Myra A Bickford

Brief Life History 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 1 November 1866, in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 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, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Myra A? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Farnum Putnam
1833–1912
Myra A Bickford
1839–1917
Marriage: 1 November 1866
John Farnum Putnam Jr
1867–1943
William H. Putnam
1868–1944
Edwin Elsworth Putnam
1869–1948
Mamie A. Putnam
1872–1874
Clinton Atwood Putnam
1874–1971
Harold Atherton Putnam
1876–1944
Vivian B. Putnam
1880–1957

Sources (44)

  • Myra A Bickford in household of Julia Bickford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Myra A. Putnam, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Myra A. Bickford, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"

World Events (8)

1846

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

1854

Historical Boundaries: 1854: Androscoggin, Maine, United States

1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either Beckford Farm in Membury (Devon), Bickford Town in Plympton Saint Mary (Devon), or Bickford in Staffordshire. Beckford Farm is from the Old English personal name Becca + Old English ford ‘ford’, whereas the other two examples are derived from the Old English personal name Bicca + ford ‘ford’. The surname is more common in Devon and Cornwall.

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

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.