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Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Tombstone Tuesday



Headstone of Abraham T. Putman (1847 - 1917). Digital image. Privately held by Thomas MacEntee, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Chicago, Illinois. 2008.

Abraham T. Putman was my 7th cousin 5 times removed and was born on March 1, 1847 in DePeyster, St. Lawrence County, New York[1]. His parents were Edward A. Putman and Mehitable Anderson.[2]

Abraham married Malissa Zollar (1845 - 1935)[3] on December 13, 1871 in St. Lawrence county, New York[4] and they had the following children:

Huldah Putman (1872 - ?)[5]
Joel W. Putman (1875 - 1937)[6]
James Y. Putman (1878 - ?)[7]
Abraham Putman (1881 - ?)[8]
Elma L. Putman (1884 - 1970)[9]

Abraham died in 1917 at DeKalb, New York.[10]

Notes:

[1] Putman, George W., Genealogy of David Putman and His Descendants, (Private publication, 1916), p. 19.

[2] Id.

[3] Cady, Anne M., Inventory of Maple Grove Cemetery - Richville, Dekalb, St. Lawrence, New York (NYGENWEB, St. Lawrence), (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~stlawgen/CEMETERY/MapleGrove/Maplegrove.htm> examined for any reference to "Joel Putman," accessed January 13, 2008.

[4] Genealogy of David Putman and His Descendants, p. 19

[5] Id.

[6] Inventory of Maple Grove Cemetery - Richville, Dekalb, St. Lawrence, New York

[7] Genealogy of David Putman and His Descendants, p. 19

[8] Id.

[9] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, Master File ((Online: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007)), , examined for any reference to "Elma Fleming," accessed October 6, 2008. Number: 077-22-8014; Issue State: New York; Issue Date: Before 1951.

[10] Genealogy of David Putman and His Descendants, p. 19

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