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Sgt John Henry Cummings
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Birth: May 8, 1841
Batavia
Genesee County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1898
Chelsea
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Son Of Thomas Clarkson Cummings (P.K.A Sampson Cummings) and Elizabeth Chapman. Husband of Lucinda C. Orr.

He was born in Batavia, NY, though family was from Lynn, Ma, where they all returned to in is childhood.

He served in the Civil war, Company I, 29th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts. During his first tour, as a Private, second as a Sergeant. He was wounded in the leg at the Battle of Wellington Railroad in Virginia. He served with Distinguishable Service and was honorably discharged in 1865. He was a member of General Lander, G.A.R.Post #5, Lynn,Ma. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas (Sampson) Clarkson Cummings (1805 - 1879)
  Elizabeth Chapman Cummings (1807 - 1894)
 
 Children:
  Nellie May Cummings Schier (1873 - 1952)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles S Cummings (____ - 1904)*
  John Henry Cummings (1841 - 1898)
  Hester A.R. Gravelin (1846 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pine Grove Cemetery
Lynn
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: GAR Gr-281
 
Created by: Allyssa (AllMcGonigles)
Record added: Jan 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17636061
Sgt John Henry Cummings
Added by: Allyssa (AllMcGonigles)
 
Sgt John Henry Cummings
Added by: Allyssa (AllMcGonigles)
 
Sgt John Henry Cummings
Added by: Allyssa (AllMcGonigles)
 
 
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I may have never met you, but I still feel connected. I'll be up to visit next week. Rest well.
- Allyssa (AllMcGonigles)
 Added: Jun. 8, 2009

- Leah Brannon
 Added: May. 22, 2009

- eobfindagrave
 Added: Nov. 17, 2007
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