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Married by Rev. Dr. Sharp

1850 Census, 4th Ward of Washington, D.C. in a French Seminary: Robert W. Cushman, age 50, a teacher, Eliza, age 37, and Ella, age 4 with teacher Zenas Richards (35), Minerva Richards (34), Emilie Arline (32) and 19 young women. Eliza's son Frederick Billing Miles is not in the household.

1860 Census, South Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: Robert W. Cushman (60), Baptist clergyman born in Maine, Eliza (48), gentlewomen born in England, Clara W. Cushman, public school teacher born in Pennsylvania, Ella (14), Eliza Darwing (38), servant born in Ireland, John Madan (19), farm laborer born in Ireland, Charlotte Chorsby (70), gentlewomen born in England. Chorsby could be Thorsby and this could be Eliza Delahoy Billing Miles Cushman's aunt, Charlotte Omer Thoresby visiting from England.

1865 Massachusetts state census: Robert W. Cushman, age 60, clergyman born in Maine, lived with wife Eliza, age 50, born in England, Ella, age 18, born in Massachusetts, Charlotte Thorsby, widow, age 76, born in England, Ann Robert, age 30, born in England, and George Randall, age 14, born in Massachusetts. [Massachusetts State Censuses, 1855 and 1865. (Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006)]

1868 The Index to the Probate Records of Middlesex County, Massachusetts lists Robert W. Cushman, residence South Reading, Will number 30126.

1880 Census, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts: Eliza Cushman, age 68, is living with Samuel A. Davis, physician, age 42. and his wife Ella C., age 33. Eliza's parents are listed as born in France.

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