William L Putnam

1793–about 1838 (Age 45)
Fauquier, Virginia, United States

The Life of William L

When William L Putnam was born in 1793, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph Darnell Putnam, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Ball, was 24. He married Pencynthia Celia Gill on 8 February 1817, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died about 1838, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

William L Putnam
1793–1838
Pencynthia Celia Gill
1798–1859
Marriage: 8 February 1817
Joseph William Putnam
1818–1854
William Robert Putnam
1819–1909
Charles Henry Putnam
1821–1886
Smith R. Putnam
1828–1885
Sarah E Putnam
1831–1896
Mary Jane Putnam
1832–1889
Lucinda Putnam
1834–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 February 1817
Fauquier, Virginia, United States
children

(7)

    Joseph William Putnam

    Male1818–1854Male

    William Robert Putnam

    Male1819–1909Male

    Charles Henry Putnam

    Male1821–1886Male

    Smith R. Putnam

    Male1828–1885Male

    Sarah E Putnam

    Female1831–1896Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1808

Age 15

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.

Sources (1)

  • William Putnum, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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