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[319] 24 Aug. 1813; Sophia, bap. 5 Dec. 1790, m. Ezekiel Cutter, 29 Nov. 1809—Cutter (par. 31); Louisa, bap. 3 Mar. 1793; Josiah, bap. 17 May, 1795; Clarissa, bap. 26 June, 1797; Edward, bap. 10 Nov. 1799; Elmira, bap. 1 Jan, 1802; Mary [b. 27 July, 1804]. Major Josiah d. 3 Apr. 1836, a. 71 (g. s.). Olive, his wid., d. 23 May, 1840, a. 74 (g. s.). See Wyman's Chas., 1027, 1028.

9. Thomas, s. of Thomas (3), m. Sukey Cutter, 16 Nov. 1783.— See Cutter (par. 13). Thomas, and w. Sukey, o. c. Pct. ch. 12 Oct. 1788. He d. 22 Sept. 1800, a. 49 (g. s.), and she, Susanna, d. (11) 31 Oct. 1818, a. 59 or 57 1/2 (58, g. s.). Had Suey, Thomas and Ezekiel, all bap. 12 Oct. 1788. Sukey, m. Jonathan Butterfield, 21 Sept. 1806; Ebenezer Francis, bap. 21 Feb. 1790, d. (23) 26 Aug. 1796, a. 7-6 yrs. 7 mos. (g. s.); Anna Cutter, bap. 30 Oct. 1791, m. James Odell; Maria, bap. 27 July, 1794, d. (10) 13 Feb. 1795, a. 7 mos. (g. s.); Maria, bap. 15 Oct. 1797, m. James Cutter, Jr., 30 Aug. 1818—Cur-Ter (par. 53)—and James Odell; Ebenezer Francis, bap. 25 Aug. 1799, d. (13) 14 Dec. 1804, a. 5 (g. s.). See Wyman's Chas., 1028; Cutter Book, pp. 158, 389, 390.

10. Amos, s. of Thomas (3), had Amos, b. 16 Apr. 1782; Timothy; Helen; Clarissa, adults, all o. c. and bap. Pet. ch. 5 May, 1805; Gershom, Henry and Letitia, all bap. 5 May, 1805; and Harriet Mary Ann, bap. 31 Aug. 1806. Amos, and Helen his wife, o. c. Pct. ch. 5 May, 1805, and she was adm. this ch. 1 June, 1805. (Mary, a dau. of Amos, Jr., was bap. with this group 5 May, 1805.) The dau. Helen m. Jonas Prentiss, 22 Feb. 1807; Clarissa m. Thomas Davis of Boston, 2 Oct. 1808; Letitia m. Horatio H. Fiske of Boston, 29 Mar. 1818; Harriet M. A. m. Herman Foster, of Boston, 8 Nov. 1826; Amos's child (Mary ) d. 24 Aug. 1802, a. 1 (11 mos.—g. s.); Harriet, of Amos, d. 9 Sept. 1802, a. 10 (g. s.); Nancy, of Amos, d. 25 Sept. 1802, a. 8 (g. s.); one other dau. Helen, d. young. Amos, Sen., the father, d. 27 Mar. 1828, a. 69. [His wife was Helen Weston, of Concord, m. 18 June, 1781, d. 15 Oct. 1829, a. 66.] He was the inventor of the once celebrated card-machine for making cotton and wool-cards. He took his first patent on this machine 2 June, 1797, for the term of fourteen years; and went to England, in 1799, to secure a patent in that country. A renewal of his original patent was secured by the unanimous vote of Congress, for a second term of fourteen years, on 3 Mar. 1809, and on 20 July, 1812, he sold his patent right and machinery for the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars. He devised several ingenious mechanical contrivances. His card machine was regarded as a marvel of human ingenuity, and by a series of successive, independent operations, wonderful in the perfection of its performance, completed the card. Edward Everett could compare its performance with nothing more nearly than the mechanism of the human system. John Randolph, of Roanoke, said in Congress, in 1809, he would renew the patent to all eternity, ‘for it is the only machine which ever had a soul!’ It was considered of great advantage to the cotton and wool-growing interest of the country, and on 1 Sept. 1799, a company styled the

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