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Manasseh Cutler
Birth: May 13, 1742
Windham County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1823
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

US Congressman. A 1765 graduate of Yale College, he taught school in Dedham, Massachusetts, for a short time and engaged in the whaling business at Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard. After stuying law, he was admitted to the bar in 1767 but did not practice. He then studied theology, and was licensed to preach in 1770. Ordained a Congregational minister, during the Revolution he was appointed chaplain of Colonel Francis' regiment in 1776, and of General Titcomb's brigade in 1778. That same year, he began the study of medicine and became a skilled physician. One of the founders of the Ohio Company, formed to colonize the Ohio Territory, he helped draft the Ordinance of 1787. Elected as a Federalist to Congress from Massachusetts, he served two terms, from 1801 to 1805. Retiring to Hamilton, Massachusetts, he was held in esteem for his knowledge of botany and astronomy. (bio by: Garver Graver) 
Family links: 
  Hezekiah Cutler (____ - 1792)
  Susanna Clark Cutler (1712 - 1774)
  Mary Balch Cutler (1740 - 1815)
  Mary Balch Cutler (1740 - 1815)*
  Ephraim Cutler (1767 - 1853)*
  Jervis Cutler (1768 - 1844)*
  Mary Cutler Torrey (1771 - 1836)*
  Elizabeth Cutler Poole (1779 - 1854)*
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Hamilton Cemetery
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
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Record added: Jan 06, 2009
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