Putnam family

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The old colonial American and Puritan Putnam family was founded by John and Priscilla Gould Putnam in the 17th century, in Salem, Massachusetts. Many notable individuals are descendants of this family, including those listed below.

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John Putnam
(January 1580 – December 1662)
 
Priscilla Gould
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nathaniel Putnam
(1619–1700)
 
Ann Holyoke
 
Thomas Putnam
 
 
 
Mary Veren
 
 
 
John Putnam
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Benjamin Putnam
(1665–1714)
 
Thomas Putnam
(1651–1699)
Salem Witch Trials accuser
 
Edward Putnam
Salem Witch Trials accuser
 
Joseph Putnam
 
 
 
 
 
James Putnam
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cornelius Putnam
(1702–1761)
 
 
Daniel Putnam
 
Ann Putnam, Jr.
(1679–1718)
Salem Witch Trials accuser
 
Elisha Putnam
 
Israel Putnam
(1718–1790)
General
 
David Putnam
 
James Putnam
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cornelius Putnam II
(1730–1790)
 
 
Daniel Putnam
 
 
 
Rufus Putnam
(1738–1824)
General
 
William Putnam
 
Israel Putnam
 
Ebenezer Putnam
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cornelius Putnam III
(1763–1820)
 
 
Henry Putnam
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Andrew Putnam
 
Daniel Putnam
 
Ebenezer Putnam
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cornelius Putnam IV
(1786–1850)
 
 
Henry Putnam
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
George Putnam
 
Benjamin Putnam
 
Ebenezer Putnam, III
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Joel Harris Putnam
(1825–1909)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
George Putnam
 
Frederick Putnam
 
Frederic Ward Putnam
(1839–1915)
Naturalist
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wells J Putnam
(1860–1944)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
William Lowell Putnam
(1861–1923)
Jurist, banker
 
David Putnam
(1898–1918)
World War I air ace
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Horace M Putnam
(1896–1974)
 
 
George Palmer Putnam
(1814–1872)
Book publisher
 
Victorine Haven
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mary Corinna Putnam Jacobi
(1842–1906)
Physician
 
Abraham Jacobi
(1830–1919)
Physician
 
George Haven Putnam
(1844–1930)
Book publisher
 
 
John Bishop Putnam
(1849–1915)
Book publisher
 
Francis Faulkner
 
Irving Putnam
Book publisher
 
Herbert Putnam
(1861–1955)
Librarian
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bertha Putnam
(1872–1960)
Historian
 
Palmer Cosslett Putnam
(1900–1984)
Engineer
 
George P. Putnam
(1887–1950)
Writer, explorer
 
Amelia Earhart
(1897–1937)
Aviator
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brenda Putnam
(1890–1975)
Sculptor
 
 
 


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