Genealogy of the Cushing Family

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An account of the Ancestors and Descendants of Matthew Cushing who came to America in 1638
Researching the Cushing families of England and Ireland who emigrated to Canada and the United States
Also including the Descendants of Maurice Cushing of County Kerry, Ireland
And the Descendants of Edward Cushing of County Cork, Ireland
Plus the Descendants of Pierre Courchesne of Paris, France

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  • ID: P10249
  • Birth: 1626 in Hingham, Norfolk, England 1 2
  • Name: John Thaxter Captain
  • Death: 14 Mar 1687 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
  • Burial: Aft 14 Mar 1687 Hingham Cemetery, Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts 3
  • Sex: M
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    John, b. in Eng. 1626, m. in Hing. Dec. 4, 1648, Elizabeth, dau. of Nicholas and Mary Jacob. She was b. in Eng. 1632, and surviving him, m. secondly, March 23, 1690-91, Daniel Cushing, Esq., widower. John d. 14 March, 1686-87, Št., as his gravestone says, 61 yrs. Was chosen lieut. in 1664, afts. capt. When serving against the Dutch at N.Y. he 'was preferred for' (promotion?) under orders from Cromwell. In 1680 he was in command of a troop of cavalry. Selectman in 1662, 1670, 1673, 1675, 1680, 1681, 1683, and 1685; representative at the General Court 1666, etc. Resided on North St., where now stands St. Paul's Catholic Church.

    John Thaxter

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    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Jacob b: 1632 in Hingham, Norfolk, England c: Feb 1634 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
    • Married: 4 Dec 1648 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts 4
    1. Has Children Elizabeth Thaxter b: 19 Feb 1660 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    2. Has Children Mary Jacob Thaxter b: 19 Aug 1667 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    3. Has Children Deborah Thaxter b: 5 Sep 1669 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    4. Has Children Sarah Thaxter b: 26 Sep 1671 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts

      Author: James Stevenson Cushing
      Publication: The Perrault Printing Co - Montreal, 1905; First Edition, 1877, by Lemuel Cushing (Finished by his family)
      An account of the Ancestors and Descendants of Matthew Cushing who came to America in 1638
      Page: pg 23, 26-27
    2. Title: History of the Town of Hingham Massachusetts: the Genealogies
      Author: George Lincoln
      Publication: Town of Hingham MA, 1893, 1982 reprint of Vol 2 & 3

      Page: pg 229-239
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      Page: Hingham Cemetery, Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    4. Title: New England Marriages Prior to 1700
      Author: Clarence Almon Torrey
      Publication: Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, MD. 1985
      plus Supplements 1 and 2. & S&R CDROM.
      Page: Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts

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