Catherine Cushing

11 July 1793–
Pawling, Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Cushing was born on 11 July 1793, in Pawling, Dutchess, New York, United States, her father, Stephen Cushing, was 44 and her mother, Rachel Luce Foster, was 40. She had at least 1 daughter with Mr. Merrill.

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Mr. Merrill
1790–
Catherine Cushing
1793–
Catherine Merrill

Spouse and Children

children

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    Catherine Merrill

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 4

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Cousin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Will Stephen Cushing

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