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Cambridge, b. March 9, 1839. * He graduated from Harvard Col-
lege in 1855; from Cambridge Divinity School in 1859 ; was assist-
ant in the cataloguing department of Harvard College Library from
May 11, 1860, to Dec. 31, 1868 ; became Librarian of the Buston
Athenæum, Jan. 1, 1869, which post he now holds. Ile has edited
some books, and contributed to various periodicals. Issue :

1. Louis Fayerweather,” b. Cambridge, 30 June, 1864.
2. Philip Champney,' b. 3 Nov. 1866.

3. Roland Norcross," b. 29 July, 1868.
5. Francis Edward,s b. 2 Dec. 1839; enlisted in the N. E. Guards,

Aug. 29, 1862 ; was with the regiment during its terın of service in
North Carolina till it was disbanded, June 18, 1863 ; is now a clerk

in Brooklyn, N. Y.
6. Caroline, b. 27 Jan. 1812 ; d. Aug. 18, 1848.

7. Helen Maria, b. 4 Nov. 1813; d. Feb. 13, 1853. ii. - lived only a few days. iii. CAROLINE,7 b. 8 Jan. 1805 ; d. 1830. iv. A boy, d. in infancy. v. CATHARINE,? b. 6 Oct. 1807; d. July 23, 1858. vi. A boy, d. in infancy. vii. CHARLOTTE,7 b. 12 Aug. 1810. viii. Charles, b. 24 Aug. 1812 ; d. Sept. 2, 1833. is. CORDELLA,? b. 3 March, 1811. X. AMMI WINSHIP,7 b. Feb. 1816; m. Aug. 27, 1810, in Marion, O., Joanna

Barry, dau. of James and Ellen Dunn, of Chillicothe, O. He was edu-
cated at the Boston High School, and was a medal scholar. In 1834 he
went to Buffalo, N.Y., where he remained till the fall of 1839. He then
went into the grain commission business, first in Marion, and next in
Sandusky in 1811. In 1817 he returned to Buffalo, where he took a high
stand in the mercantile world; but an almost enthusiastic devotion to
business did not stifle his literary tastes. In the winter little business
was done in Buffalo, and he devoted this vacation to the repeated study
of his favorite authors. He d. in Buffalo, March 28, 1869. His issue:
1. Charles Sidney,s b. Lower Sandusky, 0., 29 Sept. 1841; d. Sept.

25, 1862.
2. Charlotte Louisa, b. 17 Aug. 1814 ; d. Jan 24, 1855.
3. Winship Dunn, b. Buffalo, N. Y., 9 Nov. 1847'; d. Jan. 29, 1855.
4. Ammi,s b. 9 Nov. 1851. Is now in Elarvard College.
5. William Benjamin, b. 14 Dec. 1853.
6. James Barry,s b. 18 Dec. 1855; d. April 5, 1858.
7. Edward,s b. 10 Jan, 1860.

8. Joanna Dunn,s b. 1 March, 1862. xi. FRANCES,7 b. 10 Feb. 1818 ; d. Aug. 1810. (?) xii. SIDNEY, b. 10 Aug. 1820 ; d. Dec. 13, 1821. xii. HARRIET Louisa," b. 3 Dec. 1822 ; m. April 24, 1818, Benjamin Franklin

Atkins, of Boston. Now in Europe. ii. EDWARD, b. 27 March, 1780 ; m. (1st) Eunice Smith ; (20) Feb.

9, 1817, Ruth, dau. of Joshua and Ruth (Bates) Torrey, b. in Weymouth, Mass., Feb. 14, 1790, d. at Southboro', Mass., Jan. 6, 1865. Ile was a weigher and gauger on Long Wharf, Boston, and highly respected by all who knew him. lie d. in Boston, May 11, 1837. Ilis issue: i. ALMENA,7 h. 11 Aug. 1806; m. Col. Dan'l D. Brodhead, son of Rev. John

Brodhead, of Newmarket, N. H., a distinguished clergyman of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for inany years in public office in the State, and for several years a Representative in Congress. Col. Brodhead was Navy Agent for the Port of Boston during President Jackson's administration. Resides in Brookline, having issue :- Ellen Gillis, b. 29 July, 1826; m. Samuel S. Macdonell, LL.D., Qucen's Counsel, Windsor, Ontario, Dominion of Canada, 16 Jan. 1856; issue, Henrietta Aylmer, b. 3

* Charles J. Appleton was an officer in the Brazilian scrvice,

April, 1857.-Cornelia Brodhead, b. 30 June, 1858.-Daniel Brodhead, b. 25 May, 1861 ; d. 29 June, 1861.–Gertrude Thornton, b. 4 Dec. 1862.

-Arcbibald Cameron, b. 6 Oct. 1861.-Francis Danici, b. 27 March, 1829; late Major in U.S. Army.- Edward Cutter, b. 10 Jan. 1831 ; m. Isabella E., dau. of Ilon. Alfred Hooker, of Prescott, Ontario, Canada, 14 July, 1858 ; is a banker in New York; issue, Lillian Hooker, b. 20 May, 1859, -Amy Gertrude, b. 29 Aug. 1861.-Isabel, b. 20 June, 1864 ; d. 30 July, 1864.- Alfred Hooker, 6.6 Sept. 1868.-Cornelia Almena, b. 13 Jan. 1833.- Mary Gertrude, b. 20 June, 1831; d. 6 March, 1810.-John, b.

15 Feb. 1811 ; d. 17 June, 1814.-Gertrude, b. 20 Sept. 1815. ii. EDWARD W., m. and probably lives in Louisiana. iii. Sarah, b. Dec. 20, 1813, in Boston ; d. Dec. 28, 1839. iv. SAMUEL,? b. March 20, 1816, in Boston ; d. Sept. 4, 1838. V. CORNELIA TORREY,7 b. 12 Nov. 1817, in Boston ; m. George Nathaniel

Faxon, son of Nathaniel and Eunice (Bass) Faxon, Oct. 18, 1855. Reside

in Boston. vi. GEORGE FRANCIS,; b. 30 Aug. 1819; m. June 29, 1817, Mary Louisa, dau.

of Charles and Lydia (Webb) Forster, of Somerville. He entered the Navy of the United States in 1838, and was commissioned a Purser, now Paymaster, in 1814. He has served in all parts of the world on board government vessels. Was wrecked and taken prisoner in 1846, during the war with Mexico, and was on duty in Washington Territory during the Indian war of 1856 and '57. During the Rebellion he was in Farragut's fleet, at the passa ge of the forts below New Orleans, at the capture of that city, and in the same fleet passed and repassed the batteries at Vicks

burg.
vii. Esther LOMBARD,7 b. 24 Jan. 1822 ; m. George Bond Jones, son of John

Belknap and Mary (Bond) Jones, Sept. 15, 1810—formerly firm Jones,
Lows & Ball, Boston. Issue :- Mary Cornelia, b. 1 July, 1841.-Anna
Maybin, b. 3 Sept. 1815. John Belknap, b. 26 Dec. 1816; d. 9 June,
1819.– Grace Bond, b. 21 March, 1850 ; d. 21 Aug. 1850.-Harriet, b.

20 May, 1858.
viii. Joux Adams BATES," b. 8 Jan. 1824 ; is a stock broker, No. 21 Central

Street, Boston.
ix. CHARLES Shaw," b. 7 Nov. 1826; d. in Southboro', Mass., Jan. 22, 1864.
The following has already been published :-

"- What if thou withdraw
In silence from the living, and no friend
Take note of thy departure? All that breathe

Will share thy destiny.' “ Yes, it is even so, and ever will be while the race of man has a being on the earth.

" But what if the gay do laugh,' and 'the solemn brood of care plod on,' and each one as before do chase his favorite phantom. May not memory drop a tear when loved ones die? May not the living lay to heart the teachings of the dead, and dwell with profit on the lessons of their lives? As truly as no man ought to live to himself, s) truly ought no one to die unheaded by those who survive him.

" Each individual is the centre of a circle more or less wide, which is affected by the influence thus exerted, not simply while the individual lives, but long after he has left this world. That influence may be for weal or for woe, for good or for evil. And the good or evil is not to be measured by years. Some men die old, though young in years, if those years, few that they have been, have been so passed as to leave an imperishable record of a well-spent life.

6 What artist ever lived who has left a more enduring record on the scroll of fame than Raphael ? But he closed his earthly existence at the age of thirty-seven. lle did not die ; for genius never dies. Raphael lives in his works, and ever will live while there is one left on the earth who can appreciate true genius,

“So in every department of life is it true that genuine worth leaves an undying record.

“ The subject of this notice was one who, with instinctive modesty, always shrunk from notoriety, and sought no applause save the verdict of an approving conscience. But though he had no fondness for distinction, and no ambition but to do right, he has left an example worthy of imitation, and possessed virtues which friendship delights to embalm.

* Possessed of rare talents, in the enjoyment of quick intellectual perceptions, an extraordinary facility in stating, analyzing, and comprehending the most complicated and perplexing questions of finance and accounts which enter into the vast business concerns of such a mercantile house as that of which he was for years a partner (JAJES M. BEEBE & Co., Boston), and in which he proved himself an able and highlyvalued coadjutor with the well-known head of the establishment in the financial department, he never faltered, or was known to be mistaken ; and his judgment on business questions was as sound and reliable as his figures were clear and demonstrable.

“In addition to these talents, which were natural endowments, he possessed a highly cultivated mind, showing that he had not kept his talents in a napkin, but, on the contrary, had turned them to valuable account.

" Ile was industrious to a fault-incessant in labor and application to what he esteemed to be his duty.

- lle never seemed to have a thought of himself as such, but only what he could do, and how it might be best performed.

- He was, of course, not slothful in business,' but his industry was not prompted by avaricious or unworthy motives. He did not desire wealth, or eeek its attainment as an end; but only as a means.

“He was fond of his chosen employment, and worked cheerfully ; but when he had earned a competence, it was his aim and desire to use his gains so as to make otheis comfortable and happy.

* To this end he sought out objects of need, and was eager to relieve them.

“ He had no leisure for the gay pleasures of life ; but preferred his own library, or his mother's fireside to the more public or fashionable places of resort. When the insidious and treacherous disease, to which he has fallen a victim, fist prostrated his frame to such a degree that he was compelled to relinquish his attention to his accustomed business occupations, he sought to arrest its progress by visiting foreign countries, and when he found that the experiment lailed, he cheerfully returned to his native land and to his mother's house, and there, peacefully and gracefully acquiescing in the manifest will of his Heavenly Father, be passed his remaining days on earth.

“It was a pleasure to him, as it certainly was to those who loved him most tenderly, that it was so ordered that he might thus end his life, if his work was to be thus early done.

" It is within the knowledge of the writer that Mr. Cutter was beloved to an uncommon degree by all his associates in business. Not only did he win their confidence by bis integrity, and command their respect by his talents, but he also secured their esteem, and even affection, by the lovely traits of character which were a part of his very self.

“ His end was peace. Ile was spared even a conflict with the King of Terrors; but quietly, cheerfully, firmly, as he had lived, so he died, surrounded by his family, consoled by the teachings of that religion which he professed, and in the faith of which he breathed his last--having but a short time before his departure from this world received from his pastor the memorials of a Saviour's dying love, he was permitted, as we humbly hope, to exchange the chamber of sickness and weakness for the mansions of eternal joy.

" Would that his example might stimulate other young men to work and toil like him, to do good to others, to honor God, and to leave behind them the fragrant memory of a well-spent life. Boston, January 27, 1861.".

1. JOSEPHINE,? b. 4 March, 1830; m. Joseph Burnett, son of Charles and

Kezia (Pond) Burnett, June 20, 1848. Mr. Burnett is a chemist, and the
founder of St. Mark's Church and St. Mark's School in Southboro'.
Issue:- Eduard, b. 16 March, 1849.Harry, b. 1 Dec. 1850.- Robert
Manton, b. 12 Nov. 1852.- Italdo, b. 15 Jan. 1855.-Josephine, b. 26
Dec. 1856.- Esther, h. 7 July, 1859.-Ruth, b. 26 Aug. 1862.- Charles
Culter, b. 28 Aug. 1861.Richard Torrey, b. 4 Sept. 1866 ; d. 17 Feb.

1867.- John Torrey, b. 23 April, 1868.- Louisa, b. 12 June, 1869. iii. JAMES, d. probably at Pt. Petre, Isle Guadaloupe, about 1810. iv. Esther Winship, b. 1786 ; m. Nov. 28, 1805, Nathaniel Knowles

Lombard, b. in Truro, Mass., Nov. 28, 1781, d. Oct. 1, 1849.
Mrs. Lombard d. Oct. 26, 1841, Issue :

i. AMM CUTTER, b, Boston, 29 Aug. 1806.-ii. NATHANIEL KNOWLES, b. 29

Jan. 1808.-iii. EPHRAIM, b. 6 Oct. 1809.-iv. ESTHER WINSHIP, b. 4 Aug. 1813.–V. MEHITABLE, b. 24. Feb. 1816; d. 17 Sept. 1847.-ri. GEORGE, b. 4 Jan. 1818 ; d. 8 Oct. 1818.vii. GEORGE, b: 8 Feb. 1819; d. 9 June, 1861.-viii. HENRY CHAPMAN, h. 24 Sept. 1822 ; d. 22 Feb. 1824.-ix. EDWARD CUTTER, b. 20 Nov. 1824 ; d. 8 Aug. 1825.-8. MARY Ssow, b. 1 July, 1826.-xi. AUGUSTUS, b. 28 June, 1828 ; d. 16 July,

1861.—xii. LEVI Ingols, b. 18 Nov. 1830. v. CHARLOTTE A BORN, b, at Charlestown, Oct. 17, 1789; m. Solo

mon Bradford Morse, Sept. 11, 1808, and d. at East Boston,
Mass., April 10, 1856. Ile d. March 23, 1866. Issue :
i. Solomon B., b. 29 June, 1809; m. Mary M. Cheever, 9 May, 1833 ; r.

in E. Boston. Issue:- Solomon Bradford, b. Boston, 11 June, 1834 ;
m. Louisa Ann Peters; r. Portland, Oregon; issuc, Henry Bradford and
Mary Alverta.- Ammi Cutter, b. Westboro’, Mass., 2 Feb. 1836,-Ed-
ward Culler, b. 21 July, 1839; m. Carrie E. Peirce, 24 Jan. 1861, d. 30
Aug. 1865; he d. Boston, 3 Nov. 1868.- Mary Melledge, b. 21 March,
1841.- Joshua Cheerer, b. Oxford, Ve., 21 Dec. 1812. Henry Hurford,
b. 19 Oct. 1841.-Charles Winship, b. Portland, Me., 21 Aug. 1816.-
ii. Amni C., b. 20 May, 1813; d. 12 July, 1814.-üi. CharloTTE C., b.
18 April, 1815 ; m. Charles Cotting Morse, of Boston, 11 Nov. 1838.
Issue:- Charles Walter, b. 17 March, 1810; r. Philadelphia, Pa.-Fred-
eric Wm. Delano, b. 8 April, 1812 ; m. Mary Jane Webster; issue,
Ada Louisa, b. Boston, 29 Nov. 1861.-Charlotte Abørn, b. Marietta, O.,
9 Sept. 1866; d. 24 July, 1867.-Charlotte Linda, b. Cow Run, 25 April,
1868.-iv. AMM C., b. 14 May, 1817; d. 17 Aug. 1825.-y. JAVES C.,
b. 27 Feb. 1819; m. Nancy L. Parshley, 4 Sept. 1836, and (20) Mary
Morse; r. Boston ; hos a daughter living.-vi. Emily C., b. 15 Jan. 1821.
-vii. Edward W., b. 10 Oct. 1822 ; m. - - , 9 July, 1815.-viii.
Rosalinda, b. 7 March, 1821.-ix. Huldan B., b, 24 July, 1826 ; d. 28
July, 1826.-. ESTHER W., b. 7 Oct. 1827.-xi. Mary E., b. 16 Oct.

1830.* vi. Asos, bapt. 2 Sept. 1792 ; was for three years sail-maker of the

U. S. seventy-four “ Franklin.” He finally went to Mocha in one of William Gray's ships, and left it there for an English vessel bound to India, and was never heard of afterwards. It is said that he had declared he would not return until he had

made his fortune. vii. II ARRIET, bapt. 2 Sept. 1792 (twin with Amos); m. Joshua Chec

ver, of East Boston, and deceased 1840. Issue :
i. Josiua, m. Susan A. Simpson, of Alton, III. (?) ; is now of the firm of

Warne, Cheever & Co., St. Louis, Mo.-ii. IARRIET C., d. unm.-iii.
CAROLINE, m llenry T. Butler, of East Boston ; r. a widow in Oakland,
Cal.-iv. EMILY C., d. unm.-V. ALMENA C., m. George Potter ; r. Oak-
land, Cal.-yi. Avui L., m. Maria Sanford, of Boston ; had five children.
vii. Thomas P., d. nnm.-viii. MARY, m. Charles Potter ; r. Oakland,
Cal.-ix. EPHRAIM L., m. Ellen Ware, of St. Louis ; was killed by a

steamboat explosion. viii. Emily, b. 11 May, 1799 ; m. March 8, 1823, Levi Ingols, dry

goods merchant, of Eastport, Me. They lived at Eastport sev.
en years, and afterwards in Boston, Cambridge and East Bos-
ton. Issue :
i. NATHANIEL LOMBARD, b. 9 Nov. 1823 ; went to China at the age of fif-

teen ; was Purser's clerk in the Vincennes in Wilkes's Expedition ; after-
wards was accountant and interpreter in China, the Sandwich Islands,

* Morse Memorial, vol. i. p. 88.

and San Francisco, where he died 13 Oct. 1865. He had a remarkable facility in learning languages.-ii. Emily CUTTER, b. 10 Feb. 1825 ; m. 9 July, 1846, William Rowland Norcross, crockery merchant of Boston. They have lived in Boston, West Cambridge, and Cambridge. Issue :Emily Danforth, b. Boston, 15 Nov, 1848. – Caroline Ingols, b. Cambridge, 21 July, 1858.–Mary Rowland, b. 20 Nov. 1864.-iii. GEORGE HENRY, b. 7 Oct. 1826 ; d. 29 Feb. 1868, in California, where he had gone in 1848. He was a maker of mathematical instruments.-iv. CAROLINE CUTTER, b. 23 Jan. 1830 ; d. 29 June, 1859, in East Boston.—v. Isaac PARKER, b. Boston, 12 Sept. 1833 ; in 1852 went to California, where he d. 26 April, 1858. –vi. JAMES EDWARD, b. West Cambridge, 1 May, 1835 ; m. (1st) 10 March, 1856, Joan Washburn Smith, of Cambridge, d. 12 Feb. 1857; (20) Rebecca Jane Ash, of East Boston, m. 25 Oct. 1861. He is a book-keeper, now living in Oakland, Cal. His issue:-Joan Washburn, b. 3 Feb. 1857.-Alice, b. East Boston, 20 Jan. 1862.-Natalie Lombard, b. San Francisco, Cal., 11 Dec. 1863. — George Arthur, b. 8 March, 1866.- Emily Cu!ter, b. 29 Feb. 1868.-Caroline Cutter, b. 19 March, 1870.-vii. FREDERIC AUGUSTUS, b. Cambridge, 24 Oct. 1839; d. on the coast of Sierra Leone, 6 Nov, 1858. Captain's clerk.-viii. MARGARET

Rae, b. Boston, 16 Dec. 1812. 4. Lydia, b. 26 Oct. 1757; m. Jonathan Teel, of Charlestown,

April 7, 1776, and d. in West Cambridge, Sept. 4, 1831. Teel
was a farmer, residing in Medford, Groton, and Charlestown,
now Somerville, Mass., where he d. June 7, 1828, æ. 74. Both
lie interred in Arlington.

" The grave beneath this stone contains
The mortal but revered remains
Of him who shone thro' all bis days

The Christian's ornamen Issue: i. Lydia, b. 26 April, 1782 ; m. Dea. Miles Gardner, 23 March,

1806 ; d. West Cambridge, 28 Aug. 1854.-ii. JONATHAN, b. 26 Jan. 1784 ; m. Lydia Hill, 24 March, 1805 ; d. in Somerville, 20 Oct. 1850.-iii. Ruth, b. 30 July, 1786 ; m. Reuben Swan, 2 Dec. 1804; and d. in Dorchester, Mass., Aug. 1847. She was the mother of ten sons, some of whom are notable schoolmasters in Boston.-iv. Samuel Cutter, b. 7 Oct. 1788 ; d. 4 Dec. 1816.-V. Ammi Cutter, b. 13 Feb. 1791 ; m. Sarah, dau. of Isaac Cutter [Vide xi. $1,7]; r. Lewiston, Me.-yi. MARY, b. 13 March, 1793 ; m. James Frost, 2 Jan. 1814; r. in Arlington.-vii. BENJAMIN CUTTER, b. 17 Feb. 1796 ; m. Alice Hall, 1 Sept. 1816; d. West Cambridge, 14 May, 1851.-viïi. Thomas, b. 2 Jan. 1799 ; m. Susan Frost, 24 March, 1822 ; r. in Weston.-ix. Joseph, b. 29 March, 1801 ; m. Mary L. Frost,

23 March, 1823 ; r. Arlington. 5. JAMES,' b. 14 Dec. 1759; m. (1st) Anne H., dau. of Seth and

Dinah (Harrington) Russell, b. 17 March, 1767, d. 14 Dec. 1806; (20) Mehitable Cutter [Vide vi. 7), m. May 28, 1807; (3d) Lydia, dau. of William and Sarah (Hill) Adams, and widow of Edward Russell, m. July 20, 1809, d. Aug. 25, 1818, a. 50; (4th) Mrs. Rebecca Parker, of Harvard, Mass., m. Aug. 29,

1819, now dead. James Cutter occupied the old homestead of his father. He was a farmer and a meal-merchant, and upright and honorable in charac

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