John Alpheus Cutler (1784-1864)

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Alternate Names Alpheus Cutler
Birth 29 February 1784
Plainfield, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, United States
Marriage Lois Lathrop, 17 November 1808
Death 10 June 1864
Manti, Fremont Co., Iowa, United States
Gender Male
Religious Influence Church of Christ (1830), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church of Jesus Christ (Cutlerite)
Callings President of the Church of Jesus Christ (Cutlerite), 19 Sep 1853 - 10 Jun 1864
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DBpedia Alpheus Cutler
FamilySearch LZVR-L9H
ISNI 0000 0000 5472 7222
JSPP Cutler, Alpheus
LCCN nr2002007505
VIAF 75000431
Wikidata Q4346893
Wikipedia Alpheus Cutler
WorldCat Cutler, Alpheus 1784-1864

John Alpheus Cutler was born to Knight Cutler and Elizabeth Boyd in Plainfield, New Hampshire, on 29 February 1784.

Published Works


Primary Sources

  • Collection of Church of Jesus Christ (Cutlerites) materials, 1853-circa 1970. MSS 2394. L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

Secondary Sources

  • Blythe, Christopher James. "'The Church in the Days of Alpheus Cutler': New Insights into Ninetheenth-Century Cutlerite Ecclesiology." John Whitmer Historical Association Journal 29 (2009): 73-93.
  • ______. "The Upper-Room Work: Esotericism in the Church of Jesus Christ (Cutlerite), 1853-1912." Journal of Mormon History 40, no. 3 (Summer 2014): 43-92.
  • Fletcher, Rupert J.' Fletcher, Daisy Whiting. Alpheus Cutler and the Church of Jesus Christ. Independence, Missouri: Church of Jesus Christ, 1974.
  • Jorgensen, Danny L. "Building the Kingdom of God: Alpheus Cutler and the second Mormon mission to the Indians 1846-1853." Kansas History 15, no. 3 (Autumn 1992): 192-209.
  • Young, Biloine Whiting. Obscure Believers: The Mormon Schism of Alpheus Cutler. St. Paul, Minn.: Pogo Press, 2002.

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