Biography of Ray Cummings
Potter County, PA Biographies

RAY CUMMINGS, farmer, P. 0. Harrison Valley, was born in Harrison township, Potter Co., Penn., in June, 1852, a son of Henry and Angeline (Dodge) Cummings His paternal grandparents were Abel and Martha Cummings, who were among the pioneers of Harrison township, clearing what is now known as the George Stevens farm; their children were Calvin, Alfred, Henry, Ezra, Samuel and Martha (Mrs. Thomas Lawton). His maternal grandparents were Israel and Sally (White) Dodge, who settled in Harrison township in 1842. Henry Cummings was a farmer by occupation. He was in the Civil war, serving three years in Company G, Forty sixth Pennsylvania Regiment. and was killed at Peach Tree Creek, near Atlanta, Ga., April 14, 1865. He had two children, Ray being the only survivor. Ray Cummings was married to Esther, daughter of Harmon and Rose (Watrous) Swetland, of Harrison township, and they have two children, Louie L. and Henry N. Mr. Cummings has always followed agricultural pursuits, and was born and reared on the farm he now occupies. In politics he is a Republican.


From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890


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