Joseph Putnam

19 April 1749–1835 (Age 85)
Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Putnam was born on 19 April 1749, in Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Holyoke Putnam, was 42 and his mother, Esther Lovell, was 32. He died in 1835, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Holyoke Putnam
1706–1772
Esther Lovell
1717–1770
Martha Putnam
1743–
Eunice Putnam
1745–
Susanna Putnam
1747–1831
Joseph Putnam
1749–1835
Ezra Putnam
1751–1841
Thomas Putnam
1754–1815
Mary Putnam
1758–

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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

Holyoke Putnam Family, By Eben Putnam (1891)

From published history of the family: "Holyoke Putnam, (Edward, Edward, Thomas, John), born 27 Sept. 1706; baptized in Salem Village, 29 Sept. 1706; married, first, in Middleton, Sept. 1731, Eunice, d …

Sources (2)

  • Joseph Putnam, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Joseph Putnam, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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