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Oliver C. Putman
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1859
Van Wert County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 1925
Van Wert
Van Wert County
Ohio, USA

Oliver was the son of John Putman and Martha Jane King. He married Sarah Matilda Marks.

Oliver lived on his father's farm after marrying Matilda. In 1881, he erected a barn, and in 1882 a large elegant house, "which is unusally well furnished." In 1892, he erected a stock barn, and now (1895) has all but forty acres of the original farm under cultivation. The farm contained 246 acres of land and another parcel which contains 142 acres, plus another 64 acres.
From the "Rockford Press," 1895 - "The drill stuck the lime rock at the Putman (oil) well at 20 feet, and the work is going on at a lively rate."
Oliver was a Republican office holder and a member of the school board. In 1909, he resided at 447 S. Shannon, Van Wert, OH. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Putman (1833 - 1922)
  Martha Jane King Putman (1840 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Matilda Marks Putman (1856 - 1920)
 
 Children:
  Nellie Pearl Putman Lillick (1881 - 1918)*
  Cloyd Putman (1885 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Rockford
Mercer County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Judy Llamas
Record added: Jan 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23847976
Oliver C. Putman
Added by: Judy Llamas
 
Oliver C. Putman
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a Putman decendant
- Melva "Jo" Wright
 Added: Jul. 12, 2012
 
 
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