As I approach my 84th birthday, in concern for the promulgation of this infomation to the next genration, I have reviewed all published information on the direct male lineage. All dates have been verified.
I will now attempt to clarify effects of movements based on historical events.
"When King Louis XIV ascended the French throne in 1643, persecution of the Huguenots began again, escalating to the point that he directed troops to seize Huguenot homes and force them to convert to Catholicism."
Pehaps this was the reason the parents (unknown names, etc) left France for the "NEW FRANCE" in Canada hence the bith of:
GABRIEL PUSHEE (Pouchey)
born 1705 New Brunswick CA
died 1775 - Winchendon MA
maried Sarah Williams July 26, 1726
Gabriel Pushee is found living in Ipswich 1726 and married in Ipswich July 26, 1726 to Sarah Williams.
He moved in 1740 from Ipswich to Lunenburg Mass and in 1752 he moved to Winchendon Mass.
Reportedly he and his Son, recieved land because of their service in the "French and Indian War".
He was elected to town office while living in Lunenburg and also in Winchendon.
He died in Winchendon in 1775 Eight children were born to them as follows:
RUTH - Born in 1727, married Deacon Richard Day a prominent citizen of Winchendon.
Her decendants are numerous.
MARY - Baptized June 1729, married James Farbox
NATHAN - Born 1732 (life given herein)
DANIEL - Baptized 1734 and died June 16, 1735·
SARAH - Baptized Nov 14, 1736 and married Stephen Lowater.
ELIZABETH - Baptized April 22, 1739.and married John Graves.
ABIGAIL - Born about 1742 and married Thomas Sweetland.
JOHN- Married Nov 22, 1770 Luch Blodgett who died May 23, 18ll.
He married a second time Abigail Williams He lived in Acton, Westford and Littleton Mass.
He died June 13, 1834. He had three children by his first wife and six children by his second wife.
They were, John, Lucy, Daniel, James Madison, Henry Clay, Luther, Betsy, Almira and Gilman.
NATHAN PUSHEE (Sr) - Son of Gabriel
Nathan Pushee (Sr,. was born in Ipswich 1732
He married in Lunenburg Jan l3, 1757 Elizabeth Priest
There is a record of two children and he lived in Winchendon Mass.
In 1759 he was a Soldier in the French and Indian War
and he enlisted from Lancaster, a nearby town.
He died in Winchendon in 1975during the Revolutionary War.
And here is entended service in the Revolutionary War credited to Nathan Pushee.
The greater part was by Nathan Pushee Jr.
NATHAN JR, Born in 1758 (Revolutionary War Service 1775 to 1783)DAVID, Born in 1760. He was a soldier in the Revolution and a pensioner.
Antigonish, Nova Scotia in 1783 and married Jane Porter there in 1784.
They had 10 children. He died in 1838 at the age of 80.
1.Johanna Pushee b: 1789 in Antigonish Co., NS
2.William H. Pushee b: CIR 1792 in West River, Antigonish, NS
3._____ Pushee b: cir 1794? in Antigonish Co., NS
4.David Pushee b: 12 JUL 1796 in Antigonish, Antigonish, NS
5.Sarah Pushee b: CIR 1798 in Antigonish Co., NS
6.Thomas Pushee b: CIR 1798 in Antigonish Co., NS
7.John Pushee b: CIR 1801 in Antigonish Co., NS
8.George Nathan Pushee b: CIR 1805 in Antigonish, Antigonish, NS
9.Sally Pushee b: in Antigonish Co., NS
10.Nathan Pushee Antigonish Co., NS
He married May 30, 1781 Susannah Pierce.
He lived in Fitzwilliam and after 1799 in Lynne, both in the state of New Hampshire.
He died Sept 21, 1840 and his wife died Sept 4, 1830.
They had eight children Nathan, David, Susannah, Abraham, Lucy, Jonas, Polly and Harvey.
GEORGE NATHAN PUSHEE Sr b:CIR 1805 in Antigonish, Antigonish, NS
married Catherine Chisholm
1.GEORGE Nathan Pushee Jr. b: 1834/5 in Nova Scotia
2.Duncan Pushee b: in Nova Scotia
3.Sarah Pushie b: in Nova Scotia
4.Isabella Pushee b: 1835 in Nova Scotia
5.Mary Pelly Pushee b: 1845 in Nova Scotia
GEORGE NATHAN PUSHEE JR. b:1834/5 in Nova Scotia
married Elizabeth Eddie and 6 children were born
to them :
1. George DANIEL MacGregor Pushee b: 8 DEC 1873 in Nova Scotia
2. Catherine Pushee b: 1875 in Nova Scotia
3. Frederick W. "Fred" Pushee
4. John G. Pushee
5. Mary I. "Minnie" Pushee
6. James William Pushee
Elizabeth Eddie died- and in 1881 George N Pushee Jr
married Margaret Brown b: 19 JAN 1857 in Lochaber, Antigonish, NS
and 5 children were born to them:
1. Elizabeth E. Pushie b: 20 AUG 1883 in Nova Scotia
2. William HAMILTON Pushie b: 15 SEP 1883 in Nova Scotia
3. ELDORA May Pushie b: AUG 1886 in Nova Scotia
4. George HOWARD Pushie b: MAR 1889 in Nova Scotia
5. Dorothy Pushie b: 15 AUG 1892