and was grandmother of the Hon. James Savage.Nazareth m. Benjamin Balch of Boston, and was mother of Nathaniel Balch "of facetious memory."Nathaniel gra. H. U. 1728, read law in Boston, where he m. Mary Pemberton 1729, and died in one month after.
14. Hon. Thomas (s. of Hon. John 7) m. Deborah, D. of Capt. John Thaxter 1687, settled in Boston, and d. 1740; he had John 1688, Thomas 1693, Jonathan 1701, Hannah 1702, w. of Thomas Hill; Margaret 1696, who m. a Fletcher; Elizabeth 1691, wife of John Wingate; Deborah 1699, w. of Jona. Watson; Samuel 1704, and others, perhaps. Among the heirs who signed a receipt in the settlement of the estate in 1647, were the names of Jonathan, Jonathan (clerk), Peter and William.Jona. Cushing's estate was settled in Boston by wid. Margaret Newman 1773.Thomas, Esq., (s. of Thos.) gra. H. U. 1711, lived in Boston, was Speaker of the H. of Rep. 1724, m. Mary Broomfield, and d. 1746, and had 2 ss., Thomas and Edward, and a D. Mary.Edward gra. H. U. 1746, and died 1752, not m. probably.Hon. Thomas (s. of the last Thomas) of Boston gra. H. U. 1744, was the famous patriot Member of Congress, Commissary General, and Lieut. Governor; m. Deborah Fletcher 1747, and died 1788; and had Thomas, Edward, Mary who m. an Avery, Margaret, and Deborah, who m. a Newman.
15. Matthew (s. of Hon. John 7) m. Deborah, D. of Capt. John Jacob, probably; he d. 1715; he had Jacob 1695, Matthew, Deborah, Hezekiah, Rachel, Josiah, Sarah, and Noah.Hezekiah Cushing d. 1781, leaving a wife Lydia, and 3 ss. Matthew, Thomas, and Nathaniel.Rachel m. Thomas Croade, Esq.Jacob was probably father of Col. Charles Cushing of Lunenburgh, whose s., the Hon. Edmund Cushing, is father of Luther S. Cushing, Esq., Clerk of the House of Representatives.
16. Jeremiah (s. of Hon. John 7) Dean says "we believe Jeremiah left no family." Jeremiah Cushing m. Judith Parmenter at Boston 1693, and we find also wid. Ann Cushing of Boston made her will 1759, and named her children thus; Jeremiah Mary Wheaton, Susanna w. of Jonathan Stoddard, and Hannah. How these were connected, or if at all, with Jeremiah first above named, we cannot say.[See Jeremiah 42.]
17. James (s. of Hon. John 7) was Town Clerk of Scituate, and had a s. James who m. Sarah House 1710, and Lydia Barrell 1713. James Jr. had a s. James who m. Mary Souther of Cohasset 1739, and a D. Lydia who m. George Cushing, and another D. who m. a Lapham.
18. Rev. Caleb (s. of Hon. John 7) gra. H. U. 1692, ord. at Salisbury 1697, m. Elizabeth, D. of Rev. John Cotton and wid. of Rev. James Alling of Salisbury, and d. 1752; he had James, Minister of Plaistow, N. H., gra. H. U. 1725, and John, Minis-
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