Sara <I>Reder</I> Cushman

Sara Reder Cushman

Lenham, Maidstone Borough, Kent, England
Death 11 Oct 1616 (aged 31)
Burial Leiden, Leiden Municipality, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Memorial ID 12508965 · View Source
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Born in the Netherlands. Wife of Deacon Robert Cushman and mother of Elder Thomas Cushman and Sarah Cushman Hoskins. Robert and Thomas migrated to Plymouth Colony aboard the "Fortune" 4 years after Sara's death. She is buried at St. Peters, Leiden, Zuid-Holland Province, Netherlands.
17 September, 1585, “Baptizata fuit Sara filia Pauli Reader” [was baptized Sara daughter of Paule Reader]

Baptismal record at St. Mary’s Lenham, Kent for Sara and her brothers Thomas and Helchea Reader.

Parents for three siblings above Paule Reader, a yeoman of Lenham, 2nd marriage was to their mother Ellen Larkin from Chatham, Kent on 21 January, 1577/8. Paule Reader (Paul) will, Lenham, Kent 1597, Register ref. PRC/17/50/396, 3 pages.

See Michael R. Paulick and Robert C. Cushman, “The Probable Origins of Sara Reader, first wife of Robert Cushman, Chief Agent of the Mayflower Pilgrims”, The Mayflower Journal, Vol 1, No.2, Fall 2016, 22-28.

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