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Cummins Family History


Name: James B. Cummins
Relationship: Great-grandfather
Parents: John  and Ann
Born: August 26, 1834 in Maynooth, Ireland
Siblings: Michael, Patrick, Ann
Immigrated: arrived New York, April 20,1854, aboard the Constitution, accompanied by parents and siblings Patrick and Ann
Naturalized: March 18, 1895
Occupation: Farmer
Married: Johanna Geary, October 13, 1866, St. Patrick’s Church, Georgetown, Iowa
Children: twins Elizabeth[Sinnott](1868 – ?) and John (1868 – ?), Michael (1870-1965), Edward (1871-1952), Anna [Roan] (1872-1957), Mary[McGrath] (1875-1926), Nellie [Carmody](1878-1970), James S. (1880-1970), Margaret[Moran](1881-1941), and Emmett (1883-1970).
Died: March 9, 1915
Buried: Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Melrose, Iowa

One Family One Hundred Years

Prologue: research contributed by William Moran (grandson of Margaret Cummins Moran), Celine McGrath Moran (granddaughter of Mary Cummins McGrath),  Mary Ellen Moran (daughter-in-law of Margaret Cummins Moran).  and Jo Cummins Langdon (daughter of Emmett).  Shirley Morrison contributed pictures from the 1986 gathering. (Shirley’s mother … Continue reading

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