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 Cushing Bowker

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Cushing Bowker

Birth
Fitzwilliam, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA
Death
13 Sep 1870 (aged 75)
Warden, Monteregie Region, Quebec, Canada
Burial
Waterloo, Monteregie Region, Quebec, Canada
Plot
OLD, Lot 2 Range 2
Memorial ID
41484107 View Source

Cushing Bowker is an example of one of the westward migration patterns of families and individuals in the latter half of the 18th century.

Cushing Bowker's father was Stephen Bowker of Scituate, Mass. He was born 17 Feb 1763 in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts and died Mar 1802 in Walpole, Cheshire, New Hampshire

Cushing's father married Lucy Cushing, who was also born in Scituate. Lucy was born 6 Jul 1771 in Scituate, Plymouth, Mass. She died 1 Dec 1852 in Walpole, Cheshire, New Hampshire

Cushing was born in 1795, in Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire. His first wife was Sarah Van Doorn, also from Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire. She was born on Apr. 30, 1798 in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island but her family had moved to Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire. They married on the 13th of Feb 1817.


Cushing moved from Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire to Shefford, Quebec but not at one time.

1800 - age 5

1810 - age 15

1817 - Marriage certificate shows Cushing as living in Parishville, New York - Cushing marries Sarah, age 17. He is 21. Sarah Van Doorn is listed as from Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire where they both grew up. The marriage certificate shows that he had moved to Parishville, St. Lawrence, New York. With lots of siblings in his family, he needed to find good farm land in order to survive.

1820 - They are living in Parishville, Saint Lawrence, New York. You can find Cushing in the census for Parishville, Saint Lawrence, New York, United States.

Their children:
-- Sarah Elizabeth Bowker (1819–1819)

-- Stephen Cushing Bowker (1820–1901)

-- William Short Bowker (1823–1897)

-- Sarah Sophia Bowker (1825–1897)

Sarah died when Sarah Sophia was about 2 years old, on the 10th April 1827 in Waterloo, Monteregie Region, Quebec, Canada.

Cushing (age 32) married Abigail Worcester Rider (abt 22.)in December 20, 1827, at Warden, Shefford, Québec. She was born on the 2nd of January, 1803 in Grafton, Windham, Vermont [stated in her Canadian marriage record]. She died on the 19th of January, 1841 in Warden, Shefford, Quebec, Canada. [Warden is almost completely encircled by the municipality of Shefford].

Their children were:
-- Renssalaer Sylvender Bowker (1829–1914)

-- Chastina Bowker (1830–1920)

-- Laura Rider Bowker (1832–1899), married Samuel Marston

-- Sylvender Bowker (1834–1914)

-- Lucy Cushing Bowker (1835–1870)

-- Abigail Rider Bowker (1837–1925)

-- Harriet Rider Bowker (1839–1930)

Abigail died in 1841

1842 - Census shows Cushing at Stukley, Quebec

He married Sarah Marston She was born about the 2nd of March 1821. Cushing died September 13, 1870 and Sarah Marston Bowker died on the 17th of April 1888 - 18 years later.

Their children were:

-- Griffin Bowker

-- Martha Jane Bowker (1847–1873)

-- Mary Louisa Bowker, b. 24 Feb 1845 in Shefford, Quebec, Canada, d. 8 Aug 1932 in Shefford, Quebec, married George Marston, b. 1841, d. 2 Dec 1924


Cushing Bowker is an example of one of the westward migration patterns of families and individuals in the latter half of the 18th century.

Cushing Bowker's father was Stephen Bowker of Scituate, Mass. He was born 17 Feb 1763 in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts and died Mar 1802 in Walpole, Cheshire, New Hampshire

Cushing's father married Lucy Cushing, who was also born in Scituate. Lucy was born 6 Jul 1771 in Scituate, Plymouth, Mass. She died 1 Dec 1852 in Walpole, Cheshire, New Hampshire

Cushing was born in 1795, in Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire. His first wife was Sarah Van Doorn, also from Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire. She was born on Apr. 30, 1798 in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island but her family had moved to Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire. They married on the 13th of Feb 1817.


Cushing moved from Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire to Shefford, Quebec but not at one time.

1800 - age 5

1810 - age 15

1817 - Marriage certificate shows Cushing as living in Parishville, New York - Cushing marries Sarah, age 17. He is 21. Sarah Van Doorn is listed as from Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire where they both grew up. The marriage certificate shows that he had moved to Parishville, St. Lawrence, New York. With lots of siblings in his family, he needed to find good farm land in order to survive.

1820 - They are living in Parishville, Saint Lawrence, New York. You can find Cushing in the census for Parishville, Saint Lawrence, New York, United States.

Their children:
-- Sarah Elizabeth Bowker (1819–1819)

-- Stephen Cushing Bowker (1820–1901)

-- William Short Bowker (1823–1897)

-- Sarah Sophia Bowker (1825–1897)

Sarah died when Sarah Sophia was about 2 years old, on the 10th April 1827 in Waterloo, Monteregie Region, Quebec, Canada.

Cushing (age 32) married Abigail Worcester Rider (abt 22.)in December 20, 1827, at Warden, Shefford, Québec. She was born on the 2nd of January, 1803 in Grafton, Windham, Vermont [stated in her Canadian marriage record]. She died on the 19th of January, 1841 in Warden, Shefford, Quebec, Canada. [Warden is almost completely encircled by the municipality of Shefford].

Their children were:
-- Renssalaer Sylvender Bowker (1829–1914)

-- Chastina Bowker (1830–1920)

-- Laura Rider Bowker (1832–1899), married Samuel Marston

-- Sylvender Bowker (1834–1914)

-- Lucy Cushing Bowker (1835–1870)

-- Abigail Rider Bowker (1837–1925)

-- Harriet Rider Bowker (1839–1930)

Abigail died in 1841

1842 - Census shows Cushing at Stukley, Quebec

He married Sarah Marston She was born about the 2nd of March 1821. Cushing died September 13, 1870 and Sarah Marston Bowker died on the 17th of April 1888 - 18 years later.

Their children were:

-- Griffin Bowker

-- Martha Jane Bowker (1847–1873)

-- Mary Louisa Bowker, b. 24 Feb 1845 in Shefford, Quebec, Canada, d. 8 Aug 1932 in Shefford, Quebec, married George Marston, b. 1841, d. 2 Dec 1924



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