Born: 1780-XX-XX North Carolina
Flourished: 1834-05-05 Sangamon County, Illinois
Summers moved to Franklin County, Illinois, sometime before 1830 but had moved to Menard County by 1832, where he remained for the rest of his life. In 1850, he was working as a farmer with his wife Lydia and had amassed $600 in personal property.
U.S. Census Office, Fifth Census of the United States (1830), Franklin County, IL, 11; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Menard County, IL, 298; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Menard County, IL, 333; Election Returns for New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois.