John N. Cummings

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John N. Cummings

Birthplace: Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Death: Died in Lumberton, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Place of Burial: Harpers Ferry Church Cemetery , Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Virginia "Jinnie" Cummings
Husband of Bertha Cummings; Emma Cummings; Emma Oxendine and Swannie Cummings
Father of Josephine Cummings; James Arthur Cummings; Clavie Cummings and Mary Sampson
Half brother of James Cummings

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About John N. Cummings

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Birth: Mar. 8, 1869 Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Death: Oct. 29, 1941 Lumberton Robeson County North Carolina, USA

John was the son of Virginia "Jinnie" Cummings. His half-brother, James Cummings, is buried at Saint Annah Freewill Baptist in Pembroke, NC.

He married Bertha Oxendine on Dec. 21, 1899 in Smiths, NC. After Bertha's death, he married Emma Bullard, daughter of Elias Bullard, on Feb. 18, 1910 in Pembroke, NC. After Emma's death, he married Swannie Locklear Edwards on Apr. 16, 1921 in Pembroke, NC.

The following was taken from the Oct. 30, 1941 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

John N. Cummings, 72, one of the most prominent Indians of this section, died last night at a Lumberton hospital after an illness of several weeks. He had been at the hospital for 10 days.

Funeral arrangements had not been completed today, but it was understood that burial would be some time tommorrow at Harper's Ferry.

Family links:

  • Bertha Oxendine Cummings (1883 - 1909)
  • Swannie Locklear Cummings (1900 - 1984)
  • James Arthur Cummings (1908 - 1928)*
  • Mary Cummings Sampson (1912 - 1963)*

Burial: Harpers Ferry Church Cemetery Robeson County North Carolina, USA

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John N. Cummings's Timeline

March 8, 1869
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
December 21, 1899
Age 30
Smiths, North Carolina, USA
March 31, 1902
Age 33
Robeson, NC, USA
November 24, 1905
Age 36
Robeson, NC, USA
January 27, 1908
Age 38
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
February 18, 1910
Age 40
Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
December 30, 1912
Age 43
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
April 16, 1921
Age 52
Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
October 29, 1941
Age 72
Lumberton, Robeson, North Carolina, USA