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ber 6, 1679, Phebe Bragg, who died in Wenham,
October 1, 1696. He married (second) Mrs. Hannah



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Allen, of Manchester, born 1662, died January 30,

1722. The children of Samuel Fiske were : 1.
Samuel, married Sarah Reddington. 2. John, mar-
ried Abigail Poor. 3. William, born June 10, 1687;
married (first) Rebecca Reddington; second Lydia
Thurston ; third Bethiah Goodrich. 4. Daniel, of
whom later. 5. Benjamin, died unmarried, Septem-
ber 16, 1719. 6. Hannah, born January 7, 1698;
died February 3, 1699.

(X) Daniel Fiske, fourth son and child of Sam-
uel (9) Fiske, was probably born at Wenham. He
resided in Wenham until 1748, when he moved to
Upton, Massachusetts, where he was one of the
early settlers. His will, made February 6, 1754,
proved 1761, mentions wife and living children. He
married, July 2, 1717, in Beverly, Sarah Fuller, of
Salem, granddaughter of Thomas Fuller, who be-
longed to a family of high social standing in Eng-
land and came to America in 1638, on a tour of ob-
servation, not intending to stay. While in Cam-
bridge, Massachusetts, he became a convert to Puri-
tanism, under the eloquent preaching of Rev.
Thomas Shepard, a famous colonial divine, and set-
tled in New Salem, later Middleton, Massachusetts.
He married Elizabeth Tidd, of Woburn, and died in
1698, leaving sons Thomas, Benjamin and Jacob —
and several daughters. His youngest son, Jacob
Fuller, born in 1655, married Mary Bacon, and set-
tled on the paternal homestead. Two of their five
children married Fiskes, one as above stated. The
children of Daniel and Sarah (Fuller) Fiske were :

1. Daniel, born June 17, 1718; married Zilpah Tyler.

2. Sarah, December 6, 1719. 3. Hannah, May 16,
1721 ; married, in Wenham, July 6, 1742 Ebenezer
Ober. 4. Sarah, March 5, 1722; died March 31,

1723. 5- Benjamin, of whom later. 6. Phebe, Oc-
tober 5, 1726; died November 18, 1726. 7. Samuel,
February 14, 1728; married Sarah Partridge. 8.
Sarah, March 20, 1730; married, December 17,
J755. a t Upton, Ebenezer Walker, of Upton. 9.

William, April 14, . 10. Josiah, February 2,

1734; married (first) Sarah Barber; second Lydia
Daniels; third Elizabeth Gore. 11. Martha, April
8, 1738; married, April 24, 1760, at Upton, Perm
Batshelder.

(XI) Benjamin Fiske, fifth child of Daniel (10)
and Sarah (Fuller) Fiske, was born at Upton,
Massachusetts, May 7, 1724. His entire life was
spent in Upton, and he died there, August 10, 1805.
His will is dated August, 1805. He married (in-
tentions), August 29, 1740, Rebecca Wheelock, of
Mendon, who died March 20, 1799. He married

(second) Keziah Adams, of Medway, (intentions)
June 20, 1801. His children were: I. Benjamin, of
whom later. 2. Mary, born November 4, 1750; died
November 26, 1750. 3. Daniel, January 24, 1758. 4.
Ichabod, June 18, 1761 ; died before his father. 5.
Rebecca, January 8, 1764; married January 23, 1784,
in Upton, by Rev. Elisha Fish, her cousin, Samuel
Fiske, of Shelburne. 6. Mary. 7. Obadiah. 8.
Elizabeth. 9. Rebecca, died young.

(XII) Benjamin Fiske, son of Benjamin (11)
and Rebecca (Wheelock) Fiske. was born at Upton,
Massachusetts, May 1, 1749. He was a miller by
trade; died in November, 1820. His will, which
was probated November n, 1820, made his son
Clark his executor. He married (first), June 14,
1770, Jemima Holbrook ; second, March 7, 1782,
Margery Wood, born 1761, died in Upton, February
24, 1843. The children of Benjamin Fiske were: 1.
Joel, born December 17, 1770; married Hannah
Turner. 2. Clark, April 4, 1778; married Chloe
Bradish. 3. Jemima, February 16, 1780; married, in
Upton, June 3, 1800, Abner Smith, of Bellingham.
4. Azariah, September 13, 1782; died before 1820,



unmarried. 5. Hannah, April 10, 1784; married

Durham. 6. Ziba, November 24, 1785 ; mar-
ried in Auburn, November 30, 1806, Polly Philips,
of Ward (Auburn). 7. Galacius, of whom later.

8. Emory, June 30, 1790; married, January I, 1811,
Rufus Sibley, of Grafton, she died October 5, 1811.

9. Elvia, June 30, 1790, (twin of preceding). 10.
Benjamin, November 24, 1792. 11. David, August
30, 1794; died February 19, 1795. 12. Jonathan, Au-
gust 30, 1794, (twin of preceding) ; married Gratia
Wilson. 13. Austin, January 21, 1797. 14. Harvey,
January 21, 1797, (twin of preceding) ; married
Sophia Warren. 15. Miranda, April I, 1799; mar-
ried in Upton, March 10, 1818, David Chapin, of
Upton. 16. Rebekah, March 10, 1S01 ; married June
12, 1817, Jesse Whitney, born October 12, 1790, died
February I, 1850; she resided at Milford, Massachu-
setts, and died August 10, 1871. 17. Sally, March
12, 1804; married January 26, 1826, Milton Ruggles,
of Upton, who died, and she married (second)

Sutherland.

(XIII) Galacius Fiske, son of Benjamin (12)
and Margery (Wood) Fiske, born at Upton, Massa-
chusetts, April 17, 1788; was a farmer and miller at
Shelburne, Masachusetts, and died in Ludlow,
Massachusetts, May 30, 1853. He married, May 2,
1816, Mary Brown, born March 5, 1794, died in
Worcester, March 22, 1890. Their children were :

1. Harriet Adelia, of whom later. 2. Mary Brown,
born November 2, 1818; married Thomas Marshall;
died September 15, 1861. Her son, Julius Marshall,
resides at No. 32 Gardner street, Worcester, Massa-
chusetts. 3. Galacius F., January 23, 1821; married
Margaret J. Brady. 4. Sarah Eliza, April 6, 1829;
married Albert Sprout who died September 12, 1880.
5. Otis Alphonzo, November 25, 1826; married Abby
S. Gove. 6. Sewall Augustus, August 3, 1831 ; mar-
ried Mary J. ; resides Dudley Place, Worcester,

Massachusetts. He died November 4, 1887, leaving
two sons : Fred and Eugene. 7. Juiia Ann Maria,
November 24, 1828; married April 6, 1849, Jeremiah
Dutton, who was born in Ludlow, Massachusetts,
August 21, 1823, and died in Belchertown, Massa-
October 23, 1867. He was a farmer and their chil-
dren are living at Thorndike, Massachusetts, with
the exception of one, Victor, who resides in Cleve-
land, Ohio. Mrs. Dutton died October 23, 1866.
8. Francis Wayland, May 30, 1838; died December
27, 1868, from the effects of a wound received in
the civil war.

(XIV) Harriet Adelia Fiske, daughter of Ga-
lacius Fiske (13), was born January 24, 1817. She
married, August 4, 1844, Edward Lucius Ward, born
January 13, 1815, died April 20, 1890. Their chil-
dren were : 1. Julia Maria Ward, of whom later.

2. Harriet Louisa Ward, born December 31, 1850.
She married, December 2, 1869, Homer R. King, and
resides in Worcester, Massachusetts.

(XV) Julia Maria Ward, daughter of Edward
Lucius and Harriet Adelia (14) Ward, married
Horace M. Tompkins, of Worcester, Massachusetts.

NUTT FAMILY. (I) William Nutt, the immi-
grant ancestor of Charles Nutt, of Worcester, was
born in or near Londonderry, Ireland. He came
to this country when a young man with the first
body of Scotch-Irish who settled at Nuffield, later
called Londonderry, New Hampshire. His family
seems to have been in Ireland among the Scotch
Presbvterians but a short time. The name is
English, of Danish origin, dating back to the days
of King Canute, or Knut (meaning^ "knot" in
English) as the name was spelled originally. The
English families Knott, Nott, Nute and Nudd have
the same origin, though they have been distinct for



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many centuries. The name of this branch of the
family has been spelled Nutt since about 1500, and
the principal home of the family was Kent, Eng-
land. William Nutt was mayor of Canterbury in
1533. It is likely that the family in Ireland be-
longs to the Kent family, for in the present genera-
tion a branch of the family lived across the Irish
Sea in Barnstaple, Devonshire, and the writer has
knowledge of the English origin of one other
Protestant family of this name in Ireland.

William Nutt was a fuller by trade, and when
first known in this country was in the employ of
Captain David Cargill, who established the first
fulling mill in Londonderry. Nutt's homestead lot
was drawn September 26, 1720, sixty acres east of
Ezekiel Pond. He married at Bradford, Massachu-
setts, where his former pastor, Rev. Thomas Symmes,
was located, Jean Colbath (Colbreath or Galbraith
are variations of spelling of this name) May 29,
1723, the marriage being recorded at Londonderry.
She was sister of the progenitor of Vice President
. Henry Wilson, whose name originally was John
Jeremiah Colbath. William Nutt worked for Car-
gill until the latter's death, when he bought the
mill, August 15, 1733. In 1739 he sold out his mill
and farm in Londonderry and became one of the
first settlers of the adjoining town of Chester.
About 1740 he and his son John Nutt built their
saw mill in Chester. William Nutt died intestate
October 26, 1751. His widow Jean was administra-
trix; she died at St. Georges, Eastward (near
Thomaston, Maine), in 1771. She probably lived
there with her son, Colonel David Nutt. Her son
William, of Derryfield, New Hampshire, was ad-
ministrator. Their children: 1. John, born 1724;
died 1757, soldier in the French war. 2. Samuel,
mentioned below. 3. William, born 1730; prominent
citizen of Derryfield and ancestor of the Man-
chester (New Hampshire) families, including the
famous Commodore Nutt, the dwarf, and his brother,
Major Rodnia Nutt. another dwarf, still living,
at Dorchester, Massachusetts ; ancestor of Dr. Sarah
J. McNutt and Dr. Julia G. McNutt, well known
physicians of New York city. 4. Colonel David,
born 1738, prominent in French war and revolution;
settled at Thomaston, Maine. 5. Robert. 6. Na-
thaniel. 7. Benjamin. 8. Jean, married John Gor-
don. 9. Mary, died young. 10. James, died young.
(II) Samuel Nutt, son of William Nutt (1),
■was born in Londonderry, New Hampshire, in De-
cember 1828. He was a carpenter by trade, and
worked with his father in the saw mill at Chester.
He bought the interests of the other heirs after his
father's death. He bought a farm in Weare, New
Hampshire, July 6, 1763, lived there a few years, and
was a town officer in 1765. He moved a few miles
to what is now Francestown, adjoining New Bos-
ton, New Hampshire, in 1767, and was the seventh
settler of the town of Francestown, one of its in-
corporators, and the first town clerk. He was con-
stable, tithingman and on various town committees.
He served in 1774 on the committee of safety, and
was for a short time in the revolutionary war. In
1780 he was called Ensign on the records. He was
on the committee for Francestown to consider the
state constitution in 1788. His house on the old
road from Francestown to New Boston now consti-
tutes the ell-part of a brick farm-house. His farm is
known as the Pettee place and is marked by magnifi-
cent elms which he is said to have planted. Samuel
Nutt sold his farm in 1797, and removed to Topsham,
Vermont, where his sons and snns-in-law also lo-
cated. He married first Gordon who died with-
out issue. He married second. J7S9. Elizabeth
Dickey, daughter of Adam and Elizabeth (MacPher-



son) Dickey, all of Londonderry, New 1 lamp, hire,
all Scotch-Irish pioneers there. His wife died Sep-
tember 13, 1801, aged sixty-one years and is buried
at Newport, New Hampshire. Samuel Nutt diud
July S> '8o8, aged seventy-nine years, probably at
Topsham. Their children: 1. William, mentioned
below. 2. Elizabeth, born September 3, 1761; mar-
ried Alexander Thompson, who died 1827 ; she died
May 27, 1S48. 3. Eleanor, born July 3, 1703; died
September 23, 1843. 4. James, born March 29, 1704;
died 1765. 5. Samuel, born June 4, 1766; died 1782.
The preceding were born at Chester, the following
at Francestown: 6. John, born February 29, 1768;
died April 12, 1855 at Topsham. 7. Joseph, born
November 13, 1709: died 1813 at Tyngsborough,
Masssachusetts. 8. Benjamin, born July 10, 1771 ;
died 1792 at Francestown. 9. Adam, born Decem-
ber 13, 1772; went to West Indies in 1801. 10. Jenny,
born September 23, 1774; died 1792. 11. Ann Wilson,
born February 14, 1776; died 1862; married John
Brewster. 12. Jean, born September 3, 1777; died
1793- 13- David, born July 6, 1779; died August 10,
1845. 14- Margaret, born April 24, 1781 ; died Au-
gust 9, 1864; married Joseph Towner. 15. Infant,
born June 16, 1783, died same day. 16. Samuel,
born December 16, 1784; blacksmith by trade;, be-
came minister of Christian church, and a famous
evangelist; resided at Troy, Maine, and Franklin
Falls, New Hampshire, where he died 1872. 17.
James Dickey, born September 14, 1788; died 1833;
settled in New York.

(Ill) Deacon William Nutt, son of Ensign
Samuel Nutt (2), born at Chester, New Hampshire,
March 14, 1760, died at Topsham, Vermont, January
20, 1833. He was raised on the farm in Frances-
town. He learned the trade of shoemaker. He was
a soldier in the Revolution, a private in 1777 in Cap-
tain John Carson's company, Colonel Daniel Moore's
regiment, and later in Captain Peter Clark's com-
pany in the same regiment. In February 1780, he
was in Captain Thomas Nichols's company,
Colonel Whitcomb's regiment, and also in Cap-
tain D. McGregor's company. He fought in the
battles of Saratoga and Ticonderoga, and was at
the surrender of Burgoyne. He was in the army
almost continuously for nearly five years. He re-
served a pension in his old age, in 1S32. He re-
moved to Vermont and settled in the town of
Topsham in March, 1796, buying a farm of Asa
Porter, of Haverhill, June 20, 1796. He was a man
of character and influence. He was one of the rul-
ing elders of the Reformed Presbyterian church of
Topsham, organized February 14, 1821. He was a
man of great size and strength, said to be the most
powerful man in the town in his day. He used to
carry two bushels of corn on his back to the mill
in Newbury, ten miles distant, and return with the
meal on his back over the trail blazed through the
woods. He married, in 1780, Mary Brewster, daugh-
ter of Isaac and Jean Brewster, at Francestown.
Her father was a shoemaker, born in Ireland, of
Scotch family. She died August 11, 1838, and the
graves of both are marked by headstones in the
burying ground at Topsham. Their children: I.
Jane McCollum, born July 24, 1786; married Moses
Mills and lived in Canada. 2. Samuel, born July
17, 1788. 3. Isaac Brewster, mentioned below. 4.
Benjamin, born January 7, 1792, died at Nashua
December 16, 1869. 5. Elizabeth Dickey, born Oc-
tober 25, 1793 ; married Peck and lived in

Fayette county. Ohio. 6. Thanna, born May 27, 1796;
died at Topsham January 21, 1875. 7. John, born
1 ril i~. r708; died Inly 12, 1825, at Tyngsborough,
Massachusetts. 8. Mary L., born August 29, 1800.
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at Topsham February 2t, 1890; original member of
the Presbyterian church ; memorial to her erected by
women of the church there.

(IV) Isaac Brewster Nutt, son of William Nutt
(3), was born at Francestown, New Hampshire,
February 15, 1790. He was a carpenter by trade
but taught school, was a farmer, and followed vari-
ous other callings. At one time he was a hotel clerk
at Billerica, Massachusetts. He served in the war
of 1812 for a short time in a regiment called to the
defence of Boston. He was a Universalist in re-
ligion. He died December 21, 1854, and is buried in
the Nutt lot at Topsham.

He married, February 6, 1825, Sally Rowe, daugh-
ter of Captain Jeremiah Rowe (.also given Munrow
and Munroe) and his wife, Deborah Brown, natives
of Barrington, New Hampshire, where they were
married September 26, 1800. Sally Rowe was born
January 15, 1804, at Richford, Vermont, and died
March 7, 1858, at Natick, Massachusetts. I Ik
children of Isaac Brewster and Sally Nutt : 1. Sally
Ann Monrow, born at Sutton, Canada, April 26,
1826; died March 6, 1897; married Isaac M. Perry
of Natick, Massachusetts. 2. Isaac Brewster, born
August 24. 1827, at Topsham, Vermont; married
Azubah Puffer, daughter of Josiah and Patience
(Russell) Puffer of Sudbury, Massachusetts ; she
died at Natick November 10, 1854; he resides in
Natick. 3. Mary Brewster, born August 24. 1829,
at Topsham ; married Loved Garey. resided in Iowa.
4. Jeremiah Munroe, born May 9, 1831, at Topsham;
served in Gen. W. T. Sherman's regiment three
years; died April 15, 1869. 5. Helen Mar, born
February 22, 1833 ; died August 26, 1836. 6. Martha
Elma, born November 8, 1834 ; died November 5,
1861 ; married Adna P. Hall of Natick, the first
Natick volunteer killed in action in the civil war,
leaving children. 7. Colonel William, mentioned be-
low. 8. Helen Rizpah, born July 14, 1838, wife of
Nathan P. Rice of West Boylston, Massachusetts.
9. Samuel, born May 29, 1840; resides at South
Haven, Kansas ; has been sheriff of the county ;
veteran of the civil war; married at Worcester, Jan-
uary 1, 1867, Etta Stow French of Grafton, burn
February 14, 1841. 10. Jane, born December 4 1845;
died January 6, 1903 ; married John Ford and set-
tled in Kansas and Arkansas.

(V) Colonel William Nutt, son of Isaac
Brewster Nutt (4), was born in Topsham, Vermont,
August 5, 1836. His early education was limited
to a few terms in the district school of his native
town. As soon as he was old enough he began to
work on the farm of his father and for neighbor-
ing farmers. In his sixteenth year, in 1852, he re-
moved to Natick, Massachusetts, where he has since
lived, and began to work at the shoemaker's trade.
He supplemented his schooling by much reading
and study, and attended private schools when he had
the opportunity. As a shoemaker, associated with
Henry Wilson, who afterward became vice-president
of the United States, he became interested in the
slavery question, and in 1857 took part in the Kansas
movement, the result of which was to keep that state
free from slavery. He "squatted" at Lawrence,
Kansas. His first vote was for the Free Soil ticket,
and he was one of the active organizers of the Re-
publican party. He returned from Kansas to his
home in Natick, and followed his trade as a shoe-
maker until the civil war broke out. He was a
member of the militia company in Natick, but left
the organization to enlist in Company I, Captain A.

B. Underwood, Second Regiment Massachusetts
Volunteer Militia, Colonel Gordon. May 15, 1861.
He was made a corporal and August II, 1861, ser-
geant. He was a very successful drill-master, and



was detailed- early in the service to instruct officers
as well as men of the Twenty-seventh Indiana Regi-
ment. His first skirmish was October 22, 1861, at
Conrad's Ferry, Virginia. After the battle of Ball's
Bluff, in which he was engaged, he was in the hos-
pital sick for several weeks, and was when con-
valescent detailed, December, 1861, to recruiting,
service in Springfield, Massachusetts. He returned
to his regiment in June at Martinsburg, Virginia,
after being assigned to the Twelfth Massachusetts
Regiment from April to June, 1862. The regiment
lost nearly half its men and more than half its offi-
cers in an engagement August 9, 1862, and from that
lime until he left the regiment in March, 1863, he
was acting first sergeant with the special duty of
drilling recruits. At the battle of Antietam a third
of the regiment was killed or wounded. He was
commissioned March 5, 1863, second lieutenant, and
May, 1863, first lieutenant, in the Fifty-fourth
Massachusetts Regiment, Colonel Robert G. Shaw,
to whom the monument on Boston Common was
lately erected. He was soon afterward made a cap-
tain in the Fifty-fifth Massachusetts. He was pro-
vost marshal of Jacksonville, Florida, in February,
[864; promoted major, November, 1864; lieutenant
colonel, June, 1865, and brevet colonel at the close
of the war. He was with his regiment at the siege
of Charleston. He was mustered out in September
1865.

He became a partner in the firm of Davis &
Plummer, shoe manufacturers in Natick, but find-
ing that business uncongenial, began to study law
in December, 1866, in the office of Walter N. Mason,
Natick. In February, 1808, he was appointed agent
of the Freedmen's Bureau, and located in Halifax
and Lunenburg counties, Virginia. After six
months of this service and study of law, he returned
to Natick and was admitted to the bar in Middlesex
county, August 9, 1868. He opened an office in
Natick, where he has been located ever since.

Colonel Nutt is as prominent in political and pub-
lic life as in military affairs. He has always been
active in the Republican party, serving for many
years on the town committee, often as chairman ;
frequently being delegate to the state and other con-
ventions of his party. He was first elected moderator
nt the Natick town meeting, after a sharp contest, in
1S70. He was particularly well fitted for this duty
by parliamentary knowledge, experience in presiding,
and knowledge of town business, and often served
the town, the last occasion being 1896. He was
collector of taxes in 1869, 1870 and 1871 ; represen-
tative to general court, 1871-72, serving on the com-
mittee on labor in 1871 and on probate and in-
solvency and woman suffrage in 1S72 ; chairman of
the Natick board of selectmen, 1874. 1870 and 1881 ;
member of the board of health, 1874; overseer of
the poor three years; member of the school com-
mittee 1873; on many important town committees;
deputy sheriff 1877 to 1886 inclusive; trial justice
of the Natick court 1886 to 1892. He was elected
stale senator in 1901 by a vote of 7,328 to 4.204
for his opponent, in a district that had the year
previous elected a Democrat. He served on the com-
mittees on constitutional amendments, military af-
fairs and chairman of the committee on taxation.
He was also on the important special committee
which revised the public statutes. He has been a
justice of the peace since 1867, and notary public
since 1874. Colonel Nutt has made a specialty of
probate court practice, and has had the settlement
of many important estates and trusts. He has done
most of the pension business for his locality. In re-
cent years much of his practice has been as attorney
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prosperous institution. He has been a member of
the investing board since 1869, and is at present
chairman of the board and first vice-president of the
bank. He is a life member of Meridian Lodge,
F. and A. M., of Natick; member of the Grand
Army and Union Veterans Union ; former president
of the Officers Association of the Fifty-fifth Massa-
chusetts Regiment and also of the Second Regi-
ment Association; member of the Loyal Legion of
Boston ; of the Vermont Association of Boston. He
has always been a total abstainer, and active in no-
license and temperance work. In 1861 he was a
member of the Sons of Temperance, and April 12,
1861, the day Sumter was bombarded, he was
elected R. S. of Neal Dow Division, Sons of Tem-
perance, of Natick. Colonel Nutt is an able public
speaker, and in his younger days was in constant
demand. He was on the legislative committee to
dedicate the monument 10 the Union soldiers who
died in the southern prisons at Andersonville. He
was in command of the Fifty-fifth regiment on the
memorable occasion of the dedication of the Shaw
Memorial on Boston Common.

He married, at Framingham, Massachusetts,
April 25, 1863, Abigail Prentice Puffer, daughter
of Josiah and Patience (Russell) Puffer of Sud-
bury, Massachusetts. She was born December 30,
1839, and died at Natick, January 27, 1906. Her
father, Josiah Puffer, was born in Sudbury, July
2 9> 1793. an d died there September 22, 1857, soldier
in the war of 1812 ; married, May 29, 1816, Patience
Russell, who was born at Marlboro, February 28,
1797. died at Natick, December 21, 1SS1. Josiah
Puffer's line of descent was: John (6), soldier in
revolution : representative to general court ; Cap-
tain Samuel (5), in revolution; reed maker by trade;
Samuel (4), captain in Indian wars; Captain Jabez.
(3), born at Braintree, Massachusetts, December
4, 1672; settled in Sudbury with his brother James;
James (2), was a soldier; George (1), immigrant,
settled at Braintree, where he died about 1640. Ruth
Willis, wife of John Puffer (6), was a descendant
of Resolved White, who came in the "Mayflower"
with his parents, brother of Peregrine White, the
first child born in Plymouth colony. The children
of William and Abigail P. Nutt: 1. William Harri-
son, born July 17, 1866, shoe manufacturer: mar-
ried December 24, 1890, Carrie Maude Tenney,
daughter of Hiram A. and Nellie (Fisher) Tenney.
2. Charles, mentioned below. 3. Mary Abbie, born
May 25, 1S71 ; died August 2. 1875. 4. George, born
November 5, 1872, deputy sheriff Middlesex coun-



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