Biography of Lincoln L. Cummings
Madison County, NY Biographies





Cummings, Lincoln L., p. o. Munnsville, was born in Oneida county, November 25, 1824, a son of Nichols and Amelia (Gould) Cummings, both natives of Massachusetts. They had thirteen children and came to Oneida about 1822; he died in Stockbridge in 1863 and his wife in 1885. Lincoln L. Cummings was educated in the common schools and Munnsville Academy. Mr. Cummings taught schools eight winters and followed the trade of stone mason for a short time. At present he has sixty nine acres of land which he bought in 1850. In 1858 he patented the first portable hop press ever used. On March 17, 1850, he married Martha J. Bridge of Stockbridge, and has three children: Elbert L. (deceased), James B., born July 14, 1856, educated in the common schools; and Andrew L. (deceased). Mr. Cummings was originally a Whig, and now a Republican; he has been town auditor seven years, commissioner two years and assessor nine years. Mrs. Cummings died September 3, 1896.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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