Ellen Cummins1,2,3

F, b. circa 1815, d. 30 March 1888
Relationship2nd great-grandmother of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsDawson Descendancy Chart
           Ellen Cummins was born in 1811 at Ireland..4 She was also known to have been born circa 1815 at Ireland.5
     Ellen Cummins married Peter Dawson, son of Grandpa Dawson, on 11 January 1837 at Parish of Ballyloughloe, County Westmeath, Ireland. Witnesses to the marriage were John Conlon and Mary Curly.6
     Ellen Cummins died on 30 March 1888 at Baylin, County Westmeath, Ireland, from old age and debility.7,8 She was buried on 1 April 1888 at Baylin, Parish of Ballyloughloe, County Westmeath, Ireland.9


Peter Dawson d. 21 Jan 1891


  1. [S789] Baptismal Record for Elizabeth Dawson: 19 July 1837.
  2. [S787] Baptismal Record for William Dawson: 17 July 1839.
  3. [S865] Ellen Cumming Dawson's Death Certificate, Number 134, Ellen Dawson.
  4. [S865] Ellen Cumming Dawson's Death Certificate, Number 134, shows her age as 77 years.
  5. [S784] John Mitchell, "John Mitchell's Family Group Sheet", shows birthdate as circa 1815.
  6. [S760] Marriage Record of Peter Dawson and Ellen Cummins: 11 January 1837.
  7. [S1266] Ireland Death Index, 1864-1958: Ellen Dawson (Registration District: Athlone; Apr-May-Jun 1888; Volume 3, Page 11.
  8. [S865] Ellen Cumming Dawson's Death Certificate, Number 134, The death was registered in the district of Glasson, in the Superintendent Registrar's District of Athlone in the County of Westmeath.
  9. [S739] Ellen Dawson's Burial Record.
  10. [S1529] Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, Baptism Records Transcript, Tubberclaire, Meath, 1655-1915, : William Dawson; shows mother as Ellen Cummins, National Library of Ireland.
  11. [S794] Baptismal Record for Michael Dawson: 13 May 1842.
  12. [S761] Baptismal Record for Ann Dawson: 16 May 1848.
  13. [S88] Anna Dwyer's Death Certificate.
  14. [S762] Unknown volume, Baptismal Record for Peter Dawson: shows mother as Eleanor Kimmins, 5 June 1850, Irish Family History Foundation.
  15. [S763] Baptismal Record for Ellenor Dawson: 28 July 1852.
  16. [S129] Michael Mitchell household, 1880 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 42, page 24, dwelling 152, family 227.
  17. [S818] Ellen Mitchell's Death Certificate, shows mother as Ellen Cummings.