Thomas Cushman

Male 1637 - 1726  (88 years)


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  • Name Thomas Cushman  [1
    Born 16 Sep 1637  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Aug 1726  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I2388  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2021 

    Father Elder Thomas Cushman, Sr.,   b. 8 Feb 1608, Canterbury, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1691, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother PILGRIM Mary Allerton,   b. Jun 1616, Leiden, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1699, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F2273  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Abigail Fuller,   b. 18 Feb 1651/52, Barnstable, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1734, Attleboro, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1679  Rehoboth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Cushman,   b. 1 Mar 1690/91, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1770, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     2. Eleazer Cushman,   b. 1670,   d. Aft Nov 1733  (Age > 63 years)  [natural]
     3. Samuel Cushman,   b. 16 Jul 1687, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1766, Attleboro, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     4. Thomas Cushman,   b. 1670, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1727, Lebanon, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [natural]
     5. Robert Cushman,   b. 4 Oct 1664, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1757, Kingston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [natural]
     6. Desire Cushman,   b. 1668, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1762, Barrington, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)  [natural]
     7. Job Cushman,   b. 1680, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1740, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
     8. Bartholomew Cushman,   b. 1684, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1721, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F1747  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ruth Howland 
    Married 17 Nov 1664  Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F12405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mayflower Society:
      Ruth Howland b. 1646, daughter of John Howland; Thomas Cushman Jr., (1637-1726) son of Elder Thomas Cushman 1607-1691 and Mary Allerton 1616-1699.
      Ruth and Thomas married in 1664. Ruth died young sometime after 1672 and Thomas married Abigail Fuller in 1679. Some sites show Benjamin as son of Ruth Howland, daughter of Pilgrim John Howland but this is not correct.

      - "Ancestors of Florence Julia Brown" shows Abigail Fuller, b. abt. 1653, married Oct. 26, 1679, Thomas Cushman. She was dau. of Robert Fuller of Salem and Rehoboth, MS. He was a bricklayer from Southampton, England, on the ship Bevis, 1638. His first wife Sarah died Oct. 14, 1676, was the mother of his children. He married Margaret Waller, d. Jan. 30, 1700.

      - Thomas Cushman, Jr Memorial Photos Flowers Edit Share Birth: Sep. 16, 1637 Plymouth Plymouth County Massachusetts, USA Death: Aug. 23, 1726 Plympton Plymouth County Massachusetts, USA Son of "Fortune" passenger Elder Thomas Cushman and "Mayflower" passenger Mary Allerton. Thomas first married on Nov 17, 1664 at the age of 27. His bride, Ruth Howland was the daughter of John and Elizabeth Tilley Howland, Both of whom came to America aboard the Mayflower, Thomas and Ruth Howland Cushman had 3 children: Robert (1665), Desire (1668) and Thomas III (1670). After the death of Ruth, he married Abigail Titus Fuller, the widow of John Fuller, on Oct 16, 1679. Their children were Job (1680), Bartholomew (1684), Samuel (1687) and Benjamin Cushman (1691). Old Burial Grounds is also known as Hillcrest Cemetery and is located on Main Street; Plympton, Plymouth Co., MA. Family links: Parents: Elder Thomas Cushman (1608 - 1691) Mary Allerton Cushman (1616

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] OneWorldTree, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA;;), Database online.
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