James Cummings

Male 1780 - 1847  (67 years)


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  • Name James Cummings 
    Born 26 Jan 1780  Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 1837 
    Endowed (LDS) 3 Jan 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 28 Mar 1847  Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nauvoo Land and Records 8348  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I117157  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 27 Oct 2008 

    Father James Cummings,   b. 26 May 1759, Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1839, Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Charlotte French,   b. 21 Sep 1763, Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1787, Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1779  Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F35300  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Edith Spaulding,   b. 1780, Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1811  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 1 Nov 1804  Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F33299  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Betsey Knowlton,   b. 6 Feb 1791, , Wilton, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1815  (Age 24 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1813  Farmington, Kennebec, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F33300  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Susannah Willard,   b. 3 Mar 1792, Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1847, Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 29 Jul 1817  Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Willard Cummings,   b. 10 Mar 1819, Wilton, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1883  (Age 64 years)
     2. Benjamin Franklin Cummings, Sr ,   b. 3 Mar 1821, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1899, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Charlotte French Cummins,   b. 24 Dec 1822, Chesterville, Kennebec, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1838  (Age 15 years)
     4. Hyrum Cummings,   b. 20 Nov 1824, Farmington, Kennebeck, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1844, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     5. Josiah Cummings,   b. 10 Mar 1827, Farmington, Kennebeck, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1844, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     6. Mary Susannah Cummings,   b. 8 Apr 1830, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1902, Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     7. Alva Cummings,   b. 20 May 1832, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1917  (Age 85 years)
     8. Fanny Cummings,   b. 23 Sep 1835, Farmington, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1908, Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F24064  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      PROPERTY:
      T5 R5, Sec 7, W/2 of S/W/4
      T5 R5, Sec 7, W/2 of N/W/2 of N/W/4
      Property Transactions, Hancock County, Black Black and Plewe pp 978-980

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register p 92
      Early 70 and High Priest Index, p 35
      High Priests of Nauvoo and SLC, LDS Archives, p 34
      Members LDS, 1830-1848, Susan Easton Black, Vol 12 pp 595-596
      Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo, Black and Black, Vol 2 pp 931-932
      Early Mormon Records, 1842 Census, Lyman D Platt, Vol 1 p 45

      BIOGRAPHIES:
      The James Cummings Family of Utah, compiled, Benjamin Franklin Cummings III, 8 pages
      Mormon Diaries, Davis Bitton, 1 page





      OTHER SOURCE:
      Tragedy at Winter Quarters, Andrew Jensen, p 30
      Internet Research:
      familysearch.org: Ancestral File, 2 pages
      ancestry.com: One World Tree, 2 pages

      VARIANTS:
      Name: Comings
      Birth Date: 1770