Zeruiah SAMPSON

Zeruiah is my first cousin eight times removed; we are related through her grandparents, Captain Joseph and Joanna (THOMAS) VAUGHAN, my eighth great grandparents.  It is believed that the CUSHMAN family was a crypto-Jewish family living in colonial America.  Their son Caleb “departs for Hebron, Israel in 1780, making an Aliyah on the behalf of his family, perhaps the first in several hundred years.”[1]  The Cushman is an Ashkenazic surname).

Zeruiah SAMPSON was born 18 March 1726 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[2]  Or other records state she was born 29 March 1726.[3]  She was the daughter of William and Joanna (VAUGHAN) SAMPSON.  She died 29 February 1820 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[4]  Zeruiah married Benjamin CUSHMAN 27 August 1747.[5]  Benjamin was born 25 March 1722 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[6]  He was the son of Benjamin and Sarah (EATON) CUSHMAN.  He died 5 March 1813 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[7]

Zeruiah and Benjamin had the following children:

  1. Jacob was born February 1747 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[8] He died 11 July 1842 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[9]  He was interred at Hillcrest Cemetery in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[10]  Jacob married Sylvia SAMPSON 16 April 1799 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[11]  Sylvia was born 1 April 1766 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[12]  She was the daughter of Jonathan and Deborah (BRADFORD) SAMPSON.  She died 27 January 1836 in Middleborough, Plymouth, MA.[13]  Her body was interred at Hillcrest Cemetery, Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[14]
  2. Benjamin was born 1749 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[15] Died in infancy.
  3. Caleb was born 13 January 1750 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[16] Or as some records state; 24 January 1750 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[17]  He died 16 March 1833 Paris, Oxford, ME.[18]  He was interred at Pioneer Cemetery in Paris, Oxford, ME.[19]  Caleb three times, first he married Hepsibah BOLSTER 19 Jun 1783 in New Gloucester, Cumberland, ME.[20]  She was born 4 November 1761 in Sutton, Worchester, MA.  She was the daughter of General Isaac and Mary (DWINEL) BOLSTER.  Hepsibah died in 3 October 1795 in Paris, Oxford, ME.[21]  She is interred at Old Cemetery in Paris, Oxford, ME.  He married next to Lucy Sinclaire he married 28 August 1796 in Paris, Oxford, ME.[22]  Lucy was born between 1755 and 1764.  She died in 1809 in Paris, Oxford, ME.[23]  Her body is interred at Pioneer Cemetery in Paris, Oxford, ME.[24]  Abigail OLDHAM 24 April 1812 in Paris, Oxford, MA.[25]  Abigail was born 16 November 1769 in Pembroke, Plymouth, MA.[26]  She was the daughter of Daniel and Desire (RANSOM) OLDHAM.
  4. Joanna was born in 1753 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[27] She died 15 October 1816 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.  She never married.
  5. Zilpah was born in 1755 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[28] She died 9 March 1831 in Halifax, Plymouth, MA.  She never married
  6. Captain Joseph was born in 1759 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[29] He died in 3 January 1837 in ME.  He is interred at Shepards Field Cemetery in Oxford County, ME.[30]  Joseph married Margaret BROWN 24 December 1799 in Shepherds Field, Oxford, ME.[31]  Margaret was born about 1765 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.  She was the daughter of William and Margaret (JOHNSON) BROWN.  Margaret died in 25 September 1844 in Norway, Oxford, ME.
  7. Benjamin was born 10 July 1761 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[32] He died of “hard swelled in his feet and legs” on 23 February 1842 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[33]  He never married.
  8. Zeruiah was born 17 April 1764 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[34] She died 1 July 1825 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[35]  She was interred at Hillcrest Cemetery in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[36]  Zeruiah married Zebedee CHANDLER in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[37]  Zebedee was born 22 April 1764 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.  He is the son of Zebedee and Repentance (LUCAS) CHANDLER.  He died of dropsy on 23 January 1844 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[38]  He was interred at Hillcrest Cemetery in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[39]
  9. Sarah “Sally” was born 7 July 1766 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[40] She died 28 April 1740 in Halifax, Plymouth, MA.  She is interred at Tomson Cemetery in Halifax, Plymouth, MA.[41]  Sarah married twice, Samuel FULLER 15 December 1785 in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.[42]  Samuel was born 20 November 1763 in Halifax, Plymouth, MA.  He was the son of Samuel and Elizabeth (THOMPSON) FULLER.  He died 10 November 1842 in Halifax, Plymouth, MA.  His body was interred at Tomson Cemetery in Halifax, Plymouth, MA.[43]  She also married Samuel SAMPSON in Plympton, Plymouth, MA.  Samuel was born about 1670 in Duxbury, Plymouth, MA.  He was the son of Samuel and Esther (DELANO) SAMPSON.  He died 10 September 1744.

 

[1] Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman Donald N. Yates, Jews and Muslims in Bristish Colonia America: A Genealogical History (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2012), 76-80; images online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; Cushman family.

[2] Henry Wyles Cushman, A Historical and Biographical Genealogy of the Cushmans: the descendants of Robert Cushman, the Puritan, from the year 1617 to 1855 (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1855), 133; images online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; 55 V. Benjamin [Cushman].  , Vital Records of the Town of Plympton, Massachusetts to the year 1850 (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1923), 183; images online, Internet Archives, Internet Archives (archive.org : online 3 April 2015; Zeruiah.

[3] Genealogical Society of Utah, collected data, “Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 23 February 2015), Zeruiah Samson; FHL microfilm 0874028 IT 2.  John Adams Vinton, author, The Giles Memorial: Genealogical Memoirs of the Families Bearing the Names of Giles, Gould, Holmes, Jennison, Leonard, Lindall, Curwen, Marshall, Robinson, Sampson, and Webb: also genealogical sketches of the Poll, Very, Tarr and other families with a history of Pemaquid, ancient and modern; some account of early settlements in Maine; and some details of Indian warfare (Boston: Henry W. Dutton & Son, 1864), 385-386; images online, Google, Google books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; William Sampson.

[4] John Adams Vinton, author, The Giles Memorial: Genealogical Memoirs of the Families Bearing the Names of Giles, Gould, Holmes, Jennison, Leonard, Lindall, Curwen, Marshall, Robinson, Sampson, and Webb: also genealogical sketches of the Poll, Very, Tarr and other families with a history of Pemaquid, ancient and modern; some account of early settlements in Maine; and some details of Indian warfare (Boston: Henry W. Dutton & Son, 1864), 385-386; images online, Google, Google books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; William Sampson.  Henry Wyles Cushman, A Historical and Biographical Genealogy of the Cushmans: the descendants of Robert Cushman, the Puritan, from the year 1617 to 1855 (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1855), 133; images online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; 55 V. Benjamin [Cushman].  , Vital Records of the Town of Plympton, Massachusetts to the year 1850 (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1923), 514; images online, Internet Archives, Internet Archives (archive.org : online 3 April 2015; Zeruiah.

[5] , Vital Records of the Town of Plympton, Massachusetts to the year 1850 (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1923), 384; images online, Internet Archives, Internet Archives (archive.org : online 3 April 2015; Zuruiah [Cushman] and Benjamin Cushmon Jr., Aug. 27,1747.*.   Henry Wyles Cushman, A Historical and Biographical Genealogy of the Cushmans: the descendants of Robert Cushman, the Puritan, from the year 1617 to 1855 (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1855), 133; images online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; 55 V. Benjamin [Cushman].   John Adams Vinton, author, The Giles Memorial: Genealogical Memoirs of the Families Bearing the Names of Giles, Gould, Holmes, Jennison, Leonard, Lindall, Curwen, Marshall, Robinson, Sampson, and Webb: also genealogical sketches of the Poll, Very, Tarr and other families with a history of Pemaquid, ancient and modern; some account of early settlements in Maine; and some details of Indian warfare (Boston: Henry W. Dutton & Son, 1864), 385-386; images online, Google, Google books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; William Sampson.   Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman Donald N. Yates, Jews and Muslims in Bristish Colonia America: A Genealogical History (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2012), 76-80; images online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; Cushman family.

[6] Genealogical Society of Utah, collected data, “Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 3 April 2015), Benjamen Cushman; FHL microfilm 0874028 IT 2.   Daughters of the American Revolution, Lineage Book, unknown (Washington, D.C.: n.p., 1910), vol. 29, pages 162-163.   John Adams Vinton, author, The Giles Memorial: Genealogical Memoirs of the Families Bearing the Names of Giles, Gould, Holmes, Jennison, Leonard, Lindall, Curwen, Marshall, Robinson, Sampson, and Webb: also genealogical sketches of the Poll, Very, Tarr and other families with a history of Pemaquid, ancient and modern; some account of early settlements in Maine; and some details of Indian warfare (Boston: Henry W. Dutton & Son, 1864), 385-386; images online, Google, Google books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; William Sampson.   Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman Donald N. Yates, Jews and Muslims in Bristish Colonia America: A Genealogical History (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2012), 76-80; images online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; Cushman family.

[7] Daughters of the American Revolution, Lineage Book, unknown (Washington, D.C.: n.p., 1910), vol. 29, pages 162-163   Henry Wyles Cushman, A Historical and Biographical Genealogy of the Cushmans: the descendants of Robert Cushman, the Puritan, from the year 1617 to 1855 (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1855), 133; images online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; 55 V. Benjamin [Cushman].   Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman Donald N. Yates, Jews and Muslims in Bristish Colonia America: A Genealogical History (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2012), 76-80; images online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; Cushman family.

[8] Genealogical Society of Utah, collected data, “Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 3 April 2015), Jacob Cushmon; FHL 0874028 IT 2.

[9] Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Plympton: 91, Jacob Cushman; FHL microfilm 1420528; FHL microfilm 4282859.

[10] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 April 2015), Jacob Cushman; memorial 43550839.

[11] Scituate, Massachusetts: Plympton vol. 1, page 301, Jacob and Sylvia Sampson, 16 April 1799; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.

[12] Scituate, Massachusetts: Plympton vol. 1, page 178, Sylvia Sampson, 1 April 1766; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.

[13] Scituate, Massachusetts: Plympton vol. 1, page 472, Sylvia Sampson Cushman, 27 January 1836; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.

[14] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 April 2015), Sylvia Sampson Cushman; memorial 43551270.

[15] Genealogical Society of Utah, collected data, “Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 3 April 2015), Benjamin Cushman; FHL microfilm 0874028 IT 2.

[16] Genealogical Society of Utah, collected data, “Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 3 April 2015), Caleb Cushman; FHL microfilm 0874028 IT 2.

[17] Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman Donald N. Yates, Jews and Muslims in Bristish Colonia America: A Genealogical History (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2012), 76-80; images online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; Cushman family.

[18] Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman Donald N. Yates, Jews and Muslims in Bristish Colonia America: A Genealogical History (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2012), 76-80; images online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; Cushman family.

[19] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 April 2015), Caleb Cushman; memorial 91120340.

[20] Maine State Archives, “Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 3 April 2015), Hepsibah Bolster and Caleb Cushman.  “All History of Paris, Maine to 1880,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 3 April 2015), Hepsibah and Caleb Cushman; extracted from William Berry Lapham, History of Paris, Maine to 1880: with a history of the grants of 1736 and 1771, together with personal sketches, a copious genealogical register and an appendix (Paris, ME:n.p., 1884).

[21] Henry Wyles Cushman, A Historical and Biographical Genealogy of the Cushmans: the descendants of Robert Cushman, the Puritan, from the year 1617 to 1855 (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1855), 164; images online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; Hepsibah Bolster… d. 3 October 1795.

[22] Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman Donald N. Yates, Jews and Muslims in Bristish Colonia America: A Genealogical History (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2012), 76-80; images online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; Cushman family.  “All History of Paris, Maine to 1880,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 3 April 2015), Caleb Cushman and Lucy Sinclair; extracted from William Berry Lapham, History of Paris, Maine to 1880: with a history of the grants of 1736 and 1771, together with personal sketches, a copious genealogical register and an appendix (Paris, ME:n.p., 1884).

[23] Henry Wyles Cushman, A Historical and Biographical Genealogy of the Cushmans: the descendants of Robert Cushman, the Puritan, from the year 1617 to 1855 (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1855), 164; images online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; Lucy Sinclair, who d. in 1809..

[24] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 April 2015), Lucy Sinclair Cushman; memorial 91120241.

[25] Henry Wyles Cushman, A Historical and Biographical Genealogy of the Cushmans: the descendants of Robert Cushman, the Puritan, from the year 1617 to 1855 (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1855), 164; images online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; m. 3d Abigail Oldham, by whom he had no issue.

[26] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 3 April 2015), Abigail Oldham.

[27] Genealogical Society of Utah, collected data, “Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 3 April 2015), Joanna Cushman; FHL microfilm 0874028 IT 2.

[28] Genealogical Society of Utah, collected data, “Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 3 April 2015), Zilpah Cushman; FHL microfilm 0874028 IT 2.

[29] Genealogical Society of Utah, collected data, “Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 3 April 2015), Joseph Cushman; FHL microfilm 0874028 IT 2.

[30] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 April 2015), Joseph Cushman; memorial 86586243.

[31] Henry Wyles Cushman, A Historical and Biographical Genealogy of the Cushmans: the descendants of Robert Cushman, the Puritan, from the year 1617 to 1855 (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1855), 164; images online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; He [Joseph Cushman] m. Margaret Brown.

[32] Genealogical Society of Utah, collected data, “Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 3 April 2015), Benjamin Cushman; FHL microfilm 0874028 IT 2.

[33] Scituate, Massachusetts: Plympton vol. 1, page 469, Benjamin Cushman, unm, 23 February 1842; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.

[34] Genealogical Society of Utah, collected data, “Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 3 April 2015), Zeruiah Cushman; FHL microfilm 0874028 IT 2.

[35] Scituate, Massachusetts: Plympton vol. 1, page 278, Zebedee Chandler and Zeruiah Cushman; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.

[36] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 April 2015), Zeruiah Cushman Chandler; memorial 44188745.

[37] Scituate, Massachusetts: Plympton vol. 1, page 278, Zebedee Chandler and Zeruiah Cushman; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.

[38] Scituate, Massachusetts: Plympton, vol. 1, page 457, Zebedee Chandler, 23 January 1844; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.

[39] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 April 2015), Zebedee Chandler; memorial 44188719.

[40] Genealogical Society of Utah, collected data, “Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 3 April 2015), Sarah Cushman; FHL microfilm 0874028 IT 2.

[41] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 April 2015), Sally Fuller; memorial 69413887.

[42] Henry Wyles Cushman, A Historical and Biographical Genealogy of the Cushmans: the descendants of Robert Cushman, the Puritan, from the year 1617 to 1855 (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1855), 165; images online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 3 April 2015; m. 15 Dec. 1785 to Samuel Fuller.

[43] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 April 2015), Samuel Fuller; memorial 69413886.

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