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Rev. Job Cushing

Male 1694 - 1760  (66 years)


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  • Name Job Cushing 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 19 July 1694  Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 August 1760  Shrewsbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Job was ordained first Minister in Shrewsbury on 4 Dec 1723. He continued in the ministry of this church 37 years until his death.

      From The Genealogy of the Cushing Family, pages 45–46:
      Job graduated at Harvard College in 1714. Ordained first Minister in Shrewsbury, Mass., 4 Dec, 1723, with a salary of £60 a year and £60 settlement for the first year, then a rise of 4 pounds a year, until it should amount to £80. He lived on house lot No. 22 “granted to the first minister,” which, with other grants subsequently made to him, contained some of the best land in the town. He continued in the ministry of this church 37 years, until his death in 1760. [2]
    Person ID I1015  Schirado
    Last Modified 31 May 2013 

    Father Capt. Matthew Cushing,   b. 15 July 1660, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 June 1715, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Jael Jacob,   b. 7 September 1662, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 December 1708, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 31 December 1684  Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F196  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Mary Prentice,   b. August 1707, Lancaster, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1798, Shrewsbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Married 16 March 1727  Shrewsbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Job Cushing,   b. 1 January 1728, Shrewsbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 April 1808  (Age 80 years)
     2. Rev. Jacob Cushing,   b. 17 February 1730, Shrewsbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 January 1809  (Age 78 years)
     3. Mary Cushing,   b. 25 January 1731, Shrewsbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 April 1740, Shrewsbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 9 years)
     4. Bridget Cushing,   b. 4 December 1734, Shrewsbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 April 1740, Shrewsbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
     5. John Cushing,   b. 10 September 1737, Shrewsbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 April 1740, Shrewsbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     6. Mary Cushing,   b. 24 March 1741, Shrewsbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Rev. John Cushing,   b. 22 August 1744, Shrewsbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 April 1823, Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Bridget Cushing,   b. 12 September 1746, Shrewsbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 June 1769, Shrewsbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    Family ID F754  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] George Lincoln, et al., (published by the Town of Hingham, 1893).

    2. [S16] James S. Cushing, (Perrault, Montreal, 1905).


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