Harriet Bryon Cushing

Female18 June 1798–19 August 1882

Brief Life History of Harriet

Harriet Bryon Cushing was born on 18 June 1798, in Salisbury, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States as the daughter of Caleb Cushing Jr.. She married Samuel Hoskins on 16 July 1818, in Orange, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1860 and Bradford, Orange, Vermont, United States in 1870. She died on 19 August 1882, in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Hoskins
Harriet Bryon Cushing
Marriage: 16 July 1818
John Church Cushing Hoskins
William Henry Haskins
Samual W Hoskins
Mary Hoskins
Lois Amanda Raid Hoskins
James Denison Hoskins
Caleb Allan Hoskins
Harriet Sophia Hoskins

Sources (18)

  • Harriet B Haskins in household of Samuel Haskins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harriet Cushing, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Harriett B., "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 July 1818Orange, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 2

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    Age 18

    Historical Boundaries: 1816: Penobscot, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Penobscot, Maine, United States


    Age 22

    Maine is the 23rd state.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bryant .

    Irish (Sligo): from Ó Briain, see O'Brien .

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

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