Dr Adolphus J. Cushman

Dr Adolphus J. Cushman

Birth
Georgia, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
Death 23 Dec 1918 (aged 75)
Burial Bristol, Addison County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 31222130 · View Source
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Cushman lot

A. J. Cushman, 84 yrs
wife: Ella M Stone, 50 yrs

Their children:
Dophie A, 19 days
Dora E, 15 yrs, 7 mos.
Agnes, 12 yrs, 2 mos.
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American Civil War Soldiers

Name: Adolphus Cushman
RESIDENCE: Lincoln, Vermont
Enlistment Date: 8 Oct 1861
Side Served: Union
State Served: Vermont
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 8 October 1861.
Enlisted in Company A, 6th Infantry Regiment Vermont on 15 Oct 1861.
Mustered Out Company A, 6th Infantry Regiment Vermont on 28 Oct 1864.
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Info below provided by: John Burbank


"Cushman, A. J. (doctor), Lincoln, was born in the town of Georgia, Franklin county, Vt.,. on May 21, 1843.

His father, Francis Cushman, was a school teacher in Franklin county and also at the University of Vermont. In later life he engaged in the mercantile business. His wife was Amelia Brown, by whom he had a family of seven children, of whom A. J. is the third youngest. Dr. Cushman came to Lincoln, Vt., in 1859. He is a blacksmith by trade.

He enlisted in Company A, Sixth Vermont Volunteers, infantry company, and served three years. The last two years he served in the hospital as steward. He was in the Sixth Corps, Army of the Potomac, and took part in over fifty engagements. He was wounded in the hip at the battle of Savage Station, and is now a pensioner.

He studied medicine at spare times for several years, and more especially since 1875. He entered the medical department of the University of Vermont in 1881 and attended lectures. He now receives a large patronage. He has been married twice.

His first wife was Amelia Hood, a daughter of E. P. Hood, of Bristol, Vt., and by her had one son, Arthur, now a student at Middlebury College. Amelia died in 1872.

He then married for his second wife Ella Stone, a daughter of Benjamin Stone, and by her has had a family of three children -- Winnifred, Vevion, and Dora."

Source: H. P. Smith, ed., History of Addison County Vermont, (D. Mason & Co., Syracuse NY, 1886), p. xv



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  • Created by: Barb Destromp
  • Added: 8 Nov 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 31222130
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Adolphus J. Cushman (21 May 1843–23 Dec 1918), Find a Grave Memorial no. 31222130, citing Briggs Hill Cemetery, Bristol, Addison County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Barb Destromp (contributor 46785064) .