Cushing, Samuel A
Cushing, Samuel A.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Brattleborough, Vermont, January 24, 1812. In 1831 he entered the ministry, and the following year joined the Vermont and New Hampshire Conference, where he served eleven charges in New Hampshire. His health failing, he became superannuated, supplying, for a season, East Cambridge. Taking a transfer in 1844 to New England Conference, he; filled four more pastorates; and from 1859 was again a superannuate.
During the Rebellion he entered the work of the Christian Commission, until himself prostrated by disease, which terminated his life at Waltham, Massachusetts, March 10, 1881. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1881, page 83.