Zadock Elliot Putnam

20 July 1807–26 October 1810 (Age 3)
Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Zadock Elliot

When Zadock Elliot Putnam was born on 20 July 1807, in Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Putnam Sr., was 29 and his mother, Anna Rawson Wheeler, was 28. He died on 26 October 1810, in Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 3.

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Family Time Line

John Putnam Sr.
Anna Rawson Wheeler
Nancy Abraham Putnam
Deacon John Putnam Jr
Jasper Wheeler Putnam
Lewis Putnam
Elbridge Gerry Putnam
Zadock Elliot Putnam
Jonathan Rawson Putnam
Betsy Buffington Putnam
Zadock Elliot Putnam
Mary Elizabeth Putnam
Abigail Mercy Putnam

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World Events (1)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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.

Story Highlight

John and Anna Rawson (Wheeler) Putnam Family, by Eben Putnam (1891)

From the History of the Putnam Family in England and America, (*Zadock Elliott Putnam mentioned here): John Putnam, (Zadock, Nathan, Isaac, Edward, Thomas, John), born in Grafton, 7 Feb. 1778; died in …

Sources (3)

  • Zadack Elliot Putnam, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Zadock E. Putnam, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Zadock Elliot Putnam, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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