Cynthia A. Putnam

16 March 1785–23 November 1869 (Age 84)
Monroe, Waldo, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Cynthia A.

When Cynthia A. Putnam was born on 16 March 1785, in Monroe, Waldo, Maine, United States, her father, John Putnam, was 34 and her mother, Joanna Eames, was 33. She married Joseph Nealley on 14 April 1803, in Monroe, Waldo, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1860. She died on 23 November 1869, in Monroe, Waldo, Maine, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Monroe, Waldo, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Nealley
1780–1830
Cynthia A. Putnam
1785–1869
Marriage: 14 April 1803
Susan Bowdon Nealley
1804–
Joseph Nealley
1805–1892
John B. Nealley
1807–1836
Mary Jane Nealey
1809–
Sally Nealley
1811–1813
Greenleaf Cilley Nealley
1813–
Sally Nealley
1815–1838
James Monroe Nealley
1818–1907
Elizabeth Ann C. Nealley
1820–1910
Cynthia Ammorena R. Nealley
1823–1898

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 April 1803Monroe, Waldo, Maine, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 1
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1800
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries: 1800: Hancock, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Hancock, Maine, United States 1827: Waldo, Maine, United States
    1808
    Age 23
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English (Middlesex and Buckinghamshire): 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’.History: John Putnam emigrated from England to Salem, MA, before 1641, and established a family that was still prominent in Massachusetts four generations later, including the revolutionary war soldier Israel Putnam (1718–90) and his cousin Rufus Putnam (1738–1824), also a soldier, one of the first settlers in OH.

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

    Sources (61)

    • Cynthia Nealley, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
    • Cynthia Nealey in household of Joseph L Patten, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Centhya Putman in entry for Joseph Nealy, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"

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