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Joseph Eliot Cummings

Joseph Eliot Cummings

Male 1811 - 1855  (44 years)

Personal Information

  • Name Joseph Eliot Cummings 
    Born 15 Jun 1811  Roxbury, N.H. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Jun 1855  Lexington, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Moving to Lexington, MI in the spring of 1837 (the year that MI became a state) and settling on a homestead two mile north and two miles west and building a log house on N>E> corner of what is now Roach Road and Wixon Road.

      Daphne's brother Ruebin Wright (born 1801) and his wife arrived at the same time and settle on the land adjoining them to the north.

      Joseph and Daphine died in 1855 from the effects of fighting a big forest fire that swept through there that summer. Daphne's brother Rubin also lost his wife and child in the fire. He lived with Trueman E. and Susan Cummings until his death in 1890.

      Joseph and Daphine are buried in the old Long Cemetary. Rubin is buried in the old Lexington cemetary.
    Person ID I400183716788  Klasen Family Tree
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2022 

    Father Charles Cummings,   b. 23 Sep 1777,   d. 27 Dec 1849, Roxbury, N.H. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Polly Hemingway,   b. Between 1763 and 1787,   d. Between 1813 and 1858  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married 09 Oct 1798  Marlboro, N.H. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Daphne Wright,   b. 21 Jan 1811, Washington, N.H. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1855, Lexington, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1836 
    Children 
     1. Truman Eliot Cummings,   b. 23 Jun 1840, Lexington, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1926, Lexington, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart