Biography of Rev. Pierre Cushing of Le Roy, NY

Rev. Pierre Cushing was born in Speedsville, Tompkins County, N. Y., May 4, 1855, a son of John and Hannah (Curtis) Cushing. His father was a native of Scituate, Mass., a graduate of Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., and a minister of the Protestant Episcopal Church. His ancestors came from England about 1640. Rev. Pierre Cushing,the third son and fourth child of five children, was educated at Oxford Academy, from which be graduated in the class of 1877, and at Hobart College, where he graduated in 1881 as B. A. He then went to the General Theological Seminary in New York, from which he graduated in 1884, and was ordained a deacon in St. Paul's Church, Rochester, in June, 1884. He was assistant at St. Paul's Church in New York, where he was ordained a priest May 16, 1886, and came to Le Roy in November, 1886, being called to the rectorship of St. Mark's Church. He married Kate B., daughter of George W. Nichols, of Harnmondsport, N. Y.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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