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 Sarah Ann <I>Quiett</I> Cummings

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Sarah Ann Quiett Cummings

  • Birth 22 Feb 1829 Sullivan County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 26 Apr 1919 Hughson, Stanislaus County, California, USA
  • Burial Cummings, Atchison County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 68345521

Mrs. Sarah A. Cummings, a Kansas pioneer, 90 years old, died last Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. H. Askren, who lives two miles northeast of Hughson, California. The body was brought to Atchison, arriving this morning, and was accompanied by Mrs. Belle Moss, a nurse who took Mrs. Cummings three weeks ago to California.
Mrs. Cummings was born February 22, 1829, in Sullivan County, Tennessee, the daughter of Atchison County pioneers Hiram and Esther (Hamilton) Quiett. The family came to Kansas in the mid-1850s. Sarah married William Cummings in Cummings, Kansas on September 21, 1856. Her husband laid out the town of Cummings and it was named for him.
Mrs. Cummings is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Belle Askren, Hughson, California, Mrs. Mary Honza, Atchison, and Mrs. Britamore Laird, Cummings; two sons, Mr. Charles M. Cummings, Turner, Oklahoma and Will Cummings, San Francisco, California; Eleven grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. E. Curry, Logan, Kansas, and a brother, Larkin Quiett, who lives near Topeka.
Mrs. Cummings will be buried from the church at Cummings at 10:30 o'clock tomorrow morning, the Rev. Miller conducting the service. Burial is in the Cummings cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: David Garrison
  • Originally Created by: GeorgiaCA
  • Added: 14 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68345521
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Ann Quiett Cummings (22 Feb 1829–26 Apr 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68345521, citing Cummings District Cemetery, Cummings, Atchison County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by David Garrison (contributor 47981208) .