Cumpston Research


John Cumpston (10 Feb., 1752-26 April, 1787) of Boston and Sarah Moody (15 June 1753 - 27 May 1795) of Kittery, District of Maine. J

Children of John and Sarah Moody:
First Child
Henry Van Schaick Cumston (22 Aug. 1782 - 6 May 1870)
Henry was a prosperous farmer and politician in the town of Scarborough,
Maine. His grandson, Dr. Charles McLaughlin Cumston, built the beautiful
Cumston Hall in Monmouth, Maine:
Second Child
Joshua Moody Cumston b. 8 Aug 1784 Saco; died 18 July 1835 Limerick Maine = Polly Foss Cumston

Children of Joshua Moody Cumston and Polly Foss Cumston:

1. Henry Van Schaick Cumston b 27 Sept 1811
A portrait of Henry is in the hands of the descendants in Maine

2. William Cumston b 17 Feb 1813 Saco Massachusetts.

3. Caroline Tibbets Cumston b 7 Oct 1814

4. George Thatcher Cumston b 4 March 1816 [died young]

They also had a half-sister, Syrena Foss, born in 1806 (Polly had been married
twice before).

Third Child of John and Sarah Moody

John Greenleaf Clark Cumston (1786, d. 31 Jan. 1787, ae 3 months)

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