Addie Grace Putnam

8 July 1888–28 November 1985 (Age 97)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Addie Grace

When Addie Grace Putnam was born on 8 July 1888, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Charles Knowlton Putnam Jr, was 31 and her mother, Carrie Louisa Van Vleck, was 31. She married Charles Emmette Sullivan on 17 December 1905, in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Casper, Natrona, Wyoming, United States for about 5 years and Analy Judicial Township, Sonoma, California, United States in 1940. She died on 28 November 1985, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Emmette Sullivan
Addie Grace Putnam
Marriage: 17 December 1905
Anona Charlene Sullivan
Francis Ernest Sullivan
Raymond Delmer Sullivan
Kenneth Charles Sullivan

Spouse and Children

17 December 1905
Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States


Parents and Siblings



    May Eunice Putnam



    Charles Regan



    Marguerite Regan


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 4

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 28

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Grace Schutte in household of Fred Schutte, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Addie G Schutte in household of Fred W Schutte, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace Sullivan in household of Charles Sullivan, "United States Census, 1920"

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