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John Nance Cummings
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1869
Robeson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 1941
Lumberton
Robeson County
North Carolina, USA

John Nance was the son of Virginia "Jinnie" Cummings. His half-brother, James Cummings and brother, Nolie Cummings, are buried at Saint Annah Freewill Baptist in Pembroke, NC. His maternal grandmother, Eliza Cummings, is also buried at Harpers Ferry.

He married Bertha Oxendine on Dec. 21, 1899 in Smiths, NC. After Bertha's death, he married Emma Bullard, daughter of Elias Bullard, on Feb. 18, 1910 in Pembroke, NC. After Emma's death, he married Swannie Locklear Edwards on Apr. 16, 1921 in Pembroke, NC.

The following was taken from the Oct. 30, 1941 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

John N. Cummings, 72, one of the most prominent Indians of this section, died last night at a Lumberton hospital after an illness of several weeks. He had been at the hospital for 10 days.

Funeral arrangements had not been completed today, but it was understood that burial would be some time tommorrow at Harper's Ferry.
 
 
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 Spouses:
  Bertha Oxendine Cummings (1883 - 1909)
  Swannie Locklear Cummings (1900 - 1984)
 
 Children:
  James Arthur Cummings (1908 - 1928)*
  Mary Cummings Sampson (1912 - 1963)*
  Woodrow Cummings (1913 - 1999)*
  Sallie Cummings Bullard (1916 - 2000)*
  Winford Cummings (1924 - 1947)*
  Aderine Cummings Brewer (1929 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harpers Ferry Baptist Church Cemetery
Pembroke
Robeson County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: melanie
Record added: May 31, 2012
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John Nance Cummings
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John Nance Cummings
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John Nance Cummings
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Rest in peace.
- melanie
 Added: May. 31, 2012
 
 
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