Robert Cushing

23 January 1828–16 February 1908 (Age 80)
Wymondham, Norfolk, England

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Cushing was born on 23 January 1828, in Wymondham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Cushing, was 27 and his mother, Dinah Forster, was 27. He married Caroline Ayers in 1852, in Wymondham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 16 February 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Cushing
Caroline Ayers
Marriage: 1852
James Ayers Cushing
Henry Charles Cushing

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1852Wymondham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 26
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    English (Norfolk): variant of Cousin .Americanized form of French Cauchon .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Emigration of Robert Cushing and Family

    On 23 May 1866 three hundred fifty Mormons sailed from London for New York aboard the square-rigged American Congress. Elder John Nicholson was in charge of the emigrants. His counselors were Elders …

    Sources (58)

    • Robert Cushion, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Robert Cushing in entry for Henry C Cushing, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Robert Cushing, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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