SQUIRE Z. CUTLER
Burlingame Enterprise, Thursday, Dec. 3,
1903, Pg. 1
Vol. IX, No. 9
of Squire Cutler.
Within the past two weeks there
have died in this city four of its old and respected citizens, Major Samuel
Shibley, Dr. H. Burrows, Capt. Wm. Dela-Mater, and this week we chronicle the
death of S. Z. Cutler, which occurred at his home on Saturday afternoon at four
o’clock. Mr. Cutler was first afflicted with rheumatism in his hands
which developed into paralysis and for over four years he was an invalid being
practically helpless all of that time. His constant attendant was his
wife, who displayed marvelous strength for one of her years.
Squire Z. Cutler was born in
Grafton, Rensselaer county, New York, on June 1, 1821. When three years of
age his father died leaving seven children; his mother then moved to
Connecticut, where he grew to manhood. On October 18, fifty-seven years
ago he was married to Miss Mary C. Brown at East Thompson, Connecticut. To
them were born two sons; one died in infancy and the other Charles Cutler died
at Baldwin, Kansas, in 1893, from injuries the result of an accident. He
moved with his family to Ohio in 1852, coming from thence to Burlingame in the
spring of 1870. Mr. Cutler was a shoemaker by trade and followed his
profession here until failing health came upon him. For fifty-eight years
he was a professing Christian and a member of the Methodist church and for years
held an official relation in this church. He served for three years during
the Civil war in Company I, of the 103rd Ohio regiment.
The funeral was held at the
Methodist church on Monday afternoon. The fraternal order of the Masons and Odd
Fellows were represented, the Masons being charge of the exercises. Mr.
Cutler, for so many years identified with the commercial and religious affairs
of this place, was a man widely known and highly respected. To the
bereaved widow is extended the sympathy of many friends.