Charles Chittenden Cummings was born December 14, 1829, in Massachusetts, died September 3, 1899, in Burnet County and was buried in the Old Burnet Cemetery. He married Mary Ann Hoover, daughter of Isaac and Anna Hoover, February 19, 1857, in Burnet County. Mary Ann Hoover was born September 5, 1842 in Tennessee and died November 8, 1893; she is buried in the Old Burnet Cemetery.
Charles C. Cummings served in the Civil War from September 25, 1862 until the close of the war in the cavalry, Company D, Third Regiment, Arizona Brigade, under the command of Captain R. W. McKee.
Charles C. and Mary Ann Hoover Cummings lived in Hoover's Valley where Charles was a farmer. Later he lived in Burnet and served on The Board of Education. He was interested in education and two of his daughters were teachers in Burnet County schools for a CulbertsonFObit.html9/Claris%20Home%20Page%20Lite/Burnet/CulbertsonFObit.htmlnumber of years. [Photo of Burnet Home]
The children of Charles C. and Mary Anne Hoover Cummings were: