Margaret Evelyn Harris

7 August 1900–30 March 1989 (Age 88)
Sutter, Sutter, California, United States

The Life of Margaret Evelyn

When Margaret Evelyn Harris was born on 7 August 1900, in Sutter, Sutter, California, United States, her father, Edward Henry Harris, was 27 and her mother, Leila Emma Stegmeier, was 22. She married Clarence Leroy Putman on 12 June 1920, in Yuba City, Sutter, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Yuba City, Sutter, California, United States in 1910 and Sutter Judicial Township, Sutter, California, United States in 1940. She died on 30 March 1989, in Gridley, Butte, California, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Sutter Cemetery, Sutter, Sutter, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Leroy Putman
Margaret Evelyn Harris
Marriage: 12 June 1920
Everett Leroy Putman
Capt. Orlin Neil Putman
Edward Lawrence “Ned” Putman

Spouse and Children

12 June 1920
Yuba City, Sutter, California, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Leila Emma Stegmeier




World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 6

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English and Welsh (very common in southern England and South Wales): patronymic from the medieval English personal name Harry , pet form of Henry .2 This name is also well established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. In some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, both Harris and Harrison can be Anglicized forms of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha.3 Greek: reduced form of the Greek personal name Kharalambos, composed of the elements khara ‘joy’ + lambein ‘to shine’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Harris in household of M Stagmire, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaret E Putman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Harris in household of Edward Harris, "United States Census, 1900"

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