping House, born New York.
      - Cummings, Dwight, age 24, occupation Painter, born Michigan.
      - Cummings, William H., age 28, occupation Stove Mason, real estate value $250, born New York.
      - Cummins, Philander, age 20, occupation Stove Mason, born Michigan.
      - Cummins, John F., age 19, occupation Laborer, born Michigan.
      - Cummins, Lucinda, age 15, occupation Domestic Servant, born Michigan.
      - Cummins, Martha, age 11, occupation Domestic Servant, born Michigan.

    • 1880 census of Monterey, Allegan County, Michigan, enumerated 14-15 June 1880:

      - Squires, Lorenzo, age 30, occupation Farmer, born Michigan, father born Pennsylvania, mother born New York.
      - Squires, Martha A., age 22, wife, occupation Keeping House, born Michigan, both parents born New York.
      - Squires, Roy C., age 3 months, son, occupation At Home, born March in Michigan, both parents born Michigan.
      - Cummins, Lucinda, age 60, mother, widowed, occupation At Home, born New York, both parents born New York.

    Family ID F40700  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Virginia 'Jennie' NELSON,   b. Abt 1850, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1887  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married 6 Apr 1874  Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of John F. Cummins and Virginia Nelson cites their residences Allegan. The groom is age 24, occupation Mason, born Michigan. The bride is age 24, born Ohio. [1]
    Notes 
    • 1880 census of Cheshire, Allegan County, Michigan, enumerated 8 June 1880:

      - Commins, John F., age 30, occupation Farmer, born Michigan, both parents born New York.
      - Commins, Virginia, age 29, wife, occupation Keeping House, born Ohio, father born Unknown, mother born Ohio.
      - Commins, William H., age 4, son, born Michigan, father born Michigan, mother born Ohio.
      - Commins, Frank E., age 3, son, born Michigan, father born Michigan, mother born Ohio.
      - Commins, Ernest R., age 1, son, born Michigan, father born Michigan, mother born Ohio.

    Children 
     1. William H. CUMMINS,   b. Jun 1875, Allegan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1900  (Age ~ 25 years)
    +2. Frank E. CUMMINS,   b. May 1877, Allegan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1948, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
     3. Ernest Real CUMMINS,   b. 24 Apr 1879, Trowbridge Township, Allegan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1955, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Arthur B. CUMMINS,   b. Abt 1887, Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1888, Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F40763  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Leora TRAISTER,   b. Sep 1872, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1906, Sodus Township, Berrien County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married 24 May 1898  Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of John F. Cummins and Leora Hill, maiden name Leora Traister, cites their residences Valley Township, Michigan. The groom is age 47, second marriage, occupation Farmer, born Branch County, son of Hiram Cumin and Lucheria Parsons. The bride is age 26, second marriage, occupation None, born Indiana, daughter of Caleb Trais[cut off page]. [2]
    Notes 
    • 1900 census of Allegan Township, Allegan County, Michigan, enumerated 15 June 1900:

      - Cummins, John F., age 49, married 2 years, born December 1850 in Michigan, both parents born New York, occupation Brick Mason.
      - Cummins, Leora M., age 27, wife, married 2 years, mother of 2 children, 2 children still living, born September 1872 in Indiana, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Ohio.
      - Hill, Ernest A., age 8, step-son, born Michigan, father born Michigan, mother born Indiana, occupation At School.
      - Hill, Luthina E., age 2, step-daughter, born December 1897 in Michigan, both parents born Michigan.

      ... John's brother Calvin is their neighbor ...

      - Cummins, Calvin C., age 62, married 25 years, born November 1837 in New York, both parents born New York, occupation Farmer, Retired.
      - Cummins, Diana J., age 51, wife, married 25 years, mother of 4 children, 3 children still living, born October 1848 in New York, both parents born New York.
      - Cummins, Neddie E., age 20, son, single, born March 1880 in Michigan, both parents born New York, occupation Farm Laborer.
      - Cummins, Harry I., age 12, son, born October 1887 in Michigan, both parents born New York, occupation at School.
      - Glazier, Carrie M., age 4, granddaughter, born October 1895 in Michigan, both parents born New York.
      - Hall, Bertha, age 18, niece, single, born January 1882 in Michigan, father born Michigan, mother born Illinois, occupation At School.

    Children 
     1. Daisie CUMMINS,   b. 28 Dec 1900, Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1901, Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F40762  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Dec 1850 - Branch County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Apr 1874 - Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 May 1898 - Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/, Michigan, County Marriages, 1822-1940.

    2. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/, Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925.