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Cutrer Early Origins



The surname Cutrer was first found in Limousin, where the family first originated as one of the distinguished families of the region.

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Cutrer Early History


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Cutrer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cutrer research. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1617, 1701 and 1640 are included under the topic Early Cutrer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cutrer Spelling Variations


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Cutrer Spelling Variations



Changes of spelling have occurred in most surnames. The earliest explanation is that during the early development of the French language, names were not yet fixed in spelling. Usually a person gave his version of his name, phonetically, to a scribe, a priest, or a recorder. This depended on accent, and local accents frequently changed the spelling of a name. Some variables were adopted by different branches of the family name. Hence, there are some spelling variations of the name Cutrer, including Couture, Cousture, Coudure, Couturas, Couturat, Coutureau, Couturaud, Couturot, Couturier, Couturié, Couturière, Lecouturier, Lecouturié, Coudurier, Coudurié, Coudurière, Lecoudurier, Lecoudurié, Cousturier, Cousturié, Cousturière, Lecousturier, Lecousturié and many more.

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Cutrer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cutrer Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cutrer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Approximately 110 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. France gave land incentives for 2,000 migrants during the next decade. Early marriage was desperately encouraged amongst the immigrants. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. 15,000 explorers left Montreal in the late 17th and 18th centuries. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. Migration to New France (Quebec) continued from France until it fell in 1759. In the year 1675 the Acadian presence in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island had reached 500. In 1755, 10,000 French Acadians refused to take an oath of allegiance to England and were deported to Louisiana. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The distinguished family name Cutrer has made significant contributions to the culture, arts, sciences and religion of France and New France. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Cutrer were

Cutrer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John Cutrer, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States, in 1914
  • Robert Cutrer, aged 21, who landed in America, in 1919

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cutrer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cutrer (post 1700)



  • Lewis Wesley Cutrer (1904-1981), American politician, Mayor of Houston, Texas from 1957 to 1963, eponym of the Lewis W. Cutrer Terminal in the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston, Texas
  • T. Tommy Cutrer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1980 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • R. W. Cutrer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1936 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Lewis Wesley Cutrer (1904-1981), American politician, Mayor of Houston, Texas, 1958-63; Defeated, 1963 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jesse H. Cutrer Jr., American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1952 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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