Hannah Putnam

4 March 1787–18 February 1877 (Age 89)
Monroe, Waldo, Maine, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Putnam was born on 4 March 1787, in Monroe, Waldo, Maine, United States, her father, John Putnam, was 36 and her mother, Joanna Eames, was 35. She married David Stearns in 1804, in Monroe, Waldo, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 18 February 1877, in Monroe, Waldo, Maine, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Bartlett Yard Cemetery, Monroe, Waldo, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Stearns
1778–1869
Hannah Putnam
1787–1877
Marriage: 1804
Lucy Sterns
1806–1881
Silas P. Stearns
1808–1885
Israel P Stearns
1811–1893
Hulda M. Stearns
1813–1813
David Stearns Jr.
1814–
Maria Stearns
1816–
Isabel or Sibyl Stearns
1818–1901
Nathan Stearns
1820–1904

Spouse and Children

    David Stearns

    Male1778–1869Male

    Female1787–1877Female

MARRIAGE
1804
Monroe, Waldo, Maine, United States
children

(8)

    Lucy Sterns

    Female1806–1881Female

    Silas P. Stearns

    Male1808–1885Male

    Israel P Stearns

    Male1811–1893Male

    Hulda M. Stearns

    Female1813–1813Female

    David Stearns Jr.

    Male1814–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1800

Age 13

Historical Boundaries - 1800: Hancock, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Hancock, Maine, United States; 1827: Waldo, Maine, United States
1812

Age 25

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Hertfordshire and Surrey, called Puttenham, from the genitive case of the Old English byname Putta, meaning ‘kite’ (the bird) + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Stearns in household of Gilbert Townsend, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hannah Sternes in household of David Sternes, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hannah Stearns in household of David Stearns, "United States Census, 1860"

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