Mary Allerton Cushman 1616 – 1699

Mary Allerton was born in June 1616 in Leyden, Holland.  Her parents were Isaac Allerton and Mary Norris.  Isaac was a tailor and merchant.   She came to Plymouth on the Mayflower in 1620, at about the age 4.  Around 1636, she married Thomas Cushman, who had come to Plymouth in 1621 on the Fortune.  Thomas and Mary had a large family, with seven of their eight children suriving to adulthood, marrying, and producing at least 50 grandchildren.  Mary and her family stayed in Plymouth for the rest of their lives and belonged to the church there.  Mary died 28 November 1699 in Plymouth, the last suriviving Mayflower passenger.  She was buried on Burial Hill in Plymouth.   She was my 9th great grandmother.

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