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Cumberland County Factoids

Named for the Cumberland road, named in its turn from the town Cumberland, Maryland, which derived its name from the mountain range of the same name adopted, presumably, from the Cumberland mountains of Great Britain.

Township Names:

Cottonwood
Crooked Creek
Greenup
Neoga
Spring Point
Sumpter
Union
Woodbury

Please check the time period your ancestors were in Cumberland County as the present area, or parts of it, were formerly included in the following Counties (links to these counties are provided below):

1831–1843
Coles
1819–1831
Clark
1816–1819
Crawford
1815–1816
Edwards
1812–1815
Madison
1801–1812
St. Clair
1790–1801
Knox, Northwest Territory

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Dates 1882-1914

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