Phillip CUTSHALL Family
Philip Cutshall, was born in Pennsylvania in 1767; and his wife, Elizabeth, was born in 1760. In 1803 they came from Cumberland County to Venango County, Penn., settling about six miles west of Franklin. They had three sons: John, Jacob and George, and one daughter, Nancy. The sons, on arriving at maturity, were among the early settlers of Randolph Township, Crawford Co., Penn., locating in 1814, their parents coming subsequently. Their father died in 1829, their mother in 1836. Their youngest son, George, the father of George W., was born in Cumberland County, Penn., April 29. 1799, and was four years of age when brought to Venango County, Penn., where he grew to maturity, undergoing the privations of pioneer life. In 1823 he married Jane Sterling, and by this union had thirteen children: Jeremiah, Nancy, Eliza, Maria, Mary Jane, George W., Warren, Sarah E., Philip M., Jacob A., Joseph R., Lafayette and Lydia A.
They moved to Lorain County, Ohio, and eventually purchased property and removed there, where he died in March, 1876, his widow in April, 1883.
George W. Cutshall was born on the homestead on which he now lives, in Randolph Township, December 30, 1832.
In 1853 he was married to Matilda Jane Masiker(dau of Jacob Masiker's & sister to Eliza C.),
who was born September 12, 1829. The result of this union has been three children: A. Frank, Sarah Eliza (wife of W. E. Russell, of Randolph Township) and Lafayette (born April 19, 1860, died October 10, 1864).