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John Nance Cummings

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Death: Died in Lumberton, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Place of Burial: Harpers Ferry Baptist Church Cemetery, Pembroke, Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Virginia "Jinnie" Cummings
Husband of Bertha Cummings; Emma Cummings and Swannie Cummings
Father of Josephine Cummings; James Arthur Cummings; Clavie Cummings; Woodrow Cummings; Sallie Bullard and 3 others
Half brother of James Cummings

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About John Nance 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.


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

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


-------------------- John Nance was the son of Virginia "Jinnie" Cummings. His half-brother, James Cummings, is buried at Saint Annah Freewill Baptist in Pembroke, NC. His maternal grandmother, Eliza Cummings, is also buried at Harpers Ferry.

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.

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John Nance Cummings's Timeline

1869
March 8, 1869
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
1899
December 21, 1899
Age 30
Smiths, North Carolina, USA
1902
March 31, 1902
Age 33
Robeson, NC, USA
1905
November 24, 1905
Age 36
Robeson, NC, USA
1908
January 27, 1908
Age 38
Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
1910
February 18, 1910
Age 40
Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
1912
December 30, 1912
Age 43
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
1913
August 19, 1913
Age 44
Robeson County, North Carolina, United States
1916
June 20, 1916
Age 47
1921
April 16, 1921
Age 52
Pembroke, Robeson, North Carolina, USA