(11) 1.1.4a.1.1b.4a.1.4.5.2.1 JAMES EDWARD CUSHMAN 5257, 2511
Birth27 Aug 1837, Middleboro, Plymouth, MA5257,558,98
Birth Memoprobably Middleboro
Death10 Feb 1916, age: 7898,5259
BurialSaint Marys Cemetery, Middleboro, Plymouth Co. MA5260
FlagsGen #9
(James Gano, Adoniram, Samuel, Jabez, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, Robert.) Son of James Gano Cushman and Hannah T.M. (Bump) Cushman. Some confusion over where the children were born.1880 census for Middleborough, Plymouth, MA shows James E. Cushman, age 43, b. MA works in shoe shop, married to Abbie M. Cushman, age 43, b. NH, and children, Willie E. Cushamn, age 21, b. MA, P. Alton Cushman, age 18 b. MA, Nellie M Cushman, age 18, b. MA and John M Cushman, age 15, b. MA.5258

He volunteered for military service in 1865.5261 See also: Cushman, James E.
Wed to Abby M. Wadleigh, 04/24/1858:3;

See also: Volunteers for military service, 01/14/1865:2 and, Cushman, Jas. E. Prisoner of war released, 08/16/1862:2; Account of prisoner of war, 08/23/1862:1;Cushman, J.E.
Taken prisoner by rebels, 07/19/1862:2 Wounded at Battle of Fredericksburg, 01/03/1863:1 In hospital at Point Lookout, MD, 02/07/1863:2 Discharged from 18th MA, 04/04/1863:2, though this may be about another Jas E Cushman???2828

Civil War Veteran
Private, Co. D, 18th Massachusetts Infantry
Private, Co. B, 11th Veterans Reserve Corps

The son of James G. and Hannah T. (Bump) Cushman.

James married Abbie M. Wadleigh, at Taunton, MA on April 21, 1858. They were the parents of William E., born Feb. 18, 1859; twins, Ellen M. and James A., born Feb. 18, 1862; and John M., born Aug. 8, 1864.

James was a 23 year-old Shoemaker from Middleboro, MA, when he enlisted in that town on May 7, 1861 and was mustered into the 18th Mass. Infantry on Aug. 24, 1861 as a Private in Co. D. He was engaged with the Regiment in 1862 in the Peninsula Campaign, including the Siege of Yorktown, and the battle of Fredericksburg. James was on duty with the Provost Guard when captured on Friday, June 27, 1862 at Meadow Bridge, VA and was held as a Prisoner of War at Richmond in a tobacco storehouse from the 27th until July 8, 1862, when he was transferred to Belle Isle. He was involved in a prisoner exchange at Aikens Landing, VA on Aug. 6, 1862 and returned to the regiment that same day. He was wounded in the right hand at the battle of Fredericksburg on Dec. 13, 1862, resulting in the amputation of his thumb, and subsequently discharged due to his wounds on March 25, 1863 at Hammond General Hospital, Point Lookout, MD. Though he was approved for and receiving an Invalid Pension due to the gunshot wound James enlisted in the 11th Veteran Reserve Corps, Co. B on Jan. 5, 1865 and was discharged on Nov. 13, 1865 by General Order.

Following his military service James worked as a Shoemaker for Charles E. Leonard and Horatio Barrows in Middleboro. He was a member of the E.W. Peirce, Post No. 8, Grand Army of the Republic, Middleboro, joining on Aug. 9, 1867 and served terms as Post Commander in 1897, 1898, and 1914. He was 79 years of age when he died at Middleboro, MA due to chronic cystitis.5260
SpouseABBIE MARIE WADLEIGH484,98,5262 , 7158
Birth28 Aug 1837, NH5263,98,264,5264
Birth Memoor MA
Death2 Feb 1928, age: 9098
1880 census for Middleborough, Plymouth, MA shows James E. Cushman, age 43, b. MA bowrks in shoe shop, married to Abbie M. Cushman, age 43, b. NH, and childrend, Willie E. Cushamn, age 21, b. MA, P. Alton Cushman, age 18 b. MA, Nellie M Cushman, age 18, b. MA and John M Cushman, age 15, b. MA.

Daughter of John C Wadleigh and Abby.435
Family ID1729
Marriage21 Apr 1858, Taunton, MA5260,435
ChildrenWilliam “WILLIE” Edward , 7159 (1859-)
 James ALTON , 7160 (1862-)
 Ellen “NELLIE” M , 7161 (1862-1943)
 JOHN MORTON , 7162 (1865-1946)

(12) 1.1.4a.1.1b.4a.1.4.5.2.1.1 William “WILLIE” Edward CUSHMAN 484,277, 7159
Birth18 Feb 1859, NH5265,264,5264,5266
Birth Memoor Middleboro,MA
FlagsGen#10
(James Edward, James Gano, Adoniram, Samuel, Jabez, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, Robert.) Son of James Edward Cushman and Abbie M. (Unknown) Cushman. See research note
SpouseEliz Helen KELLEY277 , 16227
Birth1856, Harwich, Barnstable, MA277
Family ID4951
Marriage9 Apr 1908, Hyannis, MA277

(12) 1.1.4a.1.1b.4a.1.4.5.2.1.2 James ALTON CUSHMAN 264,5260, 7160
Birth18 Feb 1862, NH5263,264,5267,5268
Birth Memoor MA
FlagsGen#10
(James Edward, James Gano, Adoniram, Samuel, Jabez, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, Robert.) Son of James Edward Cushman and Abbie M. (Unknown) Cushman. Twin to Ellen M Cushman. 1880 census for Middleborough, Plymouth, MA shows James E. Cushman, age 43, b. MA works in shoe shop, married to Abbie M. Cushman, age 43, b. NH, and children, Willie E. Cushman, age 21, b. MA, P. Alton Cushman, age 18 b. MA, Nellie M Cushman, age 18, b. MA and John M Cushman, age 15, b. MA.5263

(12) 1.1.4a.1.1b.4a.1.4.5.2.1.3 Ellen “NELLIE” M CUSHMAN 5263,5266, 7161
Birth18 Feb 1862, NH5263,264,5269,2550
Birth Memoor MA
Death18 Mar 1943, prob. Los Angeles, CA, age: 812550
BurialForest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles Co. CA2550
FlagsGen#10
(James Edward, James Gano, Adoniram, Samuel, Jabez, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, Robert.) Daughter of James Edward Cushman and Abbie M. (Unknown) Cushman. See research notes
SpouseCHARLES H WATERMAN247 , 15267
Birth1859247
Son of James O Waterman and Eliza F Waterman.247
Family ID4953
Marriage5 Mar 1882, Middleborough, Plymouthm MA247

(12) 1.1.4a.1.1b.4a.1.4.5.2.1.4a JOHN MORTON CUSHMAN* 5263,415, 7162
Birth8 Aug 1865, NH5263,264,5269,5270
Birth Memoor MA
Death8 Jan 1946, Middleboro MA, age: 805270
FlagsGen#10
(James Edward, James Gano, Adoniram, Samuel, Jabez, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, Robert.) Son of James Edward Cushman and Abbie M. (Unknown) Cushman. See research notes.
SpouseEMMA LORETTA KENNEDY166 , 15551
Birth30 Nov 1876, Liverpoole, Nova Scotia, Canada166,5270
Death24 May 1963, MIddleboro, MA, age: 86166,5270
Seamstress-dressmaker. Daughter of Henry Mathias Kennedy and Elizabeth Freeman Smith.5270 This may be the Emma L Cushman b. 1876, d. 1950 buried Evergreen Cemetery, Milbridge, Washington Co. ME. She appears to be the only Cushman buried there.5271
Family ID4954
Marriage9 Feb 1911, Melrose, Middlesex Co. MA277
Children(Living, Female) , 17955

Other spouses: JULIA H TOBEY

(13) 1.1.4a.1.1b.4a.1.4.5.2.1.4a.1 (Living, Female) 5270, 17955
SpouseGEORGE MORGAN DANKS5270 , 17956
Death28 May 19815270
Worked at Pratt and Witney Motors.5270
Family ID12340

(12) 1.1.4a.1.1b.4a.1.4.5.2.1.4b JOHN MORTON CUSHMAN* (See above)
SpouseJULIA H TOBEY166 , 15552
Birth1868780
DDaughter of Alfred A and Eliza E780
Family ID10726
Marriage31 Dec 1887, Middleborough, Plymouth Co. MA3689

Other spouses: EMMA LORETTA KENNEDY

(11) 1.1.4a.1.1b.4a.1.4.5.2.2 GEORGE WASHINGTON CUSHMAN 5257, 2512
Birth1840, Middleboro, Plymouth, MA5257
Death Memodied in infancy
FlagsGen #9
(James Gano, Adoniram, Samuel, Jabez, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, Robert.) Son of James Gano Cushman and Hannah T.M. (Bump) Cushman, 5 Dec 1863 Middleboro Gazette says: “Son of James G and T.M. dies at age 22.”2828

(11) 1.1.4a.1.1b.4a.1.4.5.2.3a ALEXANDER HAMILTON CUSHMAN* 5257, 2513
BirthSep 1844, Middleboro, Plymouth, MA5257,5258,558
FlagsGen #9
(James Gano, Adoniram, Samuel, Jabez, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, Robert.) Son of James Gano Cushman and Hannah T.M. (Bump) Cushman. Marriages are not clear. Jeff DeHart has him married first to Fannie M, bef. 1868. She was b. abt 1845 in MA, then married 2nd to Elizabeth A abt 1881. She was b Feb 1857 in Maine. See research notes.

Mass State Vital Records
Alexander H. Cushman
Death: April 8, 1920
Place of death: Brockton, Plymouth Co., Ma.
Age: 75
Birth Year estimated:  1845
Father: James
Mother:Hannah
Spouse: Elizabeth
Cert. # 339 page 2635272

1880 census for Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts shows james G. Cushman, age 73, b. MA with wife Hannah Cushman, age 66, b. MA, and son Alexander Cushman, age 37, b. MA. Also in household is George A. Cushman, grandson, age 11, b. MA.5263
SpouseHANNAH B LOVELL5273 , 8008
Death19 Feb 19155273
BurialWappanucket Cemetery5274
“Cushman, Hannah B. Lovell, widow of Alexander, dies at age 86.5275
Family ID1731

Other spouses: ELIZABETH “Lizzie” A TAYLOR, FANNIE Minerva WHITE, Laura Harriet EATON

(11) 1.1.4a.1.1b.4a.1.4.5.2.3b ALEXANDER HAMILTON CUSHMAN* (See above)
SpouseELIZABETH “Lizzie” A TAYLOR264,5276,5277 , 11830
BirthFeb 1857, ME5278
Alexander married Elizabeth A Taylor on October 15, 1881 in Middleborough, Plymouth county, Massachusetts. She was his third of three(?) wives. She was 24 and he was 36. She was of Calais, ME, and the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Taylor. They had children:
Ina Maud September 7, 18855094
Family ID8156
Marriage15 Oct 1881, Middlesborough, Plymouth Co. MA264,5279,277
ChildrenINA Maude , 11831 (1885-)
 RUTH Avis , 11832 (1892-)

Other spouses: HANNAH B LOVELL, FANNIE Minerva WHITE, Laura Harriet EATON

(12) 1.1.4a.1.1b.4a.1.4.5.2.3b.1 INA Maude CUSHMAN 264,5280,728, 11831
Birth7 Sep 1885, Middleboro, Plymouth Co., MA264,5278,5280,5281,440
FlagsGen#10
(Alexander, James Gano, Adoniram, Samuel, Jabez, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, Robert.) Daughter of Alexander Hamilton Cushman and Elizabeth A (Unknown) Cushman.
SpouseFred Berry McELHENNIE5281 , 28089
Family ID8157
Marriage10 Nov 19095281

(12) 1.1.4a.1.1b.4a.1.4.5.2.3b.2 RUTH Avis CUSHMAN 264,5281, 11832
Birth24 May 1892, Bridgewater, MA264,5278,5281,406
FlagsGen#10
(Alexander, James Gano, Adoniram, Samuel, Jabez, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, Robert.) Daughter of Alexander Hamilton Cushman and Elizabeth A (Unknown) Cushman.

(11) 1.1.4a.1.1b.4a.1.4.5.2.3c ALEXANDER HAMILTON CUSHMAN* (See above)
SpouseFANNIE Minerva WHITE264,5282,5283 , 11833
Birth18 Dec 1845, Middelboro, Plymouth, MA5283
Death16 Dec 1875, age: 295283
Burial Warrentown Cemetery, Middleboro, Plymouth Co. MA5283
Fannie was a daughter of Charles White and Fannie Murdock.3714
Fannie married Alexander H Cushman on October 10, 1866 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. She was his first of three wives. They had children:
George A July 17, 18685283
Family ID8159
Marriage10 Oct 1866, Middleboro, Plymouth, MA5281,3714
ChildrenGEORGE A , 11834 (1868-1933)

Other spouses: HANNAH B LOVELL, ELIZABETH “Lizzie” A TAYLOR, Laura Harriet EATON

(12) 1.1.4a.1.1b.4a.1.4.5.2.3c.1 GEORGE A CUSHMAN 5284, 11834
Birth17 Jul 1868, Middlebrow, Plymouth Co, MA5285
Death1933, age: 645285
Burial Warrentown Cemetery, Middleboro, Plymouth Co. MA5283
FlagsGen#10
(Alexander, James Gano, Adoniram, Samuel, Jabez, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, Robert.) Son of Alexander Hamilton Cushman and Fannie M (Unknown) Cushman.

(11) 1.1.4a.1.1b.4a.1.4.5.2.3d ALEXANDER HAMILTON CUSHMAN* (See above)
SpouseLaura Harriet EATON5094 , 25082
Birth25 Feb 1850, Middelboro, Plymouth, MA5094
Death7 Mar 1880, age: 305094
BurialWarrentown Cemetery, Middleboro, Plymouth Co. MA5094
Laura was a daughter of Reuel Eaton and Harriet Thomas (or Thompson). Laura married Alexander H Cushman on November 28, 1877 in Middleborough, Plymouth county, Massachusetts. She was his second of three wives. Buried next to Fannie Minerva White Cushman.5094
Family ID17122
Marriage28 Nov 1877, Middleboro , Plymouth, MA5286,5281

Other spouses: HANNAH B LOVELL, ELIZABETH “Lizzie” A TAYLOR, FANNIE Minerva WHITE

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