Isaac Henry NutterBorn 20 Aug 1878 in Princess Anne, Somerset Co., Maryland
Died 12 Feb 1959 in Pleasantville, Atlantic Co., New Jersey
Lawyer-Court, 1910; Lawyer-Law, 1920, 1930
Married ca. 1924 in [Atlantic Co., New Jersey] to Mary H Gordon
Daughter of Samuel W Gordon and Aurelia Hagedorn
Born Jul 1881 in [Trenton, Mercer Co.], New Jersey
- Son of William and Emma (-----) Nutter, both of Maryland.
- Isaac's age in the census records: in 1880, age 1; in 1900, missing; in 1910, age 35; in 1920, age 40;
in 1930, age 51.
- Isaac was first married to Mary Alice E Reed, of Coatsville, Pa., 26 Apr 1904. She died 18 Jun 1915.
- In 1920 Isaac was reported to be single.
- In 1930 Isaac owned a house valued at $35,000.
- A biographical sketch appeared in The National Cyclopedia of the Colored Race, 1919.
- Obituary, Salisbury Times (Salisbury, Md.), 13 Feb 1959:
Isaac H. Nutter / N.J. Attorney, Dies
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP)--Isaac H. Nutter, 80, the first Negro attorney to practice law in Atlantic County,
died at his home here yesterday of a heart attack.
Nutter was a noted criminal lawyer and won innocent verdicts in more than 50 murder cases during the past
half century. He was also active in many political campaigns in the county.
A native of Princess Anne, Md., Nutter came here shortly after his graduation from Howard University Law School
in Washington. He had lived in the same home for the past 40 years.
Though seriously ill for some months, Nutter continued practicing until his death and had conferred with
several clients only Wednesday night. Last year, he won a commendation from the bench after he represented persons in
four consecutive cases in County Court.
He leaves a brother, Thomas, of Charleston, W. Va, and two sisters, Mrs. Julia Royland of Philadelphia and
Mrs. Hattie White of Princess Anne.
Funeral arrangements wnere in complete.
- 1880 - U.S. Census, Maryland, Somerset Co.,
Princess Anne, E.D. 65, Page No. 49 [=203A], 409-423, 23 Jun 1880
- 1910 - U.S. Census, New Jersey, Atlantic Co.,
Altantic City, Ward 3, E.D. 17, Sheet No. 13A [=204], [x]-[x], 1803 Arctic Ave., [xx Apr] 1910
- 1920 - U.S. Census, New Jersey, Atlantic Co.,
Altantic City, Ward 3, E.D. 24, Sheet No. 12A [=208], 167-268, 27 N. Indiana., 13 Jan 1920
- 1930 - U.S. Census, New Jersey, Atlantic Co.,
Egg Harbor Twp., E.D. 1-43, Sheet No. 2B [=249 verso], 50-50, 1071 Harding Hwy., 04 Apr 1930