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Biographical Sketch of Joel Cutter

Joel Cutter, son of Joseph, married Mary S., daughter of Col. Timothy Jones, of Bedford, Mass. Nehemiah, one. of their ten children, married Emily A., daughter of Col. Oliver and Deborah (Perry) Bailey. He has two children, occupies a farm on road 20, and is a...

Village of East Jaffrey, Cheshire County NH

EAST JAFFREY, a comely post village, is located in the southeastern part of the town, on the Monadnock railroad, at the head of Contoocook river, and is noted for its pure mountain air, pleasant drives and the beautiful scenery which surrounds it. It has too churches...

Biographical Sketch of Stephen Adams

Stephen Adams came to Jaffrey from Hamilton, Mass., about 1807 and settled upon the farm where D. P. Adams now resides, an road 25. He was in the naval service during the Revolution. He married Mehitable Cummings, of Marlboro, N. H., and reared a family of five...

General History of Jaffrey, New Hampshire

JAFFREY lies in the southeastern part of the county, in lat. 42° 50′, and long. 4° 59′, bounded, north, 113 rods by Marlboro and 2,408 rods by Dublin; east, 730 rods by Peterboro and 988 rods by Sharon; south, 1,898 rods by Rindge and 603 rods by...

Biography of Benjamin Cutter

Benjamin Cutter, son of John, was born January 8, 1793. He married Grata, daughter of Nathan and Abigail (Hale) Hunt, of Rindge. She died November 5, 1871, aged seventy-eight. Mr. Cutter settled in early life where he now lives. He became a tanner and currier with his...

Biography of Peter Upton

Peter Upton, son of Jonathan and Nancy (Whittemore) Upton, was born in Tyngsborough, Mass., October 1, 1816. He came to Jaffrey in October, 1837, and entered the store of Hiram Duncan as clerk. Two years later he was admitted to an equal partnership in the new firm of...

Biographical Sketch of John Cutter

John Cutter son of Nathaniel, born at Woburn, Mass., March 16, 1765 came to Jaffrey in 1789. He married Abigail Demary, of Rindge, and so after commenced business as a tanner, buying the tannery of a Mr. Tanner which was afterwards occupied by his son, B. Cutter,...

Biographical Sketch of Samuel Pierce

Samuel Pierce came to Jaffrey, from Lunenburgh, Mass., in 1773, and settled upon the farm on road 58, where E. Cary now lives. He married twice, first, Abigail Carter, and second, Elizabeth Whitney, and reared a family of ten children. He died December 27, 1824, at...

Biographical Sketch of James Stephens

James Stephens, a lieutenant under General Washington in the Revolution, and a native of Andover, Mass., came to Jaffrey about 1769. He was twice married, first to Elizabeth Lacy, and second, to Betsey Wood Litch, and settled upon a farm on road 44, where Henry...
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