Elisha J. Cummings was born at Heber October 08, 1862, a son of Isaac and Sarah Jones Cummings.  He married Hannah M. Clegg July 21, 1887 in the Logan Temple.  She was born March 22, 1867 at Springville, Utah.  Four children were born to this couple:  Elisha C., Lillian (Mrs. Chase Moulton); H. Clay, and Mrs. Francis (Vivian) Carlile.

            Mr. Cummings died Dec. 11, 1935 and Mrs. Cummings died Sept. 27, 1952.

            Elisha J. was a member of the first City Council of Heber; member of Wasatch County Commission for 12 years; director of Heber City Bank for 20 years and county chairman of the Republican Party for several years.  He was one of the original directors of the Timpanogos Irrigation Co. and was president of this company at the time of his death.  He was a cattle and sheep raiser.

            Mrs. Cummings was an active Church member.