American Silversmiths

David Cutler
Abigail Flagg
Jonathan Cutler
Mrs. Mary Cutler
(Abt 1708-1792)
Richard Cutler


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Richard Cutler
  • Born: 1736, Fairfield CT
  • Marriage (1): Hannah Howell on 29 Jul 1767 in New Haven CT
  • Died: 20 Mar 1810, New Haven CT
  • Buried: New Haven CT

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • Flynt & Fales:, . 3 Working in New Haven in 176o. Erected a shop at Church and Chapel Sts., known for more than a century as Cutler's Corner. Notice in Connecticut Courant (May 6, 1763) Hartford: "Last Saturday evening was brought to Town and committed to Gaol (where he rested till Yesterday Morning) and then was conducted to New Haven Gaol, there to wait for his trial, the person who lately broke open and robbed the shop of Mr. Richard Cutler, Goldsmith, in New Haven." Deed to Eli Whitney, Jan. 18, 1803, attests to other business pursuits. Two tablespoons bearing his mark have been found; one at Yale University, Mabel Brady Garvan Collection.
  • Advertised in the Connecticut Gazette (New Haven CT), 11 Oct 1766, and offered five dollars reward for arrest of persons who broke into shop and stole various silver articles 3
  • Advertised in the Connecticut Gazette (New Haven CT), 7 Feb 1767, announcing that Richard Cutler, Hezekiah Silliman, and Ambrose Ward, "Goldsmiths and Jewellers in New Haven hereby beg leave to inform the public that at their respective shops in New Haven, they severally continue to do all sorts of Gold and Silver Work." 3
  • He was a partner in 1800-1810 with Richard and William Cutler in New Haven CT as RICHARD CUTLER & SONS. 3

Richard married Hannah Howell on 29 Jul 1767 in New Haven CT. (Hannah Howell was born on 1 Jan 1744 in New Haven CT, died on 9 Dec 1827 in New Haven CT and was buried in New Haven CT.)

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