Sarah Mable Putnam

5 April 1866–28 October 1953 (Age 87)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Sarah Mable

When Sarah Mable Putnam was born on 5 April 1866, in Minnesota, United States, her father, William Henry Putnam, was 35 and her mother, Lucy E Ladd, was 31. She married Sidney S. Rardon on 16 June 1889, in Le Sueur, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Le Sueur, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years and Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States for about 15 years. She died on 28 October 1953, in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sidney S. Rardon
Sarah Mable Putnam
Marriage: 16 June 1889
Nellie Mabel Rardon
Fannie Irene Rardon
Erva Putnam Rardon
Ethel Genevieve Rardon

Spouse and Children

    Sidney S. Rardon



16 June 1889
Le Sueur, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States



    Fannie Irene Rardon



    Ethel Genevieve Rardon


Parents and Siblings



    Georgianna Estella Putnam


    Ellen Putnam


    Frederick Elisha Putnam


    Harlan E. Putnam


    Carrie L. Putnam


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 18

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 23

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

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 (3)

  • I M Patnum in household of W H Patnum, "Minnesota State Census, 1875"
  • Sarah M Putnam in household of William H Putnam, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"
  • Mable Putnum in household of William Putnum, "United States Census, 1880"

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