Myra A Bickford

8 April 1839–28 October 1917 (Age 78)
Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine, United States

The Life of Myra A

When Myra A Bickford was born on 8 April 1839, in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine, United States, her father, Theodore BICKFORD, was 35 and her mother, Julia Somes Atherton, was 24. She married John Farnum Putnam on 17 October 1866, in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States in 1880 and Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1910. She died on 28 October 1917, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

John Farnum Putnam
1833–1912
Myra A Bickford
1839–1917
Marriage: 17 October 1866
Aleander R Putnam
1860–
John Farnum Putnam
1867–
William H. Putnam
1868–1944
Edwin Eldsworth Putnam
1870–1948
Mamie A. Putnam
1872–1874
Clinton Atwood Putnam
1874–1971
Harold Atherton Putnam
1876–1944
Vivian B. Putnam
1880–1957

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 October 1866
Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Theodore BICKFORD

    Male1803–1850Male

    Julia Somes Atherton

    Female1815–Female

siblings

(5)

    Mary Bickford

    Female1835–Female

    Female1839–1917Female

    Eliza W. Bickford

    Female1841–Female

    George W. Bickford

    Male1844–Male

    Theodore Bickford

    Male1848–Male

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854

Age 15

Historical Boundaries - 1854: Androscoggin, Maine, United States
1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named Bickford, from the Old English personal name Bicca + Old English ford ‘ford’. There is one such place in Staffordshire, but the surname is more common in Devon, where it is derived from Bickford Town in Plympton St. Mary parish.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anyra Putnam in household of John F Putnam, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Myra A Putman in household of Islay F Mccormick (19oo Cs), "United States Census, 1910"
  • A Myra Putnam in household of F John Putnam, "United States Census, 1900"

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