John (Lieut. Col) CUSHING
28 Apr 1662 - 19 Jan 1738
Father: John (Col) CUSHING
- BIRTH: 28 Apr 1662, Hingham, Plymouth, MA
- DEATH: 19 Jan 1738, Scituate, Plymouth, MA
Mother: Sarah HAWKE
: Deborah LORING
- MARRIAGE: 20 May 1688, Scituate, Plymouth, MA
_Peter CUSHING _+
_Matthew CUSHING __|
| |_Susan HAWES ___
_John (Col) CUSHING _|
| | _Henry PITCHER _
| |_Nazareth PITCHER _|
| |_Sarah BOND ____
|--John (Lieut. Col) CUSHING
| _Matthew HAWKE ____|
| | |________________
|_Sarah HAWKE ________|
|_Margaret NELSON __|
John resided in Scituate, Mass. He was a deputy to the General Court in 1692; Chief Justice of the Inferior Court of Plymouth, from 1702-1710; representativemember for Massachusetts of the Governor's Council, from 1708 to 1728; and Judge of His Majesty's Superior Court of Judicature of Massachusetts from 1728 to his death in 1737. The Superior Court of Massachusetts, from its foundation in 1692 until its overthrow by the Revolution, had 33 Justices, the Bench consisting of five members. Among these 33 were John Cushing 1728, his son John CushingJr. and his grandson William Cushing. Rev Josiah Cotton of Plymouth says of him: He was a gentleman well versed in law, the life and soul of our Court while he continued in it, a man in the main of justice and integrity. In 1723 he was Lieut. Col. of the Plymouth Regiment, which at that time probably embraced all the local militia of the County.
JOHN, Scituate, eldest s. of the preced. m.20 May 1687, Deborah, d. of Thomas Loring, had Sarah, b. 8 Jan. 1689; a s. d. soon; Deborah, 4 Apr. 1693; John, 17 July 1695; Elijah, 7 Mar. 1698; Mary, 24 Nov. 1700; Nazareth, 11 Sept. 1703; Benjamin, 17 Apr. 1706; and Nathaniel, 9 July1709, H. C. 1728; and she d. 1713. By sec. w. m. 1714, wid. Sarah Holmes, hadJosiah, b. 29 Jan. 1715 ; and Mary, 24 Oct. 1716; was rep. 1701, couns. 1710-28, and Judge of Sup. Ct. from 1728 to his d. 19 Jan. 1738.
1. TheGenealogy of the Cushing Family (An account of the Ancestors and Descendants ofMatthew Cushing, who came to America in 1638) by James Cushing, The Perrault Printing Co - Montreal, 1905. First Edition, 1877, by Lemuel Cushing, D1881 (Finished by his family) Pg 28.
2. Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts to theYear 1850, NEHGS,
Boston, 1909, two volumes.
3. Joseph Savage, GenealogicalDictionary of the First Settlers of New
England, Originally published 1860.
"History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts"
George Lincoln, et. al., Hingham, MA; 1893 pp. 151-152
"New England Marriages Prior to 1700"
Clarence A. Torrey, Baltimore, MD, 1985
"CUSHING, John, Jr. (1662-) & 1/wf Deborah LORING (1668-1713); 20 May 1688; Scituate"
"Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts to 1850"
Transcribed by D. Pane-Joyce
Death: "John Esq., Jan. 19, 1736"
(Cushing and associated family lines from a GEDCOM at the excellent
"Genealogy of the Cushing Family - Online Version 2003"
by Warren R. Cushing [email@example.com])