Elsworth Putman

1863–from 1870 to 1881 (Age 7)
Sugar Creek Township, Stark, Ohio, United States

The Life of Elsworth

When Elsworth Putman was born in 1863, in Sugar Creek Township, Stark, Ohio, United States, his father, Andrew Justus Putman, was 47 and his mother, Judith Schlachter, was 45. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870. He died from 1870 to 1881, in Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 18.

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Andrew Justus Putman
Judith Schlachter
Clarissa Putman
Herman Putman
Selecta E. Putman
Dr. Winfield Clark Putman
Elsworth Putman

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World Events (7)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 0

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 7

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Pitman ‘dweller by the pit or hollow’, formed with Middle English putte, a dialect form common in southern and southwestern England.2 Dutch: from put ‘pit’ or ‘well’ + man ‘man’, a topographic name for someone who lived by such a feature, or a habitational name derived from a minor place named with the term.3 Americanized spelling of North German Püttmann, a topographic name cognate with 2.

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

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  • Elsworth Putman in household of Jonas Warstler, "United States Census, 1870"

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