Ellen Putnam

1786–1871 (Age 85)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Putnam was born in 1786, in Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nehemiah Putnam, was 33 and her mother, Betty Fuller, was 30. She married Jacob Reece in 1811. She died in 1871, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Reece
1782–1860
Ellen Putnam
1786–1871
Marriage: 1811

Spouse and Children

    Jacob Reece

    Male1782–1860Male

    Female1786–1871Female

MARRIAGE
1811

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Betty Putnam

    Female1784–1855Female

    Ellen Putnam

    Female1786–1871Female

    Lucy Putnam

    Female1790–1863Female

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 0

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1812

Age 26

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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.

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