Warren Comings

4. WARREN COMINGS6 (Samuel5, John4-3-2, Isaac1) youngest son of Samuel5 and Sarah (Spaulding) Comings, b. Oct. 16, 1768, in Dunstable, Mass. Came to Cornish with his father; m. May 28, 1789, Mary Taylor of Cornish, dau. of Capt. Joseph and Elizabeth (Sumner) Taylor, b. Sept. 18, 1767, and d. Nov. 6, 1849, aged 82. He d. Dec. 12, 1853, aged 85. A mechanic and farmer. Children born in Cornish:

    i. SALLY, b. July 10. 1791; m. William Dailey of Bridgewater, Vt., d. Nov. 19, 1872. He d. Jan. 1, 1861. No issue.
    ii. WILLIAM SUMNER. b. April S, 1793: m. March 23, 1822 (or Nov. 19, 1821), Susan Gates, b. July 10, 1791. He d. March 2, 1875. No issue.
    iii. BETSEY, b. April 6, 1796; m. Nov. 19, 1821, David Smith. She d. May 10, 1863. Lived at Sparta, Sussex Co., N. J. He d. March 20, 18 9. Seven children.
    iv. WARREN SPAULDING, b. June 15,1797; d. Dec. 1, 1818. Unm.
    v. TAYLOR GILMAN, b. May 15, 1799; d. Aug. 18, 1803.
    vi. JOSEPH SIDNEY, b. April 22, 1801; m. Jan. 22, 1834, Lydia Delilah Comings of Cornish, dau. of Andrew and Lydia (Jackson) Comings, b. Jan. 19, 1807, and d. Sept. 19, 1872. He d. Oct. 21, 1854.
    vii. HEMAN HUNT, b. April 9, 1803. Was a very prominent military man; was Col. of the 15th Regt. of N. H. State Militia for several years. A man of marked ability. He never married; d. June 30, 1870.
    viii. GILMAN TAYLOR, b. July 30, 1805; m. first, May 26, 1832, Amy A. Lockwood who d. Sept. 29, 1833; m. second, Sept. 1, 1834, Rhoda Worthington. He d. Dec. 16, 1876. He was also a Col. and res. in Metuchen, N. J.
    ix. MARIA, b. March 8, 1808; m. Nov. 30, 1831, Joshua W. Bryant of Cornish, b. March 20, 1795. Had five children. (See Bryant.) Res., Bridgewater, Vt., where he d. April 26, 1872. Shed. March 25, 1876.
    x. DANIEL MORRIS, b. May 16, 1810; m. Nov. 30, 1836, Emily Maria Hamilton, b. June 17,1814, d. Feb. 11, 1895. This family decided to so change their name as to spell the surname, Cummings, by which name it is now recognized. They had ten children. Res., Woodstock, Vt., Lebanon, Canaan and Enfield, where, at the latter place, he d. March 1, 1885. He was possessed of an unusual amount of mechanical ingenuity. He constructed several shops, both for wood and iron. Secured several patents on various inventions.
    xi. ALBERT GALLATIN, h. March 19, 1812; m. June 10, 1838, Cynthia J. Robbins, b. July 28, 1820, and d. July 8. 1900. He d. June 8, 1887. Had nine children. Res. in Mason and Lee and in Boston and Freetown, Mass. He was a minister of the gospel, was earnest in all movements to free the slaves. His two oldest sons entered the Northern army in the great Rebellion, one of them dying there. He also fought the evil of intemperance, and was twice candidate for governor on the temperance ticket.



Child, William Henry. History of the town of Cornish, New Hampshire, with genealogical record, 1763-1910. Concord, N.H., Rumford Press. c1911.

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