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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania


CEPHAS CLUTTER, a retired farmer of Hunter’s Cave, Penn., was born in Washington County, Penn., January 6, 1804, and is a son of William and Sarah Clutter (nee Rutan).  His parents, who were natives of New Jersey, were married in Washington County, Penn., and remained there until their death.  The subject of our sketch was united in holy bonds of matrimony August 25, 1827, with Laura Day, who was born in Greene county July 25, 1809.  Mrs. Clutter is a daughter of William and Mary Day (nee Sutton), who were also natives of New Jersey, and after marriage settled in Greene County, Penn., where they remained until their death.  To Mr. and Mrs. Clutter were born seven children, five now living, viz.—William, Zebulon, John M., Mary J., wife of Lewis Baltzell; and Spencer B.  The deceased are Franklin and Robinson.  Mr. Clutter has always lived on a farm, and has been engaged in farming and stock-raising all his life.  He owned at one time over 640 acres of land in this county.  About 400 acres of this he has given to his children, and owns 240 acres where he resides.  Mrs. Clutter, who was a devoted member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, died July 19, 1885.  She and her husband made their home in Center Township for nearly half a century.


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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888


Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project –

Date of Transcription: 7 June 2007

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