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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 50 50 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 27 27 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition. 6 6 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 6 6 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 5 5 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 4 4 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 3 3 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 2 2 Browse Search
Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 1 1 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 1 1 Browse Search
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t Menotomy, two acres planting ground at this period. William Cutter was a wine-cooper and made freeman April 18, 1637, and member of the Artillery Company in 1638. He had estates in Cambridge and Charlestown, and resided at different periods in both places (see Paige, XVI. 487, 521, and Wyman, 260); and by 1653 returned to Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in England, where he originated, and whence a letter he wrote to Mr. Henry Dunster, President of Harvard College in Cambridge in New England, in 1654, has been preserved (see Hist. Cutter Family of N. E., p. 368). He was appointed assisting water-serjeant at Newcastle, Eng., and sworn June 23, 1657.—Brand's History of Newcastle, II. p. 24. His mother Elizabeth Cutter, widow, and brother Richard Cutter, cooper, both settled in Cambridge, and his sister Barbara Cutter married Mr. Elijah Corlet, the memorable old school-master in Cambridge. The brother Richard Cutter had many descendants here, but William probably left no posterity. Richar
occurred well nigh a century before he was born. Mr. Judd asserts, from written authentic sources, that Major Cooke settled first in Dorchester and removed thence to Windsor; whereas William Westwood settled first at Cambridge, and removed thence to Hartford, and was at Cambridge three or four years before 1634-5. He further declares Westwood could not have removed to Hadley and Maj. Cooke to Northampton about 1660, for the settlement of Hadley was not begun until 1659, and Northampton till 1654. Moreover, they removed up the river in 1660-1, and Westwood's wife was Bridget, not Sarah. (Vide Hist. Hadley, 594, and Savage, G. Dict. ) My grandfather Aaron Cooke married Sarah, only child of said William and Sarah Westwood, removed to Hadley, lived with his father-in-law, and upon his death, which was not long after, in right of said wife became entitled to the whole of Mr. Westwood's estate—left in England—at Hartford—and in Hadley. The estate in England after some time my grandfath<