William Lathrop Cutler

Brief Life History of William Lathrop

When William Lathrop Cutler was born on 6 February 1821, in East Bloomfield, Ontario, New York, United States, his father, John Alpheus Cutler, was 36 and his mother, Lois Lathrop, was 32. He married Abigail Eliza Chase on 7 February 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. He died on 1 November 1851, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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William Lathrop Cutler
Abigail Eliza Chase
Marriage: 7 February 1846

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  • William Lathrop Cutler, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William Lathrop Cutler, "Illinois, Hancock County, Nauvoo Community Project, 1839-1846 (BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy)"
  • William Lathrop Cutler, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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

English: occupational name for a maker of knives, from Middle English cutele, cutteler, coteler ‘cutler; maker, repairer, or seller of knives, etc.’ (Anglo-French cuteler, Old French coutelier, cotelier). Compare Nesmith and Cottle .

Americanized form of German Kottler or Kattler, which is of uncertain origin.

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

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