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Descendants of Joseph Tarpley Cummings,Sr

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Generation No. 2

6. JOSEPH TARPLEY2 CUMMINGS,SR (DR. SAMUEL MAXWELL1) was born 1824 in Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA, and died 1880 in Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA. He was the son of SAMUEL MAXWELL CUMMINGS and SUSANNA MAGDALEN MICHEAU.He married (1) SARAH REBECCA WATTS July 23, 1845 in China's Hotel,Sumter,SC, daughter of HAMPTON WATTS and SARAH BROWN. She was born January 19, 1829 in Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA, and died November 04, 1870 in Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA. He married (2) ANNIE BURKETT Aft. 1870. She died Bef. 1880.

Notes for JOSEPH TARPLEY CUMMINGS,SR:

He was a farmer and lived at Swimming Pens, Oswego, Sumter County, SC. He served in the Civil war. Records from the Court of Common Pleas Journal, Sumter County, Fall Term Monday , November, 7th 1853: Jos T Cummings vs Thomas Prichard ; Sum Pro note A C Spain; Decree for plff, inthe sum of Seventy one dollars and eighty nine cents on int with from 7th February 1853 . W J Singleton cc ps Jos T Cummings vs Thomas Garrot;Sum Pro note A C Spain; Decree for plff, in the sum of Seventy Four dollars and seventy five cents on int with from 1st July 1853. W J Singleton cc ps Jos T Cummings vs T R Berry; Sum Pro note A C Spain; Decrree for plff, in the sum of Seventy Four dallars and thirty five cents with int from 1st July 1853. W J Singleton cc ps Jos T Cummigs vs Thomas Garrot; Sum Pro note A C Spain; Decree for plff, in the sum of Seventy one dollars and eighty four cents with int from 7th February 1853. 1870 Sumter County Census , pg652, HH 7 family 7 --occupation;farmer,value $1500 (property) personal$550

Joseph T. cummings was in Company K, 23 rd Regiment, South CarolinaVolunteers during the Civil war. He was a private and was discharged in1864

1880 Mayesville,Sumter County,SC Census has him born 1827 in SC,age 53,Carpenter,widowded,said both parents born inSC.

Notes for SARAH REBECCA WATTS:

The Sumter Watchman listed the notice in Volxx1 #29 Death of Mrs J T Cummings Listed Wednesday November 9th, 1870 read as follows; We were much passed on Monday last by the intellegence of the death of th estimable wife of Mr. Joseph T Cummings, which occured on friday last. Mrs Cummings was the mother of thirteen children , most of who are in the tender years of childhood.

December 16, 1886 a portion of real estate and personal property ofEstste of Joseph T. Cummings laid of for thomas L. Watts and his wife,Sarah L. Watts. Land was 65A lying on Rocky Bluff Swp., adj. landsformerly ownedby W. F. Deschamps, Est. of Mrs. Jane D. Moses, Andrews, etal. (Sumter Deed Bk. ZZ, Pg.730)

Marriage Notes for JOSEPH CUMMINGS and SARAH WATTS:

Sumter Gazette has Joseph Tarpley marriage to Sarah R Watts July 23,1845. married in Sumterville on Sunday Evening @ China's Hotel. Children of JOSEPH CUMMINGS and SARAH WATTS are:

14. i. THADDEUS JOSIAH3 CUMMINGS, b. May 05, 1846, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA; d. December 15, 1916, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA.

15. iii. MAGNUS W CUMMINGS, b. February 11, 1849, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA; d. April 15, 1921, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA.

iv. C BAYARD CUMMINGS, b. November 20, 1851, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA; d. February 24, 1852, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA.

v. B RHETT CUMMINGS, b. June 09, 1852, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA; d. June 26, 1852, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA.

16. vi. SARAH LINNA CUMMINGS, b. June 15, 1853, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA; d. December 04, 1919.

17. vii. BERNICE A CUMMINGS, b. Abt. 1856, Sumter County,SC.

18. viii. JOSEPH TARPLEY CUMMINGS,JR, b. June 01, 1857, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA; d. February 05, 1935, Rembert,Sumter,SC,USA.

19. ix. ELIZABETH EUGENIA CUMMINGS, b. November 15, 1858, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA; d. June 09, 1929.

x. JOANNA CUMMINGS, b. 1862, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA.

xi. MARY EUGENIA CUMMINGS, b. 1863; d. 1957.

xii. PAULA K CUMMINGS, b. 1864, South Carolina; m. WORRELL, Aft. 1880.

Notes for PAULA K CUMMINGS:

1880 Mayesville,Sumter County,SC Census has her as born 1864 in SC,age 16 ,keeping house,single

20. xiii. CHARLES T CUMMINGS, b. 1866.

xiv. JOHN MCLEOD CUMMINGS, b. 1868.

Notes for JOHN MCLEOD CUMMINGS:

1880 Mayesville,Sumter County,SC Census has him born 1868,SC, age 12

xv. FRANCES CUMMINGS, b. May 1870.

Notes for FRANCES CUMMINGS:

1880 Mayesville,Sumter County,SC Census has her born 1877,SC,age 9

xvi. ANNIE CUMMINGS, b. May 1877.

Notes for ANNIE CUMMINGS:

1880 Mayesville,Sumter County,SC Census has her born 1877,SC,age3 must be from Annie Burkett marriage..

Child of JOSEPH CUMMINGS and ANNIE BURKETT is:

xvii. ANNIE3 CUMMINGS, b. 1877.

Notes for ANNIE CUMMINGS:

see listing under Joseph T and Sarah Watts.

Generation No. 3

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14. THADDEUS JOSIAH3 CUMMINGS (JOSEPH TARPLEY2, DR. SAMUEL MAXWELL1) was born May 05, 1846 in Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA, and died December 15, 1916 in Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA. He married JULIA ANN BROWN February 24, 1870 in At China Hotel, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA, daughter of LEONARD BROWN and MARY MICHAU. She was born August 04, 1842 in Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA, and died March 27, 1925 in Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA.

Notes for THADDEUS JOSIAH CUMMINGS:

Place of residence- Swimming Pens, Sumter County, Sumter,SC. He was a farmer. Was a member of the Methodist Church, He fought in the Civil War. 1880 Swimming Pens,Sumter County,SC Census list him as age 30, birth 1850,SC. Laborer,married,Father & mother born in SC.

Notes for JULIA ANN BROWN:

Place of residence was Swimming Pens, Sumter County, Sumter,SC. She was a member of the Methodist Church. 1880 Swimming Pens,Sumter County,SC Census has her born in 1850,SC age 30 keeping house. both parents born in SC.

She lived with her daughter and son-in-law ( Kistler McCoy and Sarah K Cummings) in 1920 ( 1920 Sumter County Census) They lived on Whites Mill Road.

Children of THADDEUS CUMMINGS and JULIA BROWN are:

i. SARAH R4 CUMMINGS, b. November 18, 1870, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA; d. September 17, 1950, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA; m. W KISTLER MCCOY; b. November 09, 1862, Sumter,Sumter County,SC; d. November 29, 1917, Oswego,Sumter County,SC.

Notes for SARAH R CUMMINGS:

They lived on Whites Mill Road. 1880 Swimming Pens,Sumter County,SC Census has her as born 1866 in SC, age 14 attending school. 1920 Census has her as widow.

Notes for W KISTLER MCCOY:

Member of WOW and a Mason

ii. LEONARD BROWN CUMMINGS,SR, b. August 04, 1873, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA; d. November 03, 1963, Columbia,Richland ,SC,USA; m. TULA BERTHA ODOM, January 11, 1905, Waynesboro,Burke,GA,USA; b. September 10, 1886, Girard,Burke,GA,USA; d. April 01, 1963, Sumter,Sumter,SC,USA.

Notes for LEONARD BROWN CUMMINGS,SR:

1880 Swimming Pens,Sumter County,SC Census has him as born 1874,SC, age 6.

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iii. JOSEPH T CUMMINGS, b. December 23, 1875, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA; d. April 15, 1877, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA.

iv. MARY ANN CUMMINGS, b. March 09, 1884, Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA; d. February 18, 1972, Columbia,Richland ,SC,USA; m. DOW HARRELSON; b. November 29, 1881; d. November 12, 1936.

Notes for MARY ANN CUMMINGS:

Was living with Kistler McCoy and his wife Sarah K ( Mary's sister).

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15. MAGNUS W3 CUMMINGS (JOSEPH TARPLEY2, DR. SAMUEL MAXWELL1) was born February 11, 1849 in Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA, and died April 15, 1921 in Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA. He married SARAH GEORGE BRACEY Bef. 1889 in Sumter County,SC, daughter of GEORGE BRACEY and FANNY. She was born August 27, 1862 in Sumter County,SC, and died May 15, 1931 in Sumter County,SC.

Notes for MAGNUS W CUMMINGS:

Waymon Griffin--griway@bellsouth.net

He was a preacher,tax collector,and Postmaster for Swimming Penns Township, Lee County,SC, AKA Mechanicsville

Children of MAGNUS CUMMINGS and SARAH BRACEY are:

i. BURNEAL4 CUMMINGS.

ii. CLAYTON P CUMMINGS.

iii. EDITH CUMMINGS.

iv. EUGENE T CUMMINGS.

v. HAROLD W CUMMINGS.

vi. MARY LIZZIE CUMMINGS.

vii. JULIUS ALFRED CUMMINGS, b. May 18, 1887, Oswego,Sumter County,SC; d. September 19, 1890, Oswego,Sumter County,SC.

viii. ESSIE CUMMINGS, b. May 26, 1889, Sumter County,SC; d. June 05, 1973, Sumter County,SC; m. WILLIAM F TALLON; b. May 25, 1889, Sumter County,SC; d. November 05, 1953, Sumter County,SC.

ix. HOLLIE FRANCES CUMMINGS, b. 1891; d. 1981; m. BENJAMIN DANIEL MITCHELL,JR, August 06, 1910; b. March 18, 1887; d. November 10, 1961.

Notes for BENJAMIN DANIEL MITCHELL,JR:

Worked for SC Highway Dept. for 49 years.

x. LOURENE CUMMINGS, b. October 16, 1899; d. October 14, 1929; m. EMERSON.

xi. INFANT CUMMINGS, b. September 30, 1884, Oswego,Sumter County,SC; d. September 30, 1884, Oswego,Sumter County,SC.

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16. SARAH LINNA3 CUMMINGS (JOSEPH TARPLEY2, DR. SAMUEL MAXWELL1) was born June 15, 1853 in Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA, and died December 04, 1919. She married THOMAS SUMTER WATTS July 19, 1874 in Clarendon County,South Carolina, son of BENSON WATTS and EMILY HATFIELD. He was born November 01, 1846 in Clarendon County,SC, and died October 09, 1927 in Sumter,Sumter Co,SC.

Notes for SARAH LINNA CUMMINGS:

Listed in Sumter Eq. Roll # 157 of Benson Watts. Buried in SumterCemetery SLC. 1853-1919 1880 Census, Swimming Pens,Sumter County,SC, Family History Library Film # 1255242, NA Film # T9-1242, page # 376D, Has her as born 1855,age 25 in SC , keeping house ,Has husband and three children living with her.

Notes for THOMAS SUMTER WATTS:

Listed in Sumter Eq. Roll # 157 of Benson Watts. Buried in SumterCemetery SLC. 1853-1919 1880 Census, Swimming Pens,Sumter County,SC, Family History Library Film # 1255242, NA Film # T9-1242, page # 376D, Has him as born 1848,age 32 in SC , Farmer ,Has wife and three children living with him.

Children of SARAH CUMMINGS and THOMAS WATTS are:

i. SARAH EUGENIA4 WATTS, b. April 18, 1875, Sumter County,SC; d. March 11, 1947, Sumter,Sumter Co,SC; m. JOSEPH HENRY HINSON.

Notes for SARAH EUGENIA WATTS:

Listed in Sumter Eq. Roll # 157 of Benson Watts. Buried in SumterCemetery SLC. 1853-1919 1880 Census, Swimming Pens,Sumter County,SC, Family History Library Film # 1255242, NA Film # T9-1242, page # 376D, Has her as born 1875,age 5 in SC ,living with parents.

ii. HATTIE PRICE WATTS, b. February 09, 1877; d. August 12, 1938, Sumter,Sumter Co,SC; m. LEMUEL VERNON BROWN.

Notes for HATTIE PRICE WATTS:

Listed in Sumter Eq. Roll # 157 of Benson Watts. Buried in SumterCemetery SLC. 1853-1919 1880 Census, Swimming Pens,Sumter County,SC, Family History Library Film # 1255242, NA Film # T9-1242, page # 376D, Has her as born 1877,age 3 in SC ,living with parents.

iii. THOMAS MAGNUS WATTS, b. December 19, 1878; d. December 22, 1942, Sumter,Sumter Co,SC; m. (1) BESSIE STOKES; m. (2) RUTH HOPKINS.

Notes for THOMAS MAGNUS WATTS:

Listed in Sumter Eq. Roll # 157 of Benson Watts. Buried in SumterCemetery SLC. 1853-1919 1880 Census, Swimming Pens,Sumter County,SC, Family History Library Film # 1255242, NA Film # T9-1242, page # 376D, Has her as born 1879,age 1 in SC ,living with parents.

iv. BEULAH BERNICE WATTS, b. July 1881; m. FRANK ARDIS.

v. LINNA ETTA WATTS, b. August 21, 1883; d. July 30, 1973, Sumter,Sumter Co,SC; m. JULUIS M LAWRENCE.

Notes for LINNA ETTA WATTS:

Tombstone indicated that she was born in 1884

vi. CHARLES HOWARD WATTS, b. September 04, 1885, Sumter,Sumter Co,SC; d. October 02, 1969, Sumter,Sumter Co,SC; m. (1) ALMA JONES; d. 1974, Sumter,Sumter Co,SC; m. (2) HORTENSE LOVE.

vii. JULIUS BENSON WATTS, b. August 21, 1892, Clarendon County,SC; d. February 05, 1946, Clarendon County,SC; m. (1) RUBY MAE STONE, January 18, 1920, Sumter,Sumter Co,SC; b. December 20, 1902, Clarendon County,SC; d. February 07, 1927, Sumter,Sumter Co,SC; m. (2) GERTRUDE WORRELL, 1928.

viii. LOTTIE TAYLOR WATTS, b. December 13, 1892; d. August 10, 1961, Sumter,Sumter Co,SC; m. CHARLES LEE BAKER, January 19, 1917, Sumter,Sumter Co,SC; b. March 30, 1889, Rembert,SC; d. September 08, 1971, Sumter,Sumter Co,SC.

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17. BERNICE A3 CUMMINGS (JOSEPH TARPLEY2, DR. SAMUEL MAXWELL1) was born Abt. 1856 in Sumter County,SC. She married JOSEPH W MOORE Abt. 1877. He was born June 30, 1855 in Sumter County,SC, and died May 07, 1918 in Sumter County,SC.

Notes for BERNICE A CUMMINGS:

1880 Census ,Providence,Sumter County,SC ,Family History Library Film # 1255241, NA Film#T9-1241,page #210A, has him born in SC 1856 ,age 24, both parrents born in SC. married ,living with Joseph and one child Asbury C. They are living in the household of Martha Washington. She is listed as black,single age 19 and a laborer, both her parents born in SC.

Notes for JOSEPH W MOORE:

1880 Census ,Providence,Sumter County,SC ,Family History Library Film # 1255241, NA Film#T9-1241,page #210A, has him born in SC 1854 ,age 26,farmer , both parrents born in SC. married ,living with Bernice A and one child Asbury C. They are living in the household of Martha Washington. She is listed as black,single age 19 and a laborer, both her parents born in SC.

Children of BERNICE CUMMINGS and JOSEPH MOORE are:

i. CHARLIE4 MOORE.

ii. J W MOORE.

iii. MANEY MOORE.

iv. MELVIN MOORE.

v. PEARL MOORE.

vi. ASBURY C MOORE, b. 1878.

Notes for ASBURY C MOORE:

1880 Census ,Providence,Sumter County,SC ,Family History Library Film # 1255241, NA Film#T9-1241,page #210A, has him born in SC 1856 ,age 24, both parrents born in SC. living with parents.

vii. EUGENIA L MOORE, b. October 26, 1896, Sumter County,SC; d. August 20, 1916, Sumter County,SC.

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18. JOSEPH TARPLEY3 CUMMINGS,JR (JOSEPH TARPLEY2, DR. SAMUEL MAXWELL1) was born June 01, 1857 in Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA, and died February 05, 1935 in Rembert,Sumter,SC,USA. He married FRANCIS C SCARBOROUGH. She was born October 12, 1862 in Sumter County,SC, and died October 15,1933 in Sumter County,SC.

Notes for JOSEPH TARPLEY CUMMINGS,JR: Information on Joseph Tarpley Cummings, Jr furnished by Mrs Lena Hill andMrs Hazel Terrar

Children of JOSEPH CUMMINGS and FRANCIS SCARBOROUGH are:

i. FLORENCE V4 CUMMINGS, b. March 14, 1886; d. January 15, 1959, Sumter County,SC; m. HAMILTON B BOYKIN.

ii. KATHRYN MCLEOD CUMMINGS, b. March 23, 1888, Dalzell,Sumter County,SC; d. July 15, 1970, Sumter County,SC; m. LUCIUS KENNETH JACKSON, June 14, 1916; b. February 27, 1890, Privateer,Sumter County,SC; d. December 12, 1961, Sumter County,SC.

Notes for KATHRYN MCLEOD CUMMINGS:

Information on the family of Kathryn McLeod Cummings was furnished by MrsLena Hill, Mrs. Florence J. Burkett, and Mrs. Kathryn Irby.

iii. FRANK S CUMMINGS, b. December 15, 1895, Sumter County,SC; d. November 17, 1903, Sumter County,SC.

iv. CHARLES LEE CUMMINGS, b. May 23, 1900, Dalzell,Sumter County,SC; d. March 30, 1936, Sumter County,SC; m. JANNIE MOORE.

v. PAULINE CUMMINGS, m. JOSEPH LANGSTON.

vi. FANNIE CUMMINGS, m. W B MELLETTE.

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19. ELIZABETH EUGENIA3 CUMMINGS (JOSEPH TARPLEY2, DR. SAMUEL MAXWELL1) was born November 15, 1858 in Oswego, SC , Sumter, SC,USA, and died June 09, 1929. She married THOMAS LOUIS GREEN Aft. 1880, son of THOMAS GREEN and JULEAH PLAYER. He was born February 1861 in Sumter County,SC, and died January 08, 1928.

Notes for THOMAS LOUIS GREEN:

Birth Year <1861>

Birthplace SC

Age 19

Occupation Farmer

Marital Status S

Race W

Head of Household T. L. GREEN

Relation Self

Father's Birthplace SC

Mother's Birthplace SC

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Source Information:

Census Place Shiloh, Sumter, South Carolina

Family History Library Film 1255241

NA Film Number T9-1241

Page Number 258A

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Children of ELIZABETH CUMMINGS and THOMAS GREEN are:

i. DAISY CAROLINE4 GREEN, b. January 09, 1883; d. November 09, 1968; m. ROBERT DUNCAN JONES, May 31, 1908; b. October 04, 1884; d. December 30, 1974.

ii. BERNICE A GREEN, b. May 1886.

iii. JESSIE E GREEN, b. August 1888.

iv. EDNA R GREEN, b. March 1890.

v. ETHEL J GREEN, b. March 1890.

vi. THOMAS O GREEN, b. June 1892.

vii. LIZZIE E GREEN, b. August 1894.

viii. BLANCHE GREEN, b. 1901.

ix. LUCIUS WALTER GREEN, b. August 31, 1918.

20. CHARLES T3 CUMMINGS (JOSEPH TARPLEY2, DR. SAMUEL MAXWELL1) was born 1866. He married LOLA Abt. 1885.

Notes for CHARLES T CUMMINGS:

1880 Mayesville ,Sumter County,SC Censushas him born 1867,SC age 13

Child of CHARLES CUMMINGS and LOLA is:

i. ALICE4 CUMMINGS, b. Aft. 1886.

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