Ella Maria Cutler

10 July 1853–7 November 1864 (Age 11)
Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Ella Maria

When Ella Maria Cutler was born on 10 July 1853, in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Horace A Cutler, was 28 and her mother, Laurinda Harris, was 25. She died on 7 November 1864, in Putnam, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 11, and was buried in Putnam, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horace A Cutler
1824–1881
Laurinda Harris
1827–1854
Ella Maria Cutler
1853–1864

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (2)

1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 10

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a maker of knives, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French co(u)tel, co(u)teau ‘knife’, Late Latin cultellus, a diminutive of culter ‘plowshare’. Compare Cottle .2 Americanized spelling of German Kottler or Kattler, which is of uncertain origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ella M Cutler in household of Dan Cutler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ella Cutler, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Ella Cutler, "Find A Grave Index"

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