Nathaniel CUSHING

Nathaniel CUSHING

Male 1724 - 1788  (64 years)

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  • Name Nathaniel CUSHING  [2, 3
    • Nathaniel was the son of Ignatius Cushing 1689-1767 and Ruth Croade 1699-1757, and the grandson of Rev Jeremiah Cushing and Hannah Loring, John Croade and Deborah Thomas.

      Nathaniel was the husband of Jemima Ford, the daughter of Samuel Ford and Sarah Rogers. They were married 16 Apr 1747 in Duxbury and had three children:
      * Sarah Cushing, born 1748, died young
      * Stephen Cushing 1749, Revolutionary War Soldier, died after 1793 in New York
      * Jemima Ford Cushing, Mrs Jonathan Sprague 1751-1832

      Nathaniel Cushing was a shipbuilder and lived in Pembroke, Rochester and Middleboro. His gravestone reads: "Died 13 November 1788 in his 65th year". His will is dated 1788, and was proved in 1789. The inventory mentions "a piece of land situated on Matapoisett Harbor, for a building yard", which he wills to his son Nathaniel Cushing.
      After Jemima died, Nathaniel married Anna Turner, the daughter of Benjamin Turner and Sarah Eells. They were married 24 Oct 1751 in Pembroke and had two children:
      * Nathaniel Cushing 1752-1824
      * Hannah, Mrs John Spooner b 1759

      After Anna died, Nathaniel married a third time to Lydia Cook, the daughter of John Cook and Phoebe Crossman. They married 15 Feb 1758 in Abington and had eight children:
      * Margaret, Mrs Constant Viall b 1759
      * John Cushing b c 1761-1761
      * Sarah, Mrs Solomon Padelford 1764-1804 #88076792
      * Molly 1766-1766
      * Zattu 1768-1768
      * Zattu Cushing 1771-1839
      * Elisha Stetson Cushing b 1773
      * Joseph Cushing b 1775

      Thank you to Anne Shurtleff Stevens #46947920 for sending me this bio. [1]
    Born 19 Jan 1724  Plymouth, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Nov 1788  Rochester, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Cushing Cemetery, Mattapoisett, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I103052  Main Tree
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2022 

    Father Ignatius CUSHING,   b. 22 Sep 1689, Scituate, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 02 Feb 1767, Halifax, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 77 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ruth CROADE,   b. 8 May 1699, Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 5 Feb 1719  [2
    Family ID F42938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jemima FORD,   b. 13 Oct 1729, Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 Apr 1747  Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F42964  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna TURNER 
    Married 24 Oct 1751  Pembroke, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F42965  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Lydia COOKE,   b. 17 Feb 1735/6, Kingston, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1790 or 1791  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1758  Abington, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
    +1. Sarah CUSHING,   c. 1 Jul 1764, Rochester, Massachussetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1804, Taunton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F42962  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Apr 1747 - Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Feb 1758 - Abington, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Nathaniel Cushing Headstone
    Nathaniel Cushing Headstone
    Nathaniel, son of Ignatius Cushing and Ruth Croade, is the husband of (1) Jemima Ford, (2) Anna Turner and (3) Lydia Cooke. He is buried in the Cushing Cemetery in Mattapoisett, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts.

    Created by: Caryn
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    2. [S12699] The Genealogy of the CUSHING Family, An Account of the Ancestors and Descendants of Matthew CUSHING, Who came to America in 1638, James S. Cushing.

    3. [S3120] Mayflower Families Through 5 Generations Vol. 12 Francis Cooke.