Amended Sketch of Moses Cushing Maling

3. Moses Cushing3 Maling (Thomas2, John1) was born in Maine on 19 November 1819.[1] He died on 6 October 1893[2] and was buried at Hope Cemetery, Kennebunk Village[3]He married at Kennebunkport, on 5 July 1847 Olive Porter Chadbourne, daughter of Elisha Chadbourne and Susannah Lord.[4]Olive was born at Kennebunk, on 17 March 1824, and she died at Kennebunk, on 20 December 1878.[5] She was buried at Hope Cemetery, Kennebunk Village.[6] Moses married second, on 11 October 1886, Lucia Wells (Nason) Folsom, daughter of Benjamin and Olive (–) Nason.[7] Lucia was born on 14 March 1834 at South Berwick, York County, Maine,[8] and she died at York, Maine, on 9 October 1920.[9]


1, 2, 3, Moses Maling’s gravestone. Photograph, Taken 29 November 2002, Photographed by G. C. C. Maling, The Author (Seattle, King Co., Washington).

4, Marriage publication date of 13 June 1847 from Chadbourne genealogy. The Kennebunkport Historical Society materials state 5 July 1849 for the marriage date, which is after Mary Abby’s birth in May 1849. Elaine Chadbourne Bacon, compiler, The Chadbourne Family in America: A Genealogy (North Waterboro, Maine: Chadbourne Family Association, 1994), 157; Maling family in Kennebunkport area, family information file, October 1995 Kennebunkport Historical Society.

5, 6, see note 1.

7, Maine Marriages, 1771–1907, database online,

8, 9, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921, database online,

See also: Maling Family Resources for more materials on Moses.