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WILLIAM NUTT


Source: Atlas of Montgomery County, Indiana 1878 Chicago: JH Beers, p. 54


NUTT, William; was b. on the farm of his parents, Edward and Elizabeth Nutt, in Union Twp, April 22, 1844. Mr. Edward Nutt was one of the earliest settlers in Montgomery Co, coming here in 1822, when only 3 families were known to live within the territory of our present County. Frugality, industry and a will to persevere soon carried Mr. Nutt drove onward in his fortunes and acres after acres were added to his possessions, till he was one of the largest if not the largest landholder in Montgomery County. William Nutt was born and raised on the home place in Sec. 11. In 1866, he married Miss Maude COOPER. Of their two children, the elder, Charlie Nutt, died when only 1 year, 11 months and 20 days old in 1873, Sept 9; but the second Harley B. Nutt born April 26, 1873 is a stout and hardly child of bright intellect and most winning ways. Mr. Nutt's father d. Dec 1864 and his wife followed him within 20 days. The landed estate of Mr. Edward Nutt, at the time of his death amounted to 2,000 acres. Mr. William Nutt moved to Crawfordsville and in 1876 acquired the property at present known as "Nutt's Hotel," now a handsome brick structure, and one of the architectural monuments of the city. kz


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