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
  • Burial: Aft 7 Jan 1718 High Street Cemetery, Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts 1
  • Christening: 7 Jun 1657 Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts 2
  • Death: 7 Jan 1718 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
  • Birth: 29 May 1657 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts 3 4 5
  • Name: Theophilus Cushing Hon. Rev
  • Sex: M
  • Note:
    Theophilus Cushing, Hon. Rev (1657 - 1718) was minister of first church in Scituate, ordained May 27, 1691.
    His will was made 3 January 1718. He resided on Main Street, South Hingham. He was a farmer, Selectman 1697, 1707, 1715. Representative 1702-04, 1707 and 1713. He married 28 November 1688, Mary, daughter of John Thaxter, and this led, as in the early days was often found, to the union of the surviving parents of the young couple. Theophilus purchased from his aunt, widow of Mathias Briggs, the latter's homestead near Pear Tree Hill.

    THEOPHILUS, b. in Hing. June 7, 1657. m. Nov. 28, 1688, Mary Thaxter, dau. of John and Elizabeth (Jacob) Thaxter. She was b. in Hing. Aug. 19, 1667, and surviving him, m. secondly, Jan. 11, 1721-22, Capt. Joseph Herrick of Beverly, Mass. Capt. Theophilus Cushing d. 7 Jan. 1717-18, �t. 61st yr. In his will, dated 3 Jan. 1717-18, gives 'to wife Mary, thirty-two shares in the second part of 3d division in Cohasset; also land at 'Planters' Hill;' my quick stock, all my movables, and the improvement of my whole estate while she remains a widow; afterwards to go to sons Theophilus and Seth when they become of age. To daughter Deborah �100; to son Nehemiah land in Abington, and the release of a bond for money lent him; to son Adam land and buildings formerly purchased of William Sprague, sen r.; to son David land purchased of Samuel Stodder, also the lot purchased of my brother Samuel Thaxter; to son Abel house and land I purchased of William Sprague, Jr., lying near 'Page's Bridge;' to son Theophilus my dwelling-house, barn, and land on the west side of the road, and land at 'Wakely's Marsh;' to son Seth land and other valuables; and the sons are to pay �100 each to their sister Deborah;' w. Mary executrix. 'Farmer.' Selectman 1697, 1707, and 1715. Representative 1702, 1703, 1704, 1707, and 1713.

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  • Title: Theophilus Cushing, Hon. Rev (1657 - 1718)

    Father: Daniel Cushing Hon. b: Bef 20 Apr 1619 in Hingham, Norfolk, England c: 20 Apr 1619 in Hingham, Norfolk, England
    Mother: Lydia Clark Gilman b: 15 Sep 1619 in Hingham, Norfolk, England

    Marriage 1 Mary Jacob Thaxter b: 19 Aug 1667 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    • Married: 28 Nov 1688 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    1. Has Children Nehemiah Cushing Hon. Captain b: 18 Jul 1689 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    2. Has No Children Mary Cushing b: 9 Feb 1691 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    3. Has Children Adam Cushing Hon. Major b: 1 Jan 1693 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    4. Has Children David Cushing b: Dec 1694 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    5. Has Children Abel Cushing Captain b: 24 Oct 1696 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    6. Has No Children Rachel Cushing b: 17 Aug 1698 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    7. Has No Children Mary Cushing b: 26 Sep 1701 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    8. Has Children Theophilus Cushing b: 16 Jun 1703 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    9. Has Children Seth Cushing b: 13 Dec 1705 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    10. Has Children Deborah Cushing b: 26 Sep 1707 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    11. Has Children Lydia Cushing b: 13 Feb 1710 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts

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      Page: High Street Cemetery, Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    2. Title: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915

      Page: Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Text: Name: Theophilus Cushing Gender: Male Christening Date: 07 Jun 1657 Christening Place: Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts Father's Name: Daniel Cushing Mother's Name: Lidya
      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 23-24, 27
    4. Title: History and Genealogy of the Briggs Family 1254-1937
      Author: L. Vernon Briggs
      Publication: 1938, 3 vol

      Page: x
    5. Title: Old Times of North Yarmouth, Maine
      Publication: Somersworth, NH: New Hampshire Publishing Company; 1977

      Page: pg 571

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