When Tamsin Cushing was born on 28 May 1779, in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Theophilus Cushing IV, was 38 and her mother, Patience Dunbar, was 39. She married Seth Hersey Sr. on 9 January 1803. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 28 December 1839, in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Eastern Cemetery, Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States.
English (Norfolk): variant of Cousin .
Americanized form of French Cauchon .