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Elkanah Cushman

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Colonial America
Death: September 04, 1727 (76)
Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Plympton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Thomas Cushman and Mary (Allerton) Cushman, "Mayflower" Passenger
Husband of Elizabeth Cushman and Martha Cushman
Father of Elkanah "Elkney" Cushman; Jabez Cushman; James Cushman; Allerton Cushman; Elizabeth Waterman and 4 others
Brother of Thomas Cushman, Jr.; Sarah Hutchings; Rev. Isaac Cushman, Sr.; Fear Cushman; Mary Hutchinson and 3 others

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About Rev. Elkanah Cushman

'Elkanah Cushman Sr. (1651 - 1727)

Deacon Elkanah Cushman Sr.

Born 1 Jun 1651 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA

Son of Thomas Cushman Sr. and Mary (Allerton) Cushman

Brother of Thomas Cushman Jr, Sarah (Cushman) Hutchins,

Isaac Cushman Sr, Feare Cushman, Eleazer Cushman,

Mary (Cushman) Hutchinson, Lydia (Cushman) Harlow and Sarah (Cushman) Hutchins [half]

Husband of Elizabeth (Cole) Cushman —

married 10 Feb 1677 in Plymouth Colony

Husband of Martha (Cooke) Cushman —

married 2 Mar 1683 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts

Father of Elkanah Cushman, James Cushman, Jabez Cushman,

Allerton Cushman, Elizabeth (Cushman) Waterman, Josiah Cushman,

Martha (Cushman) Holmes and Mehitable Cushman

Died 4 Sep 1727 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA

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Cushman-114 created 7 Feb 2011 | Last modified 5 Sep 2016


Deacon Elkanah Cushman was born on 1 Jun 1651 at Plymouth, Plymouth co., Massachusetts;

he died on 4 Sep 1727 at Plympton, Plymouth co., Mass.

Elkanah was the son of Thomas Cushman and Mary Allerton,

grandson of Deacon Robert Cushman and Sara Reder, Isaac Allerton and Mary Norris.

Elkanah wed firstly Elizabeth Cole, daughter of James Cole, Jr.,

on 10 Feb 1676 in Plymouth: they had three sons:

Elkanah Elkney Cushman, b. 15 Sep 1678, d. 1714;

James Cushman, b. 20 Oct 1679;

Jabez Cushman, b. 28 Dec 1681.

Elkanah Cushman wed secondly Martha Cooke, daughter of Mayflower passenger

Jacob Cooke and Damaris Hopkins, on 2 Mar 1683 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Mass.

They had at least five children:

Allerton Cushman, born 21 Nov 1683 in Plymouth, MA,

died 9 Jan 1730/1731 in Plympton, MA; on 11 Jan 1710/11 in Plympton

he wed Mary Buck (b. 1688, d. 13 Dec 1725);

Elizabeth Cushman, b. 17 Jan 1685 in Plymouth, MA,

died 13 Mar 1724/1725 in Plympton, MA; on 5 Dec 1723 in Plympton, MA

she was wed to Robert Waterman (b. 9 Feb 1681/1682, d. 16 Jan 1749/1750);

Josiah Cushman, b. 21 Mar 1687/1688 in Plymouth, MA,

d. 13 Apr 1750 in Plympton, MA; on 29 Dec 1709 in Plympton, MA

he wed Susannah Shurtleff (bapt. 1691 in Plymouth, d. 27 Jul 1763 in Plympton);

MARTHA CUSHMAN, baptised in 1691 in Plymouth, MA, died after Jul 1771;

on 6 Jun 1717 in Plympton, MA she was wed to Nathaniel Holmes

(b. 30 Aug 1692, d. after Jul 1771);

Mehitable Cushman, b. 8 Oct 1693 in Plymouth, MA, d. before 14 Oct 1725.

Elkanah Cushman died on 4 Sep 1727 and was buried at

Hillcrest Cemetery, Plympton, Plymouth, MA.


01 JUN 1651 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Death

04 SEP 1721 Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Sources

Descendants of Stephen Hopkins [on-line] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Text: "Name: Elcanah Cushman; Birth Date: abt 1651; Death Date: 4 Sep 1727; Death Place: Plympton, Massachusetts; Death Age: 76; Father Name: Elder Thomas Cushman; Mother Name: Mary Cushman; Spouse Name: Martha Cooke." U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700 [database on-line], Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2012. Original data: Torry, Clarence A. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004. Text: "Name: Elkanah Cushman; Gender: Male; Birth Year: 1651; Marriage Date: 2 Mar 1683; Death Year: 1727; Marriage Place: New England; Spouse's Name: Martha Cooke." Mayflower Births and Deaths, Vol. 1 and 2 [database on-line], Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2013. Original data: Roser, Susan E. Mayflower Births and Deaths: From the Files of George Ernest Bowman at the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Volumes 1 & 2. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1992. Text: "Name: Elkanah Cushman; Birth Date: 1 Jun 1651; Birth Place: Plymouth; Death Date: 4 Sep 1727; Death Place: Plympton; Relationship: Child; Father: Thomas Cushman; Mother: Mary Allerton. Household Members: Name Relation Mary Allerton Self (Head); Thomas Cushman Husband; Thomas Cushman Child; Isaac Cushman Child; Elkanah Cushman Child; Eleazer Cushman Child; Sarah Cushman Child; Lydia Cushman Child; Mary Cushman Child; Fear Cushman Child." Joseph Augustine Cushman, The first Seven Generations, p. 25 Mayflower Descendants, Volume 1, p. 142 Find A Grave [on-line] Elkanah Cushman Note: Created by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens; Record added: 16 May 2009; Find A Grave Memorial# 37143015 Isaac Allerton, Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Vol. 17 p. 6, 16-17 Susan E. Roser, Mayflower Increasings for Three Generations Mayflower Descendent Bowan, George E., 1989. Cushman website [on-line]Robert Cushman of Kent Acknowledgements

WikiTree profile Cushman-114 was created through the import of grant2.ged on 07 February 2011. Thanks to Cheyene Boggioni for merging Cushman-115 into Cushman-114 on 13 Jan 2015. Thanks to Albertus for creating WikiTree profile Cushman-671 on 2 Mar 2015 and merging it into Cushman-114. Click to the Changes page for details of edits by Cheyene, Albertus and others. WikiTree profile Cushman-144 was created through the import of todaysged.GED on 03 April 2011. Thanks to Robert Cushman for merging Cushman-144 into Cushman-114 on 28 July 2015.

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Rev. Elkanah Cushman's Timeline

June 1, 1651
Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Colonial America
September 15, 1678
Age 27
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Colonial America
October 20, 1679
Age 28
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Colonial America
December 28, 1681
Age 30
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Colonial America
November 21, 1683
Age 32
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Colonial America
November 21, 1683
Age 32
Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, Colonial America
January 17, 1686
Age 34
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Plymouth Colony
March 21, 1687
Age 35
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, Colonial America