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Daniel Lewis Cushing
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1764
Pembroke
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1815
Allen County
Ohio, USA

Brigadier General Daniel "David" Lewis Cushing

Youngest son of Theophilus Cushing and Hannah Lewis, grandson of Captain Nehemiah Cushing and Sarah Nicols, Reverend Daniel Lewis and Mary Maxson.

Husband of Margaret Van Horne, daughter of William Van Horne and Lavinia Budd. They were married in 1801 in New York and had five children:
* Hon William VanHorne Cushing 1803-1837
* Anna Cushing, Mrs Washington Lawrence b 1805
* Hon Courtland Cushing 1809-1856
* Hannah Lewis Cushing, Mrs John McFadden Gallagher 1811-1868
* Clara Corwin Cushing, Mrs John W Taylor 1815-1868

In 1801 Daniel Lewis "David" Cushing Brigadier General (1764 - 1815) moved to the city of New York and married again. Daniel was a merchant in New York until 1806 when he moved to the northern part of New York State (Sackett's Harbor) and there took up a tract of land and laid out a town, naming it Huron. In December 1807, he went to Lebanon, Ohio, where he made a position for himself.

Military: He was commissioned, 25 May, 1811, Brigadier General of the 2nd Brigade, Ohio Militia. On 14 July, 1812, he received the appointment of Captain of Artillery in the U.S. Army under Gen. Harrison; and on 12 May, 1814, was made Captain of the U.S. Artillery. He served at Franklington, Ohio, and was drowned 29 March, 1815, while crossing the river Oglaze on his march to Fort Meigs, and was buried at Fort Defiance.

Cushing Genealogy by Warren R Cushing 
 
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 Children:
  Clara Cushing Taylor (1817 - 1868)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fort Defiance
Defiance
Defiance County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Record added: May 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37345525
 


- Anne Shurtleff Stevens
 Added: Mar. 3, 2014
 
 
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