Clarissa Cutter

2 January 1805–3 April 1882 (Age 77)
Pelham, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Clarissa

When Clarissa Cutter was born on 2 January 1805, in Pelham, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, John Cutter, was 37 and her mother, Miraim Butler, was 35. She married Adna Colburn on 25 April 1833, in Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1850. She died on 3 April 1882, in Clay, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hawley Cemetery, Hawley, Clay, Minnesota, United States.

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Adna Colburn
Clarissa Cutter
Marriage: 25 April 1833
Adna Colburn Jr
Martha E Colburn
Charles Colburn
Joanna Colburn
Justin Colburn
Rebecca Colburn
Jane C. Coburn
Hannah Brees Colburn

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25 April 1833
Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 3

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 25

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English: from an agent derivative of Old English cyttan ‘to cut’, possibly applied as an occupational name for a tailor or barber.2 Americanized form of German Kotter .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Clarrissa Colbum in household of Adnee Colbum, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Clarissa Colburn in household of Adna Colburn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clarrissa Cutter in entry for Jane C. Burrill, "Minnesota, Death Records and Certificates, 1900-1955"

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