Joseph Cushing

7 February 1757–28 April 1811 (Age 54)
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Cushing was born on 7 February 1757, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Matthew Cushing, was 26 and his mother, Abigail Titus, was 25. He married Hannah Sabin in February 1781, in Putney, Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 28 April 1811, in Putney, Windham, Vermont, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Old North Burying Ground, Putney, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Cushing
1757–1811
Prudence Snow
1763–1817
Marriage: 28 March 1790
James Cushing
1791–1816
Hannah Cushing
1794–1796
Lyman Cushing
1796–1852
Henry H. Cushing
1798–
Fanny Cushing
1801–1803
Matthew Warren Cushing
1804–1836
Clark B. Cushing
1807–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 March 1790Putney, Windham, Vermont, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 19
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · The Declaration to the King
    Age 19
    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 29
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 2946;2007: 5060; 2010: 6480)English (Norfolk): variant of Cousin .Americanized form of French Cauchon .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Cousin
    Cushion
    Cauchon

    Sources (40)

    • Joseph Cushing in entry for Benjamin Cushing, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
    • Joseph Cushing, "United States Census, 1800"
    • Joseph Cushing in entry for Joseph Cushing and Clarissa Cobb, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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