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: P16471
  • Burial: Aft 2 Dec 1897 Indian Lake Cemetery, Dowagiac, Cass, Michigan 1
  • Name: Ella R. Pegg
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 5 Sep 1857 in Ohio 2 3 4 5
  • Death: 2 Dec 1897 in Silver Creek, Cass, Michigan
  • Note:
    Per Dexter and Jane Cushing's family Bible:
    William G. Cushing, of Silver Creek Cass Co. Mich. and Ella R. Pegg, of Pipestone Berrien Co. Mich. were united in the Bonds of Holy Matrimony on the 26th day of June 1879 A.D. at Benton Harbor Mich. by E. or S. A.
    Whitman, Minister of the Gospel.

    NOTES:Hi Ginny, thanks for your emails! Well, this certainly ads some interesting mysteries to my family history! I asked my mom if she knew if her grandfather, William Cushing, had been married before and she said no. But when I mentioned the name, Ella, she said she knew that name because when she went, as a little girl, to the house of Flora (her grandmother) and her step-grandfather, Darwin Sutherland, she always got stuck with the silver napkin ring that had Ella's name engraved while everyone else had their own. No one ever mentioned who Ella was, though. My sister now has that napkin ring. She also has several silver baby spoons that belonged to Jane Gilbert, William Cushing and some others, as well as a silver spoon that was given as a gift to those who attended the 50th anniversary of Jane and William's marriage. I also have a neat card from that event with both their photos and a poem. If you would like me to email you a scanned photo of Jane, William or the card, just let me know. Oh, I have a couple original documents pertaining to William B. Gilbert and Synthia's Silver Creek property from 1854 as well. It is VERY difficult to read, but one interesting thing is Synthia's name spelling, with an 'S.' Since she wrote her signature that way, I guess she changed it along the way. I run into that alot before the 20th century. -
    Ella Pegg 1
    William Gilbert Cushing 4

    Ella Pegg 2

    1. Cushing, Dexter and Jane, Family Bible
    2. Indian Lake Cemetery Burial List
    3. Silver Creek Deaths
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    Father: Elisha Pegg b: 20 Jan 1804 in Virginia
    Mother: Amy "Anna" Calvin b: 6 Jan 1816 in Ohio

    Marriage 1 William Gilbert Cushing b: 29 Apr 1858 in Silver Creek, Cass, Michigan
    • Married: 26 Jun 1879 in Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan 6
    1. Has No Children Baby Boy Cushing b: 25 Jan 1883 in Silver Creek, Cass, Michigan
    2. Has No Children Blossom L. Cushing b: Mar 1895 in Silver Creek, Cass, Michigan
    3. Has No Children Carey Cushing b: Feb 1898 in Silver Creek, Cass, Michigan

    1. Title:

      Page: Indian Lake Cemetery, Dowagiac, Cass, Michigan
    2. Title: 1870 US Census

      Page: Silver Creek, Cass, Michigan
    3. Title: 1880 US Census

      Page: Silver Creek, Cass, Michigan
      Text: 1880 US Census: Silver Creek, Cass, Michigan Dexter CUSHING Self M Male W 53 NY Farmer MA NY Jane CUSHING Wife M Female W 44 NY Keeping House RI NY William CUSHING Son M Male W 22 MI Farmer NY NY Cyntha J. CUSHING Dau S Female W 14 MI At School NY NY Ella CUSHING DauL M Female W 23 OH At Home MI MI
    4. Title: History of Cass County, Biographies
      Author: Glover
      Publication: 1905
      Page: x
    5. Title: Meachum Family
      Author: Virginia Meachum

      Page: x
    6. Title: Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925

      Page: Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan
      Text: Name: William G. Cushing Age (Expanded): 22 years Birth Year: 1857 Birthplace: Silver Creek, Mich. Spouse's Name: Ella Pegg Spouse's Age (Expanded): 21 years Spouse's Birth Year: 1858 Spouse's Birthplace: Williams Co., Ohio Event Date: 26 Jun 1879 Event Place: Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan GS Film number: 2342464 Digital Folder Number: 4207607 Image Number: 457 Reference ID: v 3 p 94 rn 85

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