Elizabeth PARKER

Elizabeth is my fifth cousin three times removed.  She married late in life at age 46 as the second wife of John CUSHING.  She was enumerated with her parents in the 1850 and 1860 in the city of Limington, York, Maine.[1]  She was enumerated in the 1870 census living with her sister Mary’s family (Winthrop B. DRESSER) in Standish, Cumberland, Maine, working in the cotton mills.[2]  She and husband John were enumerated in 1880 in Berkley, Bristol, Massachusetts.[3]  She was enumerated in 1900 living by herself in Berkley, Bristol, Massachusetts.[4]  In 1910 she was enumerated living with step-son John CUSHING in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts.[5]  She died without issue (no children).

Elizabeth PARKER was born 10 October 1832 in Limington, York, Maine.[6]  She was the daughter of Chase and Elizabeth (FOSS) PARKER.  She died 22 September 1911 of gastro enteritis at 30 Harrison Avenue in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts.[7]  She is interred at Mayflower Hill Cemetery in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts.[8]  Elizabeth married John CUSHING 5 December 1878 in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts by Erastus MATTBY.[9]  John was born 11 April 1809 in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts.[10]  He was the son of Joseph and Marian (HASKINS) CUSHING.  John married first to Hannah B. SEEKELL/SILLKIL after 6 May 1851 in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts.[11]  John died 8 August 1898 in Berkley, Bristol, Massachusetts of old age.[12]  He is interred at Mayflower Hill Cemetery in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts.[13]

[1] 1850 U.S. census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Limington, 12; 283B, dwelling 84, family 89, Chase Parker; NARA microfilm publication M432, 276.  1860 U.S. census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Limington, page 41; 139, dwelling 285, family 321, Chase Parker; FHL microfilm 803450; NARA microfilm publication M653, 450.

[2] 1870 U.S. census, Cumberland County, Maine, population schedule, Standish, 39; page 422A (stamped), dwelling 305, family 309, Winthrop B. Dresser; FHL microfilm 552041; NARA microfilm publication M593, 542.

[3] 1880 U.S. census, Bristol County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Berkley, Enumeration District (ED) 064, 2 B; 15B, dwelling 17, family 20, John Cushing; FHL microfilm 1254522; NARA microfilm publication T9, 522.

[4] 1900 U.S. census, Bristol County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Berkley, Enumeration District (ED) 0097, page 9A, dwelling 203, family 218, Elizabeth Cushing; FHL microfilm 1240634; NARA microfilm publication T623, 634.

[5] 1910 U.S. census, Bristol, Massachusetts, population schedule, Taunton ward 2, Enumeration District (ED) 0232, sheet 8B, dwelling 148, family 203, Elizabeth Cushing; living with John Cushing; FHL microfilm 1374593; NARA microfilm publication T624, 580.

[6] Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Taunton: 141 (stamped), registered 606, Elizabeth Cushing; FHL microfilm 2396171; FHL microfilm 4282859.

[7] Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Taunton: 141 (stamped), registered 606.

[8] Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Tauton: 141 (stamped), registered 606.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 4 September 2015), Elizabeth Parker Cushing; memorial 121806183.

[9] Massachusetts, United States State Archives, Boston, “Massachusett, Marriages, 1841-1915,” images online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 4 September 2015), John Cushing and Elizabeth Parker; FHL microfilm 1433038.  Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 4 September 2015), John Cushing and Elizabeth Parker; FHL microfilm 2047678.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 4 September 2015), John Cushing and Elizabet Parker; Taunton; Births, Marriages and Death; p.7.  Massachusetts New England Historic and Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, “Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915,” online images, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 4 September 2015), John Cushing and Elizabeth Parker; -up through 1910; 1878; p. 138.

[10] 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 : onlin 4 September 2015), John Cushing; FHL microfilm 945016.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 4 September 2015), John Cushing; Middleborough; Births, Marriages and Death; p. 69.

[11] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 4 September 2015), John Cushing and Hannah B. Silkett; Middleborough; Births, Marriages and Deaths; p. 34; Publishments.

[12] New England Historic and Genealogical Society, “Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915,” online database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 4 September 2015), John Cushing; -up through 1902; 1898; p. 149 (stamped).

[13] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 4 September 2015), John Cushing; memorial 121086077.

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