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Isaac Cummings

Male 1633 - 1721  (88 years)


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  • Name Isaac Cummings 
    Born 1633  Ipswich, Mass Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1721  Ipswich, Mass Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Deacon and sergeant of Narragansett War. He and Mary had 10 children.

      Isaac lived in Ipswich. He was on the list of commoners. In 1672, Sergeant in the Narragensett War. He held various offices in the town as moderator, surveyor, constable and selectman. He was chosen deacon of the church in 1686. The story of his experience with the Minister Rev. Thomas Gilbert, shows that he was influential before he was deacon, for the minister, one day come into the pulpit badly beside himself from drink. His speech was confused and he forgot the order of exercises.

      First he prayed and he sang, then he prayed again and sang again. Finally, Isaac Cummings arose and requested him to stop. The deacon was not above all the influences prevailing in him time.

      For at the period of the 'witchcraft' excitement he testified in court against elizabeth how, that a mare of his was strangely affected under Elizabeth's bad influence.

      His testimony was corroborated by that of Isaac, his son and of Mary, his wife.

      Elizabeth How was condemned and executed in July 1692.
    Person ID P565  Klasen Family Tree
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2018 

    Father Isaac Cummings,   b. 1601,   d. 1678, Ipswich, Mass Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F843  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Andrews,   b. 1638,   d. 1712  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1659 
    Children 
     1. Isaac Cummings,   b. 15 Sep 1664, Ipswich, Mass Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Aug 1746, Ipswich, Mass Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F147  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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