Adam CUMMINGS, 49, died at 7:40 a.m., Monday, January 19, 1931, in his home
216 Center avenue, McDonald, of heart failure, following an illness of two
Mr. CUMMINGS was born in Scotland in 1881, and the same year was brought to
the United States. His parents were John and Mary WINNIN CUMMINGS, who
located in McDonald. Adam CUMMINGS, received his education in the public
schools of Laurel Hill and McDonald, and then followed the occupation of
mining, as his farther had done.
On October, 14, 1900, he was united in marriage in Wellsburg, W.Va., with
Mary JOHNSTON, who survives, together with four daughters and one son;
Margaret, the wife of William SPEER of Oakdale; Marie, Audrey, Edna, and
Jack at home. A son William died in 1906 at the age of 4 ½ years. He is
also survived by one brother John of Irwin, and these sisters; Mrs. Mary
DUNCAN of Irwin, Mrs. Elizabeth YOUNG of Washington, and Mrs. Agnes
SYLVESTER of Montreal, Canada. His mother died in 1903 and his father in
1910. A brother Gilbert died about a year ago.
Mr. CUMMINGS was a quiet, upright citizen, respected by all who knew him.
He had been mine foreman in the Willow Grove mine of the McDonald Coal Co.
the past thirteen years. He was a member of the First United Presbyterian
church, and the Masonic and Moose fraternities.
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the First United
Presbyterian church, conducted by the pastor, the Rev. S. A. MCCOLLAM, who
was assisted by the Rev. A. R. ARMSTRONG of the Robinson's Run church.
Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.
(Source: Jan 23, 1931, Obits. McDonald Record-Outlook)
(Contributor: Victoria Hospodar Valentine, email@example.com)
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