Genealogy of the Cushing Family 2010

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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: P10256
  • Death: 20 May 1750 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
  • Birth: 24 Oct 1696 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts 1 2 3 4 5 6
  • Name: Abel Cushing Captain
  • Burial: Aft 20 May 1750 High Street Cemetery, Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts 7
  • Sex: M
  • Note:
    Abel Cushing Captain (1696 - 1750) resided on South Pleasant Street, South Hingham. He was a Selectman for many years. "Brothers Abel and Theophilus, leaders of the clan in South Hingham, were wealthy farmers and mill owners. Abel owned a fulling-mill on South Pleasant Street."
    http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/gen/scituate/rr02/rr02_191.html#P1004

    Cushing , Abel. Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. Ebenezer Thayer's (Suffolk Co.) regt.; enlisted July 22, 1780; discharged Oct. 29, 1780; service, 3 mos. 11 days, travel included, at Rhode Island; company raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months; also, return of men raised agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Hingham; engaged April 6, 1781; term, 3 years; also, receipt dated Hingham, April 16, 1781, for bounty paid said Cushing by Col. David Cushing, Chairman of Class No. 24 of the town of Hingham, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years; also, Private, Capt. Seth Banister's co., Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt.; muster rolls for May and July, 1781, dated Phillipsbourgh; enlisted March 29, 1781; enlistment, 3 years; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Camp at Peekskill; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781, dated Continental Village; also, muster rolls for Oct., 1781-Feb., 1782, dated York Hutts; reported present but sick in Dec., 1781.

    PHOTOS:
    Abel Cushing 1696-1750



  • Note:
    Abel Cushing Captain (1696 - 1750) resided on South Pleasant Street, South Hingham. He was a Selectman for many years. "Brothers Abel and Theophilus, leaders of the clan in South Hingham, were wealthy farmers and mill owners. Abel owned a fulling-mill on South Pleasant Street."
    http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/gen/scituate/rr02/rr02_191.html#P1004

    Cushing , Abel. Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. Ebenezer Thayer's (Suffolk Co.) regt.; enlisted July 22, 1780; discharged Oct. 29, 1780; service, 3 mos. 11 days, travel included, at Rhode Island; company raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months; also, return of men raised agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Hingham; engaged April 6, 1781; term, 3 years; also, receipt dated Hingham, April 16, 1781, for bounty paid said Cushing by Col. David Cushing, Chairman of Class No. 24 of the town of Hingham, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years; also, Private, Capt. Seth Banister's co., Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt.; muster rolls for May and July, 1781, dated Phillipsbourgh; enlisted March 29, 1781; enlistment, 3 years; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Camp at Peekskill; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781, dated Continental Village; also, muster rolls for Oct., 1781-Feb., 1782, dated York Hutts; reported present but sick in Dec., 1781.
    CEMETERY:
    Abel Cushing 1696-1750


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  • Title: Abel Cushing Captain (1696 - 1750)
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    Father: Theophilus Cushing Hon. Rev b: 29 May 1657 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts c: 7 Jun 1657 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    Mother: Mary Jacob Thaxter b: 19 Aug 1667 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts

    Marriage 1 Mary Allen Jacob b: 29 Sep 1698 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    • Married: 24 Nov 1720 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts 8
    Children
    1. Has No Children Mary Cushing b: 12 Aug 1722 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    2. Has No Children David Cushing b: 2 Jul 1724 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    3. Has Children David Cushing Colonel b: 7 Sep 1727 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    4. Has Children Abel Cushing b: 26 Jan 1730 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts c: 15 Feb 1730 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    5. Has Children Mary Cushing b: 28 Jan 1732 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts c: 13 Feb 1732 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    6. Has No Children Laban Cushing b: 21 Feb 1734 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts c: 3 Mar 1734 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    7. Has No Children Son Cushing b: 21 Jan 1737 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    8. Has No Children Son Cushing b: 21 Jan 1737 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    9. Has Children Lydia Cushing b: 23 Apr 1738 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    10. Has Children Abigail Cushing b: 14 Jun 1741 in Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts

    Sources:
    1. Title: GENEALOGY OF THE CUSHING FAMILY
      Author: James Stevenson Cushing
      Publication: The Perrault Printing Co - Montreal, 1905; First Edition, 1877, by Lemuel Cushing (Finished by his family)
      Note:
      An account of the Ancestors and Descendants of Matthew Cushing who came to America in 1638
      Page: pg 27, 43
      Note:
    2. Title: FamilySearch: Ancestral File v4.19
      Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Publication: 2008 Intellectual Reserve, Inc.
      Note:

      Page: AFN: 3KCC-L1
      Note:
    3. Title: FamilySearch: Pedigree Resource File
      Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Publication: 2008 Intellectual Reserve, Inc.
      Note:

      Page: x
      Note:
    4. Title: Not All Is Changed "A Life History of Hingham"
      Author: Lorena Laing Hart & Francis Russell Hart
      Publication: 1993, Hingham Historical Commission, Hingham, Massachusetts
      Note:

      Page: x
      Note:
    5. Title: Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution.Vol 4
      Author: Secretary of the Commonwealth
      Publication: Boston, MA, USA: Wright and Potter Printing Co., 1896
      Note:

      Page: pg 283
      Note:
    6. Title: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
      Note:

      Page: Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Text: Name: Abel Cushing Gender: Male Birth Date: 24 Sep 1696 Birthplace: HINGHAM,PLYMOUTH,MASSACHUSETTS Father's Name: Theophilus Cushing Mother's Name: Mary Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C50274-1 System Origin: Massachusetts-ODM GS Film number: 426570
    7. Title: Findagrave.com
      Note:

      Page: High Street Cemetery, Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    8. Title: Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910
      Publication: FamilySearch.org
      Note:

      Page: Hingham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Text: Name: Abel Cushing Spouse's Name: Mary Jacob Event Date: 24 Nov 1720 Event Place: Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts Father's Name: Theophilus Cushing Spouse's Father's Name: Peter Jacob Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I05556-3 System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy GS Film number: 423520 Reference ID: p185

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