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Deacon Joseph Putnam

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Deacon Joseph Putnam

Birth
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 9 Mar 1818 (aged 78)
Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 21005475 View Source
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Son of David & Rebecca (Perley) Putnam, he married Ruth Flint, daughter of John & Hulda (Putnam) Flint, on March 26, 1770 in Danvers, Mass.

Children:
Ruth b. June 29,,,, 1773, d. Jan.22, 1849, m. Allen Nourse of Danvers on Nov. 5, 1799.

David b. Oct. 10, 1774, d. 1775

David b. May 4, 1776, d. 1776

Jesse b. April 3, 1778, d. Feb. 10, 1861

Parmelia or Meely b. Nov. 13, 1780, d. Dec. 24, 1797
Polly b. April 19, 1784, d. Oct. 3, 1831, m. Ebenezer Upton on Jan. 16, 1806

Catherine b. May 19, 1791, d. aetatis 4 weeks.

Deacpm Joseph was smallerl in status than his brother Israell, of lighth complexion & a pleasant countenance. He was prominent & active in church affairs (chosen deacon Sept 2, 1802).

"A History of the Putnam Family in England", p. 176-177.


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Inscription:
Sacred
To the Memory of
Dea Joseph Putnam
who died March 9, 1818
In the 79 year of
His age

"If real worth demands a tear,
Stop reader pay the tribute here,
The nam of God beneath this stone,
Equaled by Few excel'd by none."


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