Benazah Putnam

27 August 1725–
Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Benazah

When Benazah Putnam was born on 27 August 1725, in Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Jepthah Putnam, was 26 and his mother, Ruth Fuller, was 19.

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Family Time Line

Jepthah Putnam
Ruth Fuller
Benazah Putnam
Samuel Putnam
Hannah Putnam
Ebenezer Putnam
Fuller Putnam
Ruth Putnam
Marah Putnam
John Putnam
Mary Putman

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+4 More Children

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

Jeptha and Ruth (Fuller) Putnam Family, by Eben Putnam (1891)

From published history of the family (1891): "Jeptha Putnam, b. 24 August 1699; bapt. Salem Village, 25 August 1700." (Eben Putnam, History, Vol 1, p 70) "Jeptha, (Eleazer, John, John), born Salem Vi …

Sources (2)

  • Benazah Putnam, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Benaiah Putnam, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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