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St. Louis Post Dispatch
St. Louis Post Dispatch
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Description: Obituary of Mrs. Col. W. H. CUSHMAN.

Date: August 30 1888

Newspaper published in: St. Louis, Mo.

Ottawa, Ill., September 29.

Mrs. Col. W. H. CUSHMAN died at her residence in this city this morning. Her maiden name was Anna RODNEY, and she was born in Wilmington, Del., and comes of an old and honored family. Her grandfather, Hon Caesar RODNEY, was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, and her father, Hon. C. A. RODNEY, was Attorney General of the United States and conducted the prosecution of Aaron BURR and was subsequently Minister to the Argentine Republic. She was a bridesmaid at President LINCOLN's wedding and was on intimate terms with many of the moving spirits of 1860.

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