Mary Benedict Cushing1

F, #126671
Last Edited=10 Aug 2004
     Mary Benedict Cushing is the daughter of Dr. Harvey Cushing.1 She married, firstly, William Vincent Astor, son of Lt.-Col. John Jacob Astor IV and Ava Loel Willing, in 1939.1 She and William Vincent Astor were divorced in 1953.1 She married, secondly, James Whitney Fosburgh after 1953.1
     Mary Benedict Cushing also went by the nick-name of Minnie.1 From 1939, her married name became Astor.1 From after 1953, her married name became Fosburgh.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Dr. Harvey Cushing1

M, #126672
Last Edited=10 Aug 2004
     Dr. Harvey Cushing was a brain surgeon at Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.G.1

Children of Dr. Harvey Cushing

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

James Whitney Fosburgh1

M, #126673
Last Edited=10 Aug 2004
     James Whitney Fosburgh married Mary Benedict Cushing, daughter of Dr. Harvey Cushing, after 1953.1
     He was an artist.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Franklin Delano Roosevelt1

M, #126674, b. 30 January 1882, d. 12 April 1945
Last Edited=29 May 2016
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
Frankin D. Roosevelt, 1933 2
     Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on 30 January 1882 at Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York, U.S.A.G. He was the son of James Roosevelt and Sara Delano.1,3 He married Eleanor Anna Roosevelt, daughter of Elliott Roosevelt and Anna Rebecca Hall, on 17 March 1905 at New York, U.S.A.G. He died on 12 April 1945 at age 63 at Warm Springs, Georgia, U.S.A.G. He was buried at Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York, U.S.A.G.
     He held the office of President of the United States of America between 1933 and 1945.1 Soundly defeated Herbert Hoover in the 1932 election by a popular vote of
22,809,638 to 15,758,901 and an electoral vote of 472 to 59. Was reelected in 1936 over Alfred Landon by votes of 27,752,869 to 16,674,665 and 523 to 8, again in 1940 over Wendell L. Willkie by votes of 27,307,819 to 22,321,018 and
449 to 82, and yet again in 1944 over Thomas E. Dewey by votes of 25,606,585 to 22,014,745 and 432 to 99; the only president elected 4 times. Since age 39 his legs were paralyzed.

Children of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Eleanor Anna Roosevelt

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S42] Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd, editor, Burke's Presidential Families of the United States of America (London, U.K.: Burke's Peerage Limited, 1975), page 503. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Presidential Families.

John Hay Whitney1

M, #126675, b. 27 August 1904, d. 8 February 1982
Last Edited=17 Nov 2007
     John Hay Whitney was born on 27 August 1904 at Ellsworth, Maine, U.S.A.G.1 He was the son of William Payne Whitney and Helen Hay.1 He married, firstly, Mary Elizabeth Altemus circa 1930.1 He and Mary Elizabeth Altemus were divorced in 1940.1 He married, secondly, Betsy Cushing, daughter of Dr. Harvey Cushing, in 1942.2 He died on 8 February 1982 at age 77.1
     John Hay Whitney also went by the nick-name of Jock.1 He was educated at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A.G.1 He gained the rank of officer in the Office of Strategic Services.1 He fought in the Second World War, where he became a POW, but escaped.1 He held the office of U.S. Ambassador to the U.K. between 1957 and 1961.2

Citations

  1. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Mary Brooke Russell Marshall1

F, #126676
Last Edited=10 Aug 2004
     Mary Brooke Russell Marshall married William Vincent Astor, son of Lt.-Col. John Jacob Astor IV and Ava Loel Willing, on 8 October 1953.1
     She was the features editor of House and Garden.1 Mary Brooke Russell Marshall usually went by her middle name of Brooke.1 From 8 October 1953, her married name became Astor.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

General Prince Platon Sergeievich Obolensky1

M, #126677, b. 12 June 1850, d. 27 June 1913
Last Edited=15 Jun 2017
General Prince Platon Obolensky 2
     General Prince Platon Sergeievich Obolensky was born on 12 June 1850. He married Princess Maria Naryshkina on 31 January 1888.1 He died on 27 June 1913 at age 63.
     He fought in the Battle of Balaclava in 1854. He gained the rank of officer in the Royal Life Guards Cossack Regiment. He was awarded the Knight, Order of St. Vladimir of Russia in 1883. He was awarded the Knight Grand Cross, Order of the White Eagle of Russia in 1886. He gained the rank of General in the Imperial Russian Army. He was created Prince Obolensky-Neledinsky-Meletzky [Russia] in 1907.

Children of General Prince Platon Sergeievich Obolensky and Princess Maria Naryshkina

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

Sir Richard Atkins, 2nd Bt.1

M, #126678, b. circa 1655, d. 26 November 1696
Last Edited=12 Aug 2004
     Sir Richard Atkins, 2nd Bt. was born circa 1655.1 He was the son of Sir Richard Atkins, 1st Bt. and Rebecca Wright.1 He married Elizabeth Byde, daughter of Sir Thomas Byde and Mary Skinner, before 1684.1 He died on 26 November 1696.1 He was buried at Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, EnglandG.1
     He succeeded as the 2nd Baronet Atkins, of Clapham, Surrey [E., 1660] on 19 August 1689, and 'of Newport Pagnell, co. Bucks.1' He was Colonel of the Regiment of Foot.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Buckinghamshire between 1695 and 1698.1

Child of Sir Richard Atkins, 2nd Bt. and Elizabeth Byde

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 39. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

Mary Colebrooke1

F, #126679, b. 10 March 1750, d. 14 June 1781
Last Edited=14 Aug 2004
     Mary Colebrooke was born on 10 March 1750.1 She was the daughter of Sir James Colebrooke, 1st Bt. and Mary Skynner.1 She married Sir John Aubrey, 6th Bt., son of Sir Thomas Aubrey, 5th Bt. and Martha Carter, on 9 March 1771.1 She died on 14 June 1781 at age 31, without surviving issue.1 She was buried on 20 June 1781 at Boarstall, Buckinghamshire, EnglandG.1
     From 9 March 1771, her married name became Aubrey.1

Child of Mary Colebrooke and Sir John Aubrey, 6th Bt.

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume III, page 95. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

Ivan Obolensky, Prince Obolensky-Neledinsky-Meletzky1

M, #126680, b. 15 May 1925
Last Edited=12 Jun 2017
     Ivan Obolensky, Prince Obolensky-Neledinsky-Meletzky was born on 15 May 1925.1,2 He is the son of Sergei Platonovich Obolensky, Prince Obolensky-Neledinsky-Meletzky and Ava Alice Muriel Astor.1 He married, firstly, Claire McGinnis, daughter of Felix Signoret McGinnis and Clara Leonhardt, on 10 October 1949 at New York City, New York, U.S.A.1,3 He and Claire McGinnis were divorced in 1956.1 He married, secondly, Mary Elizabeth Morris in 1959.3
     He fought in the Second World War.1 He gained the rank of Flight Lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Air Corps.1 He was educated at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A.G.1 He wrote the book Rogues' March, published 1956.1

Children of Ivan Obolensky, Prince Obolensky-Neledinsky-Meletzky and Claire McGinnis

Child of Ivan Obolensky, Prince Obolensky-Neledinsky-Meletzky and Mary Elizabeth Morris

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 171. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.
  3. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.