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CUMBACK (Soundex C512) — See also BACK, BRUMBACH, CRUMBACHER, CRUMBACKER, CULMBACK, HOLSOMBACK, KAMBACH, ROMBACK, VONBAUMBACH.

  Cumback, Will See William Cumback
  Cumback, William (1829-1905) — also known as Will Cumback — of Greensburg, Decatur County, Ind. Born in Franklin County, Ind., March 24, 1829. Republican. U.S. Representative from Indiana 4th District, 1855-57; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Indiana state senate, 1867; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1867-72; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 4th Indiana District, 1879. Methodist. Member, Odd Fellows; Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons. Died in Greensburg, Decatur County, Ind., August 1, 1905 (age 76 years, 130 days). Interment at South Park Cemetery, Greensburg, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


CUMBERLEDGE (Soundex C516) — See also ARLEDGE, CUMBERWORTH, CUMBEST, KIMBERLEY, MACCUMBER, MAYCUMBER, MCCUMBER, MORLEDGE, WYMBERLEY.

  CUMBERLEDGE: See also Harley Orrin Staggers


CUMBERWORTH (Soundex C516) — See also BEERWORTH, BERWALD, BERWICK, BERWIN, BUTTERWORTH, CUMBERLEDGE, CUMBEST, DORWORTH, FAIRWORTH, MACCUMBER, MAYCUMBER, MCCUMBER, OBERWAGER, OBERWETTER, TIMBERWOLF, WATERWORTH.

  Cumberworth, Shelia — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.


CUMBEST (Soundex C512) — See also BEST, COMBEST, COOMBES, CUMBERLEDGE, CUMBERWORTH, FRAMBES, MACCUMBER, MAYCUMBER, MCCUMBER.

  Cumbest, Mark — of Moss Point, Jackson County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


CUMBIE (Soundex C510) — See also CAMBY, COLUMBIA, COLUMBIAN, COMB, COMBE, COMBEAU, COOMBE, COUMBE, CRUMBIE, CRUMBINE, CUMBY, GRUMBINE, HUMBIRD, KUUMBA, OCAMB.

  Cumbie, J. T. — Socialist. Candidate for Governor of Oklahoma, 1910. Burial location unknown.


CUMBLER (Soundex C514) — See also AMBLER, CHUMBLER, EMBLER, IMBLER, SEMBLER, TOMBLER.

  Cumbler, John — of Jefferson County, Ky. Citizens candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.


CUMBY (Soundex C510) — See also BRUMBY, CAMBY, COMB, COMBE, COMBEAU, COOMBE, COUMBE, CUMBIE, KUUMBA, MOLUMBY, OCAMB.

  Cumby, Vertran — of Glenpool, Tulsa County, Okla. Democrat. Postmaster at Glenpool, Okla., 1915-33. Burial location unknown.


CUMILLA (Soundex C540) — See also BAUMILLER, CAMILLA, COMELLA, CUMING, CUMINGS, ILLA, NEUMILLER, TUMILTY.

  CUMILLA: See also Cumilla Barber


CUMING (Soundex C552) — See also ACOMING, COMING, COMINGO, COUMING, CUMILLA, CUMINGS, CUMMING, KUMMING, MCGUINN, MING.

  CUMING: See also Thomas Hart Rochester
  Cuming, George H. — of Chenango County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Cuming, Thomas B. (d. 1858) — of Nebraska. Secretary of Nebraska Territory, 1854-58; died in office 1858; Governor of Nebraska Territory, 1854-55, 1857-58. Died March 23, 1858. Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Douglas County, Neb.; subsequent interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Omaha, Neb.; reinterment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Omaha, Neb.
  Cuming County, Neb. is named for him.


CUMINGS (Soundex C552) — See also COMINGS, COUMING, CUMILLA, CUMING, CUMMINGS, DEMINGS, HEMINGS, HEMMINGS, HEMMINGSEN, HEMMINGSON, INGS, MINGS.

  Cumings, Charles Begole (b. 1908) — also known as Charles B. Cumings — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., December 1, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 1st District, 1939-40; candidate for Michigan state senate 13th District, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1937 to Mary Thayer Davison; great-grandson of Josiah Williams Begole (1815-1896).
  Cumings, Henry H. — of Tidioute, Warren County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888; member of Pennsylvania state senate 48th District, 1899-1906. Burial location unknown.
  Cumings, James K. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 8th District, 1886. Burial location unknown.


CUMME (Soundex C500) — See also CUMMER, CUMMING, CUMMINGS, CUMMINS, CUMMIS, CUMMISKEY, KILCUMMINS, MCCUE, SUMME.

  Cumme, Wellington W. — of Michigan. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1888. Burial location unknown.


CUMMER (Soundex C560) — See also COMER, COOMER, CRUME, CRUMMER, CUMME, CUMMING, CUMMINGS, CUMMINS, CUMMIS, CUMMISKEY, GUMMER, KILCUMMINS, KOMER, KUMER, KUMMER, SUMMER.

  Cummer, Jacob (b. 1823) — of Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich. Born in Canada, 1823. Lumber business; mayor of Cadillac, Mich., 1878-79. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Wellington W. Cummer (1848?-?).
  Cummer, Norma — of Clio, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Cummer, Russell E. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Cummer, Wellington W. — of Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich. Lumber business; mayor of Cadillac, Mich., 1888-89. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Cummer (1823-?).


CUMMING (Soundex C552) — See also ACOMING, COMING, COMINGO, COUMING, CUMING, CUMME, CUMMER, CUMMINGS, CUMMINS, CUMMIS, CUMMISKEY, DRUMMING, KILCUMMINS, KUMMING, MCGUINN, MING, TUMMINELLO, TUMMINS.

  CUMMING: See also James P. Mackenzie — Alexander Cumming McWhorter Pennington — Robert Cumming Schenck
  Cumming, Alexander — of Coxsackie, Greene County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Cumming, Alexander McWhorter (1802-1879) — of Princeton, Mercer County, N.J. Born July 23, 1802. Mayor of Princeton, N.J., 1838-43, 1845-46, 1858-60; resigned 1843. Died July 16, 1879 (age 76 years, 358 days). Burial location unknown.
  Cumming, Alfred (1802-1873) — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Born in Sand Hills, Richmond County, Ga., September 4, 1802. Mayor of Augusta, Ga., 1836; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; Governor of Utah Territory, 1858-61. Died in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., October 9, 1873 (age 71 years, 35 days). Interment at Summerville Cemetery, Augusta, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Cumming (1765-1834) and Ann (Clay) Cumming; married to Elizabeth Wells Randall (great-granddaughter of Samuel Adams); uncle of Alfred Cumming (1829-1910; Confederate general).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Cumming, Hugh Smith, Jr. (1900-1986) — also known as Hugh S. Cumming, Jr. — of Virginia. Born in Richmond, Va., March 10, 1900. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, 1953-57. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Zeta Psi; Military Order of the World Wars. Died November 24, 1986 (age 86 years, 259 days). Interment at St. John's Church Cemetery, Hampton, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Smith Cumming (1869-1948) and Lucy (Booth) Cumming (1871-1960); married to Winifred Burney West (1907-1978).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
James Cumming Cumming, James (b. 1861) — of Huntsville Township, Polk County, Minn. Born in Carlton County, Ontario, October 17, 1861. President, Huntsville Fire Insurance Company; member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1899-1902, 1917-18 (District 62 1899-1902, District 66 1917-18); member of Minnesota state senate 66th District, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Cumming, James — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Cumming, John P. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 14th District, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Cumming, Kristi — of Park City, Summit County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Cumming, Mrs. L. G. — of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Cumming, Orville W. — of Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Democrat. Postmaster at Hastings, Neb., 1965-73 (acting, 1965-66). Still living as of 1973.
  Cumming, P. S. — of Lela, Seminole County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Cumming, R. C. — of Ocala, Marion County, Fla. Mayor of Ocala, Fla., 1954-55. Still living as of 1955.
  Cumming, Richard Stockton (1833-1895) — of Princeton, Mercer County, N.J. Born November 29, 1833. Mayor of Princeton, N.J., 1854-55, 1889-91. Died January 18, 1895 (age 61 years, 50 days). Burial location unknown.
  Cumming, Thomas (1765-1834) — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Born in Frederick County, Md., 1765. Banker; mayor of Augusta, Ga., 1798. Died in Augusta, Richmond County, Ga., 1834 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Alfred Cumming (1802-1873).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cumming, Thomas — of Hackensack, Bergen County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Cumming, Thomas William (c.1814-1855) — also known as Thomas W. Cumming — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Frederick, Frederick County, Md., about 1814. Democrat. Druggist; cloth manufacturer; U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1853-55. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 13, 1855 (age about 41 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cumming, William — of North Carolina. Born in Edenton, Chowan County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons, 1781, 1783-84, 1788; Delegate to Continental Congress from North Carolina, 1785. Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Cumming, William Andres (1834-1886) — also known as William A. Cumming — of Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C. Born in Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C., April 12, 1834. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Vice-Consul for Haiti in Wilmington, N.C., 1874-77. Died in Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., October 26, 1886 (age 52 years, 197 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Cumming (1798-1863) and Lavinia (Rose) Cumming (1805-1889); married to Mary Ann Rankin (1835-1862) and Katherine Taylor Northrop (1843-1913); father of William M. Cumming (1860-1922).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Cumming, William M. (1860-1922) — of Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C. Born in Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C., July 9, 1860. Real estate business; notary public; Vice-Consul for Haiti in Wilmington, N.C., 1887-1908. Died, from heart disease, in Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C., January 24, 1922 (age 61 years, 199 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery, Wilmington, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Andres Cumming (1834-1886) and Mary (Rankin) Cumming (1835-1862); married, October 23, 1893, to Susanne Cooper (1865-1933).
  Epitaph: "A perfect and an upright man, one that feared God and eschewed evil."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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