IOWA

CENSUS REPORTS

1920  &  1930

 

UPDATED JULY 31, 2013

 

IOWA 1920 CENSUS

 

EMMA N. PUTNAM  Colony, Adams County

She is 73 VT and the mother in law of Wilmer D. Crouse. Emma Robinson is the ex-wife and widow of Adney Putnam. Adney died here December 20, 1904. They were here in 1870 through 1900 and she was here in 1910 with her daughter Flossie, who has since married Wilmer Crouse. She will be with her then widowed daughter Minnie Belding in Taylor County Iowa in 1930.

 

WALTER A. (ADNEY) PUTNAM  Colony, Adams County

He is 46 IA VT VT, his wife Grace N. Boyer is 40 IA VA VA, and they have Il L. 17 IA, Lela B. 16 IA and a son Leslie D. 12 IA. He is a son of Adney Putnam and Emma Robertson from Vermont first and then here in Adams County. They are in Union County in 1925 and 1930, and back in Adams County in 1935 and 1940.

 

HARRY PUTNAM  Carl Township, Adams County

Adney and Emma's son was born here. He is 39 IA, Daisy M. Boyer, his wife, 35 IA, Francis a son 10 IA and Mildred 6 IA. They were here in 1910, and will be in Warren County by 1930.

 

LLOYD PUTMAN  Postville, Allamakee County

He is 29 IA and boarding with James Steele. He is a son of Surreno and Emma Putman and was at home in Winneshiek County in 1900, and here in 1910. He will be married by 1930.

 

WILLARD PUTNAM  Cincinnati, Appanoose County

He is a son of William Putman and Mary Nelson and was home with them in 1880 in Adams County, and was here with Bertha in 1910. He is now 47 IA, Bertha E. Burr 44 IA and Earl 16 IA. They are here in 1930 too. Southern Putmans.

 

MARY M. PUTMAN  Taylor Township, Appanoose County

She is 47 IA and says she is widowed, but is really divorced. Her daughter Gladys in 16 IA. Mary Miller was married to John J. Putnam in Appanoose County in 1900, and she was divorced here by 1910. She is in Mahaska County in 1925 and back here in 1930. John was a son of John Abraham Putnam and Anna Briggs from Appanoose County and Vermont before that.

 

GEORGE J. (JACOB) PUTMAN  Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County

He is 65 WI, Ida Huyck 69 IL. They were here in 1900 and 1910. He is a son of Jacob Putman and Mary Jane Marr from Waushara County, Wisconsin.

 

LOUIS O. (ORVILLE) PUTNAM  Albert, Buena Vista County

He is a son of Benjamin Augustus and was here in 1900 and 1910, and in Boone County where he was born up until then. He is now 53 IA, Anna E. Kemp 61 IL, and a stepdaughter Jennie J. Smith 32 IA is with him. Jennie is Anna's daughter and Anna is his second wife. In 1900 and 1910 he was married to Martha Pray. His son Earl lives here in the county as well.

 

GEORGE PUTNAM  Storm Lake, Buena Vista County

He is 37 IL, Elizabeth Van Housen his wife 37 OH and they have Mary 11 IN. He is a son of Frank Austin Putnam and Arabella Foss. He was home in Chicago, Illinois in 1900. They are here in 1925

 

EARL F. (FRANCIS) PUTNAM  Coon Township, Buena Vista County

He is a son of Louis Orville and Martha Putnam and was here in 1900. He is now 28 IA, Jennie Wendt his wife 28 NE, Hazel 3 6/12 IA and Homer 6/12 IA. There is an unrelated Chumbley family living with them. They are here in 1925 and 1930.

 

GEORGE W. (WASHINGTON) PUTNAM  Coldwater, Butler County

He is 34 IA, Edith Nettleton 33 IA, Gerald E. 7 IA and Elizabeth S. 3 8/12 IA. He is a son of Marshall and Betsy Putnam, and was in Pottawattamie County in 1900. He and Edith were just married in Floyd County in 1910.

 

BARNEY PUTTMANN  Carroll, Carroll County

He is 63 IA, Ida his wife is 48 IA. He is a son of the upcoming Bernard Puttman. This Bernard was here in 1900 and listed as Barney then. Various Barnard Putmans from Germany have been here since the 1850s, but none have shown any connection even though there just has to be. I assume this Barney is a son of the elder Barney from Germany.

 

BERNARD PUTTMAN  Carroll, Carroll County

He is 93 GER and living with Joseph Hannasch as a father in law. Joseph married his daughter Karolina. He has been here since the 1870s. In 1900 he was listed Barney (for Barnard) and I would guess the Barney listed earlier is his son. Barnard was born in Dorsten Westphalia on January 9, 1828. He came with his parents to Wisconsin in April 1845. He married Sybilla Timp there on April 27, 1852. They then came here in mid May 1856. She died here January 9, 1911. He will die here shortly on June 4, 1920.

 

JAMES R. (RUFUS) PUTNAM  Cass County

He is listed 66 IA, Ulrica Thulin his second wife is 50 SWED, and there is an aunt, Ellen Parson 20 SWED with them. He is James Rufus Putnam Junior, a son of James Rufus Putnam and his first wife Cynthia Ann Bradley. He was born in Dubuque County March 10, 1859 and was with the folks there in 1860 and in Warren County in 1870 and 1880. His first wife Eliza Jane Sexton died September 15, 1904. He married Ulrica Thulin from Sweden here in 1905. They were here in 1910 and on. Ulrica will hang in until she dies December 30, 1935, James till December 27, 1942.

 

CLAUDE E. PUTNAM  Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo County

He is 35 IL WI IL, Lehme L. Strode 28 IL and they have Nellie F. (Frances) 5 IA. In 1900, he was in Knox County, Illinois with his mother Nellie Henderson. His dad is Orlean Putnam from Cass County, Michigan. That family was in Nebraska in the 1890s and then Nellie retreated back home to Illinois. They are here in 1925 and 1930 too.

 

STACY N. PUTMAN  Dickens, Clay County

He is now 45 WI, Florence S. Davis 43 IA, Amber E. 17 IA, Millicent 10 IA and Kenneth (listed Zenith) is 7 IA. He is a son of Jacob Putman and Mary Jane Marr and was in Waushara County, Wisconsin with his folks in 1880 and then was here in 1900. Dutch family.

 

COLEMAN PUTNAM  Lodomillo, Clayton County

He is 52 MI, Sarah Cordelia Probst 51 IA, Claire A. listed a son 16 IA, Gilbert 12 IA. Also there is his daughter Mable 29 IA and her husband Alva Shepard 26 IA. Coleman is a son of Charles B. and Esther Putnam, and was born in Eaton County, MI and was there in 1870. The family was then in Linn County, Iowa from 1880 on. He was in Delaware County in 1900, and here in 1910. They are here still in 1930. His dad and his second wife Laura are currently still in Linn County.

 

RAYMOND PUTNAM  Lincoln, Clinton County

He is 28 Belgium, Martha Peterson 29 Germany, Diverne 7 IA and Ray (jr.) 2 IA. Obviously he just hit the shores recently, she’s been around a while though. They are here in 1930 with 6 new kids, but two here now are then listed as step kids with the last name Seymour, which was the name of Martha’s first husband.

 

RUTH PUTNAM  Perry, Dallas County

She is 20 IA and is listed as a daughter of someone whose name was not recorded. She is a daughter of Fred and Nellie Putnam and was with them in 1900 in Linn County. Fred is not around, so I guess Nellie remarried and that is with whom Ruth is living.

 

ULYSSIS G. (GRANT) PUTMAN  Perry, Dallas County

He is 53 IA, his second wife Nackey Earley is 48 OH and son Howard 15 IA. He is a son of Benjamin Putman and was born in Boone County, Iowa. He was here in Dallas County in 1900 and 1910.

 

MILTON A. (AUGUSTUS) PUTNAM  Woodward, Dallas County

He is 62 IA and living alone. He is a son of Benjamin Augustus and was shown right here in 1860 with the family at age 2. Then the family moved to Boone County and he was there in 1870 and 1880. The whole family was in Tacoma, Washington in 1900. He married Ida Theresa Sayles in Poweshiek County on March 24, 1883. They were divorced a while back. He was single here in 1910.

 

WILLARD PUTMAN  Drakesville, Davis County

One of the Southern Putmans. He is a son of Jasper Newton Putman. He was at home in 1900 here, and married here in 1910. He is now 48 IA, Nellie M. Clark 40 IA and they have Dorothy J. 14 IA. He and Nellie are here in 1930. Dorothy will marry Roy Clarkson January 7, 1928 and be off with him then.

 

JANE PUTMAN  Davis County

She is Eliza Jane Grant the widow of Jasper Newton. She is 72 OH and Olive 47 IA, her daughter, is still with her. She and Olive will be in Los Angeles by 1930.

 

THOMAS PUTMAN  Davis County

He is 49 IA (born right here), Stella Combs 43 IA and Eugene 11 IA. Stella's mother Caroline Combs 70 IN and her brother Cecil Combs 26 IA are living with them. One of our 'southern' folks. He is a son of Stiles Putman, grandson of Thomas and great grandson of Elijah Putman. He and Stella and his dad were here in 1910. The Combs family has also traveled a long way with our Putmans. Bennett and Dolly Combs had a couple of daughters who married Putmans. Stacey married my Reding and Isabel married Hazeal Putman. Caroline would have been married to one of Bennett's five sons.

 

W. L. (WILLIAM LUTHER) PUTNAM  Pleasanton, Decatur County

He is 54 OH, Blanche 46 MO, Helen 18 MO, Mildred 13 MO and William 11 MO. He is a son of Luther Putnam and was in Mercer County, Missouri in 1900 and 1910. He was born in Huron County, Ohio. His father Luther is from New York State.

 

EDWARD PUTNAM  Manchester, Delaware County

He is 45 IA, Hetty Spare 38 IA, Mary C. 17 IA, Harold 13 IA and Marjory 6 IA. He is a son of Henry H. Putnam and Elvira Stanclift, and was here at home with them in 1900, and married here in 1910. He is also currently listed by himself in Tulsa, Oklahoma on business. They are here in 1930.

 

CHARLES PUTNAM  Burlington, Des Moines County

He is 40 IL and rooming with Mary White.

 

CHARLES A. PUTMAN  Dubuque, Dubuque County

He is 38 IA, Nellie J. Bloden 37 IA, Helen L. 9 IA, Rita C. 7 IA, Donald C. 6 IA, Robert J. 5 IA and Lorraine A. 1 6/12 IA. He is a son of George Thomas Putman and Mary Reuter Schmidt who were here in 1910. Charles and Nellie were here in 1910 as well. In 1930 the whole gang is up in Denver, Colorado.

 

DAVID A. (ARCHIBALD) PUTNAM  Dubuque, Dubuque County

He is 64 IL, Ellen E. White 62 WI, Archie D. (David 2nd) 38 IA and his daughter Ruth M. Putnam 8 IA. Also there is Ellen's sister Mary Jane White 69 ENG. His full name is David Archibald Putnam and he has been here in Dubuque since the 1880 census at least. In 1880 and 1900 his wife was listed as Mary born in Scotland. This Ellen is a second wife. They were all here in 1910 and had been married for 2 years then. He is a son of George Putnam and Catherine Scleithe from Ohio, and was born in Tazewell County Illinois and then was with his folks in Grant County Wisconsin in 1860, whole family missing in 1870 and then he was here just married in 1880. They are here in 1925 and passed away by 1930. The son, Archie, was married here in Dubuque in 1910 and will shortly have a new wife Lillian and be in Minneapolis by 1930.

 

GEORGE V. PUTNAM  Dubuque, Dubuque County

He is 38 IL, Fern Campbell 27 IL and Mary Galle is 7/12 IA and listed as an adopted daughter. He is George Vincent Putnam junior, son of George Putnam and Susan Burke from Springfield, Illinois. They are here in 1930. He’ll die here in 1937.

 

MARION PUTNAM  Dubuque, Dubuque County

He is 64 WI and has a couple of boarders. He is William Marion Putnam, a son of George Putnam and Catherine Scleithe, and was born October 5, 1855 about the time his folks moved from Tazewell County, Illinois to Grant County, Wisconsin. He was there in 1860 and 1870 and out here in the 1880s till 1900 when he was married here with Harriet. She has died in the last few years. He will go over to St. Joseph, Missouri in the next month or so and then die there January 17, 1921. He said he had been living there 7 months.

 

WALTER PUTMAN  Dubuque, Dubuque County

He is 39 MA and boarding with a Joseph Washington.

 

ARTHUR PUTMAN  Fayette County

He is 30 IA, Edna Miesgeier 31 IA, Dale I. a son 4 8/12 IA, Hilda I. 3 6/12 IA, Lloyd A. 1 6/12 IA and Lester W. 7/12 IA. Also there is Alma Miesgeier 67 GER (Edna's mom), Clara Meisgeier 34 IA (Edna's sister) and Laura Andrea 29 IA (Edna's sister). Arthur is a son of Elliot and Caroline Putnam and was with them in Clayton County in 1900. They are here in 1930.

 

ELLIOT PUTNAM  Fairfield, Fayette County

He is 68 NY, Caroline Nus 57 IA, Ernest 31 IA, Bertha 27 IA. Also there is a nephew, Chester Manson 17 IA. Chester was listed as an adopted son in 1910. This family was in Clayton County Iowa in 1900, and here in 1910. He is Alfred Elliot, son of Lucien B. and Esther Putnam from Warsaw, NY and then here in Fayette County in the 1860s and on.

 

EVERETT PUTMAN  Oelwein, Fayette County

He is 27 IA, Refa Hardcastle 27 OK, Robert D. 4 4/12 IA. He is a son of Charles Putman and Elsie Wells, and was born here. Also with him is his grandfather Peter Putman listed as 87 NY, but it is 82 NY. In 1900, Peter was with his wife Alice and staying with his daughter Cora here in the county. They are in Cedar Rapids in 1925 and gone someplace by 1930, probably Oklahoma as they have a daughter Pauline born there in 1925. They are back here in 1935 and Black Hawk County Iowa in 1940.

 

PETER PUTMAN  Oelwein, Fayette County

He is a son of Jacob and Hannah Putman from Montgomery County NY (Dutch family). He has been in Buchanan County from the 1860s until the 1890s. In 1900 he and Alice Teague his wife were with their daughter Cora here in Fayette County and now he is widowed and living with his grandson Everett (son of Peter's son Charles). Peter is now 87 NY and doing just fine I suppose, playing with the kids.

 

FRANK S. PUTMAN  Charles City, Floyd County

He is 62 NY and rooming with Albert Jones. He was in Winneshiek County in 1880 and married there in 1910. He is a son of John S. and Julia Putnam from Crown Point, Essex County, New York.

 

CHARLES E. PUTMAN  Franklin County

Charles Ervin is a son of Charles B. Putman and Anna Briggs and was born in this county. The family was all there in 1900. He is now 46 IA, Zella M. 45 IA, May 18 IA, Anna 16 IA, Bernice 12 IA. Also there is their daughter Dema (listed Bema in 1900) 19 IA and her husband Edward Eisentrager 21 IA. They are here in 1930.

 

HOWARD PUTMAN JR.  Hamburg, Fremont County

He is a son of the next listed Howard Putman. He is 33 IA and Nora Russell his wife 32 MO. She is a daughter of James Russell and Minnie McGuire. They are here in 1930 too.

 

HOWARD PUTMAN  Hamburg, Fremont County

He is 69 IA, Emma Headley his wife 64 IA, Mertie 44 IA, Essie 30 IA and Zelma 22 IA. He is a son of Abraham Putman. He was born in Davis County, a grandson of Elijah Putman out of Fulton County, Illinois. One of the 'southern' branch folks. Been here forever. They are here in 1925, and Howard will be widowed here in 1930.

 

OTTO PUTMAN  Fremont County

He is 39 IA, Mary 36 GER. He is another son of Howard and Emma Putman from here.

 

LOUISE E. PUTNAM  Grundy County

She is 21 IA and a niece of Gorham and Martha Arnold. She is with them here in 1925 and in Hardin County in 1930. Martha is her mother’s sister. Louise is a daughter of Warren Ami Putnam and Hettie Beary. Warren Ami is a son of George Gideon Putnam. New England family that came out here in the 1870s. Louise was born here and was with her folks in Grundy County in 1900. The folks moved to Anne Arundel County, Maryland in 1909. Louise decided to stay here.

 

FRANCES PUTNAM  Hamilton County

She is 31 IA and a niece of John H. King. She is probably the daughter of George and Helen and was with her mother in Madison County in 1900

 

EARLE C. (CLAYTON) PUTNAM  Eldora, Hardin County

He was born here, a son of Allen and Phoebe Putnam. He is 38 IA. Etta Whiting his wife is 28 IA, Gerald W. (Whiting) 4 IA, Helen 2 IA and Alice 3/12 IA. Also there is his brother Howard J. 40 IA. His father has died and mom is nearby living with her daughter Helen and that family. They are here in 1925 and 1930.

 

PHEBE PUTNAM  Eldora, Hardin County

She is Phebe Keziah Southard 64 IA and living with her daughter Helen Dobson. She is Allen Wilson Putnam's widow and was here with him and the kids in 1900 and 1910. She will be in Long Beach California in 1930.

 

BENNETT W. PUTNAM  Hardin County

He is 32 IA, Genevieve Spears, his wife, 30 IA, Muriel 5 IA, Janet 4 IA, Barrett 10/12 IA. Bennett is a son of Allen and Phoebe Putnam. He was born here and was with his folks in 1900. He will be divorced and living with his brother Earl here in 1930. Genevieve and the kids are all in Los Angeles in 1930.

 

HOWARD J. PUTNAM  Hardin County

He is 40 IA and living with his brother Earl. They are sons of Allen and Phoebe and was born right here

 

CHARLES F. (FRANCIS) PUTNAM  Magnolia, Harrison County

He is 30 IA, Ada Stuart 28 IA and Charles F. 8 IA. He is a son of Charles Francis Putnam and Nancy Margaret Ballantine and was born in Soldier, Monona County March 23, 1889. He married Ada here in Magnolia, Harrison County March 1, 1911 and they in Council Bluffs in 1930 and 1940. Ada was born August 31, 1891 and will die in April 1983. Charles will die here January 28, 1966. His widowed mother Nancy is here in the County now too. New Englanders.

 

NANCY M. PUTNAM  Woodbine, Harrison County

She is Nancy Margaret Ballantine, widow of Charles Francis Putnam. They were in Monona County in 1900. Nancy is now 55 IA, Hazel M. 25 IA. Also there is a grand daughter Edith M. Davis 13 IA. She is here by herself in 1930.

 

CHARLES H. PUTNAM  Cresco, Howard County

He is 61 IA, and Lena 60 NOR and there are four Malek kids ages 4-10 with them. Charles was here in 1900 married to another gal, Clarinda from Wisconsin. Lena is a second wife, they were here just married in 1910. The Malek kids are simply listed as boarders. In the Iowa 1925, it states their father was Frank Malek and their mother Genevieve Putnam. Charles first showed up here in the 1860 census living with his widowed mother who was also from Norway. No clue as to his father even back then. Lena is widowed here in 1930.

 

CHESTER L. (LLOYD) PUTNAM  Holstein, Ida County

He is 33 IA, Susie Emorine 28 IA and James W. (William) 5 IA. He is a son of William Franklin Putnam and Mary Ann Rizor. He was born September 19, 1886 in Marion County, and was at home with his folks there in 1900 and in Union County in 1910. He is a doctor and they are here in 1925 and 1930.

 

GEORGE PUTMAN  Bellevue, Jackson County

He is 34 IA, Mary Ries 30 IA, Clare U. 12 IA, Eugene S. (Sylvester) 10 IA, Elvira C. 9 IA, Vincent J. 7 IA, Dolores E. 5 IA, Annetta 3 6/12 IA, Florence M. 1 6/12 IA. He is a son of Jacob and Elizabeth and was here with them in 1900. He was born in Mason City, Iowa. They are here in 1925 and 1930.

 

JACOB PUTMAN  Bellevue, Jackson County

He is a son of Jacob Putman and Eliza Wicks from Montgomery County, New York. He was born in Carroll County, Illinois and was here with his folks in 1870 and 1880. His dad and mom returned to Carroll County, Illinois in the 1890s, but Jacob (this one) remained on the old farm here in Bellevue. Jacob is now 57 IL (listed as IA, but that was wrong). His wife Elizabeth Vandanacker is 56 IA and Clarence 23 IA. His sons Ralph and George are here in Bellevue as well. Dutch family from New York State. They are here in 1930.

 

JOHN PUTMAN  Bellevue, Jackson County

He is 33 IA, Anna Marie Lintgen 27 IA, Margaret M. 9 IA, Floyd D. 8 IA, Dorothy E. 6 IA, Myrtle E. 3 9/12 IA, Grace M. 1 IA. He is a son of Jacob and Elizabeth and was born right here. He married Anna here in 1910, and will be here till he dies in 1976. Dutch folks originally from Montgomery County, New York.

 

MARIE A. PUTNAM  Bellevue, Jackson County

She is 58 LXB. She has a grandson Charles Putnam 12 IA and her mother Madeline Reuter 86 also born in Luxenburg with her. Marie Reuter Schmidt is the widow of George Thomas Putman. They were in Dubuque in 1910. Charles is a son of their son Charles A. Putman and Belle or Nellie Blodin who are still back in Dubuque now.

 

RALPH PUTNAM  Bellevue, Jackson County

He is 25 IA (born here in town), Jessie McCard 23 IA, Willard J. 4 3/12 IA and Edward Paul less than a month old IA. Jessie will die here November 13, 1922. He is a son of Jacob Putman jr. and Elizabeth Vandanacker. (Dutch family). He is widowed here in 1930. Next he will be in South Dakota operating a motel and be married to Minnie Bailey. Things got tough I guess as he committed suicide in Pierre South Dakota June 12, 1944.

 

MILES PUTNAM  Farmers Creek, Jackson County

He is a son of James Putnam and was at home in Winnebago County in 1900. He is now 28 IA. Matilda Zirkleman his wife is 29 IA, Mildred 7 IA and Mona 3/12 IA. He was single here in 1910 and they are here in 1925 and 1930.

 

ERNEST A. (ALBERT) PUTNAM  Iowa City, Johnson County

He is 50 MI, Stella Smith 40 IA, Wayne S. 18 IA, Russell H. (Harold Russell) 14 IA and Vernon 7 IA. He was single in 1900 in Lucas, Johnson County Iowa, but must have married by 1901. He was here in Iowa City in 1910 with Carrie Estella Smith his wife. He is a son of Charles B. and Esther Putnam. In 1870 he was with them in Eaton County, Michigan, but was not listed with them for some reason in 1880 when the family was in Linn County, Iowa. He was born April 28, 1868 and will die here January 30, 1951. New England family.

 

WAYNE S. PUTNAM  Iowa City, Johnson County

He is 21 IA, Helen is 21 IA. He must have just got married as he is also listed here with his father Ernest Putnam, but in that listing he is only 18. Must have lied to get married. He is here in 1930 at age 30.

 

HOWARD PUTNAM  Monticello, Jones County

He is 75 IA, Sarah A. Livingston his second wife is 70 IA. With them is a niece Esther J. Swift 17 IL. He's been here almost forever. He is a son of James Rufus Putnam and Cynthia Ann Bradley, and was born December 14, 1844. He married Margaret Jane Kline February 18, 1863. She died here September 21, 1886, and Howard married Sarah Ann Livingston on January 12, 1888. Howard will die here July 8, 1924 and Sarah on October 13, 1926.

 

JOHN W. (WILLIAM) PUTNAM  Monticello, Jones County

He is listed 53 IA, Ellen J. Kelley 59 IA. He is a son of Howard Putnam and his first wife Margaret Kline, and was born here. He is shown with the family in 1870, and none of the family was shown in 1880 (clerical mishap as they were here). He was in the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma in 1900 with his first wife Katie Harris. They were married there in 1893. He was with his dad and stepmother Sarah Livingston here in 1910. Ellen will die here January 18, 1927, and John is widowed here in 1930. He will die October 3, 1866 in Oklahoma.

 

HARRY E. PUTNAM  English River Township, Keokuk County

He is 25 IA NY IL. His wife Melvina Fay Wymore is 24 IA IN NY. They have Madison A. 2 7/12 IA. He is a son of Merton Putnam and Alice Blakley. He was at home in Palo Alto County in 1900 and in Mahaska County in 1910. They are in Iowa County in 1925 and Poweshiek County in 1930.

 

MERT A. (MERTON ADELBERT) PUTNAM  Webster, Keokuk County

Merton is 62 IA, Alice Annette Blakley 58 IL, Floyd J. 22 IA and Ethel 34 IA. He is a son of Harvey Cornelius Putnam and Sarah Stewart, and was born in Poweshiek County and was in Palo Alto County in 1900, and in Mahaska County in 1910. They are here in 1930, and Floyd is married then. Floyd owns a garage. Ethel is a schoolteacher and is in Black Hawk County in 1925.

 

E. F. (ELMER FRANKLIN) PUTNAM  What Cheer, Keokuk County

He is 36 IA, and his wife Jessie Shackelford is 25 MO, Roland 5 MO, Harold 4 IA, Dorothy 3 IA and Junior 7/12 IA. He is a son of Hartley Putnam and Martha Kannals. He was in Mahaska County with the folks in 1900 and will be in Mahaska County in 1925 and 1930.

 

CHARLES PUTMAN  Cedar Rapids, Linn County

He is 60 IL, Winifred his second wife is 37 IA. One of the Southern Family, a son of Hazeal Putman from Fulton County, Illinois. He was here in 1900 as well. They are here in 1925, and he will be widowed and with his married daughter Essie in Santa Monica California in 1930.

 

MERIDITH B. PUTMAN  Cedar Rapids, Linn County

He is 43 IL, Anna Smith his wife 39 IA. They are rooming with an A. E. Koontz. He is a son of William H. Putman and Sarah Frances Miller, and was shown with his folks in 1880 in Riley County, Kansas. I haven’t seen him since, but they are here in 1925 and 1930. Southern Putman family.

 

C.  B. (CHARLES BERNARD) PUTNAM  Linn County

He is 78 NY (actually MI), and he has been here since the 1870s. His third wife Laura Smith is 58 IA and they have a daughter Caroline 18 IA. He will be widowed by 1930 and be living with Caroline in Buchanan County. Caroline will be married to Henry Reece than. Charles is a son of Orlin L. Putnam and Caroline Brown. He was born in Clarendon, Calhoun County, Michigan. He was at home there in 1860 in Eckford, Calhoun County and here since the 1870s. He is widowed here in 1925.

 

CHARLES W. PUTMAN  Linn County

He is 46 IA and widowed now. His brother John A. 29 IA and widowed mother Mary Alice Teague 70 ENG and a niece Lucille M. Chandler 5 IA are with him. In 1900 he was married in Fayette County and was in Buchanan County in 1880. His mother was in Fayette County in 1900, and his father was Peter from New York State.

 

FRED PUTMAN  Mahaska County

He is 36 IA, Millie Ford 36 IA, Dorothy 10 KS, Sophie 8 KS and Mildred 7/12 IA. In 1910 he and Millie were in Neosho County, Kansas. There were no children at that time, just married I would guess. The two older girls are listed as nieces in 1925 and again as daughters in 1930. In 1925 they say their folks were John Butterfield and Dixie Ford who would be Millie’s sister. I guess they simply adopted them. He is a son of Merton Adelbert Putnam and Alice Blakley and was born in Poweshiek County, Iowa. His folks were here in Mahaska County in 1910. They are in Poweshiek County in 1930.

 

CHARLOTTE PUTNAM  Knoxville, Marion County

She is 86 CAN and the mother in law of Frank S. Wells

 

W. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) PUTNAM  Knoxville, Marion County

He is 73 IA, Mary Ann Rizor, his wife, 71 OH. He is a son of James Rufus Putnam, and was born in Dubuque County September 1, 1846. He was here in Marion County in 1880 and 1900. Mary will die here August 24, 1926. He is widowed here in 1930, and will die here July 15, 1934.

 

EDGAR PUTNAM  Marshalltown, Marshall County

He is 58 IA and born right here, Rose Shank 55 IL and Edith Mary 14 IA. He is a son of Nahum Dan Putman and Mary Spake. His brother Russell is nearby.

 

EMMA PUTNAM  Marshalltown, Marshall County

She is Emma Lukehart, the widow of George (Nahum's son), and is now 56 IA. Still home is George E. (Edward) 23 IA. The other kids are still in town as well. She is here in 1930.

 

RUSSELL PUTNAM  Marshalltown, Marshall County

He is 27 IA, Louise McGowan his wife is 28 IA, Virginia 4 9/12 IA and Gretchen 3 6/12 IA. They are living with Louise's widowed mom, Estelle McGowan. Russell is a son of Edgar and Rose Putnam and was with the family here in Marshalltown in 1900. In 1925 Louise and the kids are here, but no Russell. Says she is married, but looks divorced or some such. She is still ‘widowed’ in Poweshiek County in 1940.

 

BEN PUTMAN  Marshall County

He is 33 IA, Grace 28 IA, Lloyd 6 IA, Helen 4 3/12 IA and Marion a son 1 10/12 IA. He is a son of George and Emma Putnam from right here and was at home with them in 1900. They were in Humbolt, Saskatchewan Canada in the 1911 census.

 

WILLIAM S. PUTNAM  Marshall County

He is 73 NH and a 'member' of the Iowa Soldier's Home. He is the same William Skinner who was in Linn County in 1900, and finally has his birthplace correct. He is a son of Gideon Putnam and Sarah Rice originally from Nashua, New Hampshire. He was here in the Soldier’s Home in 1910 as well. Will be here till he dies.

 

CLARA A. PUTNAM  Glenwood, Mills County

She is 24 IA and an 'inmate' at the Institution for Feeble Minded Children. She is probably the one who was in the Christian Home in Pottawattamie County in 1900, and here in 1910.

 

ORRIN PUTMAN  Glenwood, Mills County

He is 19 IA and boarding with Clarence Miller. He just missed the 1900, so I have no idea who he belongs with.

 

JOSEPH PUTTMAN  Liberty, Mitchell County

He is now 54 IA and his wife Agnes Ostendorf is 49 GER. They now have Fredrica 21 IA, Hubert 18 IA, Frances 16 IA, Hilda 14 IA, Emma 12 IA, Clara 10 IA, Lucretia 6 IA, and Josephine 4 IA. He is the son of Barnard Puettmann and were in Carroll County Iowa in 1900 and 1910.

 

JAMES E. (EUGENE) PUTNAM  Monona County

He is 46 NE, Mary E. Christianson, his wife, 51 IA. They have a Mary L. Stanley 5/12 IA listed as a ward. Also there is a Chancy Heath 79 NY listed HM (hired man). He is a son of Eri Carlton Putnam and Eliza Goodrich. He was here with his mom in 1880, and also here in 1900 and listed as Eugene. He was married here in 1910 and they are here in 1930.

 

HOMER R. PUTMAN  Muscatine, Muscatine County

He is 56 WI. Katherine Frank is 50 GER and Albert 25 IA. He is a son of William C. and Sarah Putman and was in Floyd County in 1870, and in Johnson County in 1900. His dad was from New York. They are here still in 1930.

 

EDSON A. (ADELBERT) PUTNAM  Hartley, O'Brien County

He is 42 IA, Grace May Webster, his wife, 37 IL, Darwin C. 15 A, Pauline Gay 13 IA and Robert B. 7 IA. He was born in Hardin County and was here with his folks Dennison and Josephine in 1900, and married here in 1910. Edson will die a little later this year and Grace is widowed here in 1930.

 

IDA M. PUTMAN  Hartley, O'Brien County

Ida Mae Lowery is 37 IA, Celia B. (Bernice) 13 IA and Louis (Lewis) J. 10 IA. Also there is a boarder Bernard Thomas 23 IA. She was married Dennison's son Frank Putnam here in 1910, and they have been divorced. She is here in 1925 and married to Harry Burke. Then they split and she and Bernice are here in 1930 with the last name Putman again. In 1940 Ida and her son Lewis are here.

 

JOSEPHINE PUTNAM  Hartley, O'Brien County

Josephine Walker is 72 PA. She is the widow of Dennison from here, and is living with her daughter Adda and her husband Clarence McDonald. She was here with them in 1910. The rest of the family, Edwin and Louis are here in town as well with their families. Then there is an Ida Putman with kids who would be the other son, Frank's, widow. He died here in 1918. Dennison died here in 1918, Josie will pass along herself next year in 1921.

 

LEWIS W. PUTNAM  Hartley, O'Brien County

He is 48 IA, Cora A. Summey his wife 47 IL and Hobart S. 22 IA. He is a son of Dennison and Josephine, born Hardin County and here in O'Brien in 1900. His mom and brothers live here in town as well. They are here in 1930, and Hobart is married by then.

 

HORACE PUTMAN  Sheldon, O'Brien County

He is 67 VT, Maria (Mary Burke) 69 NY, George 35 IA, Horace junior 30 IA, Julia 29 IA and Evelyn 23 IA. He was in Sioux County in the 1880 and 1900 census, and here in 1910. He is a son of Henry and Rose Putnam from Vermont. He will last here until early 1930, and Mary will die in 1932.

 

AMOS PUTNAM  O'Brien County

The Amos was hard to read, may be something else. He is 19 IA and boarding with Leonard Peters.

 

JAY D. (DE FORESTE) PUTMAN  Shenandoah, Page County

He is 47 IA, Lillie Belle Baker, his wife, is 43 IL, Helen 23 IA, Mabel 20 SD, Orin 17 IA, Arthur 13 IA, Ralph 10 IA. He is a son of George Putman and was at home in Linn County, Iowa in 1880. In 1900 he was listed as a physician in Sioux Valley, Union County, South Dakota. They were here in Shenandoah in 1910. They are divorced by 1925 and Lillie is here with the kids. By 1930, Jay is by himself in Phelps County, Nebraska. Ralph and Orin are married here in 1930.

 

TILFORD LYNN PUTMAN  Shenandoah, Page County

He is listed as Tom L. 60 MO and a lodger at a hotel. He is Tilford Putman a physician. He is a son of Greene Marion Putman and Mary Elizabeth Kelsey from Fulton County, Illinois, Davis County Iowa, and then Mercer County, Missouri where Tilford was born February 8, 1859. He married Jessie  McKean in Columbus, Nebraska on March 25, 1886. They have been in Page County, Iowa since the 1890s. Jessie died in 1917, and Tilford will die here August 26, 1926. Southern Putman Family.

 

ELMER H. PUTNAM  West Bend, Palo Alto County

He is listed 22 IL and a stepson of Nicholas and Martha (46 IA) Peterson. He is a son of Frank Putnam and Martha Saliscorn of Carroll County, Illinois as shown there in 1900. Then the family was in Brown County, South Dakota in 1910 and it looks as the parents split or Frank died. They are still here in 1930.

 

CHRIST PUTTMAN  Plymouth County

He is 51 Waldesh (wherever that is, probably Germany). A Ray family is living with him as handy man and housekeeper. Christopher came to America in 1882 and was naturalized in 1888. He was here in 1900 with his brother William who since moved to Davenport Iowa. He is here in 1930 and 1940.

 

FRANCIS A. (ASHBURY) PUTMAN  Varina, Pocahontas County

A son of Benjamin Augustus and in Boone County through 1900. He is now 48 IA, Clara Harrington 42 MO, Francis junior 19 IA, Stacy a son 18 IA, Gladys 14 IA, Mary 12 IA, Alta 6 IA and Lola 2 IA. They are here in 1930 too.

 

EARNEST J. (JUDSON) PUTNAM  Polk County

He is 60 IA, Rosalie Dugan 47 IA, Clement E. 23 IA, Dorothy A. 12 IA and Goldie D. 9 IA. Also there is Rosalie's mother, Hannah Dugan ?? OH. He is a son of Benjamin Augustus Putnam. He was born in Boone County and was there through the 1910 census. They are here in 1930 living with their daughter Dorothy who will marry Leonard Fisher here in 1928.

 

MILES J. PUTNAM  Clover Hills, Polk County

He is 46 MI, Rosa Dickenson Rorer 45 VA, Mabel 14 IA. Also there is his stepson Gordon R. Putnam 21 VA, his wife Adeline L. Villian 20 IL and son John R. 6/12 IA. He is a son of Joseph W. Putnam and Mary Jane Norton from Cass County Michigan where Miles was born June 13, 1873. Joseph was a son of Orlean Putnam and Amelia Vanderhoof. The family moved to South Dakota in the late 1870s and they were in Davison County in 1880 and Hanson County in 1900. They were here in 1910, and Miles will die here October 5, 1929. Rosa was a daughter of Charles Henry Rorer and Annis Preston Hubbard. She was born in Pittsylvania, Virginia November 23, 1874. She will die here November 30, 1939. New Englanders.

 

HERBERT D. PUTNAM  Des Moines, Polk County

He is 28 MO and lodging with William Smith. He was listed as Hubert in St. Louis Missouri in 1900 with his father L. G. Putnam. He will be married in Minneapolis in 1930.

 

JAMES A. (ALBERT) PUTMAN  Des Moines, Polk County

He is 40 IA, Anna Gertrude Pratt his wife 31 NY and there is a Marjorie G. 13 SD listed as granddaughter, which seems impossible. He is a son of Albert Putnam and Nancy Pyle from Warren County. He and Gertrude will get a divorce and she will be here in 1930, James got depressed I guess as he committed suicide September 11, 1929.

 

WILLIAM A. PUTMAN  Des Moines, Polk County

He is 36 MD, Mary 29 IA. He is listed twice, as shown here and also as a soldier at Camp Dodge U. S. Army here. He was in the Army in 1910 in North Sheridan, Wyoming. He is a son of John H. and Elizabeth Putman from Washington County, Maryland. German family.

 

CLYDE C. (CHARLES) PUTMAN  Des Moines, Polk County

He is 40 NE, Clara Frances Rittenmeyer 38 IA, Max Clyde 11 IA, Virginia Mary 9 IL and Clyde C. junior 8 IA. He is a son of Samuel D. and Sarah Putman. They were in Furnas County, Nebraska in 1880 and back here in Johnson County Iowa in 1900. OBITS gives Max’s birth as May 20, 1908 and death August 12, 1996 all in Des Moines.

 

ERNEST PUTNAM  Avoca, Pottawattamie County

This was a very bad entry to read. He is about 20 IL, his wife Marie Greves 18 IA. They are here in 1925 and 1930 with kids. He is a son of William D. Putnam and Gertrude Duddles from Lake County Illinois. He was shown newly born there in 1900. They were married on 12 Jul 1919.

 

ARTHUR L. PUTNAM  Carson, Pottawattamie County

He is 45 IA, Abbie J. 41 IA, Margaret E. 7 IA and Kathryn M. 5/12 IA. He is a son of David Augustus Putnam and was here in 1880 and 1900, and married here in 1910.

 

BELLE PUTNAM  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County

She is 71 VT, Kathryn a niece is 43 IA. Belle was here in 1900 as a sister of Lucius Putnam, a son of George Putnam and Elizabeth Perkins from Vermont. Kathryn is a daughter of David Augustus Putnam. Her mom died right after she was born and she was with her uncle Lucius here in 1900.

 

C. W. (CHARLES WALTER) PUTNAM  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County

He is 62 NY, Daisy Frederick 49 IN, John S. (Stroud) 23 IN, and George F. (Force) 15 IN. Also there is their daughter Althea 20 IN and her husband Howard W. Martin 23 IN. They were in New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana in 1900 and then here in 1910. He is the son of George Carlton and Elizabeth Putnam. In 1860 he was at home in Rochester, New York. He will die here January 17, 1923. Daisy and the kids are here in 1925. The son John will be married to Lenore Donaldson and be in Denver, Colorado by 1930.

 

DAVE H. PUTNAM  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County

He is 28 NE, Helen Heaton his wife 23 MO, George 2 IA and Charlotte 4/12 IA. In 1900 he was with his widowed mother Belle in Douglas County, Nebraska. They are here in 1925 and 1930.

 

HARRY PUTNAM  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County

He is 36 NE and the brother in law of Paul Prasse. He is a son of Willis Emery Putman and Annie Day Mauger his second wife. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska and was at home there in 1900. The family moved here in the early 1900s and his father died here in Council Bluffs August 22, 1909. His brother Willis Emery Putman junior is listed shortly. Paul Prasse married his sister Sarah. Harry will be married here in 1925 and 1930. Dutch family from New York State.

 

WALLACE L. (LEONARD) PUTNAM  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County

He is 31 MO, Susie B. Kahler 21 IA and they have Margaret M. 5/12 IA. He is a son of Edgar and Mary Putnam and a grandson of Dexter Putnam from Massachusetts. He was at home with his folks in 1900 in Putnam County, Missouri. They are here in 1930.

 

WILLIS E. PUTMAN  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County

He is 27 NE and boarding. He is Willis Junior and was shown at home with his folks, Willis and Annie Putman, in Omaha, Douglas County in 1900. His brother Harry is listed above. He is single here in 1930 too. Dutch family from New York.

 

CHARLIE E. (EASTMAN) PUTNAM  Pottawattamie County

He is a son of James Rufus and was here in 1900 and 1910. He is now 53 IA, Jennie Cook his wife 44 IA, Fay 16 IA and Naomi 6 IA round out the litter.

 

CHRIS PUTTMANN  Pottawattamie County

He is 44 IA, Mary 37 IA, Elmer F. 13 IA, Florence A. 10 IA, Harry C. 8 IA, Melvin L. 6 IA and Everett J. 4 IA. He is Chris junior, his dad was born in Germany. The family was all here in 1900, and Chris Junior was married here in 1910.

 

CLAUDE PUTNAM  Pottawattamie County

He is 33 IA, Iva Pierson his wife is 31 IA, Elva 13 IA, Lenore (Jessie in 1910) 10 IA, Lela 6 IA and Leon 1 2/12 IA. He is a son of James Rufus Putnam and his first wife Eliza Jane Sexton. He was in Cass County in 1900 and in Nebraska 1910. They are back in Cass County by 1930.

 

FRED E. (ELLSWORTH) PUTNAM  Center, Pottawattamie County

He is 51 IL, Carrie Jane Wilson his wife 50 IA, Helen D. 17 IA and George M. (Merle) 12 IA. He was here and single in 1900. He is a son of George McIntyre Putnam and was born in Ogle County, Illinois. His dad, George, is also in this county living with his son William. Fred is widowed here by 1930.

 

FRED J. PUTTMANN  Pottawattamie County

He is a son of Chris and was here in 1900. He is now 41 IA, Mary A. 36 IA and Clarence C. 14 IA.

 

GEORGE M. (MCINTYRE) PUTNAM  Grove, Pottawattamie County

He has been here a while and is now 83 NH and living with his son William. George is a son of George Putnam and Elizabeth Perkins, and a grandson of Able Putnam and Polly Whipple of Charleston NH.

 

JOHN S. PUTMAN  Pottawattamie County

He is listed 62 IL, Mary J. 61 IA. He is a son of Victor and Sarah Ann Putman from New York. Victor was a son of Victor Putman and Deborah Burns from Oneida County New York.  He was born in Lee County Illinois in 1858 and was there in 1860 through 1880. In 1900 they were in Stanton County Nebraska. He and Mary were here in Council Bluffs in 1910. John is widowed here in 1930. Dutch family originally from Montgomery County New York.

 

LLOYD PUTNAM  Wright, Pottawattamie County

He is 26 IA, Maude Higgins 25 IA, Opal 4 11/12 IA and Fenetta 2 11/12 IA. He is a son of Charles Eastman Putnam and Jennie May Cook, and was here with the family in 1900. They are here with more kids in 1925 and 1930.

 

LOUIS PUTTMANN  Pottawattamie County

He is 39 IA and has an uncle John Kasbaunn 55 GER with him. Louis is a son of Chris and Anna, and was with him here in 1900. Louis was just married here in 1910, guess it didn’t work out. The family is from Germany

 

WILLIAM F. C. PUTTMANN  Avoca, Pottawattamie County

He is 48 IA and Augusta is 34 GER. He is the son of Chris and Anna Puttmann who were here in 1900 and 1910. He was marred here in 1910. They are here through 1940 at least.

 

WILLIAM PUTNAM  Grove, Pottawattamie County

He is 47 IL (born in Ogle County, Illinois) and has been here since the 1870s. His father George McIntire Putnam 83 NH (born in Charleston, New Hampshire) is there as well, as his sister Myrtle 44 IA (born right here). Bill and Myrtle are still here in 1930.

 

CHARLES PUTNAM  Montezuma, Poweshiek County

He is 51 IA, Abbie Elliott his wife 51 IA and Paul S. 25 IA is with them. He is a son of Harvey Cornelius and was here in 1880, and married in 1900 and 1910. Paul is married to Irma Saunders here in 1925 and 1930.

 

WILLIAM PUTMAN  Deep River, Poweshiek County

He is 47 IA, Myrtle Cranston 44 IA, Cecil Donovan 18 IA and Opal Ida 15 IA. He is a son of Harvey Cornelius and was born right here. He and the family were here in 1900 of course. They are here in 1925. He is widowed and Opal married by 1930. The son Donovan is married in Tulsa Oklahoma in 1930.

 

A. H. (AARON HUGO) PUTNAM  Davenport, Scott County

He is 30 NY, Nellie 29 GA. He is a son of Albert G. and Cora Elizabeth from Rome, New York. He was born there April 10, 1891. He was married to Nellie in Charleston, West Virginia in the 1915-1918 time frame. He will be divorced here in 1925 and 1930. According to the SSDI he was born in New York April 10, 1891 and will die here in Davenport in May 1968. Dutch family from Steuben County New York.

 

EDWARD K. (KIRBY) PUTNAM  Davenport, Scott County

He is 51 IA, Hilma Sandberg 44 ENG and they have a housekeeper Katherine Clodfelter 38 IL with them. He is a son of Charles Edward Putnam and Mary Duncan and was here with them in 1880 and 1900. He was just married here in 1910. They are here in 1925 with a son. Edward Kirby was born November 17, 1868 and will die May 22, 1939.

 

ELIZABETH PUTNAM  Davenport, Scott County

She is 52 IA and has an Annie Hamann 45 IA with her. She is an unwed daughter of Charles and Mary and has been here all her life, and will die here May 5, 1928.

 

HARRIETT PUTNAM  Davenport, Scott County

She is Harriet Isabelle Lyon, wife of Charles Morgan Putman. They were in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois in 1900 and here in 1910. He is presently in Chicago. Maybe on business or maybe they split. She is now 52 MI, Eunice 20 IL and they have a lodger. Charles was a son of Charles E. Putnam and Mary Louisa Duncan from here.

 

P. (PHILIP) W. PUTNAM  Davenport, Scott County

He is now 88 NY. He is Abraham's son who has been here almost forever (since the 1850s) and he never married

 

FRED H. PUTNAM  Princeton, Scott County

He is 38 IL and living alone. He was single in Monroe County Iowa in 1910. I don't find him in Illinois or Iowa in 1900.

 

JOSEPH N. (NEWTON) PUTNAM  Nevada, Story County

He is 61 IN, Jennie 65 OH. He is a son of Edwin G. Putnam and Sarah Oswalt. His father was born in Cavendish, Vermont and then went to Wells County, Indiana with his father Newton Putnam. The family was in Pleasant Township, Appanoose County, Iowa by 1860. Then in Kansas and then in Garfield County, Oklahoma in 1900 and in Harris County, Texas in 1910, and they will be in Bourbon County, Kansas by 1930.

 

EDWIN B. PUTNAM  Nevada, Story County

He is 37 KS, Effie M. 36 IA. He is the eldest son of the above Joseph Newton Putnam. They were in Garfield County, Oklahoma in 1910. They are here in 1930 but not indexed and still here in 1935 and 1940.

 

GEORGE E. PUTMAN  Bedford, Taylor County

He is 36 IA, Vera Bradley his wife is 34 IA. He is a son of Sydney and Josephine and was here in 1900 and they will be in 1930.

 

JASON P. (PRENTISS) PUTNAM  Bedford, Taylor County

He is 50 IL, Alta May Probst, his wife, 47 IL, Virgil G. (Glen) 20 IA, Fern L. (Lorainne) 17 IA. He is indexed twice, under Jason P. and John P., but it's Jason. He is a son of Henry Harrison Putnam and Cornelia Chamberlain, and was here in 1900 as well. They are in Page County by 1930, and Virgil is married and here in Taylor County in 1930.

 

SIDNEY C. (CHASE) PUTMAN  Bedford, Taylor County

He has been here from about 1875, coming over from Illinois. He is now 77 VT and his wife Josephine Smith has died since 1900. He is a son of Prentiss Putnam and Jemima Chase. He was born November 6, 1842 in Whittingham, Vermont. With him are his son, Edwin and his family. Edwin Sidney is 44 IA, Mabel A. Snyder 38 IA, and Harry E. is 14 IA. Sidney will die here shortly on December 17, 1920. Edwin will be here in 1930 as will Harry who is married by then.

 

L. I. (LEE IRVING) PUTNAM  Taylor County

Newcomers. He is 29 VT, Treva 26 IA, Prentiss a son 3 MA, Doris 3/12 VT. Also there is his mother Hattie E. Putnam 59 VT. He is a son of Irving B. Putnam and Hattie Batchelder. He was at home in Wardsboro, Windham County, Vermont in 1900. He is a cousin of the other folks here in Taylor County. Everyone is back in Vermont in 1930. But OBITS has Lee’s birth as January 25, 1890 and death here in Bedford Iowa in February 1973, and Prentiss’ November 23, 1916 and death here in Bedford March 10, 1998, so they obviously came back.

 

LOREN R. (REZIN) PUTNAM  Ottumwa, Wapello County

He is 41 IA, Victoria Noftager his wife is 41 IA, Ardythe 16 IA. There are two boarders. He is a son of William Franklin Putnam and Mary Rezin. He was home in Marion County in 1880 and 1900. He was married here in Center Township in 1910. William was a son of James Rufus Putnam from Dubuque County. He was born May 1, 1878 and married Victoria November 26, 1902. They are here in 1930.

 

OBER W. (WOODSON) PUTMAN  Acworth, Warren County

He is a son of Albert Putnam and Nancy Pyle, and was at home in 1900 and 1910 here in Warren County. He is 29 IA, Mable C. Scott his wife is 27 IA, Charles 5 IA and Edwin 1 9/12 IA. They are here in 1925 and 1930 and I am sure forever.

 

A. L. (ASA LLOYD) PUTNAM  Hartford, Warren County

James Rufus' son is 66 IA and Sarah Ellen Pyle his wife is 67 IN. Been here forever, and will be in 1930.

 

C. E. (CHARLES ERNEST) PUTNAM  Hartford, Warren County

A son of Asa Lloyd, and was here in 1900 also. He is now 45 IA, Belle (Myra Belle Seevers) is 42 IA, Donald R. (Robert) is 20 IA, Dorothy 14 IA and Edna 12 IA. They are here in 1930.

 

ALBERT PUTNAM  Indianola, Warren County

Another of James Rufus' kids. He is 69 IA. His wife Nancy Catherine Pyle is 67 IN. Their daughter Mary C. 32 IA is also living here. Been here forever. Nancy will die here September 2, 1920 and Albert is widowed in Ackworth Warren County in 1925 and 1930.

 

THOMAS B. (BETHEL) PUTMAN  Lincoln, Warren County

He is 37 IA, Rachel Brewer 30 KS, Junior (Thomas B. 2nd) 9 IA and Max 6 IA. He is a son of Albert and Nancy Putman and was at home here in Warren County in 1900. They were here married in 1910. Something will happen as Rachel will marry a Lewis Duffin from here and by 1930 they and these kids are all up in Battle Creek Michigan. I don’t find Thomas in 1930 but he is in Omaha, Nebraska in 1940 and still divorced.

 

ALFRED E. (EMORY) PUTNAM  Washington, Washington County

He is 53 MI, Alice Stannard McNeill, his wife, 56 MI, Harold M. 30 MI, Clyde (Nathan Clyde) 26 MI, John A. (Alfred) 18 MI and Paul A. (Albert) 16 MI. Also there is Eva Allison 33 MI listed as a niece. They were in Milan, Washtenaw County, Michigan in the 1900 census and here in Keokuk County in 1910. He is a son of Nathan and Hannah Putnam. His mom is listed next. Nathan was from New York, his father John from Massachusetts. They are here in 1930, and Clyde is married by then. John Alfred is married to Dorothy Skees here in 1925 and then they are in Louisiana by 1930. He operates as he was in 1910. It was called the New York Store.

 

HANNAH PUTNAM  Washington, Washington County

She is 76 MI and has a grandson, Winton Hill 18 CA with her. Hannah Bunce is the widow of Nathan Putnam as shown in 1870 in Milan, Monroe County, Michigan, and was living with her son Alfred (above) in 1900 in Milan, but it was by then in Washtenaw County.

 

JAKE PUTMAN  Washington, Washington County

Jacob is a son of John and Rosella, German family. He is 21 IA, Augusta Marshall his wife is 20 IA and Gladys is 5/12 IA. They are in Wapello County in 1930.

 

JOHN PUTMAN  Washington, Washington County

He is 68 VA and living alone. He is a son of Jacob Putman jr. from Hampshire County, Virginia. German family. John's wife Mary Rosella Whitsel died here in 1914 and John will hang around until he dies in 1934 well into his 80s.

 

MINA PUTMAN  Washington, Washington County

Mina Belville is the widow of Charles C. Putman from here. She is now 58 IA. She has a daughter in law and some grandchildren with her. They would be Oral's family. Oral (who would be 35 now) is missing in the Census. He died here December 13, 1916. The wife was Bessie 30 IA, the children Everett 7 IA, Bessie 5 IA and Mildred 3 IA. Also there is a lodger, Roma Clifton 85 OH. They are here in 1925 and 1930 and Bessie has remarried to Jacob Hertig by 1930.

 

WILLIAM PUTMAN  Washington, Washington County

He is listed as 16 IA and the person he is enumerated with is not registered. He is the son of John and Rosella here in town. He will marry Gladys Nickerson in 1925 and they are here in 1930.

 

JOHN PUTMAN  Washington, Washington County

He is 34 IA, Mary Ann Chalupa 29 IA, Lorene E. 9 IA, Wilson J. (John) 7 IA and Maurice 1 1/12 IA. He is a son of John Putman and Mary Rosetta Whitsel and was born here. This is a German family out of Virginia way back when. They are here in 1925, and then Mary Ann is widowed here in 1930. She will marry Ralph Hesseltine and they are here in 1940.German family from Hampshire County Virginia.

 

JAMES C. PUTMAN  Seymour, Wayne County

He is 48 IA, Minnie B. Wilson 47 IA, Byron E. 22 IA, Bernard J. 16 OK and Ruth C. 14 OK. He is a son of William A. Putman and Mary Elizabeth Nelson, and was born in Adams County, Iowa. In 1900 he was in Appanoose County, Iowa. He obviously went to Oklahoma for a few years, and was in Texas County, Oklahoma in the 1910 census. They are here in 1925 and 1930. Southern Putman family out of VA > KY > IN > MO > IA.

 

JAMES R. PUTMAN  Seymour, Wayne County

He is listed 70 IN. His wife Margaret Bell is 69 PA. He is a son of Benjamin Putman and Melvina Baker from Linn County. They were in Appanoose County in 1880 and 1900. In 1910 they were in Woods County, Oklahoma. Then, when the State 1925 census was released, it shows that Margaret has died and Jim has married a gal named Susan from Missouri.  She is widowed here in 1930 and in Wood County Oklahoma in 1940. Southern Putmans.

 

CHARLES M. (MARION) PUTMAN  Wright Township, Wayne County

One of the 'Southern' Putman guys. He was born right here, a son of William Putman and Mary Jane Hayes from Rush County Indiana. He is now 53 IA. Ivy A. Gordon his wife 49 MO, Dessie (Dessa Frances) 21 IA (listed a son in 1900 and as a daughter now), Frank G. 18 IA and Cleo C. a son 14 IA. He’ll be here until he dies April 11, 1946.

 

HARRY PUTNAM  Wayne County

He is 27 MO, Alice 25 MO and they have Earnest C. 4 6/12 MO. He is a son of Llewellyn and Lydia Putnam from Putnam County, Missouri. He was born there and still at home in 1910. They are in Kansas City, Missouri by 1930.

 

DAN (DANIEL RANSOM) PUTMAN  Fort Dodge, Webster County

He is 34 IA, Maude Van Winkle 32 IA, Helen 8 IA and Tom (James Thomas) 5 WI. He is a son of Frank Harrison Putnam and his first wife Ida Langdon. Frank was a son of Harrison Putnam and Clementine P. Lovering. They are in Peoria, Illinois in 1930.

 

JAMES A. (ANDERSON) PUTNAM  Buffalo Center, Winnebago County

He is 58 IL, Hannah Hyde 50 IA, Mary L. 12 IA. James is a son of James Putnam and Mary Ann Snyder and grandson of Edward Putnam and Lydia Melandy from New Hampshire to New York to Lake County Illinois where this James was born. They were here in 1900 and 1910. His son Miles is now married and in Jackson County, Iowa. Hannah is widowed here in 1925 and in 1930 and 1940 in Linn County with Mary who is married then.

 

NILES C. (CURTIS) PUTNAM  Ridgeway, Winneshiek County

He is 40 IA, Edna M. Cobb his wife is 42 IA, Ruth A. 13 IA and Grant C. 9 IA. He is a son of George and Adelia Putnam, and was at home with his folks in 1900 in Plymouth County and married in Steele County Minnesota in 1905. They are with her folks in Mower County Minnesota in 1930. He is still working for the railroad as he has all his working life. OBITS gives Grant C.’s birth as July 11, 1910 and death here in Independence Iowa on March 5, 2001.

 

EMMA PUTMAN  Winneshiek County

Emma Dean is the widow of Suranno Putman and has been here since the 1870s. She is now 66 NY and living with her son Raymond. They are here in 1930.

 

RAYMOND PUTMAN  Winneshiek County

This Ray has on the other hand been here all his life. He is 41 IA. He is a son of Surreno and Emma Putman. His dad has died, but mom, Emma Dean, is here at age 66 NY as is his sister Bertha 47 IA. Ray is not married. Guess he figures these are enough gals for one guy. Ray is here with mom in 1925 and 1930, still single. In fact he will be single here until he dies September 12, 1950.

 

L. (LEWIS) H. PUTTMAN  Arlington, Woodbury County

He is 44 IA GER GER. His wife Cora A. is 24 IA and they have Wanda L. 1 7/12 IA. He is a son of Frederick and Christine Puttman from Rutland.

 

CHRISTINE PUTTMANN  Rutland, Woodbury County

Frederick’s wife is now 76 GER and widowed since the 1910. Rudolph 42 IA and Amanda 36 IA are still at home.

 

FREDERICK PUTTMANN  Rutland, Woodbury County

He is 33 IA GER GER and his wife Lena 26 IA. They have Earl 2 10/12 IA. He is a son of Frederick and Christine Puttmann and lives next to his widowed mother.

 

LOUIE F. PUTTMANN  Rutland, Woodbury County

He is now 54 GER and Christina Florke is 52 GER. Lulu 21 IA is still at home. They have been here in Iowa since the 1870s.

 

WILLIAM PUTTMAN JR.  Rutland, Woodbury County

He is 25 IA GER GER and his wife Viola Huss 21 IA. They have Randolph 2 11/12 IA. No idea what the Jr. stands for. He is a son of Louis and Christina Puttmann and was at home with them in 1900 and 1910.

 

A. (ALFRED) A. PUTNAM  Sioux City, Woodbury County

He is 44 IA, Olive 42 IL and there are two boarders. He is a son of Henry Putnam and Elizabeth Beaudette from Lyon County. He was there in 1880 and with his widowed mom in Sioux County in 1900. He was married to Olive and here in 1910. By 1930 he will have a new wife, Zina Warntzis, born in Holland.

 

ALFRED PUTNAM  Sioux City, Woodbury County

He is 40 OH and rooming.

 

CHARLES PUTNAM  Sioux City, Woodbury County

He is 16 SD and a brother in law of Clayton Brown.

 

HARRY PUTNAM  Sioux City, Woodbury County

He is 25 NE NY IL and works in a meat packing house. His wife Mary Sowby is 18 IA NJ IA and they have Carol 1 8/12 IA. They were married here in 1917, and live with her folks Albert P. and Maude Sowby. He is a son of Herbert Lee Putman and Bertha Quinn from Holt County Nebraska. He was home there in 1900 and 1910. They are divorced in a year or so and Mary and the kids are still here with her folks. Harry will marry a Nannie in 1922 and they are in Lyons, Burt County Nebraska in 1930.

 

HARRY P. PUTNAM  Sioux City, Woodbury County

He is 37 IA IL US, Lenora 34 NE.

 

L. H. PUTMAN  Woodbury County

He is 44 IA, Nora A. 24 IA and Wanda L. 1 7/12 IA. If the age was 24 not 44 he would be Fred's son from Chickasaw County (1900). If it is 44 I have no clue at all. At any rate Nora will marry a Zimmerman guy and she and Wanda will be with him in Douglas County Minnesota in 1930.

 

ROY H. (HENRY) PUTNAM  Clarion, Wright County

He is 16 IL and living with his uncle Elliott Stetters. He is the son of Jonathan Putnam and Jessie Stetters as shown in Sangamon County, Illinois in 1910. He is married to Florence Castleman here in 1925 and 1930.

 

 

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LLOYD PUTMAN  Postville, Allamakee County

He is 39 IA NY NY and he runs a harness store. Georgianna his wife is 36 IA. He was single here in 1910 and 1920 and married Anna in 1922. He is a son of Surreno and Emma Putnam and was born in Winneshiek County. OBITS has his birth as August 22,1890 and death in July 1967 here in Postville. Anna was born August 3, 1893 and she will die here April 11, 1982.

 

F. M. (FRANCIS MARION) PUTMAN  Centerville, Appanoose County

He is 48 IA IA IA and a clerk in a wholesale something. Alta Rogers his wife is 46 IA, and they have Dorothy 14 OK. He is a son of James R. and Margaret Putman from here. They were in Putnam County Missouri in 1910. I don’t find them in 1920, but his folks were in Wood County, Oklahoma in 1910 and that’s probably where Dorothy was born. Francis will die in the 1930s and in 1940 Alta will be in Buffalo County Nebraska with her daughter Dorothy who married Earl Harrelson here around 1938. James was a son of Benjamin Putman and Melvina Baker out of Linn County, Missouri. Southern Putmans.

 

WILLARD A. PUTMAN  Cincinnati, Appanoose County

He is 57 IA OH OH and his wife Bertha E. Burr is 54 IA. They have been here since 1900 and he was with his folks in Adams County in 1880. He is a son of William Putman and Mary Elizabeth Nelson. William was a son of Benjamin Putman and Melvina Baker out of Linn County, Missouri. Southern Putmans.

 

MARY M. PUTNAM  Douglas, Appanoose County

She is 55 IA and divorced. Mary Miller was married to John J. Putnam here in 1900, and she was divorced here by 1910. She was in Taylor Appanoose County in 1920 with her daughter Gladys, and in Mahaska County by herself in 1925.

 

GEORGE J. (JACOB) PUTMAN  Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County

He is 76 WI NY NY and widowed since his wife Ida M. Huyek has died. He is living with his married daughter Mary Ethel Peterson 50 IA. He is a son of Jacob Putman and Mary Jane Marr from Waushara County, Wisconsin. He was home there in 1860 and 1870. He was married in Grundy County, Iowa in 1880, and here in 1900 through 1920. New York Dutch family.

 

ETHEL PUTNAM  Waterloo, Black Hawk County

She is 38 IA US US single and a public school teacher. She is a daughter of Merton Adelbert Putnam and Alice Blakely. She has been at home up till now. Her folks are still in Keokuk County now. She was here in 1925 and will be in 1940.

 

WALTER PUTMAN  Waterloo, Black Hawk County

He is 49 MS MS MS and this is a Negro family.

 

CHARLES PUTMAN  Cono, Buchanan County

He is 87 MI NY NY and widowed. He is living with his married daughter Caroline Reece 28 IA and her new husband Henry Reece 43 IA. He was in Linn County in 1920 with his second wife Laura and young Caroline. Charles is a son of Orlin L. Putnam and Caroline Brown. He was born in Clarendon, Calhoun County, Michigan. He was at home there in 1860 in Eckford, Calhoun County and in Linn County since the 1870s.

 

EARL PUTMAN  Coon, Buena Vista County

He is 38 IA IA IA and is a tenant farmer. His wife Jennie Wendt is 38 NE and they have Hazel 13 IA, Homer 10 IA, Milton 5 IA, and a foster son Connie Foster 15 IA. He is a son of Louis Orville and Martha Putnam from here in the County. OBITS has Homer being born here August 3, 1919 and dying here June 22, 2002, Milton born July 5, 1925 and dying April 30, 2000. Been here all his life. New England family.

 

CLAUDE S. (SEXTON) PUTNAM  Griswold, Cass County

He is 44 IA IA IA and a farm laborer. His wife Iva M. Pierson 42 IA is a cook in a restaurant. He is a son of James Rufus Putnam and his first wife Eliza Jane Sexton. He was in Cass County in 1900 and in Scotts Bluff Nebraska 1910. In 1920 they were in Pottawattamie County. He’ll be around till he dies here July 24, 1958. Eva will be here till July 17, 1949.

 

JAMES R. (RUFUS) PUTNAM  Griswold, Cass County

James Jr. is now 71 IA IN IN and now retired. Ulrica Thulin his second wife is 60 SWED and her aunt Elna Parson 85 SWED is still with them. He is a son of James Rufus Putnam and Cynthia Bradley. He was born in Dubuque March 10, 1859 and will die here in Griswold December 27, 1942. Christmas was just too much that year. Ulrica will die here December 30, 1935 also after a hectic Christmas Party I guess.

 

LEON L. (LEROY) PUTNAM  Griswold, Cass County

He is 11 IA IA IA and living with his married sister Lenore 20 IA and her husband Everett Mauk. Both are kids of Claude and Iva here in town. Leon will marry Dorothy Dewitt here in about 1938. They are listed right under Claude and Iva and are all in the same house.

 

RAYMOND PUTMAN  Mason City, Cerro Gordo County

He is 2 6/12 IA IA IA listed as a ‘child’ in St. Josephs Mercy Hospital.

 

RUSSELL PUTMAN  Mason City, Cerro Gordo County

He is 29 IA IA OH and is an electrician in an electrical shop. Nellie M. Curtis his wife is 31 KS and they have Dora M. 7 IA and Robert 3 IA. He is a son of Charles Corben Putnam and Harriet Evelyn Price from Linn County. Russell was born in Marion, Linn County May 25, 1901, and will die in Findley, Anoka County Minnesota July 17, 1970. Nellie is a daughter of Nelson William Curtis and Dolly Mae Shellenberger and was born in Attica, Harper County Kansas November 28, 1906. She will die in Anoka, Anoka County Minnesota November 27, 1996. The daughter Dora was born here in 1923 and will die in Anoka, Minnesota December 18, 2005.

 

C. H. (CLAUDE HENDERSON) PUTNAM  Union, Cerro Gordo County

He is 45 IL MI IL and owns his farm. His wife Lehme L. Strode is 38 IL and Nellie Frances 15 IA. In 1900, he was in Knox County Illinois with his mother Nellie Henderson. His dad is Orlean Putnam from Cass County Michigan. That family was in Nebraska in the 1890s and then Nellie retreated back home to Illinois. He was in Knox County Illinois in 1910 and here in 1920.

 

GEORGE PUTMAN  Sheridan, Cherokee County

He is 37 IA WI IA single and a farm laborer. He is a son of Frank and Stella Putman. He was at home in Clay County in 1910 and the family wasn’t listed in 1920.

 

JAMES F. PUTNAM  Franklin, Clarke County

He is 47 IL US IL and owns his farm. His wife Louise E. is 46 IA. I can’t find them anywhere before.

 

STACY PUTMAN  Dickens, Clay County

He is now 56 WI, Florence S. Davis 52 IA, Millicent 22 IA and Kenneth 17 IA. He is a son of Jacob Putman and Mary Jane Marr and was in Waushara County Wisconsin with his folks in 1880 and then was here in 1900. Florence will be widowed in 1940 and living with her then married daughter Millicent in Palo Alto County Iowa. Dutch family from New York State.

 

COLEMAN PUTMAN  Lodomillo, Clayton County

He is 64 MI MI NY and owns his farm. His wife Sarah Cordelia Probst is 62 IA. Coleman is a son of Charles Bernard and Esther Carroll Putnam, and was born in Eaton County Michigan June 3, 1865, and was there in 1870. The family was then in Linn County Iowa from 1880 on. He was in Delaware County in 1900, and here in 1910 and 1920. He will die here March 10, 1936.

 

RAYMOND PUTMAN  Camanche, Clinton County

He is 38 BELGIUM and his wife Martha Peterson is 39 GER. They have been married 10 years and have Jane 9 IA, Henry 8 IA, Charles 7 IA, Doris 6 IA, George 3 IA and Betsy 1 IA. Then there are two stepchildren De Verne Seymour 17 IA and Roy 12 IA. Martha was married before and these are hers from that marriage. They were here in 1920. There was a picture for sale on ebay of a guy with a truck that says Putman Fisheries Clinton, Iowa. Clinton is right on the widest part of the Mississippi River in all of Iowa. Probably ole Ray. Camanche is only 5 miles from the City of Clinton. The son George Earl Putman and was born here April 6, 1927 and will die here January 15, 1981. He married Lucille Tyler. They are here in 1940 with 2 more kids.

 

HOWARD O. (ORVILLE) PUTNAM  Spring Valley, Dallas County

He is 25 IA IA IA and drives a truck for a meat packing plant. His wife Corrine Woolridge is 30 MO and they have Grant L. 5 IA, Jimmie L. 2 IA and Max D. 9/12 IA. He is a son of Ulysses Grant Putnam and his second wife Nackey Earley from here in Dallas County where he was born in 1904. He will die in Santa Clara County California December 3, 1973. They are in Des Moines in 1935 and 1940.

 

NACKEY PUTNAM  Spring Valley Township, Dallas County

She is 58 OH and widowed as she was in 1920. She is living with her married daughter Ruth 30 IA and her husband Bert Hutchinson 42 IA. Nackey Earley had been married to Ulysses Grant Putnam who died here November 21, 1925. He was a son of Benjamin Putnam and Samantha Purinton, and was born in Polk County April 12, 1864. He was with his folks in 1870 and 1880 in Boone County Iowa. Nackey Earley was his second wife. He married Clara Wells in Polk County on November 19, 1884. She died November 27, 1897, and he married Nackey November 16, 1898. They were here in 1900 through 1920. Nackey was born in Ohio July 6, 1871 and will die here November 23, 1944. The daughter Ruth will die here April 20, 1945. They are all here in 1940.

 

WILLARD PUTMAN  Drakesville, Davis County

He is 59 IA IA IA and owns his own farm. His wife Nellie M. Clark is 50 IA. He is a son of Jasper Newton Putman and Elizabeth Jane Grant, and was born here in Davis County. Jasper was a son of Elijah Putman from Fulton County Illinois. Southern Putman family.

 

GILES PUTMAN  Soap Creek, Davis County

He is still single and is now 79 IA IL IL. He is living with a cousin Cecil Combs. Cecil’s sister Stella is married to Thomas Elijah Putman from here. Giles is a son of Daniel Thomas Putman and Jeanette Roundey. He was born here, but has been ranching in Montana for the last 20 years. He was born here February 11, 1851. He will move over to Independence, Missouri soon and he will die there December 16, 1931 at almost 81 years of age. He never married.

 

EDWARD PUTNAM  Delaware, Delaware County

He is 55 IA NY NY and works at milling. His wife Hettie Spare is 48 IA, and they have Marjorie 16 IA and Robert 8 IA. He is a son of Henry Harrison Putnam and his second wife Elvira Stanclift, and was here at home with them in 1900, and married here since 1910.

 

ELLEN PUTNAM  Julien Township Dubuque City, Dubuque County

She is 70 WI and now widowed. She w,as the second wife of David Archibald Putnam and they have been in Dubuque for a while. She has Ruth 18 IA with her. Ruth was with her in 1920 and is a daughter of Archie Junior who was without wife in 1920 and totally out of town now.

 

GEORGE PUTMAN  Julien Township, Dubuque City, Dubuque County

He is 50 PA VA PA. His wife Verne (Fern Campbell) is 40 IL and they have Mary 10 IA. This is a screwed up entry based on the 1920, which was accurate. Anyway he is George Vincent Putnam junior, son of George Putnam and Susan Burke from Springfield, Illinois. They were here in 1920. He’ll die here in 1937

 

ROY PUTMAN  Julien Township, Dubuque City, Dubuque County

He is 41 IL US US and works at a sash and door shop. His wife Rose Kline is 32 IA and they have Le Roy 5 IL. He is Harrison Le Roy Putnam a son of George Putnam and Susan Burke from Springfield, Illinois. He was married to Elsie Henry there but the were divorced about 1921. He then married Rose in 1922.

 

ARTHUR PUTMAN  Fairfield, Fayette County

He is 40 IA OH IA. He owns his farm. Edna Miesgeier his wife is 41 IA and they have Dale 14 IA, Hilda 13 IA, Lloyd 11 IA, Lester 10 IA, Royden 9 IA, Wesley 8 IA and Vera 4 IA. Arthur is a son of Elliot Putnam and Caroline Nus and was with them in Clayton County in 1900. They were here in 1920. OBITS has Arthur as being born December 16, 1889 and dying here in February 1964. It has Dale born April 25, 1915 and death in Jesup Iowa in August 1985, and Lloyd born June 16, 1918 and dying in Jessup November 14, 2003. The son Royden Elliott was born here September 27, 1920 and will die June 13, 2011 in Osage, Mitchell County Iowa. He will marry Gladys Carrison on January 27, 1944.

 

ERVIN PUTMAN  Geneva, Franklin County

He is 56 IA NY ENG and is a tenant farmer. Zella his wife is 55 IA and May their daughter is 28 IA. Charles Ervin is a son of Charles B. and Anna Putman and was born in this county and has always been here.

 

MARGARET PUTNAM  Farragut, Fremont County

She is 64 IL GER PA and widowed. She looks like Nancy Margaret Ballantyne who was married to Charles Francis in Harrison County and widowed there in 1910 and 1920.

 

HOWARD PUTMAN SR.  Hamburg, Fremont County

He is now 80 IA IL MD and now widowed as his wife Emily Jane Headley has died since 1925. At home are Murtie 54 IA, Essie 41 IA and Zelma 33 IA, and all are still single. He was born in Davis County a son of Elijah Putman out of Fulton County Illinois. One of the 'southern' branch folks. Been here forever.

 

HOWARD PUTMAN  Hamburg, Fremont County

He is 42 IA IA MO and Nora Russell his wife is 41 KS (MO in 1920). He is Howard Junior, son of Howard Putman and Emma Jane Headley from here. He was born here December 19, 1886 and will die here in Hamburg in October 1969. He is a house carpenter. Southern Putmans.

 

OTTO PUTMAN  Hamburg, Fremont County

He is 50 IA IA IA. Maria his wife is 46 GER. He is another son of Howard Putman and has been here since he was born. He owns his farm. There is a record of his death in Atchison County Missouri on December 15, 1956. He had been living there for some 10 years and his wife was still alive.

 

TONY J. PUTMAN  Highland, Guthrie County

He is 29 IA IA IA. Tena his wife is 25 IA and they have Virgil 9 IA, Verial 8 IA, Valeria 5 IA and Vivalle 2 IA. The last 3 are all daughters. No ideas, must have gone by his middle name or something before this.

 

EARL C. (CLAYTON) PUTNAM  Eldora, Hardin County

He is 49 IA NY IA and is a tenant farmer. His wife Etta Whiting is 40 IA. They now have Gerald W. (Whiting) 14 IA, Helen 12 IA, Alice L. 11 IA, Lorraine 8 IA, Jeanette 5 IA. Also here is his brother Bennett 42 IA who is now divorced from Genevieve Spears. He is a son of Allen Putnam and Phebe Southard and was born here. The daughter Helen will marry a Sanberg, Alice a Tobin and Lorraine a Foster. Jeannette was born December 11, 1925 and will die February 7, 2006. She will marry Bert Ed Seitzinger December 7, 1947.

 

LOUISE PUTNAM  Eldora, Hardin County

She is 31 IA IA IL and single. She is listed as a niece of Gorham and Martha Arnold. She was with then in 1920 and 1925 in Grundy County. Martha Arnold is her mother’s sister. She is a daughter of Warren Ami Putnam and Hattie Beary. Warren Ami is a son of George Gideon Putnam. New England family that came out here in the 1870s. Louise was born here and was with her folks in Grundy County in 1900. The folks moved to Anne Arundel County Maryland in 1909. Louise decided to stay here. She is here with the Arnolds in 1940.

 

NANCY PUTNAM  Boyer, Harrison County

She is Nancy Margaret Ballentine, widow of Charles Francis Putnam. They were in Monona County in 1900 and here in 1910 and she was widowed here in 1920. She is 66 IA. She is still right here in 1940.

 

LENA PUTNAM  Cresco, Howard County

She is 74 NOR and now widowed. She was the second wife of Charles H. Putnam from here. Also here is Naoma Malek 14 IA, listed a step granddaughter. In 1920 there were 4 Malek kids that I guessed were Lena’s in an earlier marriage. Beats me what the relationship means now.

 

CHESTER L. (LLOYD) PUTNAM  Griggs, Ida County

He is 43 IA IA OH and is a physician, general medicine. Susie Emorine, his wife, is 38 IA and they have W. (William) James 15 IA. He is a son of William Franklin Putnam and Mary Ann Rizor. He was born September 19, 1886 in Marion County and was at home with his folks there in 1900 and in Union County in 1910, and here in 1920.

 

CLARE PUTMAN  Belleview, Jackson County

He is 23 IA IA IA and works in a fish market. Helen Bradley his wife is 17 IA. He is a son of George Putman and Mary Reis, and was born here April 2, 1907. Dutch family.

 

CLARENCE PUTMAN  Belleview, Jackson County

He is 34 IA IL IA and is a contractor in the construction business. His wife Viola Keil is 25 IA and they have been married for 7 years. He is Jacob Putman’s youngest son and was born here September 11, 1896 and will die here May 26, 1960. They are in Riviera Beach, Florida working in 1945. Dutch family.

 

GEORGE PUTMAN  Belleview, Jackson County

He is 45 IA IL IA is a commercial fisherman. Mary Reis his wife is 40 IA, and they have Eugene 21 IA, Vincent 17 IA, Delores 16 IA, Annette 13 IA, Florence 11 IA and Lucile 9 IA. He is another son of Jacob Putman and was born here Mat 3, 1885 and will be here till he dies December 22, 1961. He married Mary here January 16, 1906. She is a daughter of John and Katherine Reis. OBITS gives Eugene’s birth as December 24, 1908 and death May 2, 1992, and Vincent’s as June 19, 1912 and death November 27, 2003. Dutch family.

 

JACOB PUTMAN  Bellevue, Jackson County

He is 67 IL NY NY. Elizabeth Vandanacker his wife is 66 IA and they have a grandson Robert 7 IA who is a son of his son Ralph. Robert will die here shortly on July 6, 1930. Jacob is a son of Jacob Putman and Eliza Wicks from Montgomery County New York. Dutch family. He was born in Carroll County Illinois and was here with his folks in 1870 and 1880. His dad and mom returned to Carroll County Illinois in the 1880s, but Jacob (this one) remained on the old farm here in Bellevue. His dad died back there in the 1880s and his mom came back here around 1890 and was here in 1900. His kids are all here in town. Lizzie will die here on November 17, 1937. He will be here until he dies January 18, 1958 at age 95.

 

JOHNNIE PUTMAN  Belleview, Jackson County

Another son of Jacob Putman from here. He is 45 IA IL IA and is a commercial fisherman with his brother. His Wife Annie Marie Lintgen is 39 IA, and they have Floyd 19 IA, Dorothy 17 IA, Myrtle 14 IA, Gracie 12 IA, David 10 IA, Irene 7 IA, Richard 4 IA, John Jr. 2 IA and Ray 1/12 IA. He was born here September 18, 1886 and will be here till he dies February 25, 1976. OBITS has Richard being born on August 30, 1925 and dying September 7, 1999. John Jr. being born September 15, 1927 and dying October 1, 1997. David born October 15, 1920 and dying January 28, 2006 all in Bellevue. Dutch family.

 

RALPH PUTMAN  Belleview, Jackson County

He is 37 IA IL IA and now widowed. His wife Jessie McCard has died November 13, 1922. He still has Willard 14 IA and Edward 10 IA at home, and a son Robert living with his folks. He also has a maid Minnie Bailey 31 IA watching over the kids. He is another son of Jacob and Elizabeth Putman and was born here December 21, 1893. He will marry Minnie Bailey (the maid here now) and they will move to Pierre, South Dakota and run a motel there. He will commit suicide there June 12, 1944. Dutch family from New York.

 

MILES PUTMAN  Farmers Creek, Jackson County

He is 38 IA WI IA and owns his own farm. Matilda Zirklebach his wife is 39 IA, and they have Mildred 18 IA and Mona 10 IA. Miles is a son of James Putnam and was shown at home in 1900 in Winnebago County Iowa. He was single here in 1910, and he and Matilda were here in 1920. OBITS has his birth as January 7, 1892 and death in September 1964.

 

LESLIE R. (RAY) PUTNAM  Fairfield, Jefferson County

He is 44 IA PA PA and his wife Neva Vey Smith is 39 IL. He is a public school teacher. They have Paul Leslie 18 MT, Loren Smith 16 IL and Louise V. 7 SD. Also here is Neva’s widowed mother Lucy L. Smith 68 IL. He is a son of Henry Harrison Putnam and Cornelia Ann Chamberlain. He was born in Taylor County Iowa May 6, 1885 and was at home there in 1900. He and Neva were married in Morrison Illinois December 22, 1910. I don’t find him in 1910, but they were in Montana by 1911. Then in 1920 they were in Mitchell, Davison County South Dakota and in 1925 in Riley County Kansas. He, Neva and Louise will be in Murray, Calloway County Kentucky by 1935 and he will be teaching at Murray State College. They will all be there the rest of their lives. He will die in Murray, Kentucky in November 1969. Neva was born in Union Grove, Whiteside County Illinois December 25, 1889 and will die in Calloway County Kentucky July 26, 1970. The son Paul Leslie was born January 19, 1912 in Helena, Montana and will marry Betty Ann Phillips December 25, 1938. She died in 1948 and he then will marry Frances Smith in San Francisco, California January 19, 1952. He will die in Coos, Oregon April 29, 1987. The son Loren Smith was born October 24, 1913 in Whiteside County Illinois and will die in Fort Collins, Colorado April 19, 2006. He married Mildred Miller in Hazel, Kentucky June 13, 1940. The daughter Louise Vey was born January 4, 1923 in Mitchell, South Dakota and will marry a Mr. Carter, Jr. in Murray, Kentucky May 10, 1943. She will die July 18, 2000 in Greenville, North Carolina.

 

WAYNE PUTNAM  Iowa City, Johnson County

He is 30 IA MI IA and is a welder in an iron works. His wife Helen Margaret Seemuth is 30 IA and teaches music at home. They have Wayne Jr. 9 IA and Charles 8 IA. He is a son of Ernest Albert and Stella Putnam from here in town. He was just married here in 1920. OBITS has Wayne’s birth as March 30, 1901 and death here in Iowa City in September 1973.

 

JOHN W. (WILLIAM) PUTNAM  Monticello, Jones County

He is 63 IA IA VA and now widowed. He was here in 1920 married to Ellen J. Kelley. He is a son of Howard Putnam and his first wife Margaret Jane Kline, and was born here. He is a metal worker in a farm implement company. He is still here in 1940.

 

FLOYD J. (JAMES) PUTNAM  Warren, Keokuk County

32 IA IA IA and rents his farm. Ila C. Rempp his wife is 33 IA and they have Lorene 7 IA. He is a son of Merton Putnam here in town. They will be in Poweshiek County by 1935 and there in 1940.

 

MERTON A. (ADELBERT) PUTNAM  Warren, Keokuk County

He is 72 IA VT NY. Alice A. Blakely is 68 IL. He is a son of Cornelius Putnam and was born in Poweshiek County and was in Palo Alto County in 1900, and in Mahaska County in 1910. They were here in 1920.

 

CHARLES C. PUTNAM  Cedar Rapids, Linn County

He is 50 IA US PA and a salesman for a pump company. Bessie O. Johnson his wife is 35 IA and they have Charles P. 10 ND. No ideas yet on his folks. Found a family group sheet that has his name as Charles Corgan Putnam born November 19, 1879 in Marion, Linn County Iowa and married Bessie Olevda (Olvida) Johnson. She was born in Buffalo Center, Winnebago County Iowa September 27, 1894 and will die in Vinton, Iowa December 22, 1957. Charles will die in West Union, Iowa in April 1942. The person who put up the sheet did not know Charles’ parents. They were in Fargo, Cass County North Dakota in 1920. The son Charles was born March 14, 1920 in Fargo, North Dakota. He will marry Carol M. Wenz in Lancaster, Missouri September 13, 1941 and will die May 4, 2000 in Mishawaka, St. Joseph County Indiana. Carol was a daughter of Charles Carl Wenz and Luella A. Mabb. She was born February 3, 1920 in New Rockford, Eddy County North Dakota. Charles and Bessie are divorced by 1940. Bessie is here then and has young Charles with her.

 

CLAYTON R. PUTMAN  Cedar Rapids, Linn County

He is 29 IA IA WI and his wife Elizabeth 25 IA. They have been married 10 years. They have Agnes B. 9 IA, Mary L. 7 IA and Betsy R. 4 IA. Also here is his single brother Eugene 20 IA. I never find either one of these guys anywhere. I really wonder if they are Putnams at all.

 

HANNAH PUTMAN  Cedar Rapids, Linn County

She is 61 IA and widowed. She lives with her married daughter Mary L. 23 IA and husband Arthur Lyons. Hannah Hyde is the widow of James Anderson Putnam. They were all in Winnebago County in 1920. She is here with Mary in Marion, Linn County in1940. Her son Miles is still in Jackson County. James was a son of James Putnam and Mary Ann Snyder and grandson of Edward Putnam and Lydia Melandy from New Hampshire to New York to Lake County Illinois where James was born.

 

MARION PUTNAM  Cedar Rapids, Linn County

She is 23 IA IA WI single and boarding. She is a public school teacher. She is a daughter of Dennis T. Putnam and Mary G. Callahan and was born in Lincoln, Iowa County February 21, 1907. Then the family went up to South Dakota and they were in Lahaye, Tripp County in 1910 and in 1920 when her mother as widowed. She is still teaching here in 1940. Family descends from Henry Patenaude from Vermont who ‘Anglicized’ his name to Putnam in the 1840s.

 

MEREDITH B. PUTMAN  Cedar Rapids, Linn County

He is a traveling salesman for advertising. He is 53 IL IL IL and his wife Anna 51 IA. He is a son of William H. and Sarah Putman, and was shown with his folks in 1880 in Riley County Kansas. I haven’t seen him since until they were here in 1920.

 

RUTH PUTNAM  Cedar Rapids, Linn County

She is 24 IA IA IA single and a public School teacher. She looks like the daughter of Niles Putnam from Winneshiek County.

 

STEPHEN A. PUTMAN  Cedar Rapids, Linn County

He is 39 MN ENG MI and is an inspector of electric burglar alarms. His wife Myrtle Laier is 35 ND and they have been married 12 years. He was single in 1910 in Trail County North Dakota. He and Myrtle were in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1920 and here in Cedar Rapids in 1925. He will die back in Minneapolis September 21, 1935. He is a son of Israel Putman and Lydia Armstrong according to the 1925 State Census. He was in Polk County Wisconsin with his widowed mother Lydia in 1895 and 1900. Pretty sure Israel was the son of Pliney and Martha Putnam as shown in the 1857 census of Rice County Minnesota. He and his folks were from Pennsylvania and Stephen was born in Minnesota.

 

SIMARY PUTNAM  Spring Grove, Linn County

He is 44 MI MI MI and his wife Emmogene is 38 WI. He is a son of George Putnam and Hattie Phillips from Jackson County Michigan. He was with his widowed mother in Benton County Arkansas in 1900. They have been married 16 years. He rents his farm. They were here in 1925. Simary Winfield Putnam was born May 2, 1886 and will die July 2, 1957. At that time he was married to a Rebecca and they were living in Kansas City, Missouri.

 

CLEO PUTMAN  Washington, Lucas County

He is 24 IA IA IA and a tenant farmer. Genevieve his wife is 23 I and they have Charles 2 IA. He is a son of Charles Marion Putman and Ivy Gordon from Wayne County. He has been home there up until now. He’ll be here as will his folks in 1940.

 

ELMER PUTNAM  Oskaloosa, Mahaska County

He is Elmer Franklin Putnam 47 IA IA IA and is an automobile mechanic. Jessie Lorene Shackelford his wife is 36 MO. They have Roland 15 MO, Harold 14 IA, Dorothy 13 IA, Elmer Jr. 10 IA, Doris 8 IA, Vincent 5 IA and Hartley 3 IA. He is a son of Hartley Putnam and Martha Kannals. He was in Mahaska County with the folks in 1900, in Keokuk County in 1920 and here in 1925. OBITS shows his birth as March 14, 1883 and death here in Oskaloosa in May 1971. Harold Leroy was born October 23, 1915. He will marry Lois Edith Phillips June 10, 1951. She was born October 24, 1923. He died October 14, 2008 in Eldora, New Jersey. Jessie was born December 7, 1892 and died in an automobile accident in Mendon, Missouri on August 10, 1952. The son Elmer Franklin Jr. was born June 3, 1919 and will die here in Iowa October 10, 2009. He served in WWII and received 2 Purple Hearts and 3 Bronze Stars in the Army. He married Jean Latcham September 19, 1948. She was born August 15, 1927 and died April 17, 2001 in Wapello, Iowa. They owned several restaurants and moved from here in Oskaloosa to Wapello in 1970.

 

WILLIAM F. (FRANKLIN) PUTNAM  Knoxville, Marion County

He is 83 IA IN IN and widowed as his wife Mary Ann Rizor had died here August 24, 1926. He is a son of James Rufus Putnam, and was born in Dubuque County. He was here in Marion County since the 1870s. His widowed daughter Tessa Caulkins 58 IA is with him. Haven’t seen her since the 1880. William will die here July 15, 1934.

 

EDWARD C. PUTNAM  Linn, Marshall County

He is 55 IA CAN CAN and single. He is an ‘inmate’ in the Iowa Soldiers Home. He is a son of John W. and Sarah Putnam from Canada. He was with them in 1880 in Cherokee County Iowa and none have been seen since then. May well have gone back to Canada.

 

EDGAR PUTNAM  Marshalltown, Marshall County

He is 68 IA and his wife Rose Shank 66 IL. He is a son of Nahum Daniel Putman and Mary Spake and was born here September 15, 1861. He will die here in 1934 and Rose will be here living then with their married daughter Edith Marie Everist.

 

EMMA PUTNAM  Marshalltown, Marshall County

She is 61 (66) IA and widowed. She is Emma Lukecart, the widow of George Putnam (Nahum's son).

 

CLARA A. PUTNAM  Glenwood, Mills County

She is 35 IA and an 'inmate' at the Institution for Feeble Minded Children. She has been here most of her life and will be in 1940. No idea as to her folks.

 

HUBERT H. PUETTMANN  Liberty, Mitchell County

He is 29 IA, his wife Laura Kramer 26 IA. They have been married 5 years and they have Eileen A. 3 4/12 and Bernice A. 2 1/12 IA. He is a son of Joseph Puettmann and Agnes Ostendorf from Carroll County. They were here in 1910 and 1920. They are here with 3 more kids in 1940. Family is originally from Germany.

 

HARRIET PUTNAM  Otranto, Mitchell County

She is 49 IA and widowed. She has Marjorie 23 ND, June H. 19 ND and Rachel 16 ND. She is back with her parents Walter and Anna Dockstader. She was married to Floyd Putman in Streeter, North Dakota in 1920 and in Anderson County Kansas in 1925. Floyd was a son of Aaron Putman from Fulton County New York. Dutch family.

 

HOMER PUTMAN  Muscatine, Muscatine County

He is 67 WI NY IL and is a teamster. Catherine Frank his wife is 65 GER and they have Allen (born October 31, 1894 and died in December 1964) 35 IA. He is a son of William C. and Sarah Putman and was in Floyd County in 1870, and in Johnson County in 1900. His dad was from New York. They were here in 1920.

 

J. E. (JAMES EUGENE) PUTNAM  Maple, Monona County

He is 56 NE NY NY and owns his farm. Mary E. Christianson his wife is 61 IA and they have Mary 10 IA and Joseph 14 IA. They never had any children and both these kids were adopted. Mary was with them in 1920. Joseph was with them in 1925. He is a son of Eri Carlton Putnam and Eliza Goodrich and has been here since the 1870s. He will be here till he dies in 1955.

 

DARWIN C. PUTMAN  Floyd Township Sheldon City, O’Brien County

He is 25 IA IA IA single and boarding. He is a manager at a grocery store. He is a son of Edson Putnam and Grace Webster from here. His dad died here about 10 years ago. His mother is here in Hartley, O’Brien County now. He is married in Sioux City, Woodbury County in 1935 and 1940.

 

HORACE S. PUTNAM  Floyd Township Sheldon City, O’Brien County

He is Horace Junior from here and is 46 IA VT IA. He has been married 4 years to Clare who has been married before. She is 52 IL. He was at home with his folks Horace and Mary in 1920.

 

MARY PUTNAM  Floyd Township Sheldon City, O’Brien County

She is now 79 IA (really NY) and widowed. Julia 37 IA and Evelyn 34 IA are still at home. Mary Burke was married to Horace Putnam from Vermont here since the early 1900s and in Sioux County from the 1870s till the 1900s. He just died earlier this year and she will die here in 1932 herself.

 

GRACE PUTNAM  Hartley, O’Brien County

She is 44 (should be 47) IL and widowed. Her son Robert is 17 IA. Grace May Webster was married to Edson Putnam who died here in 1920. He was a son of Dennison and Josephine Putnam, born Hardin County and here in O'Brien from 1900. OBITS has Robert born June 10, 1912 and dying in Sanborn Iowa in September 1979.

 

HOBART PUTNAM  Hartley, O’Brien County

He is 33 IA IA IL and is a mail carrier. He has been married 5 years to Bertha 34 IA, and they have Cora May 4 IA and Lorene 1 6/12 IA. He is a son of Lewis and Cora here in town. OBITS has Bertha’s birth as July 15, 1896 and death here in Hartley in April 1987.

 

IDA PUTNAM  Hartley, O’Brien County

Ida Lowery is 48 IA and has Celia Bernice 23 IA. She was here by herself with two kids in 1920. She now lists herself as divorced. She was married to Dennison’s son Frank Putnam here in 1910 He died in 1919 and she was here with her two kids in 1920. In 1925 in the State Census she was married to Harry Burke. I guess that didn’t last long and she is now divorced. OBITS has her birth on February 7, 1882 and death here in Hartley in January 1968.

 

LEWIS PUTNAM  Hartley, O’Brien County

He is 58 IA NY PA and operates his own farm. His wife Cora Summey is 57 IL and the kids are married off now. He is a son of Dennison and Josephine, born Hardin County and here in O'Brien since 1900.

 

JASON PUTMAN  Shenandoah, Page County

He is now 61 IL VT NY and manages a feed store. His wife Alta May Probst is 57 IA. He is a son of Henry Harrison Putnam and Cornelia Chamberlain, and was in Taylor County since 1900. His son Virgil is married and still back there now.

 

LIL PUTMAN  Shenandoah, Page County

Lillie Belle Baker is now divorced I think (though she says married) from Jay DeForest Putnam. They were here in 1920. She is 54 IL, Helen 33 IA, Mabel 31 SD and Arthur 23 IA. She is here in 1940 and says she is then widowed.

 

ORIN PUTMAN  Shenandoah, Page County

He is 27 IA IA IA and has been married 6 years to Eva Florence Smalley 26 IA. He works at a nursery. He is a son of Jay De Forest Putman from here. The family was here in 1920, but Jay is over in Phelps County Nebraska now. The rest are all here. Dutch family from New York originally.

 

RALPH PUTMAN  Shenandoah, Page County

He is 22 IA US US and a truck driver. His wife Thelma Marie Black is 20 IA and they have Jack 1 9/12 IA. He is a son of Jay De Forest Putman from here. The family was here in 1920, but the folks split and Jay is over in Phelps County Nebraska now. His mother and the rest of the kids are all still here.

 

ELMER PUTNAM  West Bend, Palo Alto County

He is 34 IA SD IA and manages a billiard parlor. His wife Julia is 38 IA and there is a stepson from her first marriage, Clarence Christianson 18 IA. He is a son of Frank and Martha Putnam. He was in Carroll County Illinois in 1900 and in Brown County South Dakota in 1910. Then his dad died and his mother remarried and he was with his mother Martha and stepfather Nicholas Peterson here in 1920.

 

HATTIE W. PUTNAM  West Bend, Palo Alto County

She is 40 MO and has a son Orville Bastedo 24 IA. She has only been married a year, but there is no husband around. She is listed next to Elmer Putnam. Best guess is she is married to Elmer’s brother John W. Putnam who I haven’t seen since 1910 in South Dakota. But his mother and brother are here in town, so makes sense.

 

CHRIST PUTTMAN  Elkhorn, Plymouth County

He is 61 GER GER GER and widowed as he was in 1920. With him are a nephew Ed C. Puttman 37 IA, his wife Ella 33 IA, Ada 13 IA and Alvin 5 IA. He owns his farm. He and the Lewis in Woodbury County are probably brothers and related to the Puttmanns who have been for a while. Ed is a son of Fred and Mary Puttmann from Pottawattamie County. He was here in 1900 with his brother William who since moved to Davenport Iowa.

 

W. (WILLIAM) C. PUTTMAN  Elkhorn, Plymouth County

He is 35 IA GER GER and a tenant farmer. Viola Huss his wife is 31 PA, Randolph H. 12 IA, Max L. 9 IA, Stanley W. 7 IA, William 5 IA and Joyce 3 IA. He is a son of Lewis Frederick Puttmann and Christina Florke. He was at home in Rutland, Woodbury County in 1910 and 1920.

 

CARL PUTTMAN  Garfield, Plymouth County

He is 57 IA GER GER. Helen Reichmann his wife is 54 GER and they have Maynard 27 IA. He is a son of Frederick Puettmann and was born in Blue Grass, Scott County. They were in Rutland, Woodbury County by 1900. He was there in 1910 married to Helen with 2 kids an indexed as Charles.

 

F. A. (FRANCIS ASHBURY) PUTMAN  Marshall, Pocahontas County

He is 58 IA NY CAN and owns his farm. Clara Harrington his wife is 51 MO. They have Mary 23 IA, Alta 16 IA and Lola 13 IA at home. He is a son of Benjamin Augustus Putnam and Samantha Purinton from Boone County. He was here in 1910 and 1920. In 1940 he is widowed and living with his son Francis in Buena Vista County.

 

WILLIAM PUTMAN  Bloomfield, Polk County

He is 33 IA PA IA. Louise his wife is 49 SCOT. They have Ray D. 19 NE and Robert A. 11 IA. Never seen him before anywhere.

 

ADA E. PUTNAM  Des Moines, Polk County

She is 28 IA and has Robert W. 9 IA, Pauline D. 8 IA and Betty J. 3 IA. She says she is married but he’s not around. She lives with her parents Elmer and Maude Wilkinson. She was married to Clement Putnam from here in 1925. He was Ernest’s son and is missing here now.

                        

CLYDE CHARLES PUTNAM  Des Moines, Polk County

He isn’t indexed but he and his kids are here no like they were in 1920 and will be in 1940. See those listings. Dutch Putman line out of New York State.

 

ERNEST PUTNAM  Des Moines, Polk County

He is 71 IA IA IA, Rosalie Dugan his wife is 57 IA. They are living with their married daughter Dorothy 22 IA and her husband of 2 years Leonard Fisher. He is a son of Benjamin Augustus Putnam and Samantha Purinton from Boone County. He was here in 1910 and 1920.

 

EUGENE PUTMAN  Des Moines, Polk County

He is 22 IA US US. His wife Beryl Robertson is 20 KS. They were just married and live with her folks Carl and Iva Robertson. He is a son of Thomas Elijah Putman and Stella Combs. He was home in Davis County up until 1920, and then his folks died in 1920 and 1921, so he’s on his own now. OBITS gives his birth as February 14, 1908 and death in July 1974.

 

GERTRUDE PUTMAN  Des Moines, Polk County

She is 52 NY and divorced. The age is off by 10 years, but this is Gertrude Pratt who was married to James Putnam here in 1920.

 

GORDON PUTNAM  Walnut, Polk County

He is 31 VA VA VA (should be VA MI VA based on the 1920). His wife Adeline Villian is 31 IL FRA FRA, and they have John R. 10 IA and Lillian 5 IA. Gordon is a son of Miles Putnam from here who just died October 5, 1929. Also here is his widowed mother Rosa Dickenson Rorer Putnam 55 VA and Joseph W. Putnam 77 MI OH OH and widowed listed as father in law. Joseph was Miles’ father from Cass County Michigan and then South Dakota. I have Joseph dying in South Dakota on November 14, 1907, but obviously it will be sometime after 1930 as he seems to be doing okay now. Rosa is a daughter of Charles Henry Rorer and Annis Preston Hubbard. She was born in Pittsylvania, Virginia November 23, 1874. She will die here November 30, 1939. Gordon and his family are all here in 1940.

 

WILLIAM F. PUTTMANN  Avoca, Pottawattamie County

He is 58 IA  GER GER and Augusta M. Koch is 44 GER. He is the son of Christian Puttmann and Anna Margareta Kastbaum who were here in 1900 and 1910. William and Augusta were married here in 1909 and been here ever since.

 

ERNEST W. (WENDELL) PUTNAM  Avoca, Pottawattamie County

He is 30 IL IL IL and drives a truck for road construction. Marie Graves his wife is 28 IA and they have Allen E. 10 IA, Robert E. 8 IA. They were here in 1920 and 1925. He is a son of William D. Putnam and Gertrude Duddles from Lake County Illinois. He was shown newly born there in 1900. OBITS has the birth as August 31, 1899 and death here in Avoca in December 1979. They were married on 12 Jul 1919.

 

LEON PUTNAM  Belknap, Pottawattamie County

He is 31 IA IA IA and a tenant farmer. Carrie A. Perkins his wife is 30 IA and they have Phyllis M. 9 IA, Donald L. 8 IA, Dale D. 6 IA, Bonnie A. 5 IA and Emma Jean 2 IA. He is a son of Charles Eastman Putnam and Jennie May Cook from Center Township. They were married in 1919 but overlooked in 1920. Actually in this census they were indexed as Rutman. OBITS has Leon’s birth as March 26, 1899 and death in Oakland Iowa in August 1987. It has Dale’s birth as January 20, 1924 and death in September 1988. They are here in 1940 with 4 more kids.

 

ARTHUR PUTNAM  Carson, Pottawattamie County

He is 55 IA IA IA (should be IA NH NH) and runs a hardware store. Abbie Johnson his wife is 50 IA and they have Margaret E. 17 IA and Kathryn 10 IA. They were here in 1910 and 1920. He is a son of David Augustus Putnam from here in the County.

 

FRED E. (ELLSWORTH) PUTNAM  Center, Pottawattamie County

He is 61 IL NH IL and now widowed since his wife Carrie Jane Wilson died. He still has Helen 27 IA and George Merle 23 IA at home. He owns and operates his own farm. He is a son of George McIntyre Putnam and was born in Ogle County Illinois. He’s been here since the 1870s though.

 

CHARLES F. (FRANCIS) PUTNAM  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County

He is 41 IA, his wife Ada Stuart is 38 IA and their son Charles F. 18 IA. He is the manager of an oil product company and she is office manager. He is a son of Charles Francis Senior and Nancy Margaret Ballantine and was born in Soldier, Monona County March 23, 1889. He married Ada in Magnolia, Harrison County March 1, 1911 and they were there in 1920 and are here in 1940. Ada was born August 31, 1891 and will die in April 1983. Charles will die here January 28, 1966. New England family.

 

CLYDE PUTMAN  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County

He is 28 NE NE NE. His wife Gertrude Harper is 29 WI and they have Opal 4 CO. Can’t figure him.

 

DAVID H. PUTMAN  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County

He is 38 NE US IRE and a tire salesman. His wife Helen Heaston is 32 MO, and they have George D. 12 IA and Charlotte 10 IA. He was a son of a George Putnam from Ohio and Isabelle Carson from Ireland. In 1900 he was with his widowed mother Belle in Douglas County Nebraska. He and Helen were here in 1920 and 1925. The 1925 census is where I found his father’s name. OBITS has his birth as September 25, 1891 and death in August 1966 here in Council Bluffs. No idea who he is though. They are all here in 1940.

 

HARRY E. PUTNAM  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County

He is 46 NE NY ENG and is an engine foreman for the steam railway. His wife Charlotte Wood is 33 IA DEN DEN and they have Barbara J. 6 IA. He is a son of Willis Emery Putman and Annie Mauger. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska and was at home there in 1900. The family moved here in the early 1900s and his father died here in Council Bluffs in 1909. He was single here in 1920 and then married later that year. Dutch family from Ontario County New York.

 

VERNIE R. PUTNAM  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County

He is listed with no age IA IA IA and is an automobile mechanic. Mollie Chaney his wife is 37 IA and they have Roberta 12 IA. He is a son of Charles Eastman Putnam and Jennie Cook from here. He was home in 1910 and then ‘overlooked’ in 1920, but was here. They had a son Max born in 1914 who I think has died a while back. Roberta will marry Tom Moyer in about 1936. Just filling in stuff you wouldn’t find out till 1940.

 

WALLACE PUTNAM  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County

He is 41 MO US US and a telegraph operator. His wife Susie Bessie Kahler is 31 IA and they have Margaret 10 IA and Wallace Jr. 8 IA. He is a son of Edgar Julian Putnam and Mary Isabelle McRorie and a grandson of Dexter Putnam from Massachusetts. He was at home with his folks in 1900 in Putnam County Missouri. They were here in 1920.

 

WILLIS E. (EMERY) PUTNAM  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County

He is 37 NE PA ENG single and boarding. He is an auto mechanic. He is Willis Emery Putnam Junior and was shown at home with his folks, Willis and Annie Putman, in Omaha, Douglas County in 1900. He was here in Council Bluffs in 1920. New York Dutch family.

 

WILLIAM G. (GEORGE) PUTNAM  Grove, Pottawattamie County

He is 57 IL NH IL and owns his farm. His sister Myrtle C. is 54 IA. They are both single and have been here together for years. They are kids of George McIntire Putnam who was here with them in 1920 and 1925.

 

CHRIS PUTTMANN James Township, Pottawattamie County

He is 54 IA, his wife Mary Berge 47 IA, Elmer F. 23 IA, Harry C. 18 IA, Melvin L. 16 IA and Everett J. 14 IA, Raymond 10 IA and Wilbert 4 IA. He is Chris junior, his dad was born in Germany. The family was all here in 1900, and Chris Junior was married here in 1910 and 1920.

 

JOHN S. PUTMAN  Lewis, Pottawattamie County

He is 72 IL NY NY and widowed. He has a granddaughter Ethel 30 MI MI IA. He is a son of Victor and Sarah Ann Putman from New York. Victor was a son of Victor Putman and Deborah Burns from Oneida County New York.  He was born in Lee County Illinois in 1858 and was there in 1860 through 1880. In 1900 they were in Stanton County Nebraska. He and Mary are here in Council Bluffs in 1910 and 1920. Dutch family originally from Montgomery County New York.

 

CLARENCE C. PUTTMANN  Pleasant Township, Pottawattamie County

He is 25 IA, his wife Alma W. 22 IA and they have Lorna May 10/12 IA. He is a son of Fred and Mary Ann Puttmann from here. He was at home here in 1910 and they are still married here in 1940.

 

LLOYD R. (RUFUS) PUTNAM  Wright, Pottawattamie County

He is 36 IA IA IA and rents a farm. His wife Maud E. Higgins is 35 IA and they have Opal M. 15 IA, Fanetta M. 13 IA, L. Robert Jr. 10 IA, Dean C. 8 IA, Kenneth D. 7 IA and Rex G. (Gordon) 4 IA. He is a son of Charles Eastman Putnam and Jennie May Cook. He was here with the family in 1900 and 1910 and married here in 1920. OBITS has Lloyd’s birth as July 18, 1893 and death in Oakland Iowa in October 1986. Rex was born in 1926 and will die in Omaha Nebraska June 8, 2007.

 

HARRY E. (ERNEST) PUTNAM  Deep River, Poweshiek County

He 36 IA NY IL and is a tenant farmer. Melvina Fay Wymore his wife is 35 IA and they have Madison A. 12 IA. He is a son of Merton Putnam and Alice Blakley. He was at home in Palo Alto County in 1900 and in Mahaska County in 1910. They were in Keokuk County in 1920. In 1925 they were in Iowa County. His brother Fred is here in the County now too. OBITS Gives Melvina’s birth as April 13, 1894 and death May 14, 1990 at age 95. They are back in Keokuk County by 1935 and in 1940.

 

WILLIAM PUTMAN  Deep River, Poweshiek County

He is 57 IA VT NY and now widowed. His married daughter Opal Ida Forbes 25 IA is with him, but her husband isn’t around. He is a son of Harvey Cornelius and was born right here. He and the family were here in 1900, and he was married here in 1910 and 1920. His wife Myrtle Cranston has died recently.

 

FRED E. (EARL) PUTMAN  Jackson, Poweshiek County

He is 46 IA IA IL and rents his farm. Millie P. Ford, his wife of 20 years, is 46 IA and they have Dorothy 20 KS, Dixie 18 KS and Mildred 10 IA. In 1910 he and Millie were in Neosho County Kansas. He is a son of Merton Adelbert Putnam and Alice Blakely and was born in Poweshiek County. They were in Mahaska County in 1920 and are here still in 1940.

 

CHARLES PUTNAM  Montezuma, Poweshiek County

He is 62 IA NY NY and his wife Abbie Elliott is 61 IL. He owns his own farm. Charles is a son of Harvey Cornelius Putman and Sarah Ann Stewart from here. He was born on August 2, 1868 and will die June 17, 1939. Abbie is widowed here in 1940.

 

PAUL R. (REVERE) PUTNAM  Montezuma, Poweshiek County

He is 36 IA IA IL. Emma Naomi Saunders his wife is 32 IA and they have been married 10 years. He is a mail carrier on a rural route. He is a son of Charles Putnam and Abigail Elliot from here.

 

AARON H. (HUGO) PUTNAM  Davenport, Scott County

He is 39 NY NY NY and divorced. He is a son of Albert G. and Cora Elizabeth from Rome, New York. He was born there April 10, 1891. He was married to Nellie in Charleston, West Virginia in the 1915-1918 time frame and they were here in 1920. He was divorced here in 1925. According to the SSDI he was born in New York April 10, 1891 and will die here in Davenport in May 1968. Dutch family from Steuben County New York.

 

EDWARD K. (KIRBY) PUTNAM  Davenport, Scott County

He is 61 IA NY PA. His wife Hilma Sandberg is 55 ENG SWED SWED and they have a son Edward Sandberg Putnam 9 IA. He is a son of Charles Edwin Putnam and Mary Louise Duncan and was here with them in 1880 and 1900. He was just married here in 1910. Edward Kirby was born November 17, 1868 and will die May 22, 1939.

 

FRANK C. PUTNAM  Davenport, Scott County

He is 71 IA GER GER and single. He is in the County Poor House. He should be Christian Puttman from Plymouth County. He was a son of Chris and Anna Puttmann from Germany.

 

HARRIET L. PUTNAM  Davenport Scott County

She is 60 NY and widowed. She is living with her now married daughter Eunice 30 IL and her husband Harry C. Sleth. She is Harriet Isabelle Lyon, wife of Charles Morgan Putman from here. In 1920 she was here but he was in Chicago. He died in 1920.

 

HILDA PUTNAM  Davenport Scott County

She is 27 IA VA IA and is single. She works as a housekeeper.

 

WILLIAM J. PUTMAN  Davenport, Scott County

He is 72 IA GER GER and widowed. I have no idea why he keeps stating his folks were born in Germany when they were both born in Davis County Iowa just like he was. He is a son of Abraham H. Putman and Elizabeth Moran of Bloomfield, Davis County. Abe was a son of Elijah Putman and Elizabeth Duff. Southern Putman family. They were here in 1900. Anna Gillian, his wife, died here in 1917, he will die here October 15, 1935.

 

WILLIAM J. PUTNAM  Shelby, Shelby County

He is 57 IL VT VT and his wife Gertrude Duddles is 55 IL. They have Esther B. 21 IL. He does trucking on the state highway. He is a son of Anthony Putnam and Ann Kendall both from Vermont. He was with his folks in Lake County Illinois in 1880 and married there in 1900. Then they were in Fort Bend County Texas in 1910. I don’t find them in 1920. They are here in 1940. New Englanders.

 

HELEN PUTMAN  Ames, Story County

She is 27 IA OH MO and is single. She teaches in the College here. She is a daughter of William Luther Putman and was home in Decatur County in 1920.

 

ED S. PUTMAN  Bedford, Taylor County

He is Edwin Sidney Putnam son of Sidney and Josephine Putnam from here. He is 54 IA VT VT and owns his farm, which was his dad’s place. Mabel A. Snyder his wife is 48 IA. His son Harry is here too. OBITS has his birth November 16, 1875 and death here in Bedford in April 1971. Mabel will die here March 25, 1961.

 

GEORGE PUTMAN  Bedford, Taylor County

He is 47 IA VT VT and owns his own farm. Vera Bradley his wife is 44 IA. He is a son of Sidney C. Putman and Josephine Smith and was born here. OBITS has Vera’s birth as November 7, 1885 and death in Coon Rapids in September 1984.

 

HARRY E. (EDWIN) PUTNAM  Bedford, Taylor County

He is 24 IA IA IA and his wife Ruth Iris Burner is 27 IA. They have been married for 2 years. He is a son of Edwin and Mabel Putnam and is living on their farm. OBITS has Harry’s birth as December 7, 1905 and death in November 1985 here in Bedford. They are here in 1940.

 

VIRGIL G. (GLEN) PUTNAM  Benton, Taylor County

He is 30 IA IL IA and works on a farm. His wife Mary Nancy Livingston is 29 IA and they have Margaret 3 IA. He is a son of Jason Putnam and Alta Probst from here. He was with them here in 1920 and they have since moved to Page County. Virgil has been married now for 8 years. Virgil was born May 19, 1899 and will die in October 1983. Mary was born August 10, 1900 and will die here August 20, 1972

 

EMMA PUTNAM  Lenox, Taylor County

She is 82 VT VT VT and widowed. She lives with her widowed daughter Minnie E. Belding 61 VT VT VT. She is Emma Robinson the widow of Adney Putnam from Whittington, Vermont. They came out here in the 1870s. They were in Cass County in 1880 and Minnie was 11 at the time. Then they were in Adams County after that. Emma was there in 1920 with her daughter Flossie Crouse.

 

WALTER A. PUTNAM  Creston, Union County

He is a son of Adney Putnam and Emma Robertson from Adams County where he has been up till 1925 and will be back there again in 1940. He is now 57 IA VT VT and his wife Grace N. Boyer 51 IA. Their son Leslie D. is 22 IA and still single. He owns his own farm. OBITS has Grace born December 2, 1880 and death here in October 1976.

 

MARY K. PUTMAN  Center, Wapello County

She is 43 IA IA IN and single. She is a patient at the Sunny Slope Sanitarium. She is a daughter of Albert Putnam and Nancy Pyle from Warren County. She was at home there up until now.

 

JAKE PUTMAN  Ottumwa, Wapello County

He is 31 IA VA IA, and works in a meat packing plant. Augusta Marshall his wife is 28 MO and they have Jacob 6 IA, Clarence 4 IA and Francis 3 IA. He is a son of John Putman and Mary Whitsel from Washington County. This is a German family out of Hampshire County Virginia.

 

CECILIA N. PUTMAN  Ottumwa, Wapello County

She is 21 IA and widowed already. She has a daughter Shirley J. 1 IA. She lives with her married sister Stella Finley and her husband Charles Finley.

 

LOREN R. (REZIN) PUTNAM  Ottumwa, Wapello County

He is 49 IA IA OH and his wife Victoria Noftager is 49 IA. He is a government inspector in a meat packing plant. He is a son of William Franklin Putnam and Mary Rezin. He was home in Marion County in 1880 and 1900. He was married here in 1910 and 1920. William was a son of James Rufus Putnam from Dubuque County. He was born May 1, 1878 and married Victoria November 26, 1902. She was born May 14, 1877 and will die in Longmont, Colorado January 26, 1957.

 

ALBERT PUTNAM   Ackworth, Warren County

He is now 80 IA IN TN and widowed. He is a son of James Rufus Putnam. He was married to Nancy Catherine Pyle here for ages, but she died in 1920. He will be around till he dies April 4, 1943 at age 93.

 

HARRY I. (IRVING) PUTNAM  Indianola, Warren County

He is 49 IA VT VT and owns his own farm. His wife Daisy M. Boyer is 46 IA and Mildred L. 16 IA. He is a son of Adney Putnam and Emma Robertson and was born in Adams County and he and Daisy were there through 1920. OBITS has Harry’s birth as December 11, 1880 and death here November 1975, and Daisy’s birth as August 3, 1884 and death in September 1974.

 

OBER W. (WOODSON) PUTNAM  Indianola, Warren County

He is 39 IA IA IN and is a mail carrier on a rural route. His wife Mabel C. Scott is 37 IA and they have Charles A. 16 IA, Roy E. 11 IA and Edna C. 7 IA. He is a son of Albert Putnam and Nancy Pyle and has been here all his life. He was born August 30, 1890 and will die here in January 23, 1978. Mabel was born June 10, 1892 and will die here July 10, 1977.

 

F. (FRANCIS) L. PUTNAM  Lincoln, Warren County

He is 21 IA IA IA and rents his farmlands. His wife Mildred Dillon is 21 IA and they have Margaret 2/12 IA. They have just been married a year and didn’t waste time in making a baby. He is a son of Harry Putnam and Daisy Boyer. They have been in Adams County since the early 1900s, and even his folks are out here now. OBITS gives Francis’ birth as November 9, 1916 and death in Creston, Iowa on June 23, 1995. He married Mildred in June 1929. She will die February 25, 1934 and he will then marry Wilma Halene Wynn February 19, 1936. She will survive him. His obituary says they had Margaret who married Lamar Smith, Viola who married Edward Jaggers, Rosella who was single then, and a son Howard who’s wife was Norma.

 

ASA L. (LLOYD) PUTMAN  Richland, Warren County

He is now 76 IA IN VA and his wife Sarah Ellen Pyle is 77 IN VA KY. He is still working his dairy farm. He is a son of James Rufus Putnam and has been here most all his life. He was born here in 1854 and will die in 1940. Sarah was born in 1852 and will die here in 1939.

 

ERNEST PUTMAN  Richland, Warren County

Charles Ernest Putnam is a son of Asa Lloyd Putnam and Sarah Ellen Pyle. He is now 55 IA IA OH and works on a farm. His wife Myra Belle Seavers is 53 IA. Their son Robert Donald 30 IA is still at home, but will be married here in 1940.

 

ALFRED E. (EMORY) PUTNAM  Washington, Washington County

He is now 63 MI NY MI and his wife Alice Stannard McNeill is 66 MI. At home still is Harold M. 40 MI. OBITS has Harold McNeill Putnam as being born September 7, 1889 and dying in February 1963. He married Lois Holland about 1940. He is a manufacturer of cloth charts and his son works with him. A descendant gave me this: “He made ‘cloth charts’, a measuring device he invented and sold nationwide from a shop in the backyard.  It was later bought by Measuregraph in St. Louis after Harold’s death and Clyde’s son, Nathan James (Jim) went there to work for them.  My grandfather got tired of having to unroll bolts of fabric for inventory and invented this device to measure the fabric without unrolling it.  You can find the later ones for sale on the Internet. Occasionally the older ones that looked like a cross between a slide rule and calipers.  I have one of the original wooden ones, made in Michigan and two metal ones with box and instructions.” They were here in 1920 and then briefly in Sneeds, Florida in the 1926-1927 range and then back here. He is a son of Nathan Curtis Putnam and Hannah Mariah Bunce from Washtenaw County Michigan. Nathan’s father John was from Berkshire County Massachusetts. Alfred was born in York, Michigan April 26, 1866 and will die here November 10, 1941. Alice was born in Petersburg, Michigan in December 1863 and will die here in Washington June 26, 1937. Alfred is here with their son John Alfred in 1940.

 

JOHN PUTMAN  Washington, Washington County

He is 78 VA VA VA and still widowed as he has been since 1914. With him are his widowed daughter Mollie Therion 47 IA and her daughter Mildred 26 IA. He is a son of Jacob Putman jr. from Hampshire County Virginia. German family. He will die here in 1934 in his 80s.

 

MARY A. PUTMAN  Washington, Washington County

Mary Ann Chalupa is now the widow of John Putman from here. She is 40 IA, Lorene E. 19 IA, Wilson J. 17 IA, Maurice W. 11 IA and Audrey J. 3 IA. John died August 6, 1926. He was a son of John Putman and Mary Rosella Whitsel from here. German family.

 

MINA PUTMAN  Washington, Washington County

Mina Bellville is the widow of Charles C. Putman from here and was widowed here in 1920. Look back at 1920 and you will see her son Oral’s widow Bessie and some kids there. Well, Bessie has married Jacob Hertig and is here (age 40 IA) and has her Putnam kids Everett 17 IA, Bessie 15 IA and Mildred 13 IA with her. In 1940 Mina will be with her then married daughter Bessie in Davenport, Scott County.

 

N. (NATHAN) CLYDE PUTNAM  Washington, Washington County

He is 34 MI MI MI and rents farmlands. His wife Opal Macon is 33 IA. They have June K. 8 MT.  He says he has been married for 4 years, she for 15 so the daughter is from her first marriage. He is a son of Alfred E. Putnam and Alice McNeil from here. He was at home with them in 1920. OBITS has Opal’s birth as January 7, 1897 and death here in Washington in April 1984.

 

WILLIAM I. PUTMAN  Washington, Washington County

He is 26 IA VA VA and is an auto mechanic. His wife Gladys L. Nickerson is 24 IA and they have Dorothy M. 3 7/12 IA. Also here are her sisters Sara E. Nickerson 15 IA and Mary Ann Nickerson 13 IA. He is a son of John Putman and Rosella Whitsel. He lives next to his Grandfather John Putman.

 

JAMES C. PUTNAM  Walnut, Wayne County

He is 58 IA MO IA and a janitor at the public school. His wife Minnie B. Wilson is 58 IA. He is a son of William A. Putman and Mary Elizabeth Nelson. He was born in Adams County Iowa in 1870. In 1900 he was in Appanoose County Iowa. He was in Texas County Oklahoma in the 1910 census. They were back here in Wayne County in 1920.

 

SUSAN PUTMAN  Walnut, Wayne County

She is 62 MO OH OH and widowed. Well never could figure her out until the 1925 State Census came out. She had married James R. Putman here about that time. He was a son of Benjamin Putman and Melvina Baker from Kentucky, to Monroe County Indiana, then to Linn County Missouri. He married Margaret Bell December 3, 1871. They were here in 1920. She died in the early 1920s and Jim married Susan. He has since died and in 1940 she is in Woods County Oklahoma living with her son, from her first marriage, Harry Foster also from Missouri.

 

CHARLES M. (MARION) PUTMAN  Wright, Wayne County

He is 63 IA IN IL and owns his own farm. Ivy Alice Gordon his wife is now 59 MO and Frank G. (Gordon) 28 IA is still at home. He was born right here, a son of William and Mary Jane Putman from Fayette County Indiana and Kentucky before that. Southern Putmans.

 

EMMA PUTNAM  Bloomfield, Winneshiek County

She is now 77 NY and still has her son Leon Ray 51 IA with her. Emma Irene Dean is the widow of Surreno Putman and has been here since the 1870s. She was born back in New York on February 24, 1853 and will die here March 17, 1939. She will be buried by Surreno in Postville, Allamakee County. Leon Ray was born September 23, 1878 and will die here September 12, 1950. He never married.

 

FRED W. PUTTMANN  Rutland, Woodbury County

Frederick Junior is now 44 IA GER GER, his wife Lena E. 36 IA and Earl F. is now 13 IA.

 

LEWIS F. PUTTMAN  Rutland, Woodbury County

He is 63 GER GER GER and does something on the highways. Christina A. Florke his wife is 61 GER. He is a son of Frederick and Christine Puttmann. He was born in Scott County and has been here in Rutland since the 1890s. He is divorced by 1940 and living with his nephew Maynard Puttmann who is married here then.

 

ROY C. PUTTMANN  Rutland, Woodbury County

He is 32 IA GER GER and his wife Clara E. Reinking 32 IA. They have Wayne C. 6 IA. Also here is his cousin Maynard Puttmann 27 IA GER GER. Roy is a son of William and Anna Puttmann. Maynard a son of Charles and Helen Puttmann. Both were born right here.

 

RUDOLPH W. PUTTMANN  Rutland, Woodbury County

Indexed as Adolph, but is Fred and Christine Puttmann’s son. He is 31 IA and still single. His married sister Amanda Byers is 46 IA and her husband Carl H. Byers is 42 GER GER GER.

 

ALFRED A. (ALEXANDER) PUTMAN  Sioux City, Woodbury County

He is 54 IA CAN IA and a real estate salesman. He has a new wife Zina Warntzis 51 HOLLAND. He is a son of Henry James Putnam (real name Henri Patenaude) and Elizabeth Beaudette from Lyon County. He was there in 1880 and with his widowed mom in Sioux County in 1900. He was here in 1910 and 1920 with his wife Olive Tamplin born in Illinois. She died later in 1920 and he married Zena. In 1925 he and Zena were here. Zena is widowed here in 1940.

 

HORACE E. (ELIJAH) PUTNAM  Sioux City, Woodbury County

He is 70 IA IL IL and widowed. He is in a hotel of sorts. He is a son of Daniel Thomas Putman and has been in Dixon County Nebraska for years. He was married to Martha Stark in 1909. He will die himself January 12, 1936.

 

MARY PUTNAM  Sioux City, Woodbury County

She is 28 IA and has Carol 11 IA and Muriel 8 IA. She is still living with her parents Albert and Maud Sowby as she was in 1920. In 1920 though she was married to Harry L. Putnam here. They were divorced about 1922. He has since married again and he and his new wife Nannie are in Lyons, Burt County Nebraska.

 

ANNA M. PUTNAM  Belmont, Wright County

She is 23 IA and lives with her parents Arne and Julia Skarr. She says she is married a year, but no husband is around.

 

ROY H. (HENRY) PUTNAM  Clarion, Wright County

He is 26 IL US US and is a timekeeper with the steam railroad. His wife Florence Castleman is 26 IA. They have Arlene 4 IA. They have been married for 8 years and live with her parents Jesse and Tillie Castleman. He should be the son of Jonathan and Jessie Putnam as shown in Sangamon County Illinois in 1910. He was single here in 1920.

 

GEORGE PUTNAM  Dows, Wright County

He is 35 IA US US and his wife Leota Echelberger is 26 IA. They live with her parents George and Minnie Echelberger. This would be his second marriage and her first. They have been married 7 years. He is a building painter. Not sure who he is.