Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University
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Roy Cushman Family Papers
.25 cubic feet (in 1 box)
The papers include biographical materials, an assessment book, correspondence, a farm journal, and teachers and Sunday school materials.
Language: The material is in English
Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
250 East Preston Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
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Roy Cushman Family Papers are open for research.
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Roy Cushman Family Papers, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
Arrangement is alphabetical by topic, then chronological.
Roy Cushman was a farmer who lived near Middleton, Gratiot County, Michigan. He served as County Supervisor in 1900 and 1903, and as Register of Deeds in 1902. Roy had at least five siblings: C.B. of Big Rapids, Ethel of Middleton, J. M. of Detroit, Bertel of Middleton, and Vinnie of Middleton. Vinne Cushman (July 30, 1885-March, 1986) graduated from Gratiot County Normal School in 1905. Bertel bought a farm in Middleton on April 11, 1889. (This information is from the collection. Birth/death dates are from the Social Security Death Index, and History of Gratiot County by Tucker, v. 1.)
Collection Scope and Content Note
The collection includes Biographical Materials, Family Correspondence to Roy, Bertel’s Farm Journal, 1889-1890, and Miscellaneous.
- Cushman, Roy.
- Cushman, Vinnie.
- Cushman family.
- Gratiot County Normal School.
- Farmers--Michigan--Gratiot County.
- Sunday schools--Michigan.
- Genealogy--Michigan--Gratiot County.
- Gratiot County (Mich.)--History.
- Gratiot County (Mich.)--Genealogy.
- Middleton (Mich.)--History.
- Middleton (Mich.)--Genealogy.
| Container / Location
Roy Cushman Family Papers. [series]:
Biographical Materials, 1892-1935
Assessment Book (for Middleton), 1903
Literature and Programs from Teachers' and Sunday School Institutions, 1896, 1898, undated
Oversized Volume, Bertel Cushman, Farm Journal, 1889-1890