Vital Statistics Edit
Last surviving passenger of the Mayflower.
- Born Jun-1616 in Leiden, Holland
- Daughter of Isaac Allerton (1586-1658) and Mary Norris
- Died 28-Nov-1699 in Plymouth, MA
- 1620 Passage on the Mayflower at age 4.
- 1st Married to Thomas Cushman in 1636
Mary Allerton Cushman (b. June 1616 - November 28, 1699) was born about 1616 in Leiden, Holland, to parents Isaac and Mary (Norris) Allerton. She was the last surviving passenger of the Mayflower.
She came to Plymouth on the Mayflower in 1620, at about the age of four. Around 1636, she married Thomas Cushman. Thomas had come to Plymouth at the age of 13 on the ship Fortune in 1621 with father Robert Cushman, a prominent member of the Pilgrims' congregation in Leiden. Thomas and Mary both lived to very old age, having never moved from Plymouth. Thomas died in December 1691, nearly reaching 85 years in age. Mary, who gave birth to and raised eight children, lived to the age of 83. Prior to her death in November 1699, she was the last surviving Mayflower passenger. She was buried in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Family of Mary Allerton and Thomas CushmanEdit
Thomas and Mary had a surprisingly prosperous family: seven of their eight children survived to adulthood, got married, and provided at least 50 grandchildren.
- Thomas Cushman
- Mary Cushman
- Sarah Cushman
- Isaac Cushman
- Elkanah Cushman
- Fear Cushman
- Eleazar Cushman
- Lydia Cushman