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Sarah Baird Flenniken Cummins
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1826
Cumberland Village
Greene County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1903
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

in same lot: Albert B. Cummins, Anna Cummins, Cora M. Cummins, Frank S. Cummins, Ida L. Cummins, James C. Cummins, Lucina W. Cummins, Margaret Cummins, Sarah B. Cummins, Thomas L. Cummins

Published in St. Louis Palladium newspaper 12/26/1903:

Mrs. T. J. Cummins, mother of Governor A. B. Cummins, died of pneumonia Tuesday. Gov. Cummins was at the bedside at the last moment. He had been with her constantly since his arrival from Boston, a week ago, until his death. It is less than 10 days ago that Gov. Cummins, while attending a banquet in Boston, received a telegram and announced the serious illness of his mother. He cancelled his engagements to address the meeting and hurried west as fast as limited trains could carry him. It was a race with death, and the governor won, arriving home while his mother was yet conscious. From that moment she seemed to improve and until Monday there were hopes of her recovery. Monday night, however, she grew rapidly worse and expired Tuesday morning at 6 o'clock.
Mrs. Cummins was a descendant from an historic family. An ancestor was a signer of the Mecklenburg declaration of independence. She was a native of Green County, Pennsylvania, and was 77 years of age. Her maiden name was Flenniken.

 (bio by: Katie Lou) 
Family links: 
  Thomas Layton Cummins (1823 - 1912)
  James Calvin Cummins (1852 - 1933)*
  Margaret Rebecca Cummins (1854 - 1935)*
  Ella Jane Cummins Grefe (1861 - 1936)*
  Anna Belle Cummins (1862 - 1954)*
  Louisa Carolina Cummins McHenry (1865 - 1951)*
  Louisa Carolina Cummins McHenry (1865 - 1951)*
*Calculated relationship
wife of Thomas L Cummins
Woodland Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block: 19 Section: Lot: 00042
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Record added: Jun 05, 2008
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Sarah Baird <i>Flenniken</i> Cummins
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Sarah Baird <i>Flenniken</i> Cummins
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Sarah Baird <i>Flenniken</i> Cummins
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