Notes for Richard Cutter:
Notes for Richard Cutter:
[DBCutter Home Page] "Two Cutters are recorded as living in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne who could be related: Cuthbert Cutter, cooper, made freeman 1603, and William Cutter, cooper, made freeman 1577."
Richard "may have come to New England on the 'John and Dorothy' with his widowed mother in 1637. Was a cooper and a wheelwright. Admitted freeman 2 June 1641. Member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston in 1643. Richard Cutter, 10 June 1693, deeded Cambridge lands he inherited from his brother William. Will dated 19 Apr 1693, proved 24 Aug 1702, recorded 28 May 1725, and amounted to 98.11."
(The Register of Freemen of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, N-U-T Records Committee, 1923; Middlesex Co MA Probate, First Series docket 5648; The Cutter Family of New England by William R Cutter, David Clapp and Sons, 1871; The History of Cambridge by Lucius R Paige, 1877; Founders of Early American Families by Meredith B Colkert, 1985)