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[212] Medford, 1 Sept. 1768—fee $1. Rose, servant of William, d. 29 Aug. 1769, a. 48. Tobey, black slave of William, d. 16 Apr. 1774. Ishmael, rated in Menotomy in 1781, was probably a servant of William.1

William, funeral 22 Aug. 1775. Silas m. Sarah Gray, 3 June, 1827.

William Cutler was lieut. of Menotomy trainband in 1766. Ishmael and Prince Cutler were soldiers in the Revolutionary army. Cutler's Tavern, afterward Tufts's Tavern, is still standing.

Cutter. This very numerous family has been more fully treated by the author in his History of the Cutter Family of New England, and the briefest outline only is here given.

Gershom (s. of Richard, emigrant from England), d. 2 Apr. 1738, a. 85 yrs. (g. s.). Impressed for service in Philip's War, 26 Nov. 1675. Adm. to Camb. ch. 6 Aug. 1721. (See Wyman's Charlestown, 266.)

2. Nathaniel, a brother of Gershom (1), had Wid. Elizabeth, adm. to Pct. ch. at organization, 9 Sept. 1739, and dism. thence to the First Church in Groton, 12 Nov. 1749. (Caution, 1752, Elizabeth Cutter, last from Groton, into said town of Woburn; her husband's son John Cutter d. in Woburn 15 Mar. 1789, a. 85.) She was prob. the Elizabeth Cutter adm. to Camb. ch. 15 Feb. 1719. Elizabeth m. Samuel Fay, of Westboroa, 6 Apr. 1756. See Wyman, 270.

3. John (s. of William, a brother of Gershom, above), adm. to Camb. ch. with w. Lydia, 4 June, 1710, and adm. with w. Lydia to the ch. in N. W. Pct. 9 Sept. 1739, the time of its organization; was chosen deacon of the latter ch. 17 Nov. 1739, being one of the two first deacons. He had previously been member of an important committee of the First Church, for observing the interests of religion, a committee instituted in 1736, and renewed annually for the space of about fifty years, and was one of the members first elected. He was constable in 1725; assessor, 1721, 1724, 1727, 1728, 1736, 1741; selectman, 1728, 1736, 1741; Pct. committeeman, 1736, 1738-46; Pct. clerk, 1733-65, thirty-two years; Pct. treasurer, 1734, also Pct. assessor five years. Lydia, w. of Dea. John, d. 7 Jan. 1755, a. 64 (g. s.)—maiden name Harrington (see Bond's Wat. 273). Deacon John d. 21 Jan. 1776, in 86th yr. and 37th of his office—his surviving children 8, grandchildren 68, great-grandchildren 115, and of the fifth generation 3 (g. s.). Had Lydia, adm. to Camb. ch. 5 May, 1728, m. Seth Reed (pub. 5 Aug. 1732); Rebecca, who m. first, Zechariah Hill, and second, Samuel Carter—at the time of her death the mother of 11 children, grandmother of 103, great-grandmother of 150, and of the fourth generation 134; Honnah, m. John Brooks; Mary, m. Ephraim Frost; John; Abigail, adm. Pct. ch. at organization 9 Sept. 1739, m. Samuel

1 Dinah and Ishmael are named in an article on the doings of the Cutler family at the time of the passage of the British troops through Menotomy, April 19, 1775, published in Arlington Advocate for May 1, 1875.

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