Captain Edward Curtis1

Citations

  1. [S796] Massachusetts State Archives, French and Indian War muster roll index cards, 1603-1779. Microfilm of cards at Massachusetts State Archives, Boston, Massachusetts: FHL Film# 2428118, Return index card# 14407 for Nathaniel Bolton referencing Volume 93, page 242 of the Massachusetts Archives : Muster Rolls; on 51 microfilm reels, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as French and Indian War muster roll index 1603-1779.

Elizabeth Curtis1

b. 1719, d. 29 November 1766
Birth*1719Elizabeth Curtis was born in 1719.1
Marriage*5 April 1743She married Nathaniel Hayward, son of Nathaniel Hayward and Mary Harvey, on 5 April 1743.1
Death*29 November 1766She died on 29 November 1766 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Nathaniel Hayward b. 1719, d. 9 Nov 1780
Children1.Nathaniel Hayward1 b. 10 Aug 1743
2.Enos Hayward1 b. 21 May 1745
3.Mary Hayward1 b. 17 Apr 1750
4.Barzillai Hayward1 b. 31 Mar 1753
5.Calvin Hayward1 b. 16 Mar 1755
6.Dorcas Hayward1 b. 30 Jun 1758, d. 11 Jul 1846
7.Rebecca Hayward1

Citations

  1. [S612] Paul Dillon Hayward, Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater (Denver, Colorado: P.D. Hayward, 1985), Author stated in his Preface that this book is his third compilation on the Haywards and that most of the data he obtained from previously published sources. He warned that there are undoubtedly many errors, some of which may invalidate entire sections, page 4. Hereinafter cited as Thomas Hayward of Bridgewater.

Elizabeth Curtis1

Marriage*She married Isaac Newell.1
Residence*They lived in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1

Family

Isaac Newell
Child1.Sarah Newell+1 b. 22 Mar 1665

Citations

  1. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs : Edward Hawes, ca. 1616-1687, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Eliony Lumber : and some of their descendants through eleven generations. Edward Hawes (ca. 1616-1687) was living at Dedham, Massachusetts, by 1648, where he married Eliony Lumber (ca. 1625-1688/9) that year. They had nine children, 1648/9-1666, all born at Dedham. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and elsewhere. Descendants also spell their surname Haws. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1996), Generation Two, pages 9-13. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.

Moses Curtis

b. 25 November 1678, d. 10 May 1763
Father*Theophilus Curtis1
Mother*Hannah Payne1
Birth*25 November 1678Moses Curtis was born on 25 November 1678 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*1 March 1703He married Dorothy Ashby on 1 March 1703 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). They were married by Mr. Moses Fisk.2
(1st Neighbor) Land Transfer20 July 1741Captain Moses Curtis and John Adams were identified as neighbors when John Bolton of Bridgewater, in the County of Plymouth in New England, yeoman, signed a deed agreement on 20 July 1741 to sell land in Stoughton, Suffolk County, to Theophilus Curtis, of Stoughton, yeoman, for the sum of seventy pounds. The land was described as one lot of cedar swamp in Stoughton, in the cedar swamp known by the name of Three Swamp, containing twelve acres be it more or less. The sale included all the privileges belonging to the swamp which was bounded as follows: easterly by the swamp of Theophilus' father Captain Moses Curtis, southerly also by Captain Moses Curtis, westerly by the upland and northerly by John Adams. Bolton signed and sealed the document in the presence of witnesses Robert Howard and Daniel Howard. Two years later, on 3 October 1743, Bolton appeared before Daniel Johnson, Justice of the Peace, and acknowledged the instrument to be his own act and deed. The deed was recorded in Suffolk County on 21 January 1778 by Joshua Henshaw, Registrar.3
Death*10 May 1763He died on 10 May 1763 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, at age 84. His gravestone identified him as Captain Moses Curtis.4

Family

Dorothy Ashby
Children1.Moses Curtis5 b. 2 Feb 1706, d. b 2 Mar 1722
2.Edward Curtis6 b. 30 Nov 1707
3.Theophilus Curtis7 b. 15 Jul 1710
4.Moses Curtis8 b. 2 Mar 1722

Citations

  1. [S1029] Braintree, MA: Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 31. Hereinafter cited as Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793.
  2. [S1029] Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 163.
  3. [S633] Records of deeds, 1639-1885; indexes to deeds, 1639-1920 (Suffolk County, Massachusetts). Microfilm of original records in the Registry of Deeds, Boston, Massachusetts on 1128 microfilm reels. Includes indexes to grantors, 1639-1920; indexes to grantees, 1639-1920; and indexes to persons other than grantors and grantees, 1639-1799: Film# 494608, Volume 128 dated 1777-1778, pages 65-R and 66-L, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Records of deeds 1639-1885, Suffolk County.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Brockton, Volume 1, Deaths, page 322. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  5. [S1029] Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 90.
  6. [S1029] Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 92.
  7. [S1029] Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 95.
  8. [S1029] Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 118.

Moses Curtis1

b. 2 February 1706, d. before 2 March 1722
Father*Moses Curtis1 b. 25 Nov 1678, d. 10 May 1763
Mother*Dorothy Ashby1
Birth*2 February 1706Moses Curtis was born on 2 February 1706 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*before 2 March 1722He probably died before 2 March 1722 when his parents named another son Moses.2

Citations

  1. [S1029] Braintree, MA: Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 90. Hereinafter cited as Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793.
  2. [S1029] Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 118.

Moses Curtis1

b. 2 March 1722
Father*Moses Curtis1 b. 25 Nov 1678, d. 10 May 1763
Mother*Dorothy Ashby1
Birth*2 March 1722Moses Curtis was born on 2 March 1722 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
French & Indian War*between 1757 and 1760He was an officer in the French and Indian War between 1757 and 1760, serving first as a Lieutenant in his brother Theophilus' company, Colonel Winslow's regiment, and then as a Captain in Colonel Frye's regiment.2

Citations

  1. [S1029] Braintree, MA: Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 118. Hereinafter cited as Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793.
  2. [S1153] Colonial Soldiers and Officers in New England, 1620-1775, online at www.americanancestors.org, Massachusetts Officers in the French and Indian Wars, 1748-1763, page 105. Hereinafter cited as Soldiers and Officers in New England, 1620-1775.

Theophilus Curtis1

b. 15 July 1710
Father*Moses Curtis2 b. 25 Nov 1678, d. 10 May 1763
Mother*Dorothy Ashby2
Birth*15 July 1710Theophilus Curtis was born on 15 July 1710 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
Land Transfer*20 July 1741Theophilus Curtis of Stoughton, yeoman, purchased land in Stoughton, Suffolk County, from John Bolton of Bridgewater, in the County of Plymouth, yeoman, on 20 July 1741 for the sum of seventy pounds. The land was described as one lot of cedar swamp in Stoughton, in the cedar swamp known by the name of Three Swamp, containing twelve acres be it more or less. The sale included all the privileges belonging to the swamp which was bounded as follows: easterly by the swamp of Theophilus' father Captain Moses Curtis, southerly also by Captain Moses Curtis, westerly by the upland and northerly by John Adams. Bolton signed and sealed the document in the presence of witnesses Robert Howard and Daniel Howard. Two years later, on 3 October 1743, Bolton appeared before Daniel Johnson, Justice of the Peace, and acknowledged the instrument to be his own act and deed. The deed was recorded in Suffolk County on 21 January 1778 by Joshua Henshaw, Registrar.1
French & Indian War*1757He was an officer in the French and Indian War, serving in 1757 as a Captain in Colonel Miller's regiment.3

Citations

  1. [S633] Records of deeds, 1639-1885; indexes to deeds, 1639-1920 (Suffolk County, Massachusetts). Microfilm of original records in the Registry of Deeds, Boston, Massachusetts on 1128 microfilm reels. Includes indexes to grantors, 1639-1920; indexes to grantees, 1639-1920; and indexes to persons other than grantors and grantees, 1639-1799: Film# 494608, Volume 128 dated 1777-1778, pages 65-R and 66-L, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Records of deeds 1639-1885, Suffolk County.
  2. [S1029] Braintree, MA: Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 95. Hereinafter cited as Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793.
  3. [S1153] Colonial Soldiers and Officers in New England, 1620-1775, online at www.americanancestors.org, Massachusetts Officers in the French and Indian Wars, 1748-1763, page 105. Hereinafter cited as Soldiers and Officers in New England, 1620-1775.

Theophilus Curtis

Marriage*30 October 1673He married Hannah Payne on 30 October 1673 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1

Family

Hannah Payne
Child1.Moses Curtis+2 b. 25 Nov 1678, d. 10 May 1763

Citations

  1. [S1029] Braintree, MA: Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 126. Hereinafter cited as Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793.
  2. [S1029] Braintree Vital Records, 1643-1793, online at www.americanancestors.org, Volume 1, page 31.

Abigail Cushing1

b. 31 January 1703/4
Father*Joshua Cushing2
Mother*Mary Bacon2
Birth*31 January 1703/4Abigail Cushing was born on 31 January 1703/4 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
Marriage*14 January 1723/24She married Isaac Thomas on 14 January 1723/24 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
Marriage29 November 1732She married second, as his second wife, Isaac Little on 29 November 1732 in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
(Wife) Death2 February 1758Abigail became a widow when Isaac Little died on 2 February 1758.2
Guardianship*3 April 1758Abigail Little, widow, was appointed guardian of her son Lemuel Little and daughter Mercy Little on 3 April 1758.2
Land Transfer*29 October 1764 On 29 October 1764 Abigail Little of Pembroke, widow of Isaac Little, deceased, and guardian of her son Lemuel Little, a minor, sold lands of the late Isaac Little.2
Land Transfer10 April 1780On 20 Mar 1780 and sworn to on 10 April 1780, Lemuel Little of Pembroke, yeoman, and Abigail Little, widow, sold lands to Thomas Hobart.2

Family 2

Isaac Little b. 21 Feb 1677/78, d. 2 Feb 1758
Children1.Lemuel Little2 b. 25 Jan 1736
2.Isaac Little2 b. 11 Jun 1738
3.Mercy Little2 b. c 1742, d. 7 May 1779
4.Lemuel Little2 b. c 1745

Citations

  1. [S405] Robert S. Wakefield, Richard Warren of the Mayflower and his descendants for four generations (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), page 59. Hereinafter cited as Richard Warren of the Mayflower for four generations.
  2. [S842] Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 18, Family of Richard Warren. Third Edition, in 3 Parts. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004), Part One, pages 98-99. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower 18: Family of Richard Warren.

Benjamin Cushing1

(Executor) Will2 June 1803Benjamin Cushing, identified as "of Halifax", was named as the sole Executor in the will of John Hooper dated 2 June 1803 in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. The will directed the Executor to sell all the remainder of John's personal estate not otherwise bequeathed and, after paying all just debts, funeral and other charges, to divide the remainder equally between John Hooper Palmer, the son of Ezekiel Palmer of Woodstock, Vermont, nephew Asa Leach, of Scituate, Rhode Island, and Michael Kennedy, his nephew living in some part of the state of Vermont.1
(Executor) Probate4 May 1807Benjamin had moved from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts when John Hooper's will was presented for probate on 4 May 1807 in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, so Ebenezer Hathaway was appointed Administrator and gave bond as required by law. Ebenezer was then instructed to return an inventory of the estate to the Judge of Probate and also to advertise for all persons owing debts or having claims against the estate.1,2

Citations

  1. [S624] Probate records, 1686-1903; with index and docket, 1685-1967, Massachusetts Probate Court (Plymouth County), microfilm of originals at Plymouth, Massachusetts on 157 microfilm reels filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1968. Includes Index. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, FHL Film# 550902, 1807, John Hooper will and probate# 10647, Volume 42, pages 83-85 and Volume 39, pages 437-438. Hereinafter cited as Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903.
  2. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Catherine Cushing1,2,3

b. 5 May 1728
Father*Stephen Cushing4,3 b. 8 Nov 1687, d. 3 Apr 1749
Mother*Katreen Kilby4,3 d. 23 Jul 1758
Birth*5 May 1728Catherine Cushing was born on 5 May 1728 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,4,3,5
Marriage*9 July 1747She married first Nathaniel Nichols on 9 July 1747 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).4,2,6
Residence*Catherine and Nathaniel Nichols lived with their family on Jerusalem Road, Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).4
(Wife) Deathbetween 1757 and 1758Catherine became a widow when Nathaniel Nichols died at age 36 between 1757 and 1758.4
Marriage*2 November 1775She married second, as his first wife, Adams Bailey of Bridgewater, son of Adams Bailey and Sarah Howard, on 2 November 1775 in Cohasset, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,7,4,2,5

Family 1

Nathaniel Nichols b. 19 Jan 1721/22, d. bt 1757 - 1758
Children1.Joseph Nichols4 b. 31 Aug 1747, d. 28 Jan 1748/49
2.Nathaniel Nichols4 b. 30 Jul 1749
3.Catherine Nichols4 b. 21 Aug 1751
4.Lydia Nichols4 b. 30 Sep 1753
5.Joseph Nichols4 b. 24 Sep 1755
6.John Nichols4 b. 3 Sep 1758

Family 2

Captain Adams Bailey b. 16 Jan 1748, d. 26 Jul 1824

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Bailey, pages 106-107, with notation that her name was "Catherine" and that they married in 1775. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S857] James S. Cushing, The genealogy of the Cushing family: an account of the ancestors and descendants of Matthew Cushing, who came to America in 1638, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. Matthew Cushing was born in England in 1589 and settled in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1638. Includes index. (Montreal, Canada: The Perrault Printing Company, 1905), page 63. Hereinafter cited as Cushing family genealogy.
  3. [S857] James S. Cushing, Cushing family genealogy, pages 33-34.
  4. [S859] The town of Hingham, compiler, History of the town of Hingham, Massachusetts, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Reprint in one volume of the last two volumes of the History of the town of Hingham, Massachusetts, originally published in three volumes in four parts by the town in 1893. Includes separate indexes for surnames, places, and miscellaneous at the end of Volume 3. Contents: Volume 1, Parts 1-2. Historical --Volume 2. Genealogical -- Volume 3. Genealogical. (Hingham, Massachusetts: Published by the town, 1893), Volume III, Nichols, page 87. Hereinafter cited as History of Hingham, Massachusetts.
  5. [S858] Hollis R. Bailey, editor, multiple compilers, Bailey genealogy: James, John and Thomas and their descendants, in three parts, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. James Bailey (1612-1677) emigrated from England to Rowley, Massachusetts. John Bailey (d.1651) emigrated from England to Newbury and later Salisbury, Massachusetts. Thomas Bayley (d.1681) was in Weymouth, Massachusetts during or before 1635. Includes index. Published by direction of the Bailey-Bayley Family Association. (Newburyport, Massachusetts: Parker River Researchers, 1984 reprint edition; originally published in 1899 by the Citizen Company, Somerville, Massachusetts), Part Three, Sixth Generation, page 342. Hereinafter cited as Bailey genealogy.
  6. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Bailey, pages 106-107, which mentioned only one wife for Captain Adams Bailey, "Catherine Little", married 1775.
  7. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 46, Adams Bailey/Bayley married Katherine/Catherine Nichols, widow of Cohasset, on 2 Nov 1775 in Cohasset. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Elisha Cushing1

Residence*He resided with his family in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Child1.Elizabeth Cushing+1

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Mitchell, pages 251-258. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Elizabeth Cushing1

Father*Elisha Cushing1
Marriage*1738She married Edward Mitchell, son of Edward Mitchell and Alice Bradford, in 1738 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Edward Mitchell b. 7 Feb 1715/16, d. 23 Dec 1801
Child1.Jane Mitchell1 b. 14 Sep 1763

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Mitchell, pages 251-258. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

Hannah Cushing1

b. 18 May 1735
Father*Stephen Cushing1 b. 8 Nov 1687, d. 3 Apr 1749
Mother*Katreen Kilby1 d. 23 Jul 1758
Birth*18 May 1735Hannah Cushing was born on 18 May 1735 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S857] James S. Cushing, The genealogy of the Cushing family: an account of the ancestors and descendants of Matthew Cushing, who came to America in 1638, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. Matthew Cushing was born in England in 1589 and settled in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1638. Includes index. (Montreal, Canada: The Perrault Printing Company, 1905), pages 33-34. Hereinafter cited as Cushing family genealogy.

Job Cushing1

b. 17 April 1744
Birth*17 April 1744Job Cushing was born on 17 April 1744 in second precinct, Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
Marriage*21 November 1781He married Martha Nichols, daughter of Thomas Nichols and Elizabeth Lincoln, on 21 November 1781.2
Marriage*27 April 1784He married Abigail (Bailey) Pierce, daughter of Amasa Bailey and Elizabeth Bourn, on 27 April 1784 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,3,2

Family 1

Martha Nichols b. 26 Mar 1749

Family 2

Abigail Bailey b. 10 Jun 1753, d. 1813

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S857] James S. Cushing, The genealogy of the Cushing family: an account of the ancestors and descendants of Matthew Cushing, who came to America in 1638, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. Matthew Cushing was born in England in 1589 and settled in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1638. Includes index. (Montreal, Canada: The Perrault Printing Company, 1905), page 90. Hereinafter cited as Cushing family genealogy.
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume II, Marriages, page 231, a widow, her surname spelled "Peirce". Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.

John Cushing1

b. 26 February 1727, d. 5 June 1727
Father*Stephen Cushing1 b. 8 Nov 1687, d. 3 Apr 1749
Mother*Katreen Kilby1 d. 23 Jul 1758
Birth*26 February 1727John Cushing was born on 26 February 1727 in Hingham1
Death*5 June 1727 and died on 5 June 1727 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S857] James S. Cushing, The genealogy of the Cushing family: an account of the ancestors and descendants of Matthew Cushing, who came to America in 1638, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. Matthew Cushing was born in England in 1589 and settled in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1638. Includes index. (Montreal, Canada: The Perrault Printing Company, 1905), pages 33-34. Hereinafter cited as Cushing family genealogy.

John Cushing1

b. 14 June 1730, d. 13 June 1754
Father*Stephen Cushing1 b. 8 Nov 1687, d. 3 Apr 1749
Mother*Katreen Kilby1 d. 23 Jul 1758
Birth*14 June 1730John Cushing was born on 14 June 1730 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1
Death*13 June 1754 and died on 13 June 1754 at age 23.1

Citations

  1. [S857] James S. Cushing, The genealogy of the Cushing family: an account of the ancestors and descendants of Matthew Cushing, who came to America in 1638, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. Matthew Cushing was born in England in 1589 and settled in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1638. Includes index. (Montreal, Canada: The Perrault Printing Company, 1905), pages 33-34. Hereinafter cited as Cushing family genealogy.

John Cushing Esq.1,2

(Judge) Administration10 July 1744Judge John Cushing Esq. directed the administration, opened on 10 July 1744 in Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), of the widow Sarah (Chesebrough) Bolton, who died intestate, late of Bridgewater. Judge Cushing appointed Sarah's eldest son, John Bolton, a yeoman of Bridgewater, Administrator of his mother's estate.1,2
(Judge) Probate28 July 1755John Cushing Esq., Judge of Probate, presided over the probate of John Bolton whose will was brought before the court by the deceased's son-in-law and Executor, Joseph Thompson, on 28 July 1755 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County. Two of the witnesses to the will, William Hudson and Seth Alden, made their oath that they, along with Jonathan Sprague, had seen John Bolton sign and seal his will, had subscribed as witnesses, and that he was then of sound mind. Judge Cushing stated that the will had been proved, approved and allowed and officially committed the power of administration to the deceased's son-in-law, Joseph Thompson of Halifax as Executor. Joseph was directed to faithfully execute the will and to administer the estate accordingly. Joseph was to make a true and perfect inventory of all and singular goods, chattels, rights and credits of the deceased and to exhibit it to the Registry of the Court for the County of Plymouth on or before the 28th day of the following October, and also to render a plain and true account of his administration, upon oath, within twelve months.3,4
(Judge) Inventory28 July 1755William Hudson, Seth Alden and John Willis had already completed an Inventory and appraisal on 4 July 1755 of the real and personal estate that John Bolton had died seized of in Bridgewater. It was sworn to by Executor Joseph Thompson and filed with Judge John Cushing Esq. on 28 July 1755. The estate was valued at £1404,15,4 and was itemized along the same lines as his will.3,4
(Judge) Probate5 August 1771Judge John Cushing Esq. opened probate on the will and estate of Ephraim Leach on 5 August 1771 in Plymouth County, and appointed the deceased's widow Ruth Leach Executrix, as directed by the will.5,6

Citations

  1. [S624] Probate records, 1686-1903; with index and docket, 1685-1967, Massachusetts Probate Court (Plymouth County), microfilm of originals at Plymouth, Massachusetts on 157 microfilm reels filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1968. Includes Index. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, FHL Film# 549782, Index and Docket Abe-Bur 1685-1881, Case number 2225; FHL Film# 550705, Index to probates 1686-1820; FHL Film# 551533, Probates 1742-1745, Volume 9, page 314. Hereinafter cited as Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903.
  2. [S1125] Sarah (Chesebrough) Bolton, Probate (1744 Bridgewater, Plymouth County) Case number 2225, Box 107049 on FHL Film# 2426726. Probate file papers 1686-1881, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; microfilm of records at Supreme Judicial Court, Boston, on 246 microfilm reels. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Probate of Sarah (Chesebrough) Bolton (1744 Bridgewater).
  3. [S624] Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903, FHL Film# 549782, Index and Docket Abe-Bur 1685-1881, Case number 2217; FHL Film# 550705, Index to probates 1686-1820; FHL Film# 551540, Probates 1751-1755, Volume 13, pages 545-547. Hereinafter cited as Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903.
  4. [S1128] John Bolton, Probate (1755 Bridgewater, Plymouth County) Case number 2217, Box 107049 on FHL Film# 2426726. Probate file papers 1686-1881, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; microfilm of records at Supreme Judicial Court, Boston, on 246 microfilm reels. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Probate of John Bolton (1755 Bridgewater).
  5. [S624] Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903, FHL Film# 549785, Index and Docket Hed-Lit 1685-1881, Case number 12432; FHL Film# 5507705, Index to probates 1686-1820; FHL Film# 550712, Probates 1771-1778, Volume 21, pages 24-25 and FHL Film# 550901 Probates 1805-1818, Volume 40, pages 215-217.
  6. [S1130] Ephraim Leach, Probate (1771 and 1805 Bridgewater, Plymouth County) Case number 12432, Box 107212 on FHL Film# 2426889. Probate file papers 1686-1881, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; microfilm of records at Supreme Judicial Court, Boston, on 246 microfilm reels. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Probate of Ephraim Leach (1771 and 1805 Bridgewater).

Joshua Cushing1

Marriage*He married Mary Bacon.1

Family

Mary Bacon
Child1.Abigail Cushing+1 b. 31 Jan 1703/4

Citations

  1. [S842] Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 18, Family of Richard Warren. Third Edition, in 3 Parts. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004), Part One, pages 98-99. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower 18: Family of Richard Warren.

Lydia Cushing1

b. 13 February 1732, d. 25 July 1770
Father*Stephen Cushing1 b. 8 Nov 1687, d. 3 Apr 1749
Mother*Katreen Kilby1 d. 23 Jul 1758
Birth*13 February 1732Lydia Cushing was born on 13 February 1732 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1
Death*25 July 1770 and died unmarried on 25 July 1770 at age 38.1

Citations

  1. [S857] James S. Cushing, The genealogy of the Cushing family: an account of the ancestors and descendants of Matthew Cushing, who came to America in 1638, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. Matthew Cushing was born in England in 1589 and settled in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1638. Includes index. (Montreal, Canada: The Perrault Printing Company, 1905), pages 33-34. Hereinafter cited as Cushing family genealogy.

Peter Cushing1

b. 9 December 1720, d. 10 June 1736
Father*Stephen Cushing1 b. 8 Nov 1687, d. 3 Apr 1749
Mother*Katreen Kilby1 d. 23 Jul 1758
Birth*9 December 1720Peter Cushing was born on 9 December 1720 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1
Death*10 June 1736 and died on 10 June 1736 at age 15.1

Citations

  1. [S857] James S. Cushing, The genealogy of the Cushing family: an account of the ancestors and descendants of Matthew Cushing, who came to America in 1638, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. Matthew Cushing was born in England in 1589 and settled in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1638. Includes index. (Montreal, Canada: The Perrault Printing Company, 1905), pages 33-34. Hereinafter cited as Cushing family genealogy.

Peter Cushing1

b. 15 May 1737, d. 5 May 1739
Father*Stephen Cushing1 b. 8 Nov 1687, d. 3 Apr 1749
Mother*Katreen Kilby1 d. 23 Jul 1758
Birth*15 May 1737Peter Cushing was born on 15 May 1737 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1
Death*5 May 1739 and died on 5 May 1739 at age 1.1

Citations

  1. [S857] James S. Cushing, The genealogy of the Cushing family: an account of the ancestors and descendants of Matthew Cushing, who came to America in 1638, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. Matthew Cushing was born in England in 1589 and settled in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1638. Includes index. (Montreal, Canada: The Perrault Printing Company, 1905), pages 33-34. Hereinafter cited as Cushing family genealogy.

Peter Cushing1

b. 3 May 1741
Father*Stephen Cushing1 b. 8 Nov 1687, d. 3 Apr 1749
Mother*Katreen Kilby1 d. 23 Jul 1758
Birth*3 May 1741Peter Cushing was born on 3 May 1741 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S857] James S. Cushing, The genealogy of the Cushing family: an account of the ancestors and descendants of Matthew Cushing, who came to America in 1638, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. Matthew Cushing was born in England in 1589 and settled in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1638. Includes index. (Montreal, Canada: The Perrault Printing Company, 1905), pages 33-34. Hereinafter cited as Cushing family genealogy.

Rebecca Cushing1

b. 27 May 1739
Father*Stephen Cushing1 b. 8 Nov 1687, d. 3 Apr 1749
Mother*Katreen Kilby1 d. 23 Jul 1758
Birth*27 May 1739Rebecca Cushing was born on 27 May 1739 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S857] James S. Cushing, The genealogy of the Cushing family: an account of the ancestors and descendants of Matthew Cushing, who came to America in 1638, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. Matthew Cushing was born in England in 1589 and settled in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1638. Includes index. (Montreal, Canada: The Perrault Printing Company, 1905), pages 33-34. Hereinafter cited as Cushing family genealogy.

Stephen Cushing1,2

b. 8 November 1687, d. 3 April 1749
Birth*8 November 1687Stephen Cushing was born on 8 November 1687 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2
Marriage*18 February 1719He married Katreen Kilby of Boston on 18 February 1719 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,4
Residence*Stephen and Katreen Kilby lived with their family on East Street, Hingham.2
Biographical Info*1740He served as a Selectman in 1740 and was a farmer and proprietor of a large landed estate.2
Name VariationHe was called by the honorary title of Captain.2
Death*3 April 1749He died on 3 April 1749 at age 61.2

Family

Katreen Kilby d. 23 Jul 1758
Children1.Peter Cushing2 b. 9 Dec 1720, d. 10 Jun 1736
2.Stephen Cushing2 b. 13 Jul 1723
3.John Cushing2 b. 26 Feb 1727, d. 5 Jun 1727
4.Catherine Cushing+1,2 b. 5 May 1728
5.John Cushing2 b. 14 Jun 1730, d. 13 Jun 1754
6.Lydia Cushing2 b. 13 Feb 1732, d. 25 Jul 1770
7.Hannah Cushing2 b. 18 May 1735
8.Peter Cushing2 b. 15 May 1737, d. 5 May 1739
9.Rebecca Cushing2 b. 27 May 1739
10.Peter Cushing2 b. 3 May 1741

Citations

  1. [S859] The town of Hingham, compiler, History of the town of Hingham, Massachusetts, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Reprint in one volume of the last two volumes of the History of the town of Hingham, Massachusetts, originally published in three volumes in four parts by the town in 1893. Includes separate indexes for surnames, places, and miscellaneous at the end of Volume 3. Contents: Volume 1, Parts 1-2. Historical --Volume 2. Genealogical -- Volume 3. Genealogical. (Hingham, Massachusetts: Published by the town, 1893), Volume III, Nichols, page 87. Hereinafter cited as History of Hingham, Massachusetts.
  2. [S857] James S. Cushing, The genealogy of the Cushing family: an account of the ancestors and descendants of Matthew Cushing, who came to America in 1638, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. Matthew Cushing was born in England in 1589 and settled in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1638. Includes index. (Montreal, Canada: The Perrault Printing Company, 1905), pages 33-34. Hereinafter cited as Cushing family genealogy.
  3. [S859] The town of Hingham, History of Hingham, Massachusetts, Volume III, Nichols, page 87, her name written as "Katreen."
  4. [S857] James S. Cushing, Cushing family genealogy, pages 33-34, her name written as "Catherine."

Stephen Cushing1

b. 13 July 1723
Father*Stephen Cushing1 b. 8 Nov 1687, d. 3 Apr 1749
Mother*Katreen Kilby1 d. 23 Jul 1758
Birth*13 July 1723Stephen Cushing was born on 13 July 1723 in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2

Citations

  1. [S857] James S. Cushing, The genealogy of the Cushing family: an account of the ancestors and descendants of Matthew Cushing, who came to America in 1638, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. Matthew Cushing was born in England in 1589 and settled in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1638. Includes index. (Montreal, Canada: The Perrault Printing Company, 1905), pages 33-34. Hereinafter cited as Cushing family genealogy.
  2. [S857] James S. Cushing, Cushing family genealogy, page 63.

Betty Cushman1

Marriage*20 August 1761She married, as his second wife, Nathan Hartwell, son of Samuel Hartwell, on 20 August 1761 in Halifax.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1190] Frederick Clifton Pierce, Field Genealogy: being the record of all the Field family in America, whose ancestors were in this country prior to 1700, Volume 1, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Chicago, Illinois: Hammond Press, W.B. Conkey Company, 1901), pages 172-173. Hereinafter cited as Field Genealogy, Volume 1.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume 2, page 161, her name recorded as "Bettie". Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Deborah Cushman1

b. 8 July 1737, d. 9 September 1815
Father*Moses Cushman1
Mother*Mary Jackson1
Birth*8 July 1737Deborah Cushman was born on 8 July 1737 in Halifax, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*4 March 1762She married Thomas Hooper of Bridgewater, son of Thomas Hooper and Sarah Packard, on 4 March 1762 in Halifax, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3,4
(Wife) Death1777Deborah (Cushman) became a widow when Thomas Hooper died in 1777.1
Marriage*1 February 1781She married second William Dunham of Plymouth on 1 February 1781 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,5
Death*9 September 1815She died on 9 September 1815 at age 78.1

Family 1

Thomas Hooper b. 1737, d. 1777
Children1.Cushman Hooper1 b. c 1763
2.Thomas Hooper1 b. c 1765
3.Chloe Hooper+1 b. 15 May 1768

Family 2

William Dunham

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.
  2. [S693] George Ernest Bowman, Vital records of the town of Halifax, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Includes indexes. (Boston, Massachusetts: Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1905), page 42. Hereinafter cited as Halifax vital records to 1849.
  3. [S693] George Ernest Bowman, Halifax vital records to 1849, page 31.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume II, Marriages, page 188. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 186, his surname spelled "Donham."

Mary Cushman1

b. 4 October 1725, d. 28 November 1808
Father*Moses Cushman1
Birth*4 October 1725Mary Cushman was born on 4 October 1725.1
Marriage*5 April 1748She married, as his second wife, Benjamin Washburn, son of Benjamin Washburn and Bethiah Kingman, on 5 April 1748.1
Death*28 November 1808She died on 28 November 1808 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, at age 832,1
Burial* and was buried in Section D, grave number 480 of the Old Graveyard, Bridgewater. Her stone read "In memory of Mrs. Mary, wife of Mr. Benjamin Washburn; she died Nov. 28, 1808, in her 84 year."3

Family

Benjamin Washburn b. Dec 1718, d. 3 Aug 1812
Children1.Susanna Washburn4 b. 18 May 1749, d. 9 Mar 1833
2.Benjamin Washburn1 b. 14 Jan 1763, d. 5 Apr 1798

Citations

  1. [S894] George Ernest Bowman, "Benjamin Washburns of Bridgewater", Pilgrim Notes and Queries Volume V, No. 1 (January 1917), published by the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants: pages 1-3. The article's purpose was to explain and correct errors in the Washburn section of Mitchell's History of Bridgewater. Hereinafter cited as "Benjamin Washburns of Bridgewater."
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume II, Deaths, page 573. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S747] Williams Latham, Epitaphs in Old Bridgewater, Massachusetts: Illustrated with Plans and Views, downloaded from Google Books, (Bridgewater, Massachusetts: Henry T. Pratt, Printer, 1882), page 93. Hereinafter cited as Epitaphs in Old Bridgewater.
  4. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

Moses Cushman1

Family

Child1.Mary Cushman+1 b. 4 Oct 1725, d. 28 Nov 1808

Citations

  1. [S894] George Ernest Bowman, "Benjamin Washburns of Bridgewater", Pilgrim Notes and Queries Volume V, No. 1 (January 1917), published by the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants: pages 1-3. The article's purpose was to explain and correct errors in the Washburn section of Mitchell's History of Bridgewater. Hereinafter cited as "Benjamin Washburns of Bridgewater."