THE TOWN OF CUTLER, MINNESOTA
Named For Cutler John Hazelton
CUTLER JOHN HAZELTON
Photo contributed by Kenneth M. Reither,
great-great-grandson of Cutler Hazelton.
Cutler John Hazelton was born September 25, 1821 in Nelson, NY. He married Mary Greene Wheeler February 22, 1843 in Wawatosa, Wisconsin. Their children were Lyman, Frazier, Ellinor, Edgar, Louis, Fredrick, Duane, and Jennie. The first settler in the Pine Lake area was Cutler and Mary's son, Edgar S. Hazelton, in 1880. Sons Duane and Fredrick came in 1881. Cutler and Mary followed in the fall of 1882, homesteading at the southwest end of Pine Lake. Cutler died March 4, 1897. Mary died May 20, 1902. Both are buried at Lakeview Cemetery, Aitkin, MN.
This information was
contributed by Lynn Wieczorek who writes:
My great great grandparents settled in Cutler township on
Pine Lake. Cutler township was named after my great-great-grandfather, Cutler Hazelton. My great-grandfather, Edgar
Hazelton and his wife Clara Fassett Hazelton, had five children,
all of them born in Cutler township.
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