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Preface. it was the aim of the late Dr. Benjamin Cutter to preserve the decaying memorials of his native precinct, and much historical and genealogical matter was accordingly collected by him, and left unpublished at his death. It has been the design of his son to present this to the public in a convenient shape and durable work will prove valuable as a book of reference, notwithstanding that inaccuracies may occasionally be found. It is remarkable that the great-grandfather of Dr. Cutter was the first Precinct Clerk, or recording officer—an office which he held for thirty-two consecutive years. The paternal grandfather of Dr. Cutter (Ammi CutteDr. Cutter (Ammi Cutter), and his maternal grandfather (Samuel Locke), were also Precinct Clerks at different periods, the former holding the office five years, and the latter sixteen years. The authorities which have been consulted in obtaining dates and facts are specified in various portions of the work. The precinct and town records have, of co
hraim Cutter, who built a new dam and mill below the old one, about 1800. On the distribution of Ephraim Cutter's estate at his death in 1841, the mill and privilege fell to the possession of his sons Benjamin and Samuel L. Cutter. In 1850 Benjamin Cutter, of Woburn, bought of his brother Samuel Locke Cutter, the undivided half of the mill and lands, which they had owned in common. The premises are now the property of Dr. Benjamin Cutter's son-in-law Samuel A. Fowle. In 1743, John Cutter,Dr. Benjamin Cutter's son-in-law Samuel A. Fowle. In 1743, John Cutter, above, sold to John Cutter, Jr., land joining on the country road to Lexington, William Russell's land being west, the land extending east on said road sixty rods, and the northeasterly corner of the land being at foot of hill near an old dam. On the distribution of the elder John Cutter's estate, in 1776, the half of an old sawmill was set off to the above John Cutter, Jr., eldest son of the said John, deceased. The second John Cutter, in 1790, sold to Stephen Cutter, miller, lands including
eparing for conflict with the trained soldiers of England, the careful eye of Washington calmly surveying the whole horizon, selected your hills as the breast-work behind which he was to retrieve the day. The hills still stand firm and everlasting as when he looked upon them, but smiling now with fertility and peace. The Welsh Mountains near Cambridge, and the rear of the lines at Roxbury, were designated for that purpose. Marshall's Washington, vol. II. p. 230. —Memorandum made by Dr. Benjamin Cutter many years since (died 1864). 1871-72. The Arlington Water Works were constructed. Water Commissioners were elected in 1873. Cost of construction to the town, over $300,000. The source of supply is an artificial reservoir located near by in Lexington, which receives the waters of 173 acres, embracing the area known as the Great Meadows in that town. 1872 The town established its public library—transferring the Juvenile Library (established 1835) to it, to be known as the
ned). Jeduthun Wellington, 1786-90, 1797-1801. Seth Wyman, 1786-90. George Prentice, 1787-90, 1797-1805. Samuel Locke, 1791-93. Philip Whittemore, 1791. James Russell, 1792, 1793, 1806. Capt. Solomon Peirce, 1794, 1795. Benjamin Cutter, 1794-1801. Seth Frost, 1794-96. Amos Frost, 1796. Daniel Adams, 1802-07. Jonathan Whittemore, 1806, 1807. Noah Russell, 1807. Precinct Clerks. John Cutter, 1733-65—thanks extended him in 1767 for many years' service. 786. Jeduthun Wellington, 1786-90, 1794, 1796. Seth Wyman, 1786-90, 1794. George Prentice, 1787-90, 1799, 1800, 1803-05. Samuel Locke, 1791-93, 1795. Philip Whittemore, 1791. James Russell, 1792. Jonathan Perry, 1793. Benjamin Cutter, 1795, 1796, 1801, 1802. Capt. Stephen Frost, 1796, 1797. Daniel Reed, 1797-99. Seth Frost, 1797, 1798. Ebenezer Hall, 1798-1800. James Cutter, 1799—declined. Ebenezer Cutter, 1800. David Hill, 1801, 1802. John Estabroo
rs of his son, James Adams, to the late Dr. Benjamin Cutter, of Woburn, Mass. In one dated at Harfop. 26 July, 1795, m. (she of Charlestown) Benjamin Cutter, 2d, W. Camb. 11 June, 1815—see Cutter (pCutter (par. 54)—(d. 15 Oct. 1819, a. 24, Fiske); Mary, bap. 28 Aug. 1803 [m. W. W. Pratt of Shrewsbury, and4. His wife was Ruth Wright of Woburn (Dr. Benjamin Cutter). Jonathan (Jr.) was adm. Camb. ch. 29 recorded, was voluntarily surrendered to Benjamin Cutter, administrator of Ephraim Cutter's estate James Frost, of Dorchester, 2 Jan. 1814; Benjamin Cutter, bap. 22 Feb. 1796, m. Alice Hall of Chas a. 2 days. Also Henry C., residing here. See Cutter (par. 24), and Cutter Book, 144, 232, 299, 38Dunster, was northwest of the road, where Benjamin Cutter, about 1798, built another house, since demolished. See Cutter (par. 22); Wyman's Chas., 1041. 6. Edward, s. of Edward (1), also of Lexi—See Paige, 612. Anna, the daughter, m Benjamin Cutter, of Charlestown, 6 Mar. 1785, who d. 8 Ma[3 more.