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Subject: [GENMASSACHUSETTS] Edmund L. Cushing son of Edmund & Molly(Stearns) Cushing of Lunenburge, Mass.
Date: Thu, 10 May 2007 14:21:25 EDT
Subject: Edmund L. Cushing
Source: History of Charlestown, N.H., The Old Fort No. 4 by Rev. Henry H.
Edmund L. Cushing, Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Judicature for
N.H., son of
Edmund & Molly (Stearns) Cushing, was born at Lunenburg, Mass, where his
continued to reside until their decease. He entered Harvard Univ. in the
1823 and grad. 1827. He was admitted to the bar in 1834, and established
his profession at Charlestown, N.H. In the summer of 1874 he received the
Chief Justice of the Superior Court which he now holds (1876).
Chief Justice Edmund L. Cushing, born in Lunenburg, Mass., 1807; m. (1)
April 1, 1835,
Laura Elizabeth Lovell, dau. of Vryling & Laura (Hubbard) Lovell. She b. in
March 25, 1810. Children:
1. Catherine Lovell Cushing b. July 27, 1836; m. March 5, 1864, Francis
son of Mathews & Margaret Augusta (Gilchrist) Green. One child:
1. Catherine Laura Green b. Feb 2, 1865.
Mrs. Green died May 4, 1866. Mr. Green was a lieutenant in command of the
head quarters in Washington, D.C.
2. Edmund Henry Cushing b. July 22, 1838, died March 11, 1869. He was in
service in the War of the Rebellion and rec'd appointment of Secretary to
Foote, which position he held at the time of his death. He died of yellow
and was buried at sea. He was a young man very much beloved by those who
and what he accomplished gave promise of a brillian career; but he did not
reap the reward of his love of country; but like thousands of others who
fatal war, was swept by disease, to an early grave. A stone has been
erected to his
memory in the Charlestown village cemetery.
3. Rebecca Salsbury Cushing b. Sept 27, 1843; m. Livingston Stone on April
4. Mary Stearns Cushing b. Nov 11, 1851.
Chief Justice Edmund L. Cushing m. (2) Nov 24, 1858, Martha Robbins
Gilchrist, dau of
Capt. James Gilchrist. She b. Oct 27, 1818.
George Russell Cushing (a different family from the above) b. in Hingham,
Mass. Mar 9, 1844; m. Dec 30, 1869, Helen Keziah Jones, dau of John Stillman
Jones & his wife,
Rebecca M. (Loveland) Jones; b. May 15, 1846. Children:
1. Helen Russell Cushing b. Oct 16, 1870.
2. George William cushing b. April 6, 1873.
3. Alice Leona Cushing b. Oct 12, 1874.
George Russell Cushing settled in Charlestown in 1868.
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the earliest setters of the famous
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Transcribed by Janice Farnsworth
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