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Mrs Mary Barker Smith Cushing
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Birth: Sep. 24, 1807
Salem
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1891
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA

Mary was the daughter of Elisha Smith and Mary Butler Bass and descendant of Mayflower pilgrim John Alden. Her grandfather was Congressman Josiah Smith. Second wife of Dr Milton Buckingham Cushing Sr married 12 Jun 1836 in Baptist Church, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio; mother of:

Milton Buckingham Cushing b 1837
Lt Howard Bass Cushing b 1838
Lt Col Alonzo Hereford Cushing 1841 - July 3, 1863 at Gettysburg
Commander William Barker Cushing b 1842
Mary Rachel Cushing 1845-1846
Mary Isabel Cushing, Mrs Ed Gale & Mrs Eli Bouton

Mary was a teacher at her own private seminary for young ladies when she met widower Judge Milton Buckingham Cushing. She was a small woman with a full, round face, and is quoted as radiating kindness and compassion with a keen intellect. Mary would often recall one of her childhood memories; attending her grandfather's funeral with her cousin President John Adams' carriage heading the funeral procession. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Milton Buckingham Cushing (1800 - 1847)*
 
 Children:
  Milton Buckingham Cushing (1837 - 1887)*
  Howard Bass Cushing (1838 - 1871)*
  Alonzo Hereford Cushing (1841 - 1863)*
  William Barker Cushing (1842 - 1874)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Fredonia
Chautauqua County
New York, USA
Plot: Y
 
Created by: Nathan Towne
Record added: Sep 14, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15743500
Mrs Mary Barker <i>Smith</i> Cushing
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Mrs Mary Barker <i>Smith</i> Cushing
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Mrs Mary Barker <i>Smith</i> Cushing
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Peace, dear Aunt Mary.
- Anne Shurtleff Stevens
 Added: Jun. 17, 2015

- Debra Jean
 Added: May. 25, 2015

- Matthew Jenkins
 Added: Oct. 30, 2014
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