John Nutting, Esq. (1694 - 1790)

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Birthplace: Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Cause of death: Influenza
Occupation: Teacher, headmaster, collector for Port of Salem
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About John Nutting, Esq.

He graduated from Harvard in the class of 1712, became a noted teacher and was the Head Master of Salem schools. Later became Collector of the port of Salem

Gravestone Inscription: "Here Lyes the Remains of John Nutting Eƒq.r who diedMay 20th AD 1790 in the 97th Year of his Age. The ƒweet remembrence of the juƒt, Shall floweriƒh when they ƒleep in duƒt."


  1. The Harvard Register, Volume 3 edited by Moses King. Page 407. "Graduates who have attained their ninetieth year.". ....John Nutting, Class of 1712, died 1790, Salem, age 97."


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John Nutting, Esq.'s Timeline

January 7, 1694
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
July 18, 1697
Age 3
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
Age 34
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
September 1, 1740
Age 46
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
May 20, 1790
Age 96
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Age 95
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States