New Information Posted


June 2017 - Thanks, Carol May at Docabye AT aol.com for correction showing Maria Elizabeth Cushman, daughter of Ansel Cushman and Eliza Pratt married Henry Jackson Ricker in Minot Maine, not Alexander B Stephenson as previously reported in the database.


June 2017- Thanks to Joni McFadden for providing many Cushman marriage records and information about new Cushmans that have now been added to the database.


June 2017 - Thanks to Thank Billy Jo Crowley jrmiah2911 AT comcast.net for info on the line down from Charlotte Cushman, b. 9 Mar 1888, Manhattan, NY, m. Phillip Bailey Ingraham. She was daugher of Wilbur Elbridge Cushman, Jr.  and Mattie J Sage (or Suge).


June 2017 -  Thank you, Kim Polzin kpolzin AT johnsonoutdoors.com for information about the Cushman line down from Albert E Cushman b. ca 1902, WI and Grace Pearl Seeger, b 1900.


June 2017 - Thanks to Chris Hall card AT hotmail.com for info about John Francis “Frank” Cushman, the lighthouse keeper and his descendants, and for cleaning and photographing his gravestone.


June 2017 - Thank you to Colin Cushman  cush88 AT hotmail for organizing and providing the line down from James Cushman ( 1815-1873) m Martha Mary Boseley (1793-1891)


December 2014 - Thanks to Rufus Packard Cushman III for additional info on his Cushman line.


November 2014 - Thanks to Gretchen A Gibbons for info about the line down from Royce J Cushman, b. 19 Aug 1919.  Contact is: andergib AT yahoo.com


December 2013 - Thanks to Bruce Southworth for providing additional info about the line down from Melvin Augustus Cushman b 1848.


December 2013 - Thanks to Kristen Periard for providing corrections to info about Clyde N Cushman, b. Nov 1904.


December 2013 - Thanks to Ken Cushman for information about the line down from James Cushman of Caradock, Canada West, mentioned at page 635  of Cushman, Henry Wyles. A Historical and Biographical Genealogy of the Cushmans: Descendants of Robert Cushman, the Puritan, From the Year 1617 to 1855: Boston: Little, Brown & Co.1855.


September 2013 - Publication of “Robert Cushman, Mayflower Pilgrim in Canterbury 1586-1607” by Robert C. Cushman and Michael R Paulick The Mayflower Quarterly, Vol. 79, No. 3 (September 2013), 226-235. Access at: http://cushmansite.com/genealogy_folder/Robert%20Cushman%20in%20Canterbury%201596%20to%201607001.pdf


May 3013 - Thanks to Susan Sorrientl for information that allowed me to link Lemuel (b. ca 1800) Cushman to his parents John and Lois Washburn Cushma,, and for more details about the line down.


July 2012 -  Thank you Amy Boettin Bigler for informing us of the “Cushman daughter” line down from Ella May Cushman Long, b. 8 May 1875, Cass, Monongallia Co. VA. This line leader can be reached at bigler_amy at yahoo.com


July 2012 - Thanks to Melissa LaChance who is the line leader for the “Cushman daughter” line down from Margaret Emelene Cushman, b. 1889, daughter of Henry Elisha Cushman, b. 1855. She can be contacted at Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/melissa.lachance


November 10 2011 - Thank you to Becky Bodden who provided the line down from Mary “Polly” Soule, b. 1802 m Stephen Philbrick Fulsom/Folsom. Mary Soule was daughter of Joseph Soule (1771-1805) m. Mary “Polly” Darling (1776-1857).


November 10 2011 - Thank you to JacquelineCushman Brite for information about the line down from James Alton Cushman, b. ca 1910.


November 10 2011 - Thanks to David Winchester for providing information about the line down from Spicer Cushman, b. Apr 1842.


November 10 2011 -  Thank you James Smith for providing th eline down from Orlando Darwin Cushman, b. 1844.


November 10 2011 - Thanks to Bobby Collum for sending in a number of Cushman obituaries from South Carolina.


November 10 2011 - Thank you to Gloria Cushman for additional information about the line down from Zebina Cushman, b. 6 Jun 1789.


November 10 2011 - Thanks to Mark Cushman for information on the line down from John Potter Cushman b. 1776, son of Issac or Moses Cushman.


November 10 2011 - Thanks to Penny Monroe for adding information to th eline down from Ira Havey Cushman, b. 1799 m Mary Macorde or McCorkle.


November 10 2011 - Thanks to Barbara Fleming for sending added information on Alden Cushman (b. 16 Mar 1818) and his siblings, and for information about Joseph Ellery Foxcraft Cushman (b. 21 May 1806) and his descendants.


September 2010 - Thank you Casey H Cushman for contributing data about the line down from Francis Scott Cushman, b. 1844, Kimball NE, m. Caroline Bullis.


September 2010 - Thanks to Russell Kincaid for providing information about Chester B. Cushman, b. 1885 m. Lula Arno, and for agreeing to be a “line leader” concerning descendants of his daughters.


September 2010 - Thank you Jack Cushman for providing information about the Cushman line down from Seth Cushman, b. 1772, m. Nancy Rundel.


September 2010 - Jeff DeHart left a legacy of important Cushman family genealogy information. His website at:  http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/d/e/h/Jeffrey-L-Dehart/PDFGENE13.pdf  has provided much additional information to add to the Cushman Genealogy website.


September 2010 - Thanks to Robin Cushman-Cavaliero who contributed information about the line down from her great grandfather, Walter Earnest Cushman, b. 1876, Longmont City, CO m. Maud Viola Schofield.


September 2010 - Thanks to Phillip W. Cusman, M.D., who is researching Abial Cushman, son of Abial Cushman b. 1793, Thetford, VT and Tabitha Keyes, b. 1805.


September 2010 -  Thanks to Clair Cushman who helped correct lineage information down from Arthur Barrett Cushman, b. 1885, Boston, MA m. Susan French. She also provided new details up and down the line.


September 2010 - Thank you to Walter H. Cushman for providing information about the line down from Ezra Hendrick Cushman, b. 1825, Waterford Twp, Caladonia, VT m. Katherine Penolope Poppy.


November 27 2009 - Thank you to George Hawley Cushman V, for information about the line down from George Hawley Cushman, b. 1855, Springfield, Hampden Co, MA, m. Mary Octavia Desabla.


September 28, 2009 - Thank you to Elizabeth Corethers and the Jackson County, Oregon Genealogy Library for providing information about the descendants of William H. Cushman, b. 1850 and Rosina May (Vogeli) Cushman, b. 1869


April 13 2009 - Additional Cushmans page added to this site. This page lists all the Cushmans who cannot be connected up to the line down from Robert Cushman of Kent.  It can be accessed from the “Other Cushmans” page, or directly, by clicking here.


February 23 2009 - I was able to match Revolutionary War Pension records to 35 of the 38 surviving records of Cushmans who served in the American Revolutionary War. Data has been entered.


February 23 2009 - I added additional detail found on CD genealogy of Lyman/Allerton/Cushman families  by Stacy Wood: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=AHN&db=:275141&id=I15243754


February 23 2009 - I added information about Cushman descendants from Vol. 1. Descendants of John Gay of Dedham, MA, compiled by Throda Meals Morse on CD ROM


February 23 2009 - Thank you  to Sheila Vidrine and Claude Mathews  who provided  additional data about the Cushman line down from James Cushman b.1840 and Delilah Atkinson b. 1838


February 23 2009 - Thanks to Carol and Kevin who contributed information about the line down from William Wilkins Cushman, b. 25 Jan 1843 m Laura E. Coil, b. 6 Nov. 1847


February 23 2009 - Thank you to Suanne Cushman Harnes for information about line down from Abiel Cushman b. 13 Mar 1839 m. Fanny Skinner. Suanne will know most about this line sccush at yahoo.com


February 23 2009 - Thanks to  Ross B. Kenzie for adding additional documentation for many early Cushman ancestors.


February 23 2009 -  Roger Scott provided information on the Cushman daughter line down from Adelaide Dorinda Cushman, b. 27 Jul 1834 m. Reuben Calhoun Smith. Adelaide was daughter of Samuel Parker Cushman and Dorinda Lumbard. Roger is the line leader who will know most about this line. roger13 at mindspring.com


December 10, 2008 - Thanks to Charles B. Wright who has provided extensive information about the Cushman in Vermont line down from Ichabod Cushman, Jr. b. 12 May 1725, Plympton, MA. m.  Patience Mackfern b. 1724/25.


December 10, 2008 - Thanks to Heidi Crawly for providing information about the Cushman line down from Almon D. Cushman b. 1809 m. Nancy Van Vanlenburg, b. 1820.


December 10, 2008 - Thanks to Deb Butler for information about the line down from Morris (or Maurice) Cushman, b. 1788/89 m. Sarah (or Sally) Halliday, b. 1795.


July 31 2008 - Thanks to Margaret A. Fox of Lincoln, Michigan for contributing a great deal of new information about the line(s) down from Banabas Cushman (1784-1861).


July 14 2008 -Thanks to descendant Jerome Cushman for providing information about the line down from George Wesley Cushman, b. 21 Oct 1851, Waverly, Nebraska.


July 14 2008 - Thanks to Bunny Cushman Corkill for providing additional information about the line down from Clement C. Cushman, b. 15 Aug 1809, Hebron, Oxford County, Maine.


July 14 2008 - Thanks to Jonnie Britton for informaiton about the line down from George Hansford “Son” Cushman, b. Aug 1868, Aiken County, South Carolina.


July 14 2008 - Thank you Grover Woodward for providing information about the line down from John Cushman, b. 14 Feb 1780, Edgefield District, South Carolina and for sending me the Cushman information contained in the Hull Family Genealogy prepared by Jacquelyn Kyler.


May 12 2008 - Thanks to Rob Cushman for providing extensive information about the line down from Edwin Charles Cushman, b. 1909, son of Nelson M. Meriman and Susan Webb Cushman.  Susan Webb Cushman was the younger sister of the famous actress Charolotte Cushman. Charlotte adopted Edwin Charles Meriman who, thereafter, went by the name Cushman and gave rise to a long line of Cushman descendants.


May 12 2008 - Thanks to Lori Godsey Anzini for providing information about the line down from Jacob Cushman b. 1771, Middleboro, MA, m. Sylvia Tompson


May 12 2008 - Thanks to descendant Susan Jo Cushman Young for providing information about the line down from Clement Cushman, b. 1809, Hebron, Maine


May 12 2008 - Thanks to Grover Woodward for providing details about the line down from John Cushman, b. 1780, Aiken County, South Carolina


February 17 2008 - Thanks to descendant Carla Cushman Liberty for providing information for the line down from William Dean Cushman b. 5 January 1925.


February 2 2008 - Thanks to David and Cecilia Parke for providing additional detail about the line down from Don Alonzo Cushman b.25 September 1818 m. Elizabeth Adaline Jones.


February 1 2008- Thanks to Richard Garrett for providing information about the line down from William Holbrook Cushman b. ca 1791 m. Betsy Barnett, ca 1829.


December 29 2007 - Thanks to Bob Cushman, descendant from Minnesota, for providing the genealogy of Ethiel Cushman, b. 16 Mar 1771, along with information about Ethiel’s descendants down to the present.


November 15 2007 - Thanks to Anji Cushman for providing additional information on a Cushman/Couchman line in England.


November 15, 2007 - Thanks to Polly who provided information about the line down from Edward Winslow Cushman b. 23 Sep 1823, m. Sarah Elizabeth Partlow 26 Jan 1848 in Detroit, Wayne County Michigan.


November 15, 2007 - Thanks to Tomas Gibson for providing the line down from Mary C. Cushman b. 30 Jul 1839.


November 15 2007 - Thanks to descendant Gary Lee Cushman for providing new information to extend a line down from Eleazer Cushman, b. 20 Feb 1656.


November 15 2007 - Thanks to David L. Parke and his wife Cecilia for extensive information on the line down from Ephraim Holbrook Cushman, b. 18 May 1832, m. Mary Wood 28 Oct 1856.


May 23 2007 - Thanks to descendant Kathy Wells for providing the line down from Jabez Cushman b. 17 Apr 1782 m. Nancy Gibbs on 25 May 1806, Warrehman, MA.


7 Apr 2007 - Thanks to descendant Mary Beth Taylor for contributing information about the Cushman line down from Parker/Parkinson Cushman, b. 12 Nov 1823 m. Phebe Jane Rogers.


14 Mar 2007 - Thanks to descendant Mary Stolls for providing information about the Cushman line down from Solomon/Salmon Cushman b. 2 Mar 1817 m. Abigail Hill.


13 Feb 2007 - Thanks to Nate Cushman, Jeff DeHart and Willy Istvan for adding to the line down from Eliphalet Cushman b. abt 1824 in NY, m. Hannah Montague b. abt 1830 in Ohio.


13 Feb 2007 - Thanks to Bonnie for sending information about a Cusma line that came from Sicily in the early 1900’s and adopted the name Cushman.


2 Jan 2007 - Two more complete lines down from Robert Cushman of Kent:

1) A twelve generation line provided by Alyce Duarte.

2) Another twelve generation line provided by descendant Mark Cushman.


2 Jan 2007 - Line down from Ephraim Cushman b 6 Sep 1798, Fayette, PA provided by Daron Wells.


2 Jan 2007 - See the “Genealogy of Cushman Daughters” section on the  “Other Cushman’s”  page for contact information about descendants of Julia Ann Cushman b. 16 Jun 1811.  She was daughter of Joshua Cushman, b. 1766 and Kezia Daily.


22 September 2006 - See the “Genelaogy of Cushman Daughters” section on the “Other Cushman’s” page for contact information about descendants of Mary M. Cushman b. 17 Sep 1841. She was the daughter of Joshua Delano Cushman (b. 3 Nov. 1807) and Pamelia G. Harley. 


27 August 2006 - Added line down from Amariah Fenton Cushman b. 1832 and Lydia Clarice Updegraffe, b. 1831.  Thanks to descendant Barry Cushman for making this information available.


27 August 2006 - Added link to information about the descendants of  Lucy Cushman . b. 6 Aug 1853 and John Henry Emerton, b. 3 Jul 1851. She was the daughter of Joseph Soule Cushman b. 30 Sep 1816.  See the “Genealogy of Cushman Daughters” section of the “Other Cushmans” page for contact information about this genealogy.


27 August 2006 - Thomas Wright of Lexington, MA provided information about several Cushmans via his website http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SHOW&db=tcwlmo&recno=15532


9 June 2006 - Added line down from John Perkins Cushman b 1807 m. Polly Wyman.

Also added links to genealogies of three Cushman daughters. (See “Genealogy of Cushman Daughters” section of the “Other Cushmans” page.) Thanks to descendant Karen Marsh for sending me this information.


2 June 2006 - A link to another Cushman line in England has been added to the “Other Cushmans “ Page.


2 June 2006 - The line down from Barnabas Cushman (Generation #7) b.1787, m. Polly Cora through his son Cephas b. 1827 to the present has been added to the database. Thanks to descendant Jack Cushman for supplying this information.


26 May 2006 - The line from Harvey Cushman  (Generation#7) b. 1791, Kingston, MA, m. Mercy Prince, b. 1793  has been added to the database. Thanks to descendant Judy Burdsall for providng information about descendants.


26 May 2006 - Descendants of John Cushman (Generation #9) b. 1826, m. Rebecca Delano b. 1834 have been added to the database.  Thanks to descendant Isabella Cushman Maddock for this additional information.


19 May 2006 - Added several contributions to the “Genealogy of Cushman Daughters” section of the “Other Cushmans” page. See the “Other Cushmans” page for contact information about these genealogies:


  1. BulletSubmit Cushman (Generation #7) b. 1767 Brookfield, MA, m. Jonathan Marsh Bissell, Sr., d, 1850, Stratton, VT.

  2. BulletHarriett Cushman  (Generation #7) d. 1852 in Illinois, m. Jonathan Marsh Bissell, Jr. on 19 Nov 1817 in Vernon, VT.

  3. Bullet Arvilla Cushman (Generation #9) b 11 Jan 1849 m. William Henry McKown on 4 Jul 1867.

  4. BulletAgnes Cushman (Generation # 9) b. 27 Jul 1867, Rock Island, IL m John Amida McDonald on 24 Dec 1885.


Thanks to Boyd Bissell, his cousin Brent Bissell, Willie Istvan, and Mary Ann McLachlan for adding these linkages to genealogies of Cushman daughters.


7 May 2006 - Simeon Cushman (generation #6) is the patriarch of many Cushmans in the southern US.  He was born 4 Feb 1743/4 in Lebanon, New London, CT. but was an early settler in what is now Aiken County, South Carolina. S. Maurice McAllister, Catherine Farrow and Rick Cushman have contributed information about several lines down to the present day.


25 April 2006 -  Some of the line from Sylvester Cushman to the present day has been added to the database. Sylvester Cushman was born 1823, Wilmington, VT. The material comes from memoirs by his sons, Richard, Harold and Kenneth titled: Nathan A. Cushman , A Rugged Individualist, written in 1984.  Thanks to  Suzzane D. Krajewski for providing this material.


24 April 2006  - The line from Ralph Cushman  to the present day has been added to the database. Ralph Cushman (born in Barrnet, VT,  18 Nov 1800) removed to Louisiana. Many descendants are now located in Texas.  Thank you Russell Cushman for this addition to the growing Cushman Genealogy database.


23 April 2006 - Test phase over. Cushman Genealogy website up for public viewing.


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