James Cummings (1871 - 1947)

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Birthplace: Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Death: Died in Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
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About James Cummings

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Birth: 1871 Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Death: Sep. 8, 1947 Robeson County North Carolina, USA

James was the son of Henderson Oxendine and Virginia "Jinnie" Cummings.

His half-brother, John N. Cummings is buried at Harper's Ferry Baptist in Pembroke, NC.

He married Cillester Maynor on Aug. 13, 1900 in Robeson county, North Carolina.

The following was taken from the Sep. 9, 1947 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

James Cummings of Pembroke, R. 1, 76, died at Thompson hospital Monday at 4:30 p. m. after an illness of several weeks. The funeral will be conducted from St. Anna Free Will Baptist church Wednesday at 2 p. m., followed by interment in the church cemetery. Officiating ministers will be Rev. L. W. Jacobs, Rev. T. M. Swett and Rev. F. W. Graham.

The wife of this well-known Indian man died in 1928. Surviving are 5 sons, Leslie and Stanford Cummings of Detroit, Mich., Lacy, Foy and Grady Cummings of Pembroke, R. 1; three daughters, Mrs. Truss Locklear and Mrs. Brown Lowry of Pembroke, R.1, and Mrs. W. B. Strickland of the home; 47 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

  • *NOTE: His death date was taken from his NC death certificate.

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Parents:
  • Henderson Oxendine (1844 - 1871)
Spouse:
  • Cillester Maynor Cummings (1882 - 1928)
Children:
  • Lettie Cummings (1901 - 1902)*
  • Lacy Cummings (1904 - 1983)*
  • Attie Mae Cummings Brooks (1907 - 1942)*
  • Curtis Cummings (1911 - 1912)*
  • Grady Cummings (1919 - 1985)*

Inscription:

Christ died that we might live


Burial: Saint Annas Church Cemetery Pembroke Robeson County North Carolina, USA

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James Cummings's Timeline

1871
1871
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
1900
August 13, 1900
Age 29
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
1901
August 21, 1901
Age 30
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
1904
March 30, 1904
Age 33
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
1907
February 7, 1907
Age 36
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
1911
September 9, 1911
Age 40
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
1919
April 22, 1919
Age 48
North Carolina, USA
1947
September 8, 1947
Age 76
Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
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Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA