Cushing Genealogy: Irish Ancestors

Entries: 8319    Updated: 2014-11-14 19:53:03 UTC (Fri)    Contact: Warren Cushing    Home Page: Genealogy of the Cushing Family

Researching the Cushing families of England and Ireland who emigrated to Canada and the United States.
Including Cussen, Cushen, Cusheon, Cushion, Cushin, Cushian, Cushan, Le Cussan, Cushnaghan, Cushingham, Cushman

Index | Pedigree | Ahnentafel | Download GEDCOM | Public Profile | Add Post-em

  • ID: P137
  • Name: Cardinal Richard James Cushing
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 24 Aug 1895 in South Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
  • Death: 2 Nov 1970 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
  • Burial: Aft 2 Nov 1970 Chapel of St. Colette School for Exceptional Children, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
  • Note:
    Cardinal Richard James Cushing (1895 - 1970)
    Education: Boston College, Boston; St. John's Seminary, Brighton, Massachusetts.

    Priesthood: Ordained, May 26, 1921, Boston. Pastoral work in archdiocese of Boston, 1921-1939. Assistant director of Society for Propagation of Faith, 1922-1929; director, 1929-1944. Domestic prelate, May 14, 1939.

    Episcopate: Elected titular bishop of Mela and appointed auxiliary of Boston, June 10, 1939. Consecrated, June 29, 1939, Boston, by Cardinal William Henry O'Connell, archbishop of Boston. Apostolic administrator, sede vacante, of Boston, April-September, 1944. Promoted to metropolitan see of Boston, September 25, 1944. Assistant at Pontifical Throne, June 11, 1954. Founder of Missionary Society of St. James.

    Cardinalate: Created cardinal priest, December 15, 1958; received red hat and title of S. Susanna, December 18, 1958. Papal legate to National Eucharistic Congress, Lima, Per? June 27, 1960; to National Eucharistic Congress, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, July 4, 1961. Attended II Vatican Council, 1962-1965. Participated in the conclave of 1963. Papal legate to consecration of cathedral of Galloway, Ireland, March 10, 1965. Resigned pastoral government of archdiocese, September 8, 1970.

    Catholic Hierarchy: Richard James Cushing

    The following data concerns Margaret Dahill's sister Mary Dahill the mother of Richard Cardinal Cushing. According to the Death Certificate issue to Mary Cushing her parents were John Dahill,and Margaret Hayes, both of whom were born in Ireland. Mary Dahill died September 27, 1940 at the age of 82 in South Boston, Massachusetts. She was the mother of Richard Cardinal Cushing, who was born in South Boston on August 24, 1895. Cardinal Cushing's father was Patrick Cushing, born in Ireland, a Blacksmith in South Boston, who died April 25, 1924 at the age of 63. The death Certificate Issued for Richard Cardinal Cushing indicated a date of death of November 2, 1970, in Boston at the age of 75.

    Philanthropist, Cardinal. Archbishop of Boston. He presided over John F. Kennedy's wedding and funeral. He also presided over the funerals of Robert Kennedy and President Kennedy's infant children, Patrick and Arabella.
    Alternate Burial: Portiuncula Chapel, Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts


    More CARDINAL RICHARD JAMES CUSHING:

    Cardinal Richard James Cushing


    PHOTOS:

    Richard James Cushing 1

    Richard James Cushing 2

    Richard James Cushing 3

    Richard James Cushing Park

    Portiuncula Chapel
    Sources:
    1. Bibliography. Dever, Joseph. Cushing of Boston: a candid portrait. Boston: Bruce Humphries, 1965. Devine, M.C. The world's cardinal. Boston: St. Paul Editions, 1964. Fenton, John H. Salt of the earth: an informal profile of Richard Cardinal Cushing. New York: Coward-McCann, 1965.

  • OBJE:
  • FILE: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=document&guid=13e87420-d6bc-4115-831e-3393d5625a87&tid=17461779&pid=137
  • FORM: htm
  • Title: Cardinal Richard James Cushing (1895 - 1970)
  • OBJE:
  • FILE: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=f7a16ca2-cd60-4f61-b56a-4d70f214d96a&tid=17461779&pid=137
  • FORM: jpg
  • Title: richard_james_cushing3
  • OBJE:
  • FILE: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=1420292a-2854-408e-8fbc-5fe9f9f25925&tid=17461779&pid=137
  • FORM: jpg
  • Title: portiuncula_chapel
  • OBJE:
  • FILE: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=1b176fbb-cab0-4835-8de9-892334d63c00&tid=17461779&pid=137
  • FORM: jpg
  • Title: richard_james_cushing1
  • OBJE:
  • FILE: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=0abd34c3-728f-4a59-a21d-6ee22a26c749&tid=17461779&pid=137
  • FORM: jpg
  • Title: richard_cardinal_cushing_park
  • OBJE:
  • FILE: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=0b28287a-5b7d-44f9-a7b7-627b63aa28b0&tid=17461779&pid=137
  • FORM: jpg
  • Title: richard_james_cushing2



    Father: Patrick Harry Cushing b: 1863 in Glanworth, County Cork, Ireland
    Mother: Mary Dahill b: 1860 in Tooraneena, County Waterford, Ireland

    Sources:
    1. Title: 1900 US Census
      Note:

      Page: Boston Ward 12, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Note:
      Text: Name: James Cushing Titles & Terms: Residence: Boston city, Suffolk, Massachusetts Birth Date: Aug 1895 Birthplace: Massachusetts Relationship to Head of Household: Son Spouse: Spouse's Titles & Terms: Spouse's Birthplace: Father: Father's Titles & Terms: Father's Birthplace: Ireland Mother: Mother's Titles & Terms: Mother's Birthplace: Ireland Race or Color (expanded): White Head-of-household Name: Gender: Male Marital Status: Single Years Married: Estimated Marriage Year: Mother How Many Children: Number Living Children: Immigration Year: Enumeration District: 1368 Page: 6 Sheet Letter: A Family Number: 98 Reference Number: 3 Film Number: 1240683 Image Number: 00015 Household Gender Age Parent Harry Cushing M Parent Mary Cushing F Bridget Cushing F Mary J Cushing F James Cushing M Annie Cushing F Richard Cushing M
    2. Title: 1910 US Census
      Note:

      Page: Boston Ward 14, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Note:
      Text: Name: James R Cushing Birthplace: Massachusetts Relationship to Head of Household: Son Residence: Boston Ward 14, Suffolk, Massachusetts Marital Status: Single Race : White Gender: Male Immigration Year: Father's Birthplace: Ireland Mother's Birthplace: Ireland Family Number: 154 Page Number: 8 Household Gender Age Birthplace SELF Patrick Cushing M 45y Ireland WIFE Mary Cushing F 50y Ireland BRO Richard Cushing M 52y Ireland DAU Bridget Cushing F 17y Massachusetts DAU Mary Cushing F 16y Massachusetts SON James R Cushing M 14y Massachusetts DAU Annie Cushing F 11y Massachusetts SON John Cushing M 6y Massachusetts
    3. Title: 1920 US Census
      Note:

      Page: Boston Ward 25, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Note:
      Text: 1920 US Census: Boston Ward 25, Suffolk, MassachusettsRichard J Cushing abt 1897 Massachusetts
    4. Title: 1930 US Census
      Note:

      Page: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Note:
      Text: 1930 US Census: Boston, Suffolk, MassachusettsRichael Cushing abt 1896 Massachusetts
    5. Title: FamilySearch: International Genealogical Index v5.0
      Note:

      Page: x
    6. Title: Findagrave.com
      Note:

      Page: Chapel of St. Colette School for Exceptional Children, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    7. Title: Cardinal Cushing of Boston
      Author: John Henry Cutler
      Publication: Hawthorn Books, Inc., New York, 1970
      Note:

      Page: x
    8. Title: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
      Note:

      Page: x
      Note:
      Text: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915Name: Richard James Cushing Gender: Male Baptism/Christening Date: Baptism/Christening Place: Birth Date: 24 Aug 1895 Birthplace: Death Date: Name Note: Race: Father's Name: Patrick Cushing Father's Birthplace: Father's Age: Mother's Name: Mary Mother's Birthplace: Mother's Age: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I05601-6 System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy Source Film Number: 594925 Reference Number: Vol 2
    9. Title: Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915
      Note:

      Page: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Note:
      Text: Name: James Cushing Titles & Terms: Event: Birth Event Date: 24 Aug 1895 Event Place: Boston, Massachusetts Gender: Race: Registration Date: Registration Place: Christening Date: Christening Place: Christening Age: Death Date: Death Age: Father: Patrick Cushing Father's Titles & Terms: Father's Birthplace: Father's Age: Mother: Mary Mother's Titles & Terms: Mother's Birthplace: Mother's Age: Paternal Grandfather: Paternal Grandmother: Maternal Grandfather: Maternal Grandmother: Additional Relatives: Volume/Page/Certificate Number: p314 n14041 Film Number: 1651229 Digital Folder Number: 4341219 Image Number: 313

  • Index | Pedigree | Ahnentafel | Download GEDCOM | Public Profile | Add Post-em

    Copyright 2002 - 2014. All rights reserved. All information is freely available for private use. Requests for public or commercial use must be obtained from the author. Thank you.

    Printer Friendly Version Printer Friendly Version Search Ancestry Search Ancestry Search WorldConnect Search WorldConnect Join Ancestry.com Today! Join Ancestry.com Today!

    WorldConnect Home | WorldConnect Global Search | WorldConnect Help

    RootsWeb.com, Inc. is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. If you have a problem with a particular entry, please contact the submitter of said entry. You have full control over your GEDCOM. You can change or remove it at any time.