A particular account of the captivity and redemption of Mrs. Jemima Howe, who was taken prisoner by the Indians at Hinsdale, New Hampshire, on the twenty-seventh of July, 1765, as communicated to Dr. Belknap by the Rev. Bunker Gay. As Messrs. Caleb Howe, Hilkiah Grout, and Benjamin Gaffield, who had been hoeing corn in the
After months of travel in the United States looking for a business opening, Harry H. Putnam, contractor and builder of Redwood City, chose California as the state offering the most to the newcomer. He then spent two years deciding beyond a doubt that the peninsula offered him more opportunities than any other place in the
Putnam, P. R.; teaming contractor; born, Hinckley, O., June 7, 1854; son of Russell and Deborah Moody Putnam; educated, Hinckley High School; married, Cleveland, Dec. 31, 1879, Mary A. Randolph; six children; member of Astria Court, No. 64, of the Tribe of Ben Hur; also of Chapter No. 50, of the American Insurance Union, of
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Dorothy Matilda “Tilly” Putnam, 88, died Sunday, June 17, 1979, in Wallowa Memorial Hospital, after a stay of four days. She had been in failing health for three or four years. Two years ago she moved from Portland to Enterprise, where she was a resident of Alpine Village. She was born
WHEELER, Sybil Todd5, (Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born 1753, died May 11, 1777, married July 10, 1776, John, son of Capt. James and Sarah (Johnson) Wheeler who married second Nov. 19, 1777, Sarah Johnson, by whom he had (1) Elijah, b. 1778; (2) Samuel; (3) Sybil, b. 1783. Child: John Todd, b. May 4, 1777,
Joel Putnam, the second child of Luther Putnam, an early settler in Fletcher, Franklin county, was born in 1814, and came to Cambridge in 1856, locating upon the farm he now occupies.
Mr. Putnam is a lineal descendant of that brave general and distinguished patriot, Israel Putnam, whose son, Daniel Putnam, was the grandfather of the subject of this biography. William, one of his sons, married Mary Spalding, whose children were: Caroline M., Harriet W., William H., Elizabeth, Asa S., Jane, Anne, and three who died in
NATHANIEL FRENCH PUTNAM, fourth son of John Putnam, Esq., was born February 2, 1839. He graduated at Bowdoin College in 1863; entered the General Theological Seminary, New York, November, 1863, graduated June, 1866; was ordained Deacon in the Protestant Episcopal Church at Claremont, May 27, 1866, by the Rt. Rev. Carlton Chase, D. D., Bishop
JOHN WOODBURY PUTNAM, eldest son of John Putnam, Esq., born April 6, 1819, is a man of excellent judgment and decision of character. After operating as a farmer in his native town, and going to the recent war, where he held the position of Captain, be has sold out and removed to New York. He
GEORGE FREDERICK PUTNAM, youngest son of John Putnam, Esq., was born November 6, 1841; received his literary training at Norwich University, and studied law with N. B. Felton, Esq., of Haverhill, N. H., and was admitted to the bar in 1866.