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Grave has been located flag male ancestor  Edson Selden  CUMMINGS

  (b. 7 December 1875 Lewiston, Maine, USA   d. 11 April 1939 Poland, Maine, USA )  

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Edson Selden CUMMINGS was born 7 December 1875 in Lewiston, Maine, USA. Edson Selden CUMMINGS was the child of ?   and   ?

Edson Selden CUMMINGS died 11 April 1939 in Poland, Maine, USA.

Occupation: Doctor


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Birth
7 December 1875
Lewiston, Maine, USA



USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion


USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:


USA 1879 - Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879 when Charles Brush successfully demonstrated arc lights on the streets.


USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.


USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.


USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.


USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.


USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.


World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).


USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.


USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended


USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.


World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition


USA 1894 - Pullman strike


World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike


USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.


USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.


USA 1898 - April 25 – Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain; the U.S. Congress announces that a state of war has existed since April 21 (later backdating this one more day to April 20).


USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.

1900 Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine

name: Edson S Cummings
titles & terms:
event: Census
event date: 1900
event place: ED 16 Lewiston city Ward 3, Androscoggin, Maine, United States
birth date: Dec 1875
birthplace: Maine
relationship to head of household: Son
father's birthplace: Maine
mother's birthplace: Maine
race or color (standardized): White
gender: Male
marital status: Single
years married:
estimated marriage year:
mother how many children:
number living ...Read MORE...



1910 Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine

name: Edson S Cummings
birthplace: Maine
relationship to head of household: Self
residence: Lewiston Ward 3, Androscoggin, Maine
marital status: Married
race : White
gender: Male
immigration year:
father's birthplace: Maine
mother's birthplace: Maine
family number: 4
page number: 1
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Edson S Cummings M 35y Maine
wife Harriette M Cummings F 35y...Read MORE...




World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic


USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.


USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.


USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.


World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium


USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,


World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.


USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.


USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.


USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.


USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.


USA 1918 - March 19 – The United States Congress establishes time zones and approves daylight saving time (DST goes into effect on March 31).


World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.


USA 1919 - June 4 – Women's rights: The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.


World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations


USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:

1920 Portland, Cumberland, Maine

name: Edson Cummings
residence: , Cumberland, Maine
estimated birth year: 1876
age: 44
birthplace: Maine
relationship to head of household: Self
gender: Male
race: White
marital status: Married
father's birthplace: Maine
mother's birthplace: Maine
film number: 1820640
digital folder number: 4300995
image number: 00060
sheet number: 2
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Edson Cummings M 44y Maine
wife Harriett...Read MORE...



1930 Portland, Cumberland, Maine

name: Edson S Cummings
event: Census
event date: 1930
event place: Portland, Cumberland, Maine
gender: Male
age: 54
marital status: Married
race: White
birthplace: Maine
estimated birth year: 1876
immigration year:
relationship to head of household: Head
father's birthplace: Maine
mother's birthplace: Maine
enumeration district number: 0054
family number: 251
sheet number and letter: 9B
line number: 95
nara publication: T626,...Read MORE...




World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered


USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.


USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens


USA 1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.


USA 1933 - March, The Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a "Bank holiday", closing all United States banks and freezing all financial transactions.


USA 1933 - April 5 - President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a national emergency and issues Executive Order 6102, making it illegal for U.S. citizens to own substantial amounts of monetary gold or bullion.


USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.


USA 1933 - November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed.


USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.


USA 1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.


USA 1935 - August 14 – United States President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.


USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)


USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:


USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States.

Death
11 April 1939
Poland, Maine, USA


Edson is buried at: Riverside Cemetery


Lewiston, Maine, USA

http://lplonline.org/wp-content/uploads/Riverside-Cemetery.pdf

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