Twelfth Generation


3472. Deacon Matthew (Cushin) Cushing589 was born before 2 March 1589 in England.495,496 He was christened on 2 March 1589 in Hardington, England.494 He immigrated on 26 April 1638 to Gravesend, Kentshire, England.494,495 Matthew immigrated on 10 August 1638 to Hingham, Massachusetts (Plymouth).494,495,496 He died on 30 September 1660 at the age of 71 in Hingham, Massachusetts (Plymouth).338,494,495 Sailed on the ship "Diligent" from Hingham England to Boston Massachusetts. The town was named after Cushing's home town of Hingham, England. Nasareth Margaret Pitcher and Deacon Matthew (Cushin) Cushing were married on 5 August 1613 in Hardington, England.494,495,496

3473. Nasareth Margaret Pitcher was born before 10 October 1586 in England.494,495 She was baptized on 30 October 1586 in England.494,495 She lived in Boston, Massachusetts (Suffolk) on 10 August 1638.496 Nasareth died on 6 January 1682 at the age of 95 in Hingham, Massachusetts (Plymouth).494,495 Sailed on the ship "Diligent" from Hingham England to Boston Massachusetts.

Children were:

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i.

Daniel Cushing Sr.-21592.

ii.

Jeremiah (Jesse?) Cushing was born on 21 July 1621 in Hardingham, England.140,494,495 He lived in Boston, Massachusetts (Suffolk) on 10 August 1638.496 He died childless.496 Sailed on the ship "Diligent" from Hingham England to Boston Massachusetts.

iii.

Matthew Cushing was born on 5 April 1623 in Hardingham, England.140,494,495 He lived in Boston, Massachusetts (Suffolk) on 10 August 1638.496 Sailed on the ship "Diligent" from Hingham England to Boston Massachusetts.

iv.

Deborah Cushing was born on 17 February 1625 in Hardingham, England.140,494,495 She lived in Boston, Massachusetts (Suffolk) on 10 August 1638.496 She died childless.496 Sailed on the ship "Diligent" from Hingham England to Boston Massachusetts.

v.

John Cushing 1st574 was born in 1627 in Hardingham, England.494,495 He was born in 1627 in Hingham, Norfolk, England.590 He immigrated on 26 April 1638 to Gravesend, Kentshire, England.494 John immigrated on 10 August 1638 to Hingham, Massachusetts (Plymouth).494,496 He lived in Scituate, Massachusetts (Plymouth) in 1662.494 He died on 21 March 1708 at the age of 81 in Scituate, Massachusetts (Plymouth).495,586 John died on 31 March 1708 at the age of 81 in Scituate, Massachusetts (Plymouth).590 Sailed on the ship "Diligent" from Hingham England to Boston Massachusetts.

John came to New England when he was nine years old.

"In 1657 he, together with Matthias Briggs, purchased for 120 poundsthe Varsall Estate at 'Belle House Neck,' Scituate, which consisted of 120 acres with house and barns. Hedid not move there, however, until about 1662. The land on which the farm was situated was alwaysknown as 'Belle House Neck,' a name given to the place in consequence of a of a bell that hung at thehouse there, for a century, to give an alarm to the neighboring country in case of the approach ofIndians. In 1663 he was surveyer of highways and in 1667, receiver of excises. He was deputy to the colonyin 1674 and often reelected. In 1673, he was on the committee for dividing Scituate lands; and in1676, was chosen to report to the Government a statement of all services of the soldiers of Scituate inthe war with King Philip. Selectman
from 1674 to 1686 inclusive, and County Magistrate (Plymouth Co.) 1685to 1692. Assistant of the Old Colony Government of Plymouth Colony 1689 to 1691, and representative to the General Court at Boston in 1692 (the first year after the two colonies, Plymouth and Massachusetts, were united), and for several succeeding years, Member of the Council 1706 and 1707. He was alsoColonel of the Plymouth Regiment."3

In 1676 he was chosen to make report to the government of all servicesof the soldiers in King Philip's War from the town of Scituate.