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: P28421
  • Burial: Aft 24 Sep 1961 Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts 1
  • Death: 24 Sep 1961
  • Birth: 18 Sep 1889 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Name: Charles Edward Cushing
  • Note:
    In his younger days Charles Edward Cushing (1889 - 1961) was credited with saving the lives of 5 drowning people at various times at Glen Echo Park in Stoughton Mass. There was even a movement to nominate him for the Carnegie Medal for Heroism. Charlie would hear nothing of it.
    - from the Stoughton Chronicle, September 6 1956

    ..JUNE 10, 1906
    Charlie Cushing, then a boy of 16, was sitting on shore watching the bathers about two that afternoon, he observed George E. Pope of Avon sink in the lake. Charlie swam with his clothes on to the place where young Pope had gone down for the third time and diving down, succeeded in raising him to the surface and, with the aid of others, got him ashore unconscious. While aid from Drs. Ewing & McDonald was sought, R. M. Evans and others worked over Pope but were not able to restore him to consciousness and the doctors worked on him a half hour before he showed signs of life. "Great credit is due young Cushing for his splendid work in pulling the drowning man from the bottom. But for his effective work, Pope would have lost his life". Stoughton Chronical Sept 6, 1956

    Charlie also saved lives in June 1907
    August 12, 1909
    June 17, 1913
    and another rescue not noted in files but Charlie stated there was one more and I believe him.

    Charles E Cushing 1889-1961 a

    Charles E Cushing 1889-1961 b
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    Father: Charles H. Cushing b: 23 May 1857 in Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts
    Mother: Sarah "Sadie" Cheetham b: 25 Jul 1865 in Whiston, York, England

    Marriage 1 Eleanor Frances O'Brien b: 1889 in Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts
    • Married: 22 Apr 1914 in Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts 4
    1. Has No Children Ruth E. Cushing b: 1915 in Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts
    2. Has No Children Charles E. Cushing Jr b: 4 Jun 1917 in Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts
    3. Has No Children Sarah L. Cushing b: 1919 in Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts
    4. Has No Children Doris Cushing b: 1920 in Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts
    5. Has No Children Francis Cushing b: 1927 in Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts

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      Page: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts
    2. Title: 1930 US Census

      Page: Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts
      Text: Census - US Federal 1930 Massachusetts NORFOLK STOUGHTON TOWN 11-123 Sheet 9a 1. Cushing, Charles E (b: 1890*) Household: Cushing, Eleanor F (b: 1890*) Cushing, Ruth E (b: 1915*) Cushing, Charles E (b: 1918*) Cushing, Sarah L (b: 1919*) Cushing, Doris (b: 1920*) Cushing, Francis (b: 1927*)
    3. Title: 1900 US Census

      Page: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Text: name: Charles E Cushing titles & terms: event: Census event date: 1900 event place: ED 1181 Precinct 7 Boston city Ward 2, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States birth date: Sep 1889 birthplace: Massachusetts relationship to head of household: Son father's birthplace: Vermont mother's birthplace: England race or color (standardized): White gender: Male marital status: Single years married: estimated marriage year: mother how many children: number living children: immigration year: page: 9 sheet letter: B family number: 179 reference number: 65 film number: 1240676 digital folder number: 004114440 image number: 00577 Household Gender Age Birthplace head Charles H Cushing M 42 Vermont wife Sarah Cushing F 34 England son William H Cushing M 14 Massachusetts son Charles E Cushing M 11 Massachusetts son Albert B Cushing M 9 Massachusetts son Robert C Cushing M 6 Massachusetts
    4. Title: Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915

      Page: Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts
      Text: Charles H Cushing Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915 spouse: Sadie Chetham name: Charles Edward Cushing event: Marriage event date: 22 Apr 1914 event place: Stoughton, , Massachusetts gender: Male age: 24 birth date: 1890 birthplace: Milton, , marriage registration place: Stoughton, , Massachusetts estimated birth year: 1890 father: Charles H Cushing mother: Sadie Chetham spouse: Eleanor Frances O'Brien spouse's father: Francis O'Brien spouse's mother: Nora Foley record number: 7548 digital folder number: 4329373 number of images: 1

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