Cushing Genealogy: Irish Ancestors

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  • ID: P154
  • Name: Cardinal Richard James Cushing
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 24 Aug 1895 in South Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  • Death: 2 Nov 1970 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
  • Burial: Aft 2 Nov 1970 Chapel of St. Colette School for Exceptional Children, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 9
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    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


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    Shrine at Cardinal's home, Glanworth, Cork, IrelandSources:
    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.

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    Father: Patrick Harry Cushing b: 1863 in Glanworth, County Cork, Ireland
    Mother: Mary Dahill b: 12 Jul 1857 in Tallow, Waterford, Ireland

    Sources:
    1. Title: 1900 US Census
      Note:

      Page: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Text: Name James Cushing Event Type Census Event Year 1900 Event Place Precinct 8 Boston city Ward 12, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Gender Male Age 5 Marital Status Single Race White Race (Original) W Relationship to Head of Household Son Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Son Birth Date Aug 1895 Birthplace Massachusetts Father's Birthplace Ireland Mother's Birthplace Ireland Harry Cushing Head M 37 Ireland Mary Cushing Wife F 40 Ireland Bridget Cushing Daughter F 8 Massachusetts Mary J Cushing Daughter F 7 Massachusetts James Cushing Son M 5 Massachusetts Annie Cushing Daughter F 0 Massachusetts Richard Cushing Brother M 40 Ireland
    2. Title: 1910 US Census
      Note:

      Page: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      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, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Text: Name Richard J Cushing Event Type Census Event Year 1920 Event Place Boston Ward 25, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Gender Male Age 23 Marital Status Single Race White Race (Original) White Can Read Yes Can Write Yes Relationship to Head of Household Pupil Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Pupil Birth Year (Estimated) 1897 Birthplace Massachusetts Father's Birthplace Ireland Mother's Birthplace Ireland
    4. Title: 1930 US Census
      Note:

      Page: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Text: Name Richard Cushing Event Type Census Event Year 1930 Event Place Boston (Districts 580-690), Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Gender Male Age 34 Marital Status Single Race White Race (Original) White Relationship to Head of Household Curate Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Curate Birth Year (Estimated) 1896 Birthplace Massachusetts Father's Birthplace Ireland Mother's Birthplace Ireland
    5. Title: 1940 US Census
      Note:

      Page: Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts
      Text: Name Richard J Cushing Event Type Census Event Date 1940 Event Place Ward 6, Newton, Newton City, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Gender Male Age 44 Marital Status Single Race (Original) White Race White Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head Relationship to Head of Household Head Birthplace Massachusetts Birth Year (Estimated) 1896 Last Place of Residence Same Place
    6. Title: Cardinal Cushing of Boston
      Author: John Henry Cutler
      Publication: Hawthorn Books, Inc., New York, 1970
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    7. Title: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
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      Page: x
      Text: Name Richard James Cushing Gender Male Birth Date 24 Aug 1895 Father's Name Patrick Cushing Mother's Name Mary
    8. Title: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      Note:

      Page: South Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Text: Name Richard James Cushing Event Type Draft Registration Event Date 1917-1918 Event Place Brighton City no 25, Massachusetts, United States Gender Male Nationality United States Birth Date 24 Aug 1895 Birthplace South Boston, Massachusetts, United
    9. Title: Findagrave.com
      Note:

      Page: Chapel of St. Colette School for Exceptional Children, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
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