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Deacon Thomas Cummings

Male 1658 - 1723  (64 years)


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  • Name Thomas Cummings  [1
    Prefix Deacon 
    Born 6 Oct 1658  [2
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth 3 Jan 1659  [3
    Died 20 Jan 1723  Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I34348  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DK
    Last Modified 7 May 2021 

    Father John Cummings,   b. Bef 9 May 1630,   d. 1 Dec 1700, Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 70 years) 
    Mother Sarah Howlet,   b. Abt 1639,   d. 7 Dec 1700, Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married Bef 1658  [4
    Family ID F20211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Priscilla Warner,   b. 25 Sep 1666, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1730  (Age > 65 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1688  Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
    +1. Deacon Jonathan Cummings,   b. 3 Jul 1703, Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1791, Merrimack, Hillsborough, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 7 May 2021 
    Family ID F20209  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was an early settler of Dunstable, and deacon of the church there. He was a carpenter by trade.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5487] J. Crawford Hartman, "Joseph Blanchard of Boston, Mass., and Some of His Descendants." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 93: 162, 93:229, 1939.

    2. [S5473] The Cummings Memorial: A Genealogical History of the Descendants of Isaac Cummings, An Early Settler of Topsfield, Massachusetts by George Mooar. New York: B. F. Cummings, 1903.

    3. [S5473] The Cummings Memorial: A Genealogical History of the Descendants of Isaac Cummings, An Early Settler of Topsfield, Massachusetts by George Mooar. New York: B. F. Cummings, 1903., implied from his gravestone that gives his age at death as "64 y. 17 d.".

    4. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    5. [S5473] The Cummings Memorial: A Genealogical History of the Descendants of Isaac Cummings, An Early Settler of Topsfield, Massachusetts by George Mooar. New York: B. F. Cummings, 1903., date only.

    6. [S1889] The History of Peter Parker and Sarah Ruggles of Roxbury, Mass., and Their Ancestors and Descendants by John William Linzee. Boston, 1913.