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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 successful farmer and keeper of a summer...

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 father, and purse the manufacture of leather originally in the establishment erected by father, and afterwards, until 1850, in the building now occupied for the same purpose by his son Julius. He has been a prominent man of the town, n seeking political honors, but ever ready to serve when called by his fell townsmen to do so, and always ready to help in doing good wherever occasion required. He has been a willing helper of the poor. He has alva 4 been a Democrat, but liberal in his views on politics and religion. He was town clerk for many years, and justice of the peace. He was one of the first to organize the Monadnock National bank, was one of the directors for thirty years, and was president of the bank for about twelve years, until he resigned, in 1881, on account of advancing age. He is now living a retired life. For several years he has been engaged in antiquarian research, and has a more extensive knowledge of the history of his native town than any other man living. His life has been a successful one, and now, in his ripe old age, he is honored and respected by all who know him. His children were Sarah Augusta, born August 10, 1820, who married Dr. William J. Campbell, at Jaffrey,...

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, Esq., but which has since been demolished. He was a man of singular energy of character and the first person in Jaffrey who kept his accounts according to the decimal system. By frugality and industry he acquired a competency. His so Ethan married Nancy B., daughter of Timothy and Elizabeth (Stiles) Blodgett, of Fitzwilliam, and resides in Jaffrey, where he has been keeper a public house for forty years. He has been town treasurer several years was postmaster fifteen years. Jonas, one of his two children, married Lydia daughter of Joseph and Seba (Barnes) Eveleth, of Dublin, N. H., and is no proprietor of the Cutter hotel in Jaffrey Center, formerly known as the Gr Monadnock House. Only one of his two children, Mortimer E., is living. He married Nellie E. Platts, of Winchendon, and has one child, Edith...

Biographical Sketch of Joseph Cutter

Joseph Cutter, a native of Lexington, Mass., married Rachel Hobert, of Pepperell, Mass., and reared a family of ten children. His son John, born. October 24, 1780, married Mary, daughter of Daniel and Betsey Batchelder, of Wilton, N. H., who bore him ten children. He died in Jaffrey, January 15, 1857. His son John A. married Nancy H., daughter of Emory and Martha (Hill) Wheelock, and had four children, all of whom are now dead, He is an extensive farmer, and resides on road 32. Dr. Calvin Cutter, brother of John A., served as a surgeon three years during the war of the Rebellion, and was at the battles of Bull Run and...

Biography of John E. Cutter

John E. Cutter, of the firm of Twogood & Cutter, nurserymen, Riverside, was born in Webster, Androscoggin County, Maine, in 1844. His parents were Dr. Benoni Cutter, born in New Hampshire, and Olive S. (Drinkswater) Cutter, a native of Maine. The death of his mother occurred in 1847, and of his father in 1851; and he was then reared under the care of his grandfather and stepmother. His boyhood and youth were spent upon the farm and in the schools. In 1862 he entered the military service of his country as a private of the Twenty-third Regiment of Maine Volunteers, and served for nine months in the defense of Washington. He was honorably discharged at the expiration of his term of enlistment, re-enlisted in the Twenty-ninth Volunteer Infantry, and shared in all its campaigns and battles. After hard service he was promoted to be Corporal, and then Sergeant. His regiment was assigned to duty in the Nineteenth Army Corps in the Department of the Gulf, and took part in the Red River campaign, and, with the Twenty-ninth Wisconsin, built the dam at Alexandria that saved Admiral Porter’s fleet. The regiment (with most of the corps) was then ordered north and joined General Phil. Sheridan’s army in the Shenandoah valley and participated in the battles of Opequan, Fisher’s Hill and Cedar creek. Mr. Cutter remained in the service until the close of the war, and after his discharge returned to Maine. He then entered the Wesleyan Seminary and Female College at Kent’s Hill, and spent two years in study in that institution. After graduating he engaged as a teacher in...

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