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John J. Cummings Family of Fall River, Mass.

Submitted by Doreen Cummings Moniz

John J. Cummings, born 1859 in Providence RI, son of Michael & Bridget E. (Doyle) Cummings. His father was probably born in Stockport, England, but the family was from Strokestown, Co. Roscommon, Ireland. Michael moved his family from Providence to Fall River in the 1870s. John married Bridget Clifford in 1881. John worked for several years as a clerk for the Old Colony Steamboat Company, and then for 25 years as an inspector for the Fall River City Street Department.

 

Thomas F. Cummings and his wife Catherine J. (Sullivan), taken about 1943. Thomas (1890-1971) was the son of John J. and Bridget (Clifford) Cummings.

 

left: Catherine J. (Sullivan) Cummings, baby Robert Cummings, right: Adeline (Cummings) Falvey. Taken in 1939 at Jackson St., Fall River.

 

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