MICHIGAN

CENSUS REPORTS

1930

 

UPDATED OCTOBER 13, 2014

 

MICHIGAN 1930 CENSUS

 

CHARLES PUTNAMAlcona, Alcona County

He is 62 MI MI MI and owns a dairy farm. His wife Celestine ĎStellaí LaLonde is 57 CAN-FRENCH. Charles Eleazer Putnam is a son of Sidney Putnam and his first wife Romela Forsythe. He was born in Romeo, Tuscola County November 1, 1870 and will die in Spruce, Michigan August 25, 1953. Sidney was a son of Eleazer Putnam and Margaret Dawson from New York State. Stella was born January 20, 1872 and will die here in March 1937. They were here in 1910 and 1920. The son Earl is now in Detroit. The son Edward Charles is married now in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

GROSVENOR W. PUTNAMRock River, Alger County

He is 40 MI MI NY and is a superintendent on a farm. His wife Edith J. Schilean is 36 KS and they have Virginia H. 12 KS, Marjorie 8 MI, Grosvenor W. 7 MI and Jean L. 3 MI. They were in Lansing in 1920 and Manhattan Kansas in 1915. In 1900 he was in Benton County Arkansas listed as Grovesnor 10 MI. He was with his widowed mother Hannah (then 45 NY and widowed). His dad was from New York, but thatís all I have. Tey are in Madison County Ohio in 1935 and 1940.

 

JAMES R. PUTNAMClayton, Arenac County

He is 70 PA PA OH and widowed. He lives with his married daughter Alice 40 MI and her husband James A. Salmon 42 MI. He was single here in 1880. Canít find him any earlier though.

 

ELIAS E. PUTMANBay City, Bay County

He is 44 MI MI MI and a steamboat pilot. His wife Alice Richardson is 33 ENG. They are living with her parents Barkis and Ellen Richardson from England. Alice was here with her parents in 1920. She said she was married, but he wasnít there then. Probably out on his boat. I donít find him any earlier. In 1940 Alice is living with her widowed mother and again says married.

 

GEORGE PUTMANBay City, Bay Colony

He is 36 MI NY MI and a machinist at a crane factory. His wife Pearl Gower is 36 MI and they have Dorothy 10 MI, Charles 8 MI (born September 28, 1921 and died here in Bay City in August of 1980), and Donald 3 MI. Her widowed mother Mary Gower 71 PA and brother John Gower 43 PA are with them. He is a son of William Eugene and Carrie Putman from Genesee County in 1900 and then Shiawassee County in 1910 and he was married and living at home there in 1920. George was born June 6, 1894 and will die here in Bay City in February 1969. No clue to his dadís folks though.

 

AARON PUTMANEssexville, Bay Colony

He is 47 MI NY CAN and is a truck driver. His wife Maud Shell is 46 MI and they have Gerald 15 MI (born March 5, 1905 and died in Saugatuck Michigan July 1986. Heíll marry a Myrtle some day), and Doris 13 MI. They were here in 1920 and in Gladwin County in 1910. He is the son of Theodore and Sarah Putman as shown in 1900 in Sanilac County. Dutch family originally from New York State.

 

DELL PUTMANBenton Harbor, Berrien County

He is 58 MI US US and manages a garage. His wife Mary Scherer is 60 MI GER GER. They have Catherine a granddaughter 4 OH. Also here are three Scherer nieces Lucile 24, Helen 23 and Irene 21 all MI MI GER. He is a son of Lewis J. and Mary Putnam from Corunna, Shiawassee County. He was home there in 1880. He has been here in Benton Harbor since the 1890s and this is his second marriage. He was married to Kittie Brannigan here in 1900 and she died here August 26, 1904. He was married to Mary in 1910.

 

DON PUTNAMBenton Harbor, Berrien County

He is 23 MI MI MI and is a molder at a foundry. His wife Dorothy is 21 MI. They have been married almost 4 years and have Margaret 3 MI and Robert 2/12 MI. He was single here in 1920. He is a son of He following Harold Putnam and his first wife Myrtle Withey from here.

 

HAROLD B. (BRUCE) PUTNAMBenton Harbor, Berrien County

He is 44 MI MI MI and is an interior decorator. His wife Mabel F. Emerson is 37 MI. He was single here in 1910 and married Mabel in 1913. He is a son of Eber and Jennetta Putnam from Niles City, Berrien County and then Van Buren County. He was born April 13, 1885 and will die here in April 1965.

 

BERT PUTNAMNiles, Berrien County

He is now 63 MI MI MI (should be MI NY NY) and his wife Charlotte DeLong is 62 MI. They have been married since 1897. Also here is their married daughter Leona 31 MI, her husband Max Skinner 34 MI and their son Lou 8 MI. He is a son of Lewis J. and Mary Putnam from Corunna, Shiawassee County. He was home there in 1880 and in Van Buren County in 1900. He married Charlotte or Dollie in Van Buren County December 25, 1887. They were in Cass County in 1910. They were here in Berrien County in 1920.

 

WILLIAM F. PUTNAMNiles, Berrien County

He is 55 MI NY IL and his wife Bertha is 45 GER. He is a mail carrier. They were here in 1910 and 1920. He is a son of Herbert L. Putnam and Elizabeth Fuller from here. He was home here with his widowed dad in 1900.

 

RAY W. & OTHER PUTNAMSPipestone, Berrien County

He is 13 MI MI MI (born May 15, 1917 and died in Coloma Michigan April 20, 1989) and his sisters Wanda M. 11 and Esther M. 9 are with him. They live with their grandparents Fred and Anna Price. They are kids of Verne L. Putman and Mabel Price. They were at home in 1920 in Shiawassee County. Something must have happened to their mother and their dad has remarried and is in Lansing, Ingham County now. Dutch family from New York State.

 

ELEANOR PUTNAMSt. Joseph, Berrien County

She is 16 MI MI MI and lives with her mother Carrie 39 MI and her stepfather Frank Bingham 40 MI. Canít find them in 1920.

 

GEORGE S. PUTNAMColdwater, Branch County

He is 57 MI MI GER. He is a brick mason. His wife Blanche E. Gallop is 51 MI and Leland is 21 MI. He is a son of Wiley Bancroft Putnam and Julia Stern and was born here. He was here through 1910 and next door in Calhoun County in 1920. New England family from Vermont.

 

GRACE PUTMANColdwater, Branch County

She is 70 IN OH NY and is a cousin of Ida Smalley 79 MI. Grace says she has been married since she was 20, but no husband is around.

 

NEIL & OTHER PUTMANSUnion, Branch County

Neil is 21 IN, Cecil 14 IN and Frances 11 MI. They live with their mother who is listed as Ina Lathrop 44 IN and married, but no husband is here. Ina was the widow of Perry Putman. He was in Jackson County Michigan with his folks (Jay Thompson Putman and Catherine Stone first wife) in 1900. Then in 1910 Perry and Ina were in Steuben, Indiana. She was widowed here in 1920. I guess she has remarried. The son Cecil was born October 31, 1915 and will die here in Union City in July 1986. The other sonís name is actually Nihl F. Putnam and he will die in 1968 and his wife Ailleen in 1994, both in Athens Calhoun County.

 

LLOYD A. (ARTHUR) PUTNAMAlbion, Calhoun County

He is 24 MI MI MI and drives a truck for an iron foundry. His wife Elsie I. is 22 OH. They have been married 4 years and have Josephine M. 3 MI and Beverly 1 4/12 MI. He is a son of Guy H. and Julia Putnam and was home in Homer, Calhoun County in 1920. The family was out of New Hampshire before coming here. Arthur Lloyd will be in Coleman, Sumter County Florida in 1940.

 

FRANK A. PUTNAMAthens, Calhoun County

He is 69 MI NY NY and owns a farm. His second wife Rose is 46 KS. They still have a nephew Orin Stockwell 15 MI with them as they did here in 1920. Both Orinís and Roseís folks were from Ohio, so Rose may be a Stockwell herself. Not certain though. He is a son of Cyrus A. and Clarissa Putnam, and has been here in Athens all his life. His folks were from New York, and his grandparents were from Vermont.

 

ALVIN PUTMANBattle Creek, Calhoun County

He is 58 MI NY CAN and is an oven man in the food industry. His second wife Selena A. Lee is 66 MI (think it is 56 as she was 45 in 1920). Also here is her widowed father George A. Lee 80 MI. He is a son of George Putnam and Caroline Whitney from Branch County. The family was from Massachusetts to New Hampshire to New York to here.

 

CARL PUTMANBattle Creek, Calhoun County

He is 43 MI MI MI and still single. He is a toolmaker in a tractor factory. Carl is a son of Peter Putnam and Charlotte Doane. He was listed in 1900 as a nephew with Frank Putnam and Ada Blodget in Athens, Calhoun County. He was here in Battle Creek in 1910 and back in Detroit in 1920. He will die December 5, 1940 and is buried nearby in Athens.

 

DELMAR M. PUTNAMBattle Creek, Calhoun County

He is 51 MI NY NY and a superintendent in a manufacturing company. His wife Minnie L. is 43 SD NY MI and they have Donald M. 20 MI, Jack E. 15 MI, Maxine G. 5 MI. Also here is Minnieís widowed mother Emma C. Hallock 63 MI. He was first married to a Gertrude in 1900 and then here with Minnie since the 1910.

 

JUNIOR & MAX PUTMANBattle Creek, Calhoun County

Junior is Thomas Bethel Putnam Jr., but has always been listed as Junior. He is 20 IA and his brother Max 18 IA. They live with their mother Ray (Rachel Brewer) 39 IA and her new husband Lewis Duffin 35 IA. Rachel was married to Thomas Bethel Putnam in Warren County Iowa in 1910 and 1920. They got divorced I guess and sheís up here now, and I donít find him in Iowa now but he will die there in 1959. Thomas was a son of Albert Putnam and Nancy Catherine Pyle. New England family.

 

MARTHA C. PUTNAMBattle Creek, Calhoun County

She is 76 MI and widowed. She is a 2nd Cousin of Ervin and Bertha Little. She is the widow now of Alonzo A. Putman. They were in Avasso, Shiawassee County in 1920.

 

MERVIN PUTNAMBattle Creek, Calhoun County

He is 68 MI MI CAN and not working at this time. His (3rd) wife Emma is 56 CAN. Their daughter Paula Whitcomb is now 30 WI and she has Betty J. 7 MI. Paula was here with the folks single in 1920, got married and is now divorced. Mervin is a son of George and Caroline Putnam from Branch County. He was here in 1900 and 1910 with a different wife each year. Nellie Rowe in 1900 and Ida Cole in 1910, and Emma in 1920. The family was from Massachusetts to New Hampshire to New York to here.

 

WILLARD N. (NICHOLS) PUTMANBattle Creek, Calhoun County

He is 49 NY IL US and is a physician. His wife Mary E. Gatiss is listed as 21 IL but would be about 46 IL. Their son Gatiss (Willard Gatiss) is 21 MI. They have been here a while now. He is a son of Charles Edward Putman and Lucretia Nichols and was born in Saint Lawrence County New York on April 12, 1881. He married Mary here December 16, 1908. The son Willard Gatiss was born here on August 11, 1909 and will marry Alice Jones here in 1934.. Dutch family from New York State.

 

WILLIAM PUTMANBattle Creek, Calhoun County

He is 36 VA VA VA single and a prisoner in the City Jail. Close to William Destin Putman from Warren County Virginia, but he is back there married. No one else fits.

 

HARRISON O. PUTMANClarendon, Calhoun County

He is 30 MI MI MI and is a farmer. His wife Ola M. is 29 MI and they have Max E. 8 MI. He is a son of George and Blanche Putnam. They were here living with his folks in 1920. The folks moved back to Branch County but Harrison stuck around here. Harrison was born January 13, 1900 and will die in Tekonsha Michigan in November 1972.

 

JOHN H. PUTNAMEckford, Calhoun County

He is 76 MI VT NY and widowed. He was here married to Julia Louisa Dodge who died here October 29, 1926.His daughter Gladys 28 MI is married to Bernard Gorsline 28 MI and they have Gerald 2 MI. Been here almost all his life. He is a son of Orlin Putnam and Caroline Brown originally from Vermont. He was born May 19, 1853 in Calhoun County and will die here in Eckford January 21, 1939.

 

GUY H. PUTNAMHomer, Calhoun County

He is 46 MI MI MI and a dairyman at a milk factory. His wife Julia Vesta Thomas is 45 MI and they have Dorothy M. 18 MI, Hugh R. 13 MI, Warren R. 9 MI. He is a son of John H. Putnam and Julia Dodge from Eckford. He was born here April 22, 1883 and will die here in August 1963. Julia was born in 1885 and die in 1965 here in Homer. They were here in 1920. Here is a findagrave.com link http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=9037506 

 

ELMER E. PUTNAMMarshall, Calhoun County

He is 66 MI NY MI and sells silos. His wife Nellie L. is 67 MI. Their daughter Bernice 38 MI is divorced and back home again. They were all here in 1910. In 1920 Elmer and Nellie were in Kalamazoo. He is a son of William Putnam and Abbie Styles and was home in Pulaski, Jackson County in 1870.

 

STEPHEN J. (JEROME) PUTNAMMarshall, Calhoun County

He is 83 IL NY NY and a retired farmer. His wife Mary Margaret is 74 NY. He has been here since the 1860. Not sure who his folks are but think they are Stephen Putnam and Lucy Francher from New York and New Hampshire before that. He is connected to Cornelius Putnam (339) somehow like so many folks here in Calhoun County.

 

HARTSON PUTNAMSheridan, Calhoun County

He is 80 NY NY NY and widowed. He is living with his married daughter Persis 43 NY and her husband Stanley Noakes 41 NY. Hartson is a son of Orrin Putnam and Sophia Huntington from Batavia, Genesee County New York. He was married to Roselle Quance, and then to Alice Kinney and was widowed back in Batavia in 1920. New England family.

 

ELORA PUTNAMDowagiac, Cass County

She is Elora Gifford 78 MI and widowed now that her husband Era has died. He was a son of Orlean Putnam and Amelia Vanderhoof and was born here in Cass County. He was with Elora in 1920.

 

LEWIS PUTNAM Dowagiac, Cass County

He is now 38 MI MI GER and is a city fireman. His wife Millie (Nellie before) is 34 MI and they have Lucile 10 MI, Warren 8 MI (born February 22, 1922 and will die in Hartford Michigan October 21, 1992), and Frank 5 MI. He is a son of Lincoln and Sophia Putnam. He was born here. Line goes back to Uzziel Putnam in New York and Massachusetts before that.

 

LINCOLN U. PUTNAMVolinia, Cass County

He is 67 MI MI PA and works on somebodyís farm. His wife Sophia is 67 GER and Don is 27 MI. He is a son of Ira and Rosanna Putnam from here in Cass County. Again the line like everyone in Cass County goes back to Uzziel Putnam and New England.

 

EDWARD P. (PERRY) PUTNAMFarwell, Clare County

He is 61 NY NY NY and no job. His wife of 40 years Nellie Maude McGlone is 56 OH. He is Perry Putnam and Martha Alverís son and was born in Clinton County and has been in Isabella County since the 1870s. His widowed mom was here in 1920 and maybe thatís why he came here. This is a Dutch family out of Niagara County NY then back to Canada and then back to Montgomery County NY.

 

ROY F. PUTNAMFarwell, Clare County

He is 32 MI NY MI (born February 23, 1897) and he is a laborer at odd jobs. His wife Dorothy Ward is 25 MI, and they have Thelma 9 MI, Robert 6 MI and Perry 1 MI (he was just born here April 14, 1929 and will die here in Farwell on August 1, 2000). His widowed mother Lena B. 57 MI is with them. In 1910 he was with his mother in St. Clair County. Roy will die in Detroit in October 1985. Then Ö in doing the 1940 census, I found a family sheet that he was a son of Francis Henry Putnam and Lena Belle Woolson and was born here May 27, 1897. Francis was a son of Perry Putnam and Martha Alvers from Niagara County.

 

HERBERT B. PUTNAMDuplain, Clinton County

He is 60 MI OH ENG, and rents a farm. His widowed mother Anna 79 ENG is with him. He is a son of Myron Putnam and Anna Kerr Knight and they were all here since the 1800s. His dad was born in Summit County Ohio and the family came out of New Hampshire before that. He was born in 1869 and died in Elsie, Jackson County in 1945.

 

AMON PUTNAMSt. Johns, Clinton County

He is 63 NY NY NY and not working right now. His wife Mary Ann Taft is 61 MI and Evelyn 26 MI. He is a son of John Wesley and Caroline Putnam of Clayton, Jefferson County NY. He was in Ovid, Clinton County in 1900, and here in 1910 and 1920. He will be till he dies in 1933, and Mary will go till 1942. The daughter Evelyn was born in 1903 and will die in 1990. I donít think she ever married. English family out of Vermont and Massachusetts.

 

CARL PUTNAMVictor, Clinton County

He is 20 MI MI MI, single and working on a farm. He is a son of Abe and Clara Putnam from Tuscola County. He was born June 6, 1909 and will die back in Caro in September 1976. He was home there in 1920. New England family that went up into Canada for a while and then down here.

 

WILLIAM C. PUTNAMEscanaba, Delta County

He is 40 WI NY WI and widowed. He is an automobile mechanic. I canít find anyone who fits either here or in Wisconsin.

 

MARCUS L. PUTMANCharlotte, Eaton County

He is 30 MI MI MI (should be MI NY MI) and he manages a drug store. His wife Neva M. Coons is 35 MI. They have been married 8 years and have Mary E. 6 MI. He is a son of Amon Putnam and Mary Ann Taft from Clinton County. He was at home there in 1920. He was born in 1899 and will die in Lowell, Kent County in 1954. Neva was born in 1894 and will die in Lowell July 29, 1965.

 

HAROLD G. PUTNAMEaton, Eaton County

He is 30 OH OH OH and is an insurance salesman. His wife Fannie M. is 31 MI and they have Harold G. 5 MI and Martha L. 2 MI. He is a son of Michael Andrew and Ella A. Putman. He was born in Wood County Ohio, but the family has been in Hillsdale County Michigan since about 1905. German family out of Pennsylvania.

 

GEORGE H. (HENRY) PUTMANEaton Rapids, Eaton County

He is 46 MI MI MI and a laborer at a woolen mill. His wife Anna is 43 IN and they have Claudia 8 MI. He is a son of James Putman and Eunice Ballard and was in Grand Traverse County in 1900. He was born in Kent County in September 1883. Dutch folks.

 

JESSE PUTNAMGrand Ledge, Eaton County

He is 54 OH US US and his wife Bird E. is 50 MI. They have Clyde J. 16 MI and T. Robert 14 MI. He is a son of Alpheus Putman and Amanda Inman. He was shown at home in 1880 in Sandusky County Ohio. He was single in Grand Rapids Kent County in 1900 and in Battle Creek Calhoun County in 1910. They were married here in 1920. German family out of Pennsylvania.

 

LESTER E. (ERNEST) PUTMANMulliken, Eaton County

He is 38 MI MI MI and a telegraph operator at the railroad station. His wife Betsy Jane Reel is 29 TX. They have Raymond L. 11 MI and Laura Bibler 7 TX a daughter of Betsyís first marriage. This is the second for Lester too. In 1920 he was married to Blanche and they were in Ingham County. He is a son of Ernest and Olive Putnam from Ingham County. He was home in 1900 and in Otsego County in 1910 and back in Ingham County in 1920.

 

ORVILLE L. PUTMANCarp Lake, Emmet County

He is 23 MI MI MI and a truck driver on road construction. His wife Lillian is 22 MI. They have been married a year and have Betty J. 7/12 MI. He is a son of Robert H. Putnam and Eunice Wells and was born in Roscommon County. He was with the folks there in 1910 and in St. Clair County in 1920. His folks are here in town now too. He will die here October 14, 1933, and by 1935 Lillian has married William Nelson and has their two daughters with her then and in 1940.

 

ROBERT H. PUTNAMCarp Lake, Emmet County

He is 56 MI CAN US and is a foreman on highway construction. His wife Eunice Wells is 55 MI and Fred is 15 MI. Robert is a son of William Ezra Putnam and Elizabeth Wilmot from Tuscola County. They were in St. Clair County in 1920. His son Orville is married here in town and working on the highway too.

 

ADA PUTMANAtlas (Goodrich Village), Genesee County

She is 56 MI and divorced. Ada Dutton was married to George Adelbert Putman in Otsego County in 1910 and then they were divorced. She was here with two kids in 1920 and is now living with her widowed mother Mary Dutton 76 MI.

 

GEORGE F. (FROST) PUTNAMAtlas (Goodrich Village), Genesee County

He is 58 MI MI MI and is a watchmaker with his own shop. His wife Ida May Horner is 55 OH. He is the son of William Henry Putnam and Rhoda Frost from here. Massachusetts family that went into New York State in the early 1800s. George will die here Friday March 21, 1952 at age 80. Ida will be around till she dies here at age 89.

 

VANCE PUTMANAtlas (Goodrich Village), Genesee County

Vance Ernest Putman is 35 MI MI MI and is a house carpenter. His wife Lillian Allen is 28 MI and they have Agnes 11 MI. Okay, he says he has been married 9 years and she says 11, so I guess Agnes is by a prior marriage of Lillian. Also Vance was at home single in 1920. He is a son of George Adelbert Putman and his second wife Ada Dutton from Montmorency County and then Otsego County in 1920. He was born June 23, 1894 and will die in Wayne County Michigan in August 1971. Dutch family originally from New York and then up into Canada and then over here.

 

WILLIAM PUTNAMAtlas (Goodrich Village), Genesee County

He is 44 MI MI MI and his wife Philena Marion Pierson is 44 MI. They have Betty J. 13, Billie Jean 11 and David W. 10 all MI. He owns a hardware store and will become postmaster here in Goodrich. Remember a lot of early post offices were in hardware and drug stores in those days. When we lived in Hingham Mass in the 1970s, the South Hingham Post Office took over half a liquor store. Anyway, he is William Jonathan Putnam, a son of William Henry Putnam and Rhoda Frost. He was born here in Goodrich July 21, 1884 and will die here in Goodrich April 18, 1940. Philena was born September 7, 1884 and will die September 21, 1964. New England family.

 

GEORGE PUTNAMDavison, Genesee County

He is 50 MI CAN NY and says heís married. He does have a daughter Ella M. 19 MI with him. He is a laborer in an auto factory and they are boarding. Canít find him earlier than this.

 

GLEN PUTNAMDavison, Genesee County

He is 24 MI MI MI and is a pharmacist at a drug store. He has been married 3 years to Nola 21 MI and they have Robert 2 MI. He is a son of Roscoe A. Putnam and Grace Ethel Cooley from here. He was born here April 22, 1905 and will die in Lewiston Michigan in October 1976.

 

ROSCOE PUTNAMDavison, Genesee County

He is 49 MI VT MI and his wife Grace Cooley is 48 MI and they have Arthur 16 (born March 7, 1914 and will die in Lake Michigan August 21, 1994), Florence 14, Lucille 9 and Jane 7 all MI. He is a son of Simeon Spaulding and Naomi Putnam from Monroe County where he was born. They were here in 1910 and 1920 too. His eldest son Glen is married here in town now. The son Arthur will marry Margaret I. Carter. She was a daughter of Lorenzo Carter and Pearl Ryckman. Shhe was born in 1913 and will also die in Lake, Genesee County March 10, 2004.

 

CLARENCE B. PUTNAMFlint, Genesee County

He is 36 MI MI MI and a machine operator in an auto factory. His wife May A. Kelly is 46 MI and they have Harmon R. 7 MI, Robert F. 5 MI (born March 8, 1925 and will die here in Flint November 25, 1989), and Dorothy J. 3 MI. Also here is his brother Russell 28 MI (born August 6, 1901) who is a millwright in an auto factory. He is a son of Robert Henry Putnam and Eunice Wells from Tuscola County originally. He was born September 17, 1893 and will die in Caro in September 1969. Clarence has been here since the early 1920s and in Tuscola County before that. New England family that came down out of Canada in the mid 1800s.

 

GUY C. PUTMANFlint, Genesee County

He is 42 MI NY NY and is a brick layer. His wife Mary A. Willett is 42 MI and they now have William 22, Leda M. 18, Evelyn M. 18 and Pearl C. 7 all MI. They have been here since the 1910, and probably a few years before that. He is a son of William Putman and Annie Caryl of Lapeer County. He was born in Lapeer County March 25, 1887 and will die here in Flint in August 1965. Dutch family from New York then Canada.

 

JAY PUTMANFlint, Genesee County

He is 34 MI OH MI. He is a metal finisher in an auto factory. His wife Gertrude is 24 MI. He is a son of James R. and Elizabeth Putman from Arenac County. He has been there all his life. His dad just pops up here in 1880 and I canít find him earlier.

 

JOHN E. (EDWARD) PUTNAMFlint, Genesee County

He is 35 ND MO MO and is a riveter in an auto factory. His wife Bertha Maude Helland is 36 IA. They have been married 7 years and have Edwin Cecil 5 MI and Ralph Leroy 3 MI. He was born April 13, 1894 and will be here in Flint until he dies May 21, 1965. He is a son of Lafayette Putman and Verdia Summers from Towner County North Dakota. This family is out of Gilmer County WV and from Fauquier County Virginia before that. His folks were then in Pike County Missouri before coming up there. Part of the Southern Branch.

 

LEO PUTMANFlint, Genesee County

He is 22 MI MI MI and is a baker. He is just married to Ethelyn (probably Evelyn) 21 MI. He is a son of Albert and Cora Putnam from here in the County. He was home in 1920.

 

WILLIAM A. PUTMANFlint, Genesee County

He is 38 IA NY IA and is a millwright in an auto factory. His wife Cora is 37 OH. They have been married only 4 years and Cora has a daughter Nora J. Lunn 22 OK with her. He is a son of Edwin H. and Martha E. Putnam from Allamanakee County Iowa (1900) and then in Winneshiek County by 1910 after his parents got divorced. This line goes back to Massachusetts.

 

ALBERT PUTNAMFlushing, Genesee County

He is 44 MI NY NY and has a moving van or truck. His wife Cora is 40 MI and they have Thomas 18 MI and Genevieve 8 MI. He looks to be Sidneyís son from Tuscola County as shown there in 1900 except Albert says his folks were both NY, but Sidney and his wife Catherine were both CAN. He is the only one the right age in 1900. Albert was born in 1886 and will die here in 1939. Cora was born in 1890 and will be here until 1969 when she will die.

 

FRANK PUTMANTraverse City, Grand Traverse County

He is 86 MI NY NY widowed and boarding in a rooming house. He is a son of Henry and Belinda Putman in Wayne County in 1850. His first wife Francis died here July 17, 1885 and he married Jane Harrington on December 27, 1887 here in Traverse City. They were here in 1900 through 1920. Frank will die here December 1, 1930.

 

MILDRED PUTNAMTraverse City, Grand Traverse County

She is 24 MI MI MI and a patient at the State Hospital for the Insane. There were a couple in 1920 that would fit within a year. Canít really make a guess.

 

WALTER J. PUTNAMTraverse City, Grand Traverse County

He is 37 MI CAN MI and is a commercial traveler for automotive oils. His wife Esther Anderson is 34 MI and they have Betty J. 7 MI. He is a son of John Donovan Putnam and Anne Rennie from Leelanau County. He married Esther Anderson on October 5, 1915 and was there in 1920. New Englanders that went up into Canada early on.

 

LEONARD PUTMANAlma, Gratiot County

He is 36 IL IN OH and he owns an auto garage. His wife Hazel is 33 MI and they have Edsel L. 9 MI, born September 7, 1920 and died in Warren Michigan February 26, 1989. (Obviously Ford Motors holds his attention). He is a son of Charles Marsh Putnam from Licking County Ohio. They were all here in 1920. New Englanders originally.

 

GLENN PUTNAMHamilton, Gratiot County

He is 22 MI MI MI and works a farm. His wife Arissa is 21 MI and they have Glendora 1 MI. He is a son of Charles Herbert and Adda Putnam and has been here all his life. He was born October 12, 1907 and will die in Kalamazoo August 7, 1989. He lives down the street from his folks and probably works on that farm.

 

HERBERT PUTNAMHamilton, Gratiot County

He is 59 MI MI MI and owns a farm. His wife Adda Barton is 56 MI. He is Charles Herbert Putnam. He is a son of Charles H. and Sarah Putnam and has been here all his life. Family goes back to New York and then back to Connecticut descending from Cornelius Putnam (339).

 

LYNN H. (HERBERT)PUTNAMIthaca, Gratiot County

He is 29 MI MI MI and a foreman in a garage. His wife D. Lucille is 26 MI. They have been married 6 years and have C. Myrl (Carlton Myrl named after Herbertís son who died in 1915) 5 MI and Harold L. 1 MI. He is a son of Charles Herbert and Addie Putnam from Hamilton. He was at home with them in 1920. Young Carlton will be in WWII and will be killed in Action not long after D-Day on July 31, 1944. He is buried at the American Cemetery in Normandy France.

 

CHARLES M. (MARSH) PUTNAMPine River, Gratiot County

He is 60 OH OH IN and a farmer. His wife Anna Mae McDonald is 57 IN. He is a son of Luther E. Putnam of Licking County Ohio and grandson of Charles Marsh Putnam. They have been in Champaign County Illinois up through 1910 and then here in 1920. New England folks from Massachusetts to Marietta Ohio in the early 1800s. His son Charles Russell lives next door.

 

RUSSELL PUTNAMPine River, Gratiot County

He is 38 IL OH IN (born October 12, 1892 and will die in Alma Michigan in January 1982), and works on his dadís farm. His wife Reva M. is 38 MI and they have Harriet 13 MI. He is a son of Charles and Anna Putnam from here. He was born back in Champaign County Illinois, and has been here along with his folks for about 18 years.

 

ELVIN PUTMANCamden, Hillsdale County

He is 51 MI US US (it should read MI OH MI), and his wife Nellie is 49 IN. They have Carl 25 IN. He owns and runs a farm. He is a son of Henry and Emma Putnam, and is shown at home in Eaton County Michigan in 1880 and Marshall County Indiana in 1900. He was married in Steuben County Indiana in 1910. He was in Eaton County Michigan in 1920. The son Carl was born in 1905 and will die here in 1987. He had a wife Catherine born in 1916 and died in 1973. Elvin was born in 1878 and will die here in 1950. Nellie was born in 1880 and will die here in 1977. New England Family.

 

ADDISON B. PUTNAMHillsdale, Hillsdale County

He is 74 MI MI MI and his wife Elva Parkhurst is 70 MI. They are still living with their daughter Harriet 47 MI and husband James Decker. He is a son of Ephraim T. Putnam and his second wife Elsa Josephine Mulliken. He was born right here July 27, 1855 and has been here all his life. New England family Massachusetts to New York to Ohio and here.

 

ALFRED E. PUTNAMHillsdale, Hillsdale County

He is 76 MI NY NY and his wife Estella Mary Curran is 66 MI. He is a son of Ephraim T. Putnam and his second wife Elsa Josephine Mulliken. He was born here March 24, 1858. He will die in Ypsilanti, Michigan September 22, 1937. Mary will die in 1944.

 

ANDREW J. (JACKSON) PUTNAMHillsdale, Hillsdale County

He is now 72 MI MI MI and retired. His wife Euthema Comstock is 67 MI. They have been married 45 years and Belle 41 MI is the only one at home. Yet another son of Ephraim and Elsa. He was born here March 24, 1858.

 

MICHAEL A. PUTMANLitchfield, Hillsdale County

He is 56 OH OH OH and owns his farm. His wife Ella A. Smith is 52 OH. He is a son of Andrew Putman and Charity Earl from Wood County Ohio. German family. They were here from 1910.

 

JESS N. PUTMANGrant, Huron County

He is 45 MI MI NY and he drives a milk truck. His wife Mary K. is 48 CAN and they have Gertrude E. 14, Helen L. 12, Frank 11, Alton 10 (born September 18, 1919 and died in Saginaw October 24, 1988), and William J. 8 all MI. He is a son of William Putnam and Ann Caryl of Lapeer County. Dutch family that went from New York up into Canada and then down here in the mid 1800s.

 

PAUL PUTMANBunker Hill, Ingham County

He is 20 MI US US and a boarder with Eugene and Mary Cavander. There are lots of others so this may be a foster family. Donít find him in 1920.

 

ORVILLE & LAUREL PUTNAMDelhi, Ingham County

He is 7 MI and Laurel 5 MI. They are listed as stepsons of Estell and Vera Gushwa 26 MI. In 1920 Richard Putnam had a daughter Vera age 17 MI. They were in Detroit but he was originally from here in Ingham County. Canít really figure it though.

 

CHARLIE M. PUTMANIngham, Ingham County

He is 71 MI NY NY and his wife Julia E. Distro is 71 MI. He owns a farm. He is a son of Alfred Putman and was born in Calhoun County and married Julia there in 1881. They have been in Branch County in 1900 and here after that. Dutch family from New York.

 

A. M. (AUDLEY MYRLAN) PUTMANLansing, Ingham County

He is 51 MI MI MI and works in a brick plant. His second wife Joy is 34 OH and they have Rosalind 12, Merlin (Audley Myrlan junior) 10 and Dale 7 all born MI. The son Audley junior was born January 31, 1920 and died in Lansing June 22, 2009. The son Dale will die in October 1997 in Laingsburg, Shiawassee County. He is a son of Monroe and Amelia Putman from Williamston, Ingham County. They were there through the 1920. Dutch family from New York State.

 

BLANCHE PUTMANLansing, Ingham County

She is 47 MI and widowed. She has a son Simon Rouse 16 MI. Must have married some guy and he died all in the 1920s as I donít see here in 1920 as a Putman.

 

CLARE D. PUTMANLansing, Ingham County

He is 41 MI MI CAN. His wife Mary E. is 35 MI and they have Dale Leigh 10 MI and Helen Louise 8 MI. He was born May 9, 1888 and will die here in June 1965. He is a son of Lindsay Judge and Margaret Putman from here. His folks split up and he and Mary were here with his mother in 1920. The son Dale was born here September 3, 1919 and will be in Lansing till he dies in August 1975. Dutch family from New York.

 

MARTHA A. PUTMANLansing, Ingham County

She is 75 OH and widowed. Her widowed daughter Lucy Best 48 MI is with her as she was in 1910. Lucy is an office worker in a furniture store. Martha Ann Cox is the widow of Decosta Putnam. They were in Clinton County up through the 1920. New England Family.

 

VERN L. PUTNAMLansing, Ingham County

He is 37 MI MI MI and works at an automobile factory. His new wife Sadie S. is 41 MI. She has two kids from a prior marriage, Lula 17 and Irene 15 Wolfe. They have a son Gordon Putnam 6 MI. Also here is his brother GILBERT EZEKIEL PUTNAM 21 MI. Gilbert was born May 4, 1909 and will die in Grand Ledge Michigan on December 21, 1993. He was married to Mabel Price back in Shiawassee County in 1920 and she died in June 1923. They had three kids who are presently with their grandparents Fred and Anna Price in Berrien County. They are sons of Cornelius Putman and Maud Mitchell from Laingsburg, Shiawassee County. Dutch family.

 

WILLIAM T. PUTNAMLansing, Ingham County

He is 40 MI MI MI and a bookkeeper at a furniture store. His wife Ida G. Pflegharr is 39 MI and Kenneth M 12 MI (born December 30, 1917). They were here in 1920. He is a son of Amon T. Putnam and Mary Taft from Clinton County. He was at home there in 1900 and 1910. William was born in 1889 and will die in Clinton County in 1959. Ida was born in 1890 and will die in Clinton County in 1942. New England folks.

 

CLYDE PUTMANLeroy, Ingham County

He is 51 MI NY NY and owns a farm. His wife Irene H. Oesterle is 46 MI and Eilene Jeanette is now 15 MI. He is Gilbert Clyde Putman, a son of David Putman and Melissa Grimm from Leroy, Ingham County. Dutch family.

 

GILBERT L. (LARGE) PUTMANLeroy, Ingham County

He is 28 MI MI MI and owns a farm. He has been married 6 years to Carlotta M. Cranston, and they have Grant C. 5, Joyce A. 4 and Jayne M. 5/12 all MI. They were married September 4, 1923. He is a son of Grant Putman and Ida Mae Large and was born here just like his folks were. He was born June 23, 1901 and will die here in Ingham County in 1958. Dutch Family.

 

FORREST C. (CLIFFORD) PUTNAMMason, Ingham County

He is 29 MI MI MI and divorced. He is an inmate at the Detention Home at the County Jail. He is a son of Audley and Joy Putnam from Williamston, Ingham County. His folks are in Lansing now. He was home single in 1920, so married and divorced in the last decade.

 

ERNEST W. PUTMANWilliamston, Ingham County

He is 65 MI NY NY and divorced. He is an agent for a newspaper. He was divorced here in 1920 and married to Olive Keffer in 1900 and 1910. Still here and still divorced in 1940. He is a son of Daniel and Elizabeth Putnam and was born here. Dutch family from New York.

 

IDA M. PUTMANWilliamston, Ingham County

She is 58 MI and widowed. Ida Mae Large was married to Grant B. Putman here in 1910 and 1920. Grant was a son of Gilbert Putman and Helen Mather and died here June 14, 1921. Dutch family from New York State.

 

LENA PUTNAMBelding, Ionia County

She is 52 CT and is living with her son-in-law Arthur E. James. Lena Gilnack is the widow of George Silas Putnam from Connecticut. They had been here since the 1890s through the 1910. Arthur married their daughter Gertrude 44 CT. They were here in 1930.

 

DEO S. PUTMANEaston, Ionia County

He is 23 MN US MI and an inmate at the Michigan Reformatory. Name is probably Leo or Delos, but I canít find him anywhere.

 

CLAUDE V. PUTNAMIonia, Ionia County

He is 46 MI MI MI and is a foreman at a factory. His wife Marian Eugenia Hall is 43 MI. Her brother Dale W. Hall 49 MI is with them as he was in 1920. He is a son of Edward Putnam and Estella Pardel and was born here. His folks moved out to California around 1908 and Claude hung around here. Gene is widowed here in 1940. New England family.

 

IRA PUTMANOtisco, Ionia County

He is 49 MI MI MI and works on a fruit farm He says he is married but no wife is here. He has Leon 17, Glenn 14 and Ira L. 12 all MI. I donít find him any earlier than this. Name really looks like Oatman.

 

FRED L. PUTNAMEast Tawas, Iosco County

He is Alfred Leander Putnam 52 MI MI MI and works on the railroad. He was married to Adelphia here in 1900. He was single in Luce County in 1920. He is now on a second wife Lenore M. Bates 26 MI and they have Genevieve 5 MI and Robert A. 2 MI (born March 29, 1928 and will die in Burton Michigan November 30, 2002). He was listed in 1880 as a grandson of Edward Squire in Wayne County. He is a son of Francis ĎFrankí Orlin Putnam and Mary C. Jackson from Eaton County. He was born there November 9, 1875.

 

EDWARD O. (ORLIN) PUTNAMPlainfield, Iosco County

He is 48 MI MI MI and owns his farm. His wife Lottie, Charlotte Webb, is 44 MI. They have Gertrude I. 15, Charles E. 12, Leon F. 9 (born July 18, 1920 and will die in Hale Michigan January 8, 2003), John O. 7, Elizabeth M. 5 and Dorothy H. 2 all born MI. He is a son of Frank Orlin Putnam and Mary C. Jackson from Eaton County. He was born there March 10, 1883.

 

MELVIN PUTNAMPlainfield, Iosco County

He is 25 MI MI MI and his wife Mary is 23 MI. They have Frank 1 4/12 MI. They live with Clarence and Ruth Collins as brother and sister in laws. I donít know who was related to whom. He first shows up in Calhoun County as a grandson of Abraham Ringler and he was there still in 1920. No clue to his dad though. I found someplace that he was born December 18, 1903 and will die in Saline Michigan April 7, 1988. Ed Putnam found death records that a Melvin James Putnam was a son of Alfred Putnam and Mary MacVicker who was born February 19, 1902 in Hale Michigan and died in Battle Creek October 9, 1969. The cemetery record show that Melvin was married to Mary Stevens daughter of Frank Stevens and Millie Rice and was born February 5, 1907 in Homer Michigan and died in Albion Michigan September 10, 1979. Apparently they were married in Marshall Michigan March 1, 1930 so they wouldnít be these folks unless the child Frank was from a previous marriage of one of them. They will have a Melvin James Jr. born on November 18, 1932 and will die January 9, 1993. They are in Calhoun County in 1940 and I have some more info on his folks and the line that goes back to

 

EMILY E. PUTNAMChippewa, Isabella County

She is 69 MI and widowed. She lives with her married daughter Jennette 29 MI and husband Perry Farga 49 MI. Emily E. Mains was married here in 1920 to Henry Orlin Putnam. They were in Eaton County before that. Henry was a son of Orlin and Caroline Putnam from Calhoun County. Emily will die here in 1933. New Hampshire folks.

 

JENNIE PUTMANGilmore, Isabella County

She is 69 PA and widowed. She lives with her widowed brother Mac Rogers 64 PA. She was married to Albert C. Putnam here in 1910 and then widowed with her brother in 1920 as well as now. Albert was a son of Perry Putnam and Martha Alvers. In 1880 he was home with them in Bingham, Clinton County Michigan. He was married earlier to Katie Damond who died around 1898 and in 1900 he was at home with his folks in Gratiot County. Albert was born April 10, 1874 and died here in Gilmore December 6, 1912. Perry was a son of Daniel Putman and Sarah Renshaw of Niagara County New York and Montgomery County before that. Dutch family.

 

EZRA E. (ERNEST) PUTMANSherman, Isabella County

He is now 39 MI MI MI and is a blacksmith. His wife Genevieve Platt is 27 MI and they have Theo 9 MI, Ernest 6 MI, Aver or Omer 4 MI Ora D. 2 MI and a daughter Oveta or something 1/12 MI. He is a son of John Henry Putman and his second wife Harriet Williams from here. He was born in 1891 and will die here in 1967. The son Ora Dale was born April 9, 1928 and will die here July 21, 1983. He was in the Navy in WWII. Dutch family from New York.

 

ARCHIE J. (JOSEPH) PUTNAMJackson, Jackson County

He is 58 MI MI NY. He is a pattern maker at an auto parts foundry. His wife Stella Evans is 53 MI. They have Laura C. 21 MI and Phillip E. 12 MI. He was born here, a son of Charles Putnam and Christina Storms. He married Carrie Stella Evans here in Jackson on November 28, 1894.

 

AUGUSTA P. PUTNAMJackson, Jackson County

She is Augusta P. Acker 34 MI and says sheís married. She has Janetta 14 MI (born February 14, 1916 and will die November 10, 2006 in Troy, Michigan) and Robert W. 8 MI (He was born September 6, 1921 and will die in Ottawa Lake Michigan on November 17, 1999). She works in an auto parts factory. She was married to Alva Putnam here in 1920. Alva was a son of Edmond Putnam, and was born here, as was his dad. Alva was born here March 26 1894 and will be here till he dies January 9, 1975. Donít know where he is now though. Augusta was born June 7, 1895 and will die in Detroit on February 15, 1989 at age 93. New England line.

 

BELLE PUTMANJackson, Jackson County

She is 45 MI NY NY single and boarding. She is a linotype operator (typesetter) at a newspaper. She is the daughter of Daniel Putman and Elizabeth Babbage from Ingham County. Her folks are from New York, Dutch Putmans.

 

EDMOND PUTNAMJackson, Jackson County

He is 62 MI MI MI and a cutter at a corset factory. Are you old enough to remember what those things were? His wife Effie is 62 MI. He is a son of Charles and Christina Putnam, and was born right here.

 

ERNEST L. (LAVERNE) PUTNAMJackson, Jackson County

He is 40 MI SC MI. He is a locomotive engineer for the railroad. His wife Bessie A. is 41 MI, Carlisle 18 MI (born March 18, 1912 and will die here in Jackson September 30, 1995), Jean A. 15 MI and Barbara J. 8 MI. He was single here in 1910 and married here in 1920. I canít find him in 1900 and canít find anyone from South Carolina who might be his dad.

 

FRANCES PUTMANJackson, Jackson County

She is 45 MI and divorced. She has a daughter Katherine 6 MI OH MI. Not sure who she was married to. There was an Ira Putman here single in 1920 and he was born in Ohio. The daughter Katherine was born here June 30, 1923 and will marry Richard Eddy in July 1946 and die here June 7, 2012.

 

GEORGE A. (ALBERT) PUTMANJackson, Jackson County

He is 69 MI MA MI and is a salesman for an ice company. His wife Elsie C. is 60 NY. NY NY. She is new. He has been married to a Hattie J. who died in 1919. George is a son of Albert Putnam and Sarah Chapman. He was born here in Jackson, and was married here since the 1900.

 

GEORGE D. PUTMANJackson, Jackson County

He is 31 MI MI MI and his wife Ruth is 25 MI. He is sales manager for an office equipment company. He is a son of Archie and Stella Putnam and was born right here. He was at home with the folks in 1920. New England family.

 

KENNETH PUTMANJackson, Jackson County

He is 21 MI MI MI and single. He is a prisoner in the Michigan State Prison. He is a son of Guy and Mary Putnam. He was home in Flint Genesee County in 1910 and 1920. New Englanders.

 

NATHAN H. (HALE) PUTNAMJackson, Jackson County

He is 40 KY KY KY and is a public accountant. His wife Mary L. is 34 VA. He is a son of Nathan Henry Putnam and Nannie Spaulding of Marion County Kentucky. This line goes back to Sutton Massachusetts.

 

SHERMAN E. PUTMANJackson, Jackson County

He is 34 OH OH OH and divorced. He is a prisoner at the Michigan State Prison. He is a son of Newton and Emma Putman from Van Wert County Ohio. He was born May 20, 1896 and will die in Midland Michigan in May 1982. German family out of Pennsylvania.

 

WILLIAM H. PUTMANLeoni, Jackson County

He is 56 MI MI MI and a stock clerk with the railroad. His wife Elsie Copeland is 58 CAN and Ruth 25 MI. He is a son of Jay Putman and Catherine Stone. He was at home here in 1880 and married since 1900. Dutch family NY to NJ to NY to MI.

 

PERRY PUTMANSummit, Jackson County

He is 45 MI MI and drives a laundry truck. His wife Jennie is 46 MI SWED SWED and they have Esther 12 MI. Also here is Christina Bostrom 85 SWED, Jennieís widowed mother. He is a son of Jay Thompson Putman and Catherine Stone and was born here. Dutch family.

 

EVA PUTMANComstock, Kalamazoo County

She is 48 MI and listed as married. She is an inmate at the County Poor Farm. I donít find her earlier.

 

ELIZABETH PUTNAMKalamazoo, Kalamazoo County

She is 69 NY single and boarding. She is an unwed daughter of Lewis Putnam. She was here with her stepmother in 1910 and just boarding in 1920.She will die here in 1939. Dutch family from Fulton County New York.

 

FRED C. (CLINTON) PUTNAMKalamazoo, Kalamazoo County

He is 54 MI NY NY and is the local postmaster. His wife Mary R. Roush is 53 MI. He is the son of Charles Putnam and Louise Pangburn from Allegan County. He was there in 1880 and here since the early 1900s. He will die here in 1965. The family came here from Vermont.

 

HARMON T. (TOWSLEY) PUTNAMKalamazoo, Kalamazoo County

He is 80 CAN CAN CAN and his wife Clara May Gates is 70 MI. Also here as they were in 1920 are their daughter Doris 31 MI, husband Alfred Hazel 31 MI and 4 of their kids. Harmon is a son of Joel Stokes Putnam and Lovilla Church. He was born in Leeds Ontario July 4, 1849, and moved to Michigan in 1880 to Osceola County. He married Clara here in Kalamazoo May 11, 1881. He will die here in 1938, Clara in 1948. Family was originally from New England.

 

HAZEL PUTMANKalamazoo, Kalamazoo County

She is 36 MI and divorced. She wasnít married in 1920, so no ideas.

 

LEE F. (FOREST) PUTMANKalamazoo, Kalamazoo County

He is 41 MI ME IN and is now widowed. He has his son Francis L. 17 IA with him. He is living with his married sister Hazel 39 MI and her husband Clayton Kendall and their kids. Lee was married to Bertha Swartz in Battle Creek in 1920. He is Lee Forest Putnam, son of Melvin Ward Putnam and Mary Alice Farrah. He was born in Battle Creek, Calhoun County September 14, 1888. He will die here in 1943. New England family Massachusets to Maine to here in the 1870s.

 

LOUIS F. (LEWIS FLOYD) PUTMANKalamazoo, Kalamazoo County

He is 38 MI CAN MI and is an electrician in a retail store. His wife Myrtle Jewson is 32 MI ENG MI, and they have Shirley 8 MI. They have been married 9 years. In 1920 he was at home with his folks Harmon and Clara Gates Putnam, and he then married Myrtle September 4, 1920. Lewis is the grandfather of Rand Putnam who has done so much work on the Putnam family and has published two huge volumes on the New England Putnam family. Randís father Richard Bryce Putnam will be born here May 4, 1931. Lewis was born June 20, 1891, and will be here until he dies February 26, 1970. Myrtle was born in Michigan June 6, 1897 and will die here in Kalamazoo January 5, 1972.

 

RICHARD PUTNAM Pavilion, Kalamazoo County

He is 59 NY PA US and married, but is lodging by himself and working on a farm. Canít find him in New York or here.

 

FLOYD A. PUTNAMTexas, Kalamazoo County

He is 43 MI NY OH and has his widowed mother Abbie 70 OH with him as she was in 1920. He is a son of Fernando Cortez Putnam. He was born January 8, 1887 and will die in Portage Michigan in April 1977. They were in Allegan County in 1900, and not in the index in 1910. His grandfather came out of Vermont into New York. Floyd owns a farm.

 

C. (CLAUDE) C. PUTNAMAlpine, Kent County

He is 57 NY NY NY and has a farm. His wife Alice E. Harrison is 55 NY and Eleanor is 26 MI. Claude has been here since the 1890s. He is a son of Thomas Putman and Roxanna Brimmer, and was home in 1880 in Schuyler County New York. Thomas was a son of Andrew Putman and Submit Caswell as shown in 1850 in Steuben County New York. Dutch family New York to New Jersey and then back to New York.

 

DON PUTMANCaledonia, Kent County

He is 56 OH OH OH and is a professor in high school. His wife Mary is 50 MI and their son De Van is 22 MI. He is Donald DeVan Putman, a son of Alpheus Putman and Amanda Inman from Sandusky County Ohio. Don was in Barry County in 1900. The family came out here in the 1880s from Ohio. His widowed mother was here with him in 1920. This is a German family from Pennsylvania.

 

ALETHA M. PUTNAMGrand Rapids, Kent County

She is 2 ĺ MUS US US and is in what I think is an orphanage, the Evangeline Home and Hospital. There is an Ethel Putnam (listed shortly) who is a laundress here. May be a connection.

 

ALPHEUS PUTNAMGrand Rapids, Kent County

He is 70 OH OH OH and widowed. He owns and runs a restaurant here. He is Alpheus Benjamin Putman a son of Alpheus Putman and Amanda Inman from Sandusky County Ohio. He has been in Hastings, Barry County since the 1880s. Up till now he has been married to Abbie Winters who died in 1923. He is back in Barry County by 1935. This is a German family out of Pennsylvania.

 

CHARLES C. PUTNAMGrand Rapids, Kent County

He is 26 MI MI MI single and living in the YMCA. He works for the telephone company. He is a son of Harry and Lulu Putnam from Kalamazoo County. He was born September 29, 1903 and will die in Kalamazoo May 12, 1991. His dad is the son of Charles C. Putnam and Louisa Pangburn from Allegan County. Family is from Vermont.

 

CHARLES F. PUTNAMGrand Rapids, Kent County

He is 46 MI WI MI (should be MI CAN MI) and his Wife Neva F. Kelogg is 44 MI and they have Mary 12 MI. He is a houseman for a private family. Charles is a son of Robert and Mary Putnam from here in Grand Rapids. He was home in 1900 and off somewhere or not indexed in 1910. They were here in 1920.

 

EDITH PUTNAMGrand Rapids, Kent County

She is 52 IL and widowed. Her daughter Elaine is 20 IL NY IL. She was widowed here in 1920 and in 1910 was married to Edward Putnam from New York and they were in Chicago.

 

EDWARD PUTNAMGrand Rapids, Kent County

He is 63 NY NY NY and his wife Ruby is 52 CAN. He is a traveling salesman for enamelware. They were in Jackson County Michigan in 1920 and I donít find them earlier. In 1920 he was listed as Edwin.

 

ETHEL PUTNAMGrand Rapids, Kent County

She is 24 NY NY NY single and a laundress in the Evangeline Home and Hospital. She fits the daughter of Robert and Ada Putnam from Saratoga Springs New York in 1910, and is the only one that does.

 

FRANK A. (ALPHEUS) PUTMANGrand Rapids, Kent County

He is 40 MO OH IN and is a tool and die maker for automobile body parts. His wife Lydia is 42 MI, and they have Marguerite 19 MI, Madeline 16 MI and Helen 15 MI. He is a son of Alpheus Benjamin Putman from here and originally Ohio. Like his folks he has been in Barry County up till now. German Family.

 

JOHN PUTMANGrand Rapids, Kent County

He is 21 MI NETHERLANDS NETHERLANDS single and boarding. Not one of ours.

 

JOSEPH W. PUTMANGrand Rapids, Kent County

He is 53 MI MA MI. His wife Jette Strong is 43 MI. He manages the candy company his dad started out here. He is a son of Joseph Dwight Putnam and Irene Clark and was born here.

 

LEO PUTMANGrand Rapids, Kent County

He is 40 MI and his wife Grace 39 IL. They have been married 22 years, but I havenít seen them before. Name really doesnít look like Leo either. Question if they are Putmans at all. There are a lot of Pitmans in Michigan.

 

ROBERT K. PUTNAMGrand Rapids, Kent County
He isnow 84 MA MA SCOT (should be CAN CAN SCOT) and he operates an elevator in a building. His wife Mary E. is 76 MI. Been here since the 1870s. . He is the son of John D. Putnam and Charlotte Phelps from Canada. He is from Nova Scotia, but the family was from New England before that.

 

ROY PUTMANGrand Rapids, Kent County

He is 30 MI MI MI and works in the telephone company office. He has been married 5 years to Ethel 28 IN who is a public school teacher. He looks to be the son of Abram Oscar and Clara Putnam from Tuscola County. Family came down from Canada, and they were from New England before that.

 

THEODORE F. (FRANKLIN) PUTNAMGrand Rapids, Kent County

He is 60 MI MA MI and single. He is a furniture repairman. He was here with his widowed father Theodore in 1920. Been here all his life, a son of Theodore Putnam and Anna Currier. His folks have been here since the 1860s. His dad Ted was a son of Benjamin Ganson Putnam and Sylvia Smith from Orange, Massachusetts. He was born here June 26, 1869 and will die in Bradenton, Florida in August 1967. He never married.

 

WILLIAM P. (POWERS) PUTMANGrand Rapids, Kent County

He is 56 MI MA MI and is an auditor at a sanitarium. His wife Maude Wilcox is 53 MI. Also here is their son Theodore W. (Wilcox) 28 MI and his wife Wilhelmina 24 MI. He is a son of Theodore Putnam and Anna Currier from here.He was born October 23, 1873 and will die May 21, 1960. He married Maude March 12, 1901.

 

ALLEN W. (WILLIAM) PUTNAMSparta, Kent County

He is 74 MI MI MI and his wife Mary Cecelia Kelley is 74 MI. Also here is Eunice Putnam 76 MI and widowed. He manages a grocery store. He is Allen William Putman a son of Henry Putman and Frances Solomon and grandson of John Putman and Emily Johnson from Leoni in Jackson County. He was home with his widowed mother in 1860. Eunice on the other hand is the widow of James Putman from Grand Travers County. She was here in Grand Rapids in 1920 with her son Chester. I am not sure how they met, as they are not that closely related. Both families, however, were Dutch originally from New York.

 

BERT PUTNAMSparta, Kent County

He is 53 MI MI MI and has a department store. His wife Josie is 47 NY and Doris 11 MI. They have been married 24 years, but I have never seen them before. They are here in 1940 though. An Obit for Josie says she was born November 14, 1882 and will die here in Sparta in July 1967.

 

REUBEN W. (WATSON) PUTNAMWyoming, Kent County

He is now 82 NY NY NY and his wife Alzina Delaney is 78 MI. He is a son of Chester Barnet Putnam and Lavinia Truesdell. He was born in Ellisburg, Jefferson County New York. He married Alzina in Wayne County back in 1877. They have been here since the 1880s. Never sure about this family may be Dutch, but may be New Englanders. Never have tied them in. Current thinking is that he is a son of John Putnam (1741) from Fitchburg and Cambridge, Mass. That John was here in Henderson around 1811. John was married to Elizabeth Carlton, and both seem to have died by 1820. Chesterís mom seems to be Polly Barrett though. She may have been Johnís second wife.

 

AGNES PUTNAMElba, Lapeer County

She is 33 US and still an inmate at the Michigan Home and Training School as she was in 1920.

 

EARL PUTMANElba, Lapeer County

He is 42 MI MI MI and is a moulder at a foundry. His wife Alma is 42 MI and they have Charles E. 16 MI (born November 25, 1914 and will die in Attica Michigan September 12, 2004), Minor B. 12 MI and Earl J. 4 4/12 MI (born December 20, 1925 and will die in Cheboygan, Michigan on September 13, 1996). He was without any folks in Flint Michigan in 1900 and was married to Alma in Cass County in 1920.

 

ROBERT V. (VANCE) PUTMANLapeer, Lapeer County

He is 19 MI MI MI single and boarding. He is a laborer, and a son of Orin Putnam from here. Heís been at home through the 1920. He was born June 1, 1910 and will be here till he dies in Columbiaville October 26, 1972. He will marry Florence Louella Tebo May 5, 1951. Florence was born October 31, 1921 and will die August 5, 1982.

 

ORIN PUTMANMarathon, Lapeer County

He is 40 MI MI MI and is a well man. Guess he drills water wells. His wife Dora Mae Blackmer is 42 MI and they now have Lloyd Francis 21 MI (born May 30, 1908 and will die in Flint November 18, 1984. He will marry Geneva Fay Cox December 14, 1947), Thelma 17 MI (born April 16, 1913 and will die in Lapeer December 14, 2000. She will marry Robert Jonathan Nutt February 21, 1932), Donald 15 MI (born December 26, 1914 and will die in Lapeer January 6, 1992. He didnít marry), Lillian 13 MI (born May 28, 1916 and will die January 1, 1992. She married Maurice Fred Beardsley January 11, 1934), Geraldine 10 MI (born June 8, 1919), Leland 9 (born January 18, 1921 and will die in Crystal Falls Michigan May 16, 2005), Jean 7 MI (born August 9, 1922 and died in Flint, Michigan May 5, 1944 She married Vernon Earl Ostrander), Ruth 5 MI (born December 9, 1924 and died in Mayfield, Lapeer County March 31, 1998. She never married) and Vera 3 MI plus two older sons are in the area. Whew! He is a son of George Adelbert Putnam, and his first wife Ella Richards who died in 1890. He was born September 2, 1889 and will die in Flint, Genesee County April 2, 1966. Dora was born in Tuscola County January 12, 1887 and will die in Lapeer August 17, 1972. They were here then and are in Otsego County.

 

ROY PUTMANMarathon, Lapeer County

Roy Delbert is 20 MI MI MI and works on a farm. His wife of a year Bessie Mae Hunt is 18 MI and they have Evelyn 8/12 MI. He is a son of Orin Putnam from here. Heís been at home through the 1920. He was born May 13, 1909 and will die in Flint, Michigan December 18, 1988. Bessie was born in Lapeer April 16, 1912 and will die here November 1, 1993. They were married August 18, 1928. They are here in 1940.

 

MARY PUTMANMayfield, Lapeer County

Screwy listing. It says she is 80 MI and widowed and a sister of Leroy Rogers 16 MI. He also has two brothers 14 and 20. Mary seems to have a son Robert C. Putman 9 MI (born June 13, 1921 and will die in Flint Michigan in August 1992). I would guess the age is 30 not 80. Good luck here.

 

ALVA E. PUTNAMMetamora, Lapeer County

He is 57 MI MI MI and a superintendent on a Hunt Farm. His wife Bessie Palmer is 51 MI. Not sure if the name is Alva or Alvah. Seen it both ways, but mostly Alva. They were in Oakland County in 1920, Calhoun County 1910 and he was born in Ovid, Clinton County. He is a son of John Henry Putman and Emma Granger. Dutch family out of Montgomery County New York.

 

ANNA B. (BOLME) PUTNAMLeelanau, Leelanau County

She is 49 MI and widowed. She has Harold 18 (born December 24, 1911), John R. 17 (John was born here January 8, 1913 and will die in Northport Michigan on December 14, 1996), Elsie M. 15 and Rennie L. a daughter 13. The kids are all MI MI MI. Anna Bolme who was married to Frank Rennie Putnam here. Frank was a son of John Donovan Putnam and Annie Rennie from here. They were all here in 1920.

 

EDWARD J. PUTNAMLeelanau, Leelanau County

He is 42 MI CAN CAN, yet another son of John Donovan and Annie Putnam from here. His wife Anna Pauline Egeler is 43 MI, Elizabeth 18 MI, Edna A. 16 MI, Margaret F. 13 MI, Diana 11 MI and Bea K. 5 MI. He was born here February 10, 1888 and married Anna June 30, 1910.

 

EVITS W. PUTNAMLeelanau, Leelanau County

He is 43 MI CAN CAN and is a truck driver for a transfer company.His wife Ruth Mabeth Lanham is 23 IN. She is a second wife, been married 4 years. He was here in 1920 married to Irena May Bartlett. He has Marian I. 14, Harley W. 12 and Glenn Ray 11 all MI by Rena and Earl R. (Russell) 3 6/12 (He was born January 24, 1927 and will die in Shingleton Michigan on November 26, 2004), Charles D. 2 11/12 and Mabeth 8/12 with Ruth. He is a son of John Donovan Putnam and Annie Rennie and another grandson of Rinaldo Putnam. He was born June 9, 1886 and will die here in March 1964. The son Glen Ray will die at age 90 on July 24, 2010. New England line that went to Canada.

 

OTIS D. (DEMELVILLE) PUTNAMLeelanau, Leelanau County

He is 29 MI CAN MI and owns a farm. His wife Vera Elizabeth Egeler is 21 MI and they have Leland D. 4 MI (born February 4, 1926 and will die in Flint Michigan February 6, 2002), and Phyllis 3 MI. He is a son of Benijah Nathaniel Putnam and Cora White from here. He was home in 1910 and his folks were here in 1920. His grandfather was Rinaldo Putnam from Canada and New York and Vermont before that.

 

BEULAH PUTNAMSolon, Leelanau County

She is 19 MI MI MI single and boarding. Another family that got shut out of the 1920.

 

ELMER E. PUTNANAdrian, Lenawee County

He is 66 MI VT MI and his wife Adelaide Huddleston is 62 OH. He is a son of Josiah and Catherine Tenbrook Putnam from here. Family goes back to Vermont. Been here all his life. Adelaide is widowed here in 1940.

 

FRANK PUTNAMAdrian, Lenawee County

He is 38 NC NC NC and his wife Eliza Horton is 26 NC. They have Clyde (born June 29, 1916 and died in Adrian Michigan February 18, 1988), 13 TN, Pauline 8 TN, George 5 MI, Helen 3 MI and Junior 1 MI. He is a farmer. He is a son of Augustus Merriman Putman and Julia Ann Miller from Mitchell County North Carolina. He was born in 1892 and will die here in 1961. Eliza was born in 1894 and will die here in 1982. The family was in Unicoi County Tennessee in 1910 and in 1920. Southern Putman family. His dad will come up here in 1941 and then die here in Adrian August 16, 1941. His brother Fred is still in Unicoi County and will marry Ada Beatrice Neal there in 1936 and then come up here to Adrian and be here till he dies August 23, 1987.

 

LESTER H. (HARRY) PUTNAMAdrian, Lenawee County

He is now 75 MI PA PA (no itís CAN CAN CAN) and is widowed as Emma Snyder has died in the past decade. His son Roy 43 MI is here as is Emmaís sister-in-law Martha Snyder 67 IN and widowed. Roy was married here in 1910 and 1920 to Lillian Rawling and had some kids. He says he is married now but his family is in Detroit right now. Lillian also says she is married.He is a son of John W. Putnam and Elizabeth Brown from Ontario and Vermont prior to that. He was here in the late 1800s. Roy was born January 10, 1886 and will die in Detroit in September 1971.

 

IRVING E. PUTMANCambridge, Lenawee County

He is 45 MI MI OH and not working. His wife Hazel is 41 MI and they have Mabel 15, Edwin E. 13, Robert L. 10, Raymond A. 8 and Bessie 5 all MI. I canít find him ever.

 

ADA PUTNAMDover, Lenawee County

She is 24 TN and married for 4 years. She has a daughter Phyllis 4 MI and they live with her parents J. B. and Martha Neal from Tennessee. No idea as to her husband.

 

CARL E. PUTNAMMacon, Lenawee County

He is 45 PA PA PA and works on a farm. His wife Mabel E. is 33 PA and they have Harold E. 9 PA and Martha E. 7 OH. Also here is his brother Louis 56 PA and his wife Sadie S. 51 OH. Another whole family I canít find anywhere before this. I do find a Louis in nearby Tecumseh in 1940 and he lists his birthplace as Michigan as does his wife and they have a daughter Martha 18 MI then. See that listing for who he is. If this entry is screwed up they are the same, but more likely different folks.

 

GEORGE PUTNAMRidgeway, Lenawee County

He is 53 OH OH OH and a farmer. Guess school teaching lost itís appeal to him His wife Elizabeth R. Strasser is 51 OH. He is a son of Andrew Putman and Charity Earl of Sandusky County Ohio. He was home in 1900 and lots of that family came over to Michigan. German family out of Pennsylvania.

 

RICHARD PUTMANTecumseh, Lenawee County

He is 64 CAN and he has a new young wife Ethel 35 ENG. He is Richard Lawrence Putnam a son of William Barzell Putnam and Percy Amaryllis Sherwood from Leeds County Ontario and then here. He was at home in Osceola County Michigan with them in 1880. He was here in 1910 and 1920 married to Alzada Wilkins.

 

MAY PUTMANHowell, Livingston County

She is 49 MI MI MI single and a bookkeeper. She has been here since the 1890s. She first appears in 1900 with her widowed mother Atlanta Ellsworth Putnam who died here in 1915. Her mother was married to Horace A. Putnam, son of Horace Dexter Putnam from Conway, Livingston County.

 

ERNEST J. PUTNAMMount Clemens, Macomb County

He is 50 NY MA IRE and drives a truck. His wife Grace E. is 50 PA and they have Gerald 12 NY and Leona 10 NY. In 1880 he is with his parents Julius and Mariah Putman in Oneida County New York. They were in Detroit in 1920. Dutch family from New York.

 

FRANK R. PUTNAMRoseville, Macomb County

He is 50 VT VT US and a building carpenter. His wife Jane H. is 49 VT. I canít find them in 1910 or earlier, but they were in Detroit in 1920.

 

GEORGE L. PUTMANGrant, Mecosta County

He is 56 MI IN IN and his wife Esther M. Bacon is 34 MI. They have Dempsey C. 6 MI and Sidney L. 5 MI (born November 20, 1924 and will die in Idlewild Michigan January 16, 1998). His brother Charles F. 48 MI IN IN is with them. He is a son of John Arent Putman and Mary Caroline Huffman. He was born in 1897 in Bowne, Kent County and with the family in Wexford County Michigan in 1880. The family moved to Thurston, Lane County Michigan by 1900. I loose track of him them. His dad was a son of Simeon and Mary Hannah Putman. He was born in Montgomery County New York, and was with his parents in 1860 in Bowne Township of Kent County. Dutch family out of New York State.

 

FLOYD PUTNAMMorley Village, Mecosta County

He is 35 MI MI MI and a laborer for the power company. His wife Goldie is 27 MI and they have Gwendolyn 5 and a son Delvine 2 MI. He should be the son of William and Lillian Putman of Iosco County as shown there in 1910. He was single in Flint in 1920. Family was originally from Mass. via New Hampshire and then New York and then Michigan. Goldie was born August 29, 1902 and will die in South Branch Michigan in November 1980.

 

FRED C. PUTNAMIngersoll, Midland County

He is 44 MI MI MI and rents a farm. His wife Matilda M. is 37 MI and they have Marjorie 5, Loraine 2 and Helen M. 1 MI. He is a son of Jacob Putnam and Ada Brown from here. He was home through 1910 and single here in 1920. He just married Matilda in 1924.

 

JACOB PUTNAMIngersoll, Midland County

He is 73 MI NY NY and his wife Addie Maria Brown is 64 MI. He married Maria Brown in Clinton County on September 16, 1881. They have been here since the 1880s. He is a son of Parks Putnam and Lucretia Sheers from Genesee and then Shiawassee County.

 

JOHN K. PUTNAMIngersoll, Midland County

He is 44 MI MI MI and owns a farm. His wife Bessie M. is 41 MI, and they have Charles M. 13, Maxine 11 and Arlene 1 all MI. He is a son of Charles L. and Mary Putnam and grandson of Parks Putnam. They were all here back in 1900. John was born March 7, 1884 in Saginaw and will die there in January 1963. Bessie was born July 29, 1888 and will die in Saginaw in October 1974 at age 86. The son Charles was born May 24, 1916 and will die in Saginaw October 6, 1980. New Englanders via Canada.

 

MARY L. PUTNAMIngersoll, Midland County

She is now 67 CAN and widowed. Her son Ross F. 40 MI CAN CAN is still at home and operates the farm. She has been married to Charles L. Putnam, Parkís son, up through 1910. I donít get them in 1920, so not sure when he died. Her son Mortimer lives next door.

 

MORT C. PUTNAMIngersoll, Midland County

He is 35 MI CAN CAN and owns part of his dadís farm along with his brother Ross. His wife Opal G. is 34 OH and they now have Elwood W. 14 MI (born December 8, 1915 and will die in Saginaw Michigan February 7, 1996), Evelyn G. 12, Lila J. 9, Clarence E. 5 (born June 22, 1924, and will die in Freeland Michigan May 25, 1988), and Delos 3 all born MI. He is a son of Charles and Mary and was born here. New England line.

 

MARK E. PUTNAMMidland, Midland County

He is 43 MI MI NY and his wife Charlotte S. is 46 MI and they have Ruth S. 13 MI and Mark S. 10 MI (he was born here September 5, 1919 and will be here all his life until November 6, 2001). He is a chemical engineer with Dow Chemical Company. There was a photo of him dated 1949 and it says he was General Manager of Dow at that time. He is a son of Edson and Emma Putnam from Shiawassee County. He was home there in 1900. Charlotte was born August 25, 1883 and will die here in Midland in March 1979. They were here in 1920. Dutch family.

 

SHERMAN W. PUTNAMMidland, Midland County

He is 34 MI MI NY and his wife Jane Wilmina Cummins is 36 MI. They have been married a little over 7 years, October 23, 1922. He was single here in 1920. He is a son of Edson and Emma Putnam from Shiawassee County. He was home there in 1900 and 1910. Dutch family from New York like everyone in Shiawassee County.

 

OWEN PUTNAMDundee, Monroe County

The image wonít come up correctly. The basic info is that he is 40 MI his wife Florence is 35 and his father George is 63. Owen was single in Ingham County in 1920. I canít fit him or his father in anywhere.

 

WILLIAM PUTNAMDundee, Monroe County

Another image that comes up wrong. He is 16 MI and a brother in law of someone. He was here in 1920 with his grandmother Naomi Putnam widow of Simeon Putnam from. Not sure who his folks were though.

 

OSBORN PUTMANRichland, Montcalm County

He is 24 MI MI MI and a mason. His wife Orpha Kelley is 19 MI and they have Betty 3/12 MI. They live with her folks Archie and Hattie Kelley. He is Claude Osborn Putman a son of Claude Alexander Putman and Jennie Brady from Tuscola County. He was born in 1905 and will die in 1968. Orpha was born in 1910 and will die here in 1998. Dutch family originally from New York.

 

CHARLES F. (FREDERICK) PUTNAMDalton, Muskegon County

He is 74 NY and widowed. He works in a gas station. He is a son of Hiram Chapman Putnam and Laura Bragg. He was born in Allegheny County New York. Charles and Frances Spencer Wallace were married here on July 4, 1879. She has died recently. New England family originally.

 

GEORGE L. PUTMANBlue Lake, Muskegon County

He is 57 IL NY IL and is a fire extinguisher salesman as is his son. His wife Bertha L. McCagg is 58 MI and their son George L. is 22 IL and has been married a year to Doris 24 MN. They were in Chicago in 1900. George is a son of George Putnam and Alice Guild from Aurora, Kane County Illinois and was home there in 1880. They are married here in 1940 in Dalton Township.

 

HENRY B. PUTNAMDalton, Muskegon County

He is 28 IL IL IL and is an electrician with the power company. His wife Frieda is 28 MI. They have been married 5 years and have Earl 4 and Jack 2 MI. He is a son of George L. and Bertha McCagg Putnam and was at home here with them in 1920. Henry was born in Chicago January 20, 1902 and will die out in Coos Bay, Oregon January 1, 1978. His wife Frieda was born in Michigan January 6, 1902 and will die February 3, 1993 and also be buried in Coos Bay. She will have married a Smith man there as her tombstone reads Frieda C. Putnam Smith.

 

RAY W. (WALLACE) PUTNAMDalton, Muskegon County

He is 39 MI NY AUSTRAILIA, and his wife Amelia is 38 MI. They have Charles 14, Jane 12 and Margaret 8 all MI. He runs a grocery store. He is a son of Charles and Fannie Putnam from here. He was here through 1910 and then married in Detroit in 1920. Amelia was born August 5, 1892 and will be here till she dies in May 1979.

 

EDWARD PUTNAMMuskegon, Muskegon County

Edward or Edwin is 56 MI MI ENG and is a laborer at a paper mill. His second wife Anna M. is 64 MI. He was here in 1910 and married to Amanda Neusman who died here in 1914. He will be by himself in Portland, Oregon in 1940. He is a son of Teunis and Julia Putman and was born in Bronson, Branch County in November 1873. He was there with his folks in 1880 and with his widowed mother in Oceana County in 1900. Dutch family from New York.

 

WILLIAM PUTMANBloomfield, Oakland County

He is 47 MI MI ENG and divorced. He is a public officer whatever that is.

 

HERMAN L. PUTMAN Clarkston, Oakland County

He is 30 TN TN TN and is an agent in a music house. His wife Eunice is 28 AL and they have Mildred 6 AL and H. Eugene 3 MI. He is Herman Lee Putman a son of Robert Lee Putman and was at home in Franklin County Tennessee in 1920. He and his family will be in Hamilton, Essex County Massachusetts in the 1940 census.

 

WILLIAM C. PUTMANFerndale, Oakland County

He is 33 MI MI MI and is a sergeant in the police department. His wife Ruth H. is 24 CAN. He should be the son of William and Mandy Putman from Ogemaw County. His dad was is a son of William Putman and Mary Chambers from Tuscola County. Dutch family.

 

JOHN A. PUTMANIndependence, Oakland County

He is 46 WV VA WV and owns a farm. His wife Etta Freeman is 40 MI and they have Glenn J. 13 MI, Lewis G. 10 MI and Jennette M. 7 MI. He looks to be the son of John Putnam and Sarah Messenger of Gilmer County. Southern Putman branch here. This family was out of Fauquier County Virginia before that.

 

L. J. (LEWIS JESSE) PUTNAMNovi, Oakland County

He is 25 MI MI MI and is an automobile Mechanic. He has been married 3 years to Clara Ann Schwartz 24 MI and they have Lenore P. 3 MI and Margaret J. 1 MI. He is a son of Grant Putnam and Rosetta Graham and was born here. He has always been listed as L. J. But a descendant says he was named for his two grandfathers, Lewis Putnam and Jesse Hazen. He was born here June 22, 1904 and will die in Alpena, Alpena County May 17, 1987. Clara was born in Detroit May 19, 1905 and will die April 11, 1984 in Hillman, Montmorency County.

 

ANNA PUTNAMPontiac, Oakland County

She is 45 MI (really CAN) and divorced. She has Clyde R. 23 MI and Bertha J. 14 MI. Anna B. Dexter has been married to William A. Putman in Caro, Tuscola County in 1920 and in Detroit in 1910. He was here in Pontiac in 1900 with his widowed mother.

 

EARL PUTNAMPontiac, Oakland County

He is 34 MN MN MN single and boarding. He is a machine operator in an automobile factory. Canít ever find him in Minnesota or here.

 

ERNEST F. PUTMANPontiac, Oakland County

He is 27 AL US US and drives a cement truck. His wife Agnes is 22 MI. They have been married three years. He is a son of Robert Lee and Clara Putman. Robert was a son of Jesse Putman and Amanda Posey from Jackson County Alabama. He was born August 21, 1902 and will die in Otisville Michigan in January 1971. Southern Putmans.

 

FRED PUTNAMPontiac, Oakland County

He is 49 MI MI MI. His wife Emma Smith is 51 MI, and Russell 18 MI (born August 6, 1911), Fred M. 14 MI and Mary E. 10 MI are at home. He looks to be a son of William Putnam and Elizabeth Wilmot of Tuscola County. They were in Lapeer County in 1920. Their other son William is in nearby Waterford.

 

FERD L. PUTNAMPontiac, Oakland County

He is 45 PA PA PA and a grader at a lumberyard. His wife Isabella Logan is 44 PA and they have Leon L. 25 PA (born November 25, 1904 and will die in Lake City Michigan in February 1982), Edith N. 18 PA and Hazel Marie 6 PA. Ferd is a son of Chester and Sarah Putman from Delmar, Tioga County PA. Dutch family out of New York State.

 

GEORGE PUTMANPontiac, Oakland County

He is 50 MI MI NY and lodging here. He is a real estate broker and says single. He has gone through at least three wives though. He is a son of William Putnam and Ann Caryl of Lapeer County. Dutch family that went from New York up into Canada and then down here in the mid 1800s. He was widowed in Flint in 1920.

 

HOBART PUTMANPontiac, Oakland County

He is 32 PA PA PA and is a machinist in an automobile plant. His wife Ethel Gilbert is 29 MI and they have Dorothy 10 MI. Her widowed father Peter Gilbert 72 MI is here too. He was single here in 1920 so must have gotten married the same year. He is a son of George and Alice Putman. In 1910 he was home with them in Delmar, Tioga County Pennsylvania. Dutch family.

 

KENNETH PUTMANPontiac, Oakland County

He is 22 PA PA PA and a laborer with the power company. We called them ditch diggers back then. His wife of 2 years Ethel Downey is 21 MI. They live with her folks Albert and Nettie Downey. He is a son of the following Norman and Lucy and was with them in St. Lawrence County New York in 1920.

 

NORMAN PUTNAMPontiac, Oakland County

He is 46 PA PA PA and an inspector in a foundry. His wife Lucy is 44 PA. He is a son of George and Alice Putman from Tioga County Pennsylvania. He was there in 1900 and married in Potter County Pennsylvania in 1910. They were in St. Lawrence County New York in 1920. Dutch family from New York State.

 

WILLIAM J. (JAMES) PUTNAMPontiac, Oakland County

He is 63 MI MI ENG and his wife Clara is 63 MI. Her widowed father Miles Bigler 92 MI is with them. Now back in 1900 she had her parents George and Belle Mitze with her. So Iím not really sure who Miles is. They have their adopted son Stanley Metz with them and did in 1920 too. So Clara is a Bigler and maybe married to a Metz before this. I find a family sheet showing William (no parents listed) born 1865, married Clara M. Bigler in 1886 and died in Pontiac July 20, 1943. Clara was born in 1865 a daughter of Miles R. Bigler and Sarah Jane Scott. Confusing, but maybe the Mitze or Metz folks were Billís.He is the son of James Putnam (2531) and Sarah Jane Howe as shown in 1880 in St. Clair County.

 

WILLIAM PUTTMANPontiac, Oakland County

He is 58 CAN CAN CAN and widowed. He is a barber and is lodging here. He looks to be the son of Henry Putman and Phebe Jane Overholt from Brooke, Lambton County Ontario as shown there in the 1881 census. If so this is a Dutch family originally from New York State.

 

JAMES H. PUTNAMRoyal Oak, Oakland County

He is 45 ENG ENG ENG and his wife Agnes K. is 42 ENG. They have Lillian 16 CAN, Violet 14 CAN, Daisy 5 MI and Betty 4 MI. He is a brick layer in the house building business. He came to this country in 1919 with his family. They were in Detroit in 1920.

 

JOHN E. PUTNAMWaterford, Oakland County

He is 42 WI WI WI (should be WI VT WI) and is a packer in an auto parts plant. His wife Rose B. is 36 WI, and they have Gerald 18 WI, Lorna 16 WI, Homer 14 WI, Edna 12 WI, Helen 10 WI and Ralph 1 MI (He was born October 12, 1928 and will marry Gertrude Cooper. They will move to Hale, Michigan in 1974 and he will die in Hale on February 13, 1991). They have been in Price County Wisconsin in 1910 and 1920. They were married there in 1909. He was shown with his widowed mother Clara in Barren County in 1900. She is currently in Chippewa County living with his brother Frank. All I have on his dad was that he was from Vermont.

 

ROY & OTHER PUTMANSWaterford, Oakland County

Roy is 5 MI MI MI, Vivian 4 and Donna 1. They live with their mother Hazel 33 MI and stepfather Floyd Lewis. I donít find her in 1920 so no idea as to her ex.

 

WILLIAM C. PUTMANWaterford, Oakland County

He is 25 MI MI MI and is a steam fitter in a truck plant. His wife Anna M. is 23 MI. He is a son of Fred and Emma Putnam from Lapeer County. They were all there in 1920. His folks are over here now too and live in Pontiac. New England family.

 

EDWARD D. (DANIEL) PUTMANWest Bloomfield, Oakland County

He is 43 MI MI MI and works in an auto plant. His wife Nellie B. is 33 MI and they have Clara M. 17, Ben C. 16, Norman C. 14, Arthur 3, Mona 10, Carol 8, Princess 6, Daniel E.4 and Ellington E. 1 all born MI. They were in Luce County in 1920. He is a son of Horace Putnam and Minnie Gunkle from Osceola County. He was born there October 16, 1886 and will die in Suttons Bay, Michigan in June 1979. New England line that went up into Canada and back down here.

 

JOHN E. PUTMANWest Bloomfield, Oakland County

He is 59 CAN CAN CAN and has his own real estate office. He has a young wife Emma R. 23 MI. I donít find him in the Canada 1881 or around here.

 

CLAUDE R. PUTNAMRose, Ogemaw County

He is 40 MI MI MI and owns a farm. His wife Laverta Thompson is 35 MI and they have Violet 3 and Claudine 2/12 MI. He is a son of William and Amanda Putman from here in Ogemaw County. He was home there in 1910 and single in Detroit in 1920. Dutch family from New York State and then Canada.

 

MATTIE S. PUTNAMLincoln, Osceola County

She is 81 PA and widowed. She lives with her son Carroll Bush 39 MI MI PA and a huge family of 10 kids. She must have been married to a Bush guy before. I donít find here anywhere before this.

 

GEORGE A. (ADELBERT) PUTMANGaylord, Otsego County

He is now 68 MI US MI (MI CAN CAN) and his third wife Harriet Josephine Wellington is 42 MI. They now have Harvey E. 15 MI, Newton A. 12 MI and Donald E. 6 MI. He moves buildings. George is a son of Jonathan Putman and Sarah Jane Brower from Canada. In 1900, He was in Montmorency County where he was listed as Del Putnam, and here in 1910. He was then married to Ada Dutton, but they have since divorced. He was here married to Josephine in 1920. Dutch line out of New York originally I think.

 

LEO A. PUTMANGaylord, Otsego County

He is 33 MI MI MI and is a housepainter. His wife Rhoda Peters is 24 MI and they have Ruth A. 10, Doris M. 8, Roland R. 7, Richard A. 5 and Helen E. 3 all MI. He is a son of George Adelbert Putman and his second wife Ada Dutton. They were in Montmorency County in 1900 and here in Otsego in 1910. His folks got divorced and he and Rhoda were with Ada in Genesee County in 1920. His dad and new wife are still here.

 

WESLEY W. PUTMANGaylord, Otsego County

He is William Wesley Putman 31 MI MI MI and is a motion picture operator in a movie theater. His wife Mary Marian Kiogima is 33 MI. They were married October 16, 1926. He first pops up as a grandson of Jonathan Putman and Sarah Jane Brower here in Gaylord. Jonís son William Byron Putman was there and I am pretty sure that was his dad and that his middle name is William. Dutch folks out of Canada I am pretty sure.

 

LYMAN PUTNAMHolland, Ottawa County

He is 34 IL IL MI and is a commercial salesman for safety equipment. His third wife Elizabeth Mae Webster is 38 CAN. They have been married 7 years and have Carl 4 5/12 MI. Her stepbrother Stewart Robinson 24 MI is with them. He was married to Mildred and they were in Muskegon County in 1920. He married Elizabeth in Muskegon Heights March 22, 1924. He is a son of George Putnam and Bertha McCagg. He was born November 23, 1895 in Chicago. He was at home in Muskegon County in 1910 and married there with Mildred in 1920. He an Elizabeth and Carl are in Providence, Rhode Island in 1940.

 

STEPHEN PUTNAMHolland, Ottawa County

He is 55 MI US OH and is a barber. His wife Myrtle Cahill is 44 OH, Edna 17 MI and Carl 13 MI (born September 6, 1916 and died in Oakland County July 3, 1981). Also here is Merton Bennett 50 MI listed as a half brother. Merton is a son of his mother Phebe and her second husband Daniel Bennett. They are here in 1920 and then in Ottawa County in 1930.

 

JOHN C. (CHESTER) PUTNAMSpring Lake, Ottawa County

He is 41 WI WI WI and is a caretaker on a private estate. His wife Jeanette H. Clark is 40 SCOT and they have Jean 16 MA. He is a son of Sylvester Putnam and Laura Chatterton and was born in Oregon, Dane County Wisconsin. He was single in Harvey, Cook County Illinois in 1910 and then married there in 1920.

 

GEORGE B. (BIRDELL) PUTNAMRogers, Presque Isle County

He is 54 MI CAN CAN and a foreman at a lumber camp. His second wife Margaret Guy is 53 MI and they have Carlotta 15 MI, Henry 14 MI, Mildred 13 MI and Winona 8 MI. He is a son of William Oscar Putman and Mary Hitchcock. He was born in Kingston Tuscola County and he and his first wife Ella Quinn were there married in 1900 through 1920. New England family.

 

DON R. (DONALD RAYMOND) PUTNAMSaginaw, Saginaw County

Don is 22 MI MI MI and works in an iron foundry. His wife Mary Victoria Cottrell is 19 MI. They have been married a little over 3 years and have Donna 3 MI, Shirley 1 6/12 MI and Mary Ann 2/12 MI. They are listed as cousins living with Ivey and Genevieve Nalley. He is a son of Ernest and Elva Putman from Tuscola County. He was home there in 1920. He was born April 5, 1907 and died February 17, 1964. Victoria was born January 5, 1909 and died September 12, 1997. Both are buried in Caro, Tuscola County. The family was from New England and then up into Canada and then down here.

 

EDGAR E. PUTNAMSaginaw, Saginaw County

He is 60 WI NY MA and is the state manager for a machine company. His wife Annie is 55 CAN. A niece Iris Gardner 25 MI is with them as she was in 1920.

 

FRANK G. PUTNAMSaginaw, Saginaw County

He is 62 WI NY CT and is a broom salesman. His wife Emily A. is 45 UT and Frank G. 8 MI. He is a son of John Putnam and his first wife Maggie and has been right here since the 1870s.

 

HARRIET P. PUTNAMSaginaw, Saginaw County

She is 58 IA NY CT single and lives by herself as she did here in 1910 and 1920. She was single in Ionia County in 1900. She is a daughter of Charles and Anna Putman from Franklin County Iowa. She was home there in 1880. Dutch family. She is a Christian Science Practitioner.

 

HARRY N. PUTNAMSaginaw, Saginaw County

He is 27 MI MI MI and is a firefighter for the City like his dad was. His wife Rose Petolski is 25 Yugoslavia. They have Dorothy V. 7, Nelson L. 5 (he was born here August 28, 1924 and will die here August 4, 2005. He will marry Shirley Jean Deshone September 26, 1943. She was born September 6, 1924 and will die August 29, 2012 at age 87. They are in Saginaw all their lives.), and Harry Jr. 4 all MI. Her sister Helen Petolski 27 YUG is also there. He is a son of Frank and Jennie Putnam and was at home here with them in 1920. He was born April 27, 1901 and will be here in Saginaw until he dies in January 1974.

 

LOUIS PUTNAMSaginaw, Saginaw County

He is 48 MI NY GER and is a laborer for a building contractor. His wife Ida is 47 Mi and they have Louise 22, Franklin 20, Genevieve 18 and Jane 12 all MI. They were all here in 1920 and I cannot ever find him before that. Based on the folks birthplaces, I would guess he is a son of James A. Putnam (from NY) and Maggie (from Prussia) who were here in Saginaw in 1880 and Louis was born in 1882. The son Franklin was born November 1, 1909 and will be here in Saginaw till he dies in July 1971.

 

WILLIAM PUTNAMSaginaw, Saginaw County

He is 26 MI MI MI and is a lathe operator at an auto part place. He is living with his now married sister Lucille 24 MI and her husband Alexander Schemp. They are children of Frank and Jennie Putnam and were at home with them here in 1920.

 

FRANK L. PUTMANCarsonville, Sanilac County

He is 42 MI NY CAN and is a barber. His wife Elizabeth is 31 MI and they have Donovan F. 9 MI (he was born June 22, 1920 and will die in Walled Lake Michigan January 19, 19998), and Theodore W. 2 MI. Elizabeth was his wife here in 1920 but was his second one. He is a son of Theodore and Sarah Putman, and was here with his folks in 1900, and here with a wife named Lydia in 1910. Theodore was from Montgomery County New York. Dutch family.

 

LUCILLE H. PUTMANLamotte, Sanilac County

She is 14 MI MI MI and listed as a granddaughter of Chester and Hattie Holcomb. I donít find her in 1920.

 

JENNIE PUTNAMManistique, Schoolcraft County

Jennie Shuler is now 65 VT and widowed. She had been married here to Arthur Smith Putnam for about 40 years. He died March 12, 1920. Jennie will die here in 1947. Arthurís line goes back into New Hampshire and then Massachusetts.

 

ANNETTA PUTNAMDurand, Shiawassee County

She is 81 NY and widowed as she has been for some 25 years. She is living with her married daughter Lula J. Goodspeed 53 MI and her husband Arthur. She is Annette Scribner, widow of Frank Putnam. Been here a long time now. Frank died back in the early 1900s. New England family.

 

JOSEPHINE PUTNAMDurand, Shiawassee County

She is now 81 MI and still widowed. Her divorced daughter Ethel Patten 51 MI is still with her too. She is the widow of William Henry Putman. They were here in Durand in 1900, in Vernon in 1910. She was widowed here in 1920. William was a son of William R. Putman and Hannah Waters. He was born in Clinton County New York, and was there in 1850. In 1860 the family had moved to Scotia, Shiawassee County. Dutch Family.

 

WARREN S. PUTNAMDurand, Shiawassee County

He is 44 MI CAN MI and his wife Lydia is 37 MI. He is an electrician for the steam railroad. He is a son of Benajah Putnam and Cora White from Leelanau County. He was there in 1900 and 1910. They were here in 1920. New England family from Canada.

 

MAUDE M. PUTNAMLaingsburg, Shiawassee County

She is 60 MI and widowed. She is a practical nurse with a Higgins family. Maude Mitchell was married to Cornelius Putman here in 1920 and in Clinton County in 1920. He was a son of Peter Johannes Putman and Julia Dennison, and was born in Scotia, Shiawassee County. Maude will die here herself in 1941. Dutch folks from New York State.

 

ROSE PUTNAMLaingsburg, Shiawassee County

She is 77 CAN and widowed. She is listed as a sister in law of Elmira Gardener 75 MI.

 

WILLIAM PUTNAMLaingsburg, Shiawassee County

He is 52 MI MI NY and owns a truck farm. His wife Jennie Hamilton is 51 MI. They were here in 1910 and in 1920. He is a son of Peter J. Putman and Julia Ann Dennison and was born here in Sciota. Dutch family.

 

EARL M. (MOULTON) PUTMANMiddlebury, Shiawassee County

He is 41 MI MI NY and owns a farm. His wife Mary Lou Snyder is 39 MI. They have George E. 16 MI and Grace 11 MI. Her widowed father George Snyder 69 MI is with them. He is Edson Barnet Putman and Emma Moultonís son and was at home in 1910 and married here in 1920. He was born June 6, 1888 and will die in Ovid Michigan in July 1981. Dutch family. The son George Edson was born June 13, 1913 and will die in 1971. He will marry Gayle Edith Galloway who was born January 22, 1915 and will die September 13, 1951.

 

EDMUND PUTMANMorrice, Shiawassee County

He is 69 CAN CAN CAN, and trims fruit trees for a living. His wife Maud is 59 WI. He is a son of George Putman and Susannah Robbins. He was in Wainfleet, Lincoln County Ontario with the family in 1871 and 1881. He in was in Wainfleet, Monck, Ontario in 1910 and in Saltfleet, Wentworth in 1911. His wife Susan Catherine Misner died of melancholia there on December 23, 1912 at a ĎHospital for the Insane.í Edmund then married another widow Catherine Tait whose maiden name was McGovern. Catherine died there in Wentworth on October 30, 1920.He was widowed there in 1921 and then headed down here. He just married Maud in 1923. He will die here October 3, 1932. Dutch family originally from New York State.

 

CLARA PUTMANOwosso, Shiawassee County

She is 52 IN IN KY and single and a saleslady in a store. I canít find her in Indiana in 1880 or 1900.

 

CLIFFORD H. PUTNAMOwosso, Shiawassee County

He is 27 MI MI MI and a salesman at a furniture store. His wife Grace E. McCully is 29 MI and they have Donald E. 5 MI. He is a son of Ray and Lottie Putnam from here. He was home here in 1920 and then his folks got divorced. They will adopt a son January 19, 1931 and name him James H. Putnam. New England family. The son Donald will marry Dorothy Neiman, also from here, March 25, 1950.

 

KATHERINE F. PUTNAMOwosso, Shiawassee County

She is 33 MI and divorced now. She has Helen M. 11 MI and Edward C. 10 MI. She is living with her widowed mother Sarah A. Cooper. Katherine married Edward Alfred Putmam here September 5, 1917 and they were here in 1920. They got divorced and he is out in Orange County California with his mother Margaret Howse Putman. Dutch family out of New York state before.

 

LEE PUTMANOwosso, Shiawassee County

He is 40 MI NY NY and his wife Ethel is 33 IL. He is an inspector in a foundry. Yet another couple I canít find earlier. They have been married 11 years so should be someplace.

 

LOTTIE PUTNAMOwosso, Shiawassee County

Charlotte Armaugher is 49 MI and divorced from Ray Putnam. They were here in 1920 and in Gratiot County in 1910. She has Harold 25, Reynold 23, Clyde 17, Fern 14 and Arneita 7 all MI still with her. Her eldest son Garnet has married but is nearby in Sciota. Ray was a son of Charles H. and Sarah Putnam. He was born in Gratiot County.

 

RAY PUTNAMOwosso, Shiawassee County

He is 53 MI NY NY and divorced now from Lottie Armaugher who is also in town with the kids. He is living with his married daughter Grace H. 30 MI and husband Archie McCully. Ray was a son of Charles H. and Sarah Putnam. He was born in Gratiot County. He was there married in 1910 and here in 1920. The family is from New England.

 

EDSON B. (BARNET) PUTNAMSciota, Shiawassee County

He is 71 MI NY OH and his wife Emma Adell Moulton is 65 NY. He owns his farm. He is a son of Barnet Johnson Putman and Melinda Cone. He was born here February 5, 1859 and will be here till he dies December 30, 1937. Emma will hang in until April 2, 1954 at age 90. Dutch family out of New York.

 

GARNET PUTNAMSciota, Shiawassee County

He is 23 MI MI MI and rents a farm. His wife Rose Belle Ward is 22 MI and they have Burl D. 5 MI (He was born August 13, 1925 and will marry Gloria May Krebhill in Laingsburg on November 3, 1946), Pearl Marie 3 MI (She was born August 29, 1927 and will marry Howard Waterman here in 1946) and Garnet Lyle. 4/12 MI (He was just born November 14, 1929 and will die in Laingsburg Michigan April 17, 1996 He will marry Dolores Ellen Ginther). They will have two more daughters Donna Mae born September 5, 1932 who will marry Wayne Wright in 1951 and Shirley Joan born August 31, 1937 who will marry LaVerne Russell. Roseís father Judson Ward 76 CAN is here too. Garnet Wilford Putman is the son of Cornelius Leighton Putnam and Maude Margaret Mitchell from here. The family is Dutch originally out of New York State. He was born January 1, 1907 and married Rose in 1925

 

G. (GEORGE) DEWEY PUTNAMSciota, Shiawassee County

He is 31 MI MI MI and rents part of his dadís farm which is next door to his uncle Edsonís farm. His wife Louise Remus is 29 MI and they have Hazel Corrine 9, Dale Remus 7 (he was born here October 8, 1922 and will die in Laingsburg April 17, 1997), Richard Keith 6, and Robert Frederick 5 (He was born August 7, 1925 and will die in Lansing May 11, 1998) all born here. He is a son of George Binton Putman and Cora Beeman and was born here September 15, 1898 and will be around here till he dies in February 1971.

 

GEORGE B. (BINTON) PUTNAMSciota, Shiawassee County

He is now 60 MI NY OH and works on his farm. He is still widowed. His wife Cora Beeman died here in 1905. His son Emerson Winfield 38 MI is still with him. Emerson was born August 16, 1891 and will die in Laingsburg in November 1970. He is still single, but will marry Eliza Barber Johnson here January 16, 1942. George will be here till he dies October 15, 1944. He was born here October 16, 1869, a son of Barnet Johnson Putman and Melinda Marie Cone. Dutch folks.

 

CHARLES E. PUTNAMVernon, Shiawassee County

He is 69 NY NY NY and owns a farm. His wife Hattie (Harriet Webster) is 65 MI. He should be the son of Philip Putnam and Catherine Keller of Otsego County New York. He was there in 1880. He married Harriet Ann Webster in Tuscola County August 17, 1882. They were in Bay County in 1900, Tuscola in 1910, Genesee County in1920 and now here. They are a part of the New York Dutch line.

 

WILLIAM E. (EUGENE) PUTNAMVernon, Shiawassee County

He is 68 NY NY NY and retired. His wife Carrie E. Gower is 64 MI. He first shows up in Genesee County in 1880 at age 17. He is there married in 1900 and here since. The IGI gives his name as William Eugene and he married Carrie Gower July 15, 1893 in Genesee County.

 

PAUL W. (WESLEY) PUTNAMWoodhull, Shiawassee County

He is 35 MI MI MI and owns a truck farm. His wife Maud E. Swarthout 35 MI, Donald George 14 MI (He was born March 8, 1916 and will die in Laingsburg in August 1937), Dorothy E. 12 MI, Leonard 11 MI (he was born November 18, 1918 and will die in Grand Rapids June 16, 1999). He is a son of George Putman and Cora Beeman from Laingsburg. He was born December 31, 1894 and will die in Bancroft Michigan in November 1972. He was at home in 1910 and married there in 1920. He married Maude July 31, 1915. Maude was born October 7, 1894 and will die February 27, 1943. They are both buried in the Putnam Cemetery in Laingsburg. Dutch family from New York State.

 

EDGAR S. PUTNAMPort Huron, St. Clair County

He is 53 MI CAN MI and his wife Florence is 38 MI. He has been single up till now. He got married just 3 years ago. He is a son of James Putnam and Sarah Jane Howe. He was born right here. He is a caulker at a shipyard. Florence was born June 13, 1889 and will be here until she dies in January 1976.

 

JAMES F. PUTNAMPort Huron, St. Clair County

He is 65 MI CAN CAN and a captain of a ferryboat. His wife Lilly is 73 OH. They were married here in 1920 and he was born here, a son of James Putnam (2531 from Ontario) and Sarah Jane Hough.

 

MARY E. PUTNAMPort Huron, St. Clair County

She is 60 MI GER CAN and widowed. She fits the wife of Dell Putnam in Berrien County but that gal is still there with him. Canít find anyone else that fits.

 

FRANCES PUTNAMSt. Clair, St. Clair County

She is 26 MI and has William 9, Catherine 7 and James 6 all MI. She lives with her parents William and Sarah Hendricks. She says she is married but heís not around. Donít find her in 1920. In 1920 Robert Putnam had a son Russell who would be 28 now. The rest of Robertís family is all in Emmet County now, but Russell is living with his brother Clarence in Flint right now. There is an obituary for the son James Russell shown here. He was born March 25, 1924 and will die in Mt. Clemens, Michigan May 12, 2008. He says his folks were Russell and Frankie Putnam so Russell was indeed the daddy. James will marry Alice DeLano in San Bernardino, California December 24, 1943.

 

GEORGE PUTNAMConstantine, St. Joseph County

He is 57 MI NY MI and his wife Marion 54 MI. He was born here, a son of Matthius Becker and Sarah Putman and been here all his life. He owns a farm. Dutch family.

 

CHARLOTTE PUTNAMMendon, St. Joseph County

She is 33 MI MI MI and single. She is a niece of Charles and Delia Calkins. She has been with them since 1900 except she was a patient at the Kalamazoo State Hospital in 1920. No idea who her folks were though but probably one of Ransom Putnamís sons who were here in Mendon in the late 1800s.

 

ABRAM PUTNAMAlmer, Tuscola County

He is 56 MI CAN CAN and owns a farm. His wife Clara Churchill is 56 MI and they have William O. 19 MI, Bessie M. 17 MI, Beryl G. 15 MI and Walter R. 11 MI (born November 11, 1918 and will die in Cass City Michigan November 21, 1996). There is also Emily Churchill 81 CAN listed as a grandmother. He is a son of William Oscar Putman and Mary S. Hitchcock, and was born in Kingston, Tuscola County. New England family. The son William Oscar was born September 24, 1910 and died December 25, 1961. He married Wilhelmina E. Westphal in December 1930. She was born September 16, 1911 and will die October 26, 1993.

 

CLAUDE K. PUTNAMAlmer, Tuscola County

He is 24 MI MI MI and he owns a dairy farm. His wife Fay Alene Bradley is 23 MI and they have Donald C. 5 MI. He is a son of Samuel G. and Grace A. Putman from here in the County. He was born May 13, 1905 and will die in Caro in May 1966. New England Family way back when.

 

RAY PUTNAMAlmer, Tuscola County

He is 40 MI CAN NY and owns a farm. His wife Margaret J. is 30 MI, and they have Raiola M. 11, Jean M. 9, Jane I. 6, Charles W. 5, Phyllis E. 3 and Raymond K. 1 all MI. His widowed father William Ezra Putnam 86 CAN CAN CAN is with them His mother Elizabeth Wilmot has died since 1920. William is a son of Thomas Putnam (2520) and Almira Griffith from Ontario and then Massachusetts and Vermont before that.

 

WILLIAM P. PUTNAMAlmer, Tuscola County

Heís 58 MI MI MI and owns a farm. His wife Christine Trickey is 58 CAN and they have Ethel 22 MI still at home. There are also grandkids Homer King 16 and Ethel King 14. He is a son of William Oscar Putman and Mary Hitchcock. He was at home with them in 1880 in Kingston, Tuscola County and they have been married here since 1900. They are five farms away from Ray and his family. New England line in both cases.

 

FRANK PUTMANArbella, Tuscola County

He is 25 MI MI M single and works on a farm. He is a son of George Putnam and Jennie Earns, and a grandson of Sidney Putnam and Catherine Quinn from Caro. He was born here September 14, 1903 and will die in Saginaw, Michigan May 21, 1967. He was with Sidney in 1910 and with his uncle Eli in Flint in 1920. He will marry Gladys Betty Shingler, she was adopted and her new last name was Dye. They will get married shortly on July 1, 1930. New England family down from Canada and then back to New York and Massachusetts.

 

CHARLES PUTNAMCaro, Tuscola County

He is 28 MI MI MI and works on the County Roads. His wife Edna McDurman is 25 MI and they have Edna May 5 MI. They live with her grandmother Susan McDurman 66 MI. He is Charles W. Putnam son of William P. and Christine Putnam. He was born July 16, 1901 in Almer and will die here in Caro in October 1967.

 

CHARLES B. PUTNAMCaro, Tuscola County

He is 61 MI CAN CAN and his wife Anna is 55 CAN. Also here are two nieces Irene and Virginia Whelan. He owns a meat market. He is a son of Abram and Mary Putnam from Lapeer County. He has been married here since the 1880s as have his folks. New England line.

 

ELVA PUTNAMCaro, Tuscola County

She is 45 MI and widowed now. Gertrude E. 14 MI, Clifton 11 MI (born August 11, 1918 and died in April 1985), and Ernest Jr. 5 MI are still at home. She was married to Ernest W. Putnam here in 1920. Ernest was a son of William Putnam and Elizabeth Wilmot from Canada. He was at home with them in 1900 here in Tuscola County. New England family.

 

HUGH PUTMANCaro, Tuscola County

He is 37 MI MI NY and is a Nazarene Minister. His wife Mabel is 34 MI and they have Lloyd 14 MI (born June 9, 1915 and died in February 1984), and Phyllis 5 Missouri. They were here in 1920. He is William Putnam and Mary Hitchcockís son. He was born here October 24, 1891 and will die here in February 1981. He was home with his folks in 1900 and married here in 1920. He will be married to Laura from Canada and they will be in Richfield, Genesee County in 1940.

 

JOHN PUTNAMCaro, Tuscola County

He is 71 MI MI US and his wife Jessie is 66 NY. He is a son of Joel Putnam and Eliza Stevens and was born here.

 

ROBERT JAMES PUTMANCaro, Tuscola County

He is 64 CAN CAN CAN and his wife Alice Harrington is 62 WI. He is a son of William Putman and Mary Chambers from Wells, Tuscola County. Robert was born in 1865 and will die here in 1932. Alice was born in 1867 and will die here in 1939. Both are buried in the East Dayton Cemetery. Dutch folks.

 

FRANK E. PUTNAMColumbia, Tuscola County

He is 29 MI MI IN and his wife Elsie M. is 26 MI. He rents a farm. He is a son of George B. and Ella Putman from Kingston, Tuscola County. He was there at home in 1900 at 8 months of age and in 1910. New England family. He was in Pontiac Oakland County just married in 1920.

 

ZEPH J. PUTNAMColumbia, Tuscola County

He is 46 MI CAN CAN. His wife Bonney Belle Johnson is 42 MI. Bonney was born December 26, 1887 and will die in Caro in April 1975. He rents a farm. Zephaniah is a son of William Putnam and Mary S. Hitchcock from Caro Tuscola County heís been here all his life. Dutch family.

 

LLOYD F. (PHILO) PUTMANDayton, Tuscola County

He is 40 MI CAN CAN and is a mason contractor (brick and stone layer to you folks). His wife Catherine is 35 MI. They have been married 14 years and have Roberta L. 11, Mary I. 9, Dorothy J. 6, William E. 4 and Lloyd P. (Patrick) 6/12 (Born September 23, 1929 and will die in Jackson Michigan March 9, 2006) all MI. He is a son of William Putman and Mary Chambers from here. He was with his widowed mother in 1900 and 1910 and then Ďoverlookedí in 1920, but was here. He was born August 25, 1889. He married Catherine February 12, 1917. He will be around till he dies in December 1972. Catherine will die in 1943 and he will later marry Teresa. Sorry, donít have last names. Dutch family.

 

ALFRED PUTNAMDenmark, Tuscola County

He is 37 MI MI CAN, his wife Susie is 39 MI and Alice 16 MI. He works on a farm. He is a son of William and Christina Putnam from here. He was born September 19, 1892 and will die in Caro February 14, 1967. He was home with them here in 1900 and married here in 1920. Susie was born in 1890 and will die here in 1964. New England lineage.

 

ROY PUTNAMDenmark, Tuscola County

He is 28 MI MI MI and rents a farm. His wife Elizabeth Mead is 25 MI and they have Donna J. 2 MI. He is a son of Abe Putnam and Clara Churchill from here. New England family that went up into Canada and then back down here.

 

HAROLD PUTMANElkland, Tuscola County

He is 16 MI MI MI single and works on the McDonald farm. He is a son of Ernest and Elva Putman from Caro. His dad died and his mom is still in Caro. I think these McDonalds are part of his motherís family. New England family.

 

SAMUEL G. (GARFIELD) PUTNAMEllington, Tuscola County

He is 48 MI MI MI and owns a farm. His wife Grace P. Wright is 43 MI and their son Floyd is 14 MI. The son Floyd was born here January 14, 1916 and will be here until he dies in Caro in July 1979. He is a son of William Oscar Putnam and Mary S. Hitchcock from Caro. He was born here August 10, 1880. New England Family.

 

ELI W. (WILLIAM) PUTMANGuilford, Tuscola County

He is 41 MI MI CAN. He works on a farm. His wife Edith J. Freeman is 38 MI. They have Jesse E. 19 (born September 8, 1910), Lillie May 17 (born April 12, 1912 and will die January 12, 1987. She married an Allbee), Sidney 13 (born in March 1917), Eli William Jr. 11 (born September 8, 1919 and will die in Vassar, Tuscola County on July 28, 2002. He will marry Rosa Martin here on January 19, 1943), Thomas E. 7 (born August 19, 1992 and will die in Mayville Michigan November 14, 1988), Stella G. 5 (born July 12, 1923 and married a Parker), Luella C. (born October 22, 1927. She married a Hollister) 2 and Rachel E. (born July 26, 1929 and married a Congdon) 1 all MI. He is a son of Sidney and Catherine Putnam from around here. He has been here except in 1920 when he was in Genesee County with his widowed mother Kitty. Eli was born May 14, 1888 and will die in Caro, Tuscola County February 1963. Edith was born in Akron, Tuscola County July 31, 1892 and will die in Caro November 18, 1953. They will have Grace born and died in 1931, Norris James born June 24, 1923 and died June 12, 1985, William H. born October 2, 1935 and Lucille M. born February 4, 1937 and died September 14, 1953. New England family.

 

RUSSELL PUTNAMIndianfields, Tuscola County

He is 44 MI CAN MI. His wife Gertrude Crittenden is 45 MI. They are both cooks at the Michigan Farm Colony for Epileptics. They are staff and not patients and live there rent free. Not bad. He is a son of William Ezra Putnam and Elizabeth Wilmot from here. Gertrude was born December 19, 1884 and will die here in February 1968. New England line that went up into Canada during the War of 1812 and stayed on.

 

MARY M. PUTMANTuscola, Tuscola County

She is 78 MI and widowed. Her son Oscar is 39 MI and single. Oscar runs the farm his folks own. Oscar was married to Gertrude Rockwell in Clinton County in 1920, but they were divorced soon afterwards.Mary Marie Randall had been married to John William Putnam and Irene Waltz. He was born here, his dad was from Vermont. New Englanders.

 

HAROLD PUTNAMVassar, Tuscola County

He is 21 MI MI MI and his with Thelma Isabell Hudson is 22 MI. They have been married 4 years and have Richard 3, Doris 2 and Betty 1 MI. He is a molder at a foundry. Harold William Putnam is a son of Samuel and Grace Putnam from Ellington here in the County. He was born July 22, 1908 and will die here in March 1980. Thelma will die soon, probably in childbirth, and he will marry Aileen Annette Mileski later this year. New England Line.

 

CLAUDE A. (ALEXANDER) PUTNAMWells, Tuscola County

He is 50 MI CAN CAN and is a stone mason doing contract work. His wife Jennie May Brady is 44 MI. They have a mob at home. Stanley 23 (born January 20, 1907 and died May 23, 1986), Delos 21 (born September 23, 1908 and died March 5, 1974), Austin 14, Clifford 7 (born June 24, 1922 and died in Farwell Michigan September 17, 2002), Marjorie 3 and Junior W. (Peter Walton) 1 are all single. Then we get his son Osborn Claud 24 (Osborne was born September 18, 1905 and will die in Saginaw October 31, 1968), his wife Orpha Kelley 19 and daughter Bettie A. 3/12. Orpha was born in 1910 and will die here in 1998. Next his son Hobart 19 (Hobart was born August 23, 1910 and will die in Saginaw April 27, 1979) and wife Annalee Brown 20. According to Hobartís gravestone he later married a girl named Mary Ellen on April 3, 1956. The stone shows she was born in 1920 and alive in 1979. I guess she remarried as she wasnít buried there. Everyone was born here in Michigan of course. Stanleyís wife Olive M. Kelley was born October 14, 1916 and she died April 23, 2001. They were married September 14, 1931. She was Orphaís sister. The son William Delos married Retta Rebecca Fisher in Caro on February 2, 1931. Claude is a son of William Putman and Mary Chambers from here in Wells. He was born in Wells Township December 25, 1879 and will die right here February 17, 1955. Jennie was born October 7, 1885, and will be here till she dies September 28, 1975. Their son Austin L. was born April 8, 1916 and will die in action in WWII on October 5, 1942. This is a Dutch family that went from New York up into Canada and then back here in the 1860s. This is the line of Mark Putnam of Caro, Tuscola County who has done a great deal of work on this Dutch line. Peter Walton is Markís dad.

 

FRANK C. PUTNAMSouth Haven, Van Buren County

He is 43 MI MI IN and still single. His widowed mother Justina Batson 68 IN is with him as she has been for a while. His dad was Eber Putnam and they were all here in 1900 and his dad was in Berrien County before that and was a son of Perley Putnam from New York and the family from New England before that.

 

JESSE J. PUTMANScio, Washtenaw County

He is 45 MI IN IN and his wife Barbara M. (Mary) 31 MI. They have L. (Leonard) Henry 9 MI and Robert N. 7 MI. They were in nearby Ann Arbor in 1920. He is a grinder at a spring factory. Canít find him earlier than 1920 though.

 

MARGARET R. PUTNAMYpsilanti, Washtenaw County

She is 53 CAN and now widowed. She was married to William Sargent Putnam here in 1920. He had been single up till then, so I guess she just wore him out.

 

MARY B. PUTNAMYpsilanti, Washtenaw County

She is 69 MI NH NY and still single. She is a daughter of Daniel Putnam and Sarah Elizabeth Burnham. She has been here all her life. She was living here with her brother William in 1910 and then by herself in 1920 as he just got married then. She is still teaching at the Normal College here.

 

GEORGE P. (PARSONS) PUTMANDearborn, Wayne County

He is 52 MA MA MA and a salesman in a shoe store. His wife Amanda Stark is 50 MI SWED SWED. She was born December 30, 1879. They have Ruth 26 IL, Eileen 8 (really 21) MI and Shirley listed as 20 but probably the 8 that got stuck on Eileen. He is a son of John Howard Putnam and Antoinette Parsons from Revere, Massachusetts. He was born December 27, 1875 in West Medford, Massachusetts. They were in Berrien County in 1910 and nearby here in Detroit in 1920. They will be here forever. George will die here in 1955. I donít know when Amanda died, but he later married her younger sister Elsa who will die in California in 1959.

 

ABE & JOHN PUTMANDetroit, Wayne County

They are two brothers from Georgia and are Negroes. John is 30 his wife Dora 24 and Abe is 29.

 

ALICE PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

She is 67 MI and widowed. She was here in 1920 and back into the 1800s married to John Fletcher Putnam from Canada who died here in 1926. He was a son of John W. Putnam from Vermont before moving to Canada. She was born in 1862 and will die here in 1940.

 

ARTHUR A. (ANDERSON) PUTMANDetroit, Wayne County

He is 39 NY NY NY and is a draftsman in an adding machine company. His wife Leola is 39 MI. In 1920 she was alone here simply listed as Mrs. Arthur Putman. He is a son of Elisha Putman and Ella M. Hill from DePeyster, St. Lawrence County New York. He was home in 1900 and 1910 and then I guess out here, as they were married in 1915. He was born in 1890 and will die here in 1959. Dutch Putman Family.

 

ARTHUR O. PUTMANDetroit, Wayne County

He is 31 MI MI MI and a salesman for oils and lubricants. His wife Mildred is 27 CT and they have Robert A. 8 MI and Edward O. 6 MI. In 1910 he or someone like him was listed as a stepson of Charles Colby in Eaton County. His wife Martha was his mother. I canít find them in 1900 so no clues as to the daddy. There was a message posting about the son Robert. He was born April 9, 1922 and was killed in action October 21, 1944.

 

AUGUST PUTMANDetroit, Wayne County

He is 34 BELGUIM, Madeline 33 BELGUIM and they have Madeline 9 MI. They were here in 1920.

 

C. (CLINTON) GUY PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 61 OH OH OH. He is a pharmacist at a drug store. His wife Marie Rogers is 56 MI and their son Lynn L. is 26 MI. Their son Norris is here in Detroit and is also a pharmacist, probably same drug store as Guy. Same with his son Donald who is just married in Highland Park. He is a son of Alpheus Putman and Amanda Inman from Sandusky County Ohio. They were in Three Rivers, Saint Josephs County in 1910 and here in 1920. German family from Pennsylvania and Maryland before that.

 

CHARLES PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 53 NY NY NY and he is a carpenter contractor. His wife Gertrude James is 54 PA and Horace 25 PA. They were here in 1920 and in Bradford Pennsylvania in 1900 and 1910. He is a son of Nelson Henry Putnam and was with them in Livingston County New York in 1880.

 

CHESTER S. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 40 MI NY MI and is president of a construction company. His wife Iva B. Whiting is 41 MI. He has a half brother Emery Zimmerman 22 MI. He and Iva were here in 1920, Ďmissingí in 1910 and in 1900 he was with his widowed mother Myrtle Putman in Kalamazoo. His brother Earl is here in town now and also was in 1920. He married Iva in Canada on December 1, 1913. On that marriage license he stated his parents were Louis D. Putman and Merta Van Syckle and that he was born in Kalamazoo Michigan,

 

CLYDE PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 34 NH RI RI (VT VT VT actually) and is manager of a printing company. He has been married 6 years to Ida 33 MI. She has a daughter Irene 17 from a previous marriage. He was born in Vermont and was in Pawtucket Rhode Island in 1900 at age 3. He is a son of Albert and Katherine Putnam from Springfield, Vermont. They were in Newport, New Hampshire in 1910. Clyde was single here in Wayne County in 1920.

 

DONALD W. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 46 OH OH OH and is an electrical installer for the railroad. He was married here in 1920 to Ruby Jackson who I guess has died. He has a new wife Cora 23 CAN. They have Erma Jean 13 MI and Eleanor 8 MI from the first marriage and Gertrude J. 2 MI from the current marriage. He is a son of Lafayette and Mary Putnam and was at home with them in Fountain County Indiana in 1900 and Indianapolis, Indiana in 1910. New England family.

 

EARL R. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 21 MI MI OH and single. He lives with his married sister Josephine 30 MI MI CAN (which is correct) and husband Ledd McIntyre. They are children of Charles and Stella Putnam from Alcona County. His folks are still there now. Charles Eleazer Putnam is a son of Sidney Putnam and his first wife Romela Forsythe. He was born in Tuscola County November 1, 1870. Sidney was a son of Eleazer Putnam and Margaret Dawson from New York State.

 

EARL T. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 38 MI NY MI and is secretary and treasurer for a construction company (his brother Chester is president). His wife Jane is 39 MI. Also here is his sister Marguerite 35 MI and her husband Bernard Sparks. These two and Chester were all with their mother Myrtle in Kalamazoo in 1900 and no daddy. The brothers were here in Detroit and married in 1920.

 

EDGAR M. PUTMANDetroit, Wayne County

He is 68 CAN CAN CAN and is a janitor at a bank. His wife Ellen A. McEwen is 67 SCOT. His name is Edgar Eli Putnam and is a son of Ephron Elijah Putnam and Lodema Putnam (yes also a Putnam) from Blenheim, Kent, Ontario. He married Ellen in 1891 in Chatham, Kent. They were here with some kids in 1920.

 

ELIZABETH PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

She is 27 IL OH IN single and boarding at the Ballington Club. She is a lab technician at a receiving hospital. She is a daughter of Charles Marsh Putnam and Anna McDonald. She was at home in Champaign County Illinois in 1910 and then with her folks out here in Gratiot County Michigan in 1920. Her folks are still there now.

 

ELMER PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is Elmer Ellsworth Putnam28 MA MA MA and a tool maker at a tool factory. His wife Mabel is 30 MI. He is a son of Arthur Lawson Putnam number 2170 and Leora Arnold of Sutton, Massachusetts. He was born in Douglas, Massachusetts in 1901 and was home in 1910 and in Harrisville, Rhode Island in 1920.

 

ERNEST C. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 25 MI MI MI and his wife Mary Brown is 27 MI. Her brother Floyd Brown 16 MI is living with them. He sells auto parts. I canít ever find him earlier than this.

 

FLOYD H. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 34 IL IL IL and is a building contractor. His wife Kathleen is 30 OH and they have Floyd H. Jr. 8 MI and Earl J. 3 MI. He is a son of Orlin Uzziel Putnam and Minnie B. Herring (probably his middle name) from Macomb, McDonough County Illinois. He was born August 4, 1895 and will die in Taylor Michigan in January 1974. I donít find them in 1920, but they have been married 12 years and were probably here. His dad had remarried and was in Oregon by then. New England family.

 

FRANK E. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 61 IL IL IL and works in an automobile plant as a task maker. His wife Lillian is 60 IL and they still have Ruth B. 27 IL at home. They were here in 1920 and in Chicago in 1900 but I canít find him earlier.

 

GEORGE E. PUTMANDetroit, Wayne County

He is 30 CAN CAN CAN and does brake service on cars. He has been married a year to Marie L. Clark 23 MI and they have Clark O. 5/12 MI. Her brother Harry Clark 21 MI is here too. Heís a newcomer.

 

GEORGE R. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 21 MI US US and not working. His wife Anna is 20 NY and they have Pauline 2 MI. Best guess is he was with his mother Hattie Schwartz Putnam here in Detroit in 1910 at age 2 and then Ďmissingí in 1920. Whoever he is, he is in Toledo, Ohio with a new young wife Mary in 1940.

 

HAROLD D. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 36 MI NY OH and his wife of 5 years Nell M. is 37 MI. He owns a printing something. He is a son of DeCosta Putnam and Martha Cox and was born in Ovid, Clinton County. New England Family that came through Jefferson County New York.

 

HAROLD B. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 34 MA MA CAN single and boarding. He is a salesman for a printing plant. He is a son of George Francis and Isabel Putnam. He was home with his folks in 1900 in Malden, Mass. and I have no idea where he was since then, not in Massachusetts at any rate.

 

HARRY PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 37 MI CAN CAN. His wife Emily Martha Grosenbacher is 33 ENG, and they have Phyllis 12 CAN, Bernice 9 CAN and Harry 8 MI (Harry was born July 26, 1921 and will die in Berkley Michigan March 14, 1997). He is a son of Stephen B. Putnam and his second wife Sarah E. Smith. The family was from Chatham, Kent, Ontario but were in Ypsilanti in about 1891 through the early 1900s. Harry Howard was born here in December 1891. Then the family went back to Canada in the early 190ss. Harry married Emily there October 2, 1916, and then came back to Detroit in time to be in the 1920 census. Family was originally from New England.

 

HARRY S. (STICKNEY) PUTMANDetroit, Wayne County

He is 63 (should be 68) ME ME ME and an electrician in an auto plant. His wife Lellia Eldert is 53 MI, Helen is 23 NY and Robert E. 13 PA. He is a son of George Quincy Hill Putnam and Sarah Stickney from Penobscot County Maine. He married Lela or Lelia Eldert June 15, 1901 just over the border in Essex County Ontario, Canada. They were both unmarried in Massillon, Ohio in 1900. I canít find them in 1910, but they were here in 1920.

 

HERBERT J. (JOHNSON) PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 67 CAN CAN CAN and is an auditor at a laundry. His wife Blanche is 64 NY. He is a son of Thomas R. Putnam and Elizabeth Van Vliet. He was born in Ontario, but came here with his folks in the 1860s. He has been married to Blanche for 46 years now.

 

HOWARD E. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 57 MI CAN CAN and his wife Mary Pitman is 39 MI and they have Steven P. 12 MI and her father Charles H. Pitman is 74 MI. Howard is a son of Thomas Rolfe Putnam and Elizabeth Van Vleet from Canada and then here in the 1870s. Thomas was number 2538, a son of Joshua Putnam (1142) and Mary Barrows. Josh was a son of Seth Putnam (452c) who went into Canada in the 1790s from Vermont. Elizabeth is a daughter of Alvin Van Vleet from Holland. She was born in Quebec November 2, 1829 and died here in Detroit October 13, 1913. Thomas died here on July 10, 1916. Mary is Howardís second wife. He married Ann Palmer here in 1893.

 

HUGH PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 40 MI NH PA and a bricklayer. His wife Rosanne is 30 MI. They have been married 3 years. Canít find him any earlier than this.

 

ISRAEL C. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 55 CT CT CT. He lists a wife 55 CT but no name and the note Ďabsentí is in the space. He is a tool maker. He is a son of Giles Putnam and Mary Ellen Burnham From East Hartford, Connecticut He was at home there in 1880. His wife is Lena and she was with him with his widowed mom in Hartford in 1920. Donít know where she is now.

 

JESSIE R. PUTMANDetroit, Wayne County

She is 57 MI and now widowed. Her daughter Vera is 27 MI. She was here in 1920 married to Richard H. Putman who was a son of David L. Putman and Melissa Grimm from Ingham County. They were there through 1910. Dutch family.

 

JOHN M. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 38 CAN CAN CAN and an accountant in a meat packing company. His wife Gwendolyn is 31 ENG. They have been married a year and have Pamela just born this month.

 

LAWRENCE PUTMANDetroit, Wayne County

He is 26 AR AR AR and a machine operator in an auto plant. He is the son of Bennett Putman and Cordellia Ezra Benton from Crawford County Arkansas. He was born there September 9, 1905.

 

LAWRENCE PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is Lawrence Gilbert Putnam 30 CAN ENG CAN. His wife Gertrude Beck is 29 CAN and they have Lawrence Jr. 7 CAN and Douglas 6 CAN. Her brother William Beck 27 CAN is living with them. He is a son of John Harry Putnam and Florence Beaton from Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario. He was born June 6, 1899. He married Gertrude Irene Beck in York County Ontario on July 1, 1921. They came to this Country in 1924. He is a salesman for an automobile dealer. According to an obit, he will die in March 1980 in Saint Clair Shores Michigan.

 

LEO PUTMANDetroit, Wayne County

He is 39 PA PA CAN and operates a streetcar. His wife Marie is 35 CAN and they have Vivian 11 MI. Actually he was born in Canada, but was in Potter County Pennsylvania in 1900 along with his widowed mother Laura. Anyway, Leo is a son of Harmon Putman and Laura Culp from Wainfleet Ontario Canada. Harmon died there in 1897. Leo was born January 6, 1891 and will die in Belleville Michigan in October 1982. He was married and had his mom with him in St. Clair County Michigan in 1920. Dutch family originally from New York.

 

LESLIE C. (CHARLES) PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 27 MI MI CAN, and his wife Leona S. is 24 IL. He is an attorney in general practice. He is a son of Charles B. and Anna Putnam from Caro, Tuscola County. He was born February 7, 1903 and will die in Grosse Point February 12, 1995. He was home there in 1910 and 1920. New England family that went up into Canada a while back.

 

LILLIAN PUTMANDetroit, Wayne County

She is 37 MI and has Lynn 19 MI CAN MI and Robert 14 MI CAN MI. She is lodging but states she is still married. Lillian Rawling was married to Roy Putnam from Canada in Adrian, Lenawee County in 1910 and 1920. Right now he is back in Adrian with his widowed dad Lester Harry Putnam. The son Robert B. was born here July 8, 1915 and will die in Toledo, Ohio April 6, 1998. He will marry Nellie M. Hardy. She was born December 27, 1914 and will also die in Toledo July 27, 2003. Lillian, Robert and Nellie are all in Toledo in 1935 and 1940.

 

MABEL S. (STELLA) PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

She is 46 CAN CAN CAN single and works in a department store. She lives with her sister Laura 48 CAN and her husband Roy Brockway 56 MI. They are daughters of Ezra Blackmore and Emily Putnam and were with their folks here in 1900 and 1910.

 

MAGGIE PUTMANDetroit, Wayne County

She is 49 GA her son Henry 16 GA. They life with her married daughter Corrine Brown 19 GA. This is a Negro family.

 

MARY J. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

She is 64 MI and widowed. Her daughter Anna May is 28 MI MI MI. She was married to Charles H. Putnam here in 1910. Then she was widowed here in 1920. Charles was a son of Edward Putnam and Sarah Ellis from Genesee County.

 

MAUDE PUTMANDetroit, Wayne County

She is 49 NY and widowed and has her son Edward 28 NY and divorced with her. In 1910 she was in Naples, Ontario County New York with Edward and a sister Eveline. The kids were NY MI NY so their dad was from out here. Maud was on her second marriage to a guy named Edward Ryan. I donít find her or Edward in 1920.

 

MERTON R. (ROMAIN) PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 50 MI NY MI and runs a hotel. His wife Emma is 51 MI. They have a niece Catherine Cassel 24 MI. He is a son of Romain and Ellen Putnam of Flint. They were here in 1920.

 

NELSON E. PUTMANDetroit, Wayne County

He is 19 OH MI OH and lives with his remarried mother Anna J. 37 OH and her new husband Charles E. Dyer 43 MI. Second marriage for both. Anna was married to George O. Putnam in Toledo Ohio in 1920. George was a son of Monroe J. Putman and Amelia White from Ingham County Michigan, and was there with the family in 1900. He married Anna in Canada on June 15, 1914.

 

ORVILLE PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 35 MI CAN SCOT and is a building contractor. His wife Florence is 30 MI and they have Virginia 9 MI, Dorothy J. 7 MI, John O. 3 FL (John was born July 21, 1926 and will die here in Detroit January 25, 1992), and Joan M. 4/12 MI. He is a son of Edgar Eli Putnam and Ellen McEwen from Blenheim, Kent Ontario. He and the family were here in Detroit in 1920 (folks still here now), but I donít find them earlier. They obviously were here in the 1890s, but may have gone back to Canada for a while.

 

PERNETTA (VERNETTA) PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

She is 16 MI US MI and lives with her mother Pearl Gordon 36 MI. Both are listed as single. They were here in 1920. Pearl Gordon was married to Samuel Ray Putnam from Almer, Tuscola County. They obviously werenít married very long. Vernetta was born in Caro, Tuscola County February 23, 1913.

 

R. (ROGER) NORRIS PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 27 MI OH MI and his wife Eleanor 27 CAN. He is a pharmacist in a drug store, the same one his dad works in I would guess. He is a son of Clinton Guy Putman and Maria Rogers from here. This is a German family from Pennsylvania. The family was in Sandusky Ohio before coming up here.

 

RICHARD R. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 63 KS VT VT and his wife Helen 57 MI. They both are public school teachers. Their just married daughter Eleanor Rohrbach 27 MI is with them. He is a son of Robert and Julia Putnam. His family moved to Kansas in the 1860s and then to Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County. They were here in 1910 and 1920. He will die here in 1940.

 

ROBERT P. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 51 OH OH OH and a painter in an auto factory. His wife Bessie is 50 OH and they have Marvin R. 26 OH (born January 22, 1904 and died here in Detroit June 9, 1988) and Nolen 23 OH. He was born in Ross County Ohio, a son of Samuel Putman and Elizabeth Galbreath. He was at home in Ross County in 1900, in Columbus Ohio in 1910 and here in Detroit in 1920. German family from Hampshire County VA.

 

ROBERT R. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 33 MI MI MI and an automobile mechanic. His wife Ruth M. is 35 MI. They have been married 4 years and have Gloria 2 MI. No such person ever existed as a Putnam here.

 

ROSCOE PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 65 MA MA IRE and widowed. He is living with his daughter Pearl 39 NH and her husband Alphonse Majkowski 35 IL. He is Roscoe George Putnam, a son of Frederick Putnam, son of William Putnam (1819) from Orange, Mass. He was married to Amanda Isabel Bliss, and they and Pearl were in Leominster Mass. in 1900 and 1910.

 

ROY A. (ADAM) PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 34 CAN CAN CAN and is a bank teller. His wife Ruth Kathleen Huggins is 30 CAN and a bookkeeper at a bank, probably same one. They came into the Country in 1925. He is a son of Lewis Archibald Putnam and Abigail Frieze Roy. Lewis was a son of Augustus Putnam and Amelia Smith from Maitland, Hants. His mother Abbie Roy is a daughter of Adam Roy and Mary Thompson. He was born November 1, 1896 out in Cape Breton, but the family was from Maitland, Hants Nova Scotia and were back there by the 1911. Roy will die here February 27, 1987.

 

TERESIA E. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

She is 69 CAN and widowed. Teressa Dwyer is the widow of Harrison Putnam from Kent Ontario Canada. They were all here in 1900. He died here in 1906.

 

WAYLAND A. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 29 PA NY NY and a mail carrier. His wife Beulah is 24 IN. They have a stepdaughter from her first marriage Carol 4 MI and a son Richard 5/12 that is theirs. He is a son of Charles E. and Gertrude W. Putnam and they were in Detroit in 1920 and in Bradford Pennsylvania in 1900 and 1910.

 

WAYNE PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 29 CAN CAN CAN and lives with his married sister Anna E. 31 CAN and her husband Fred A. Wagner 30 MI. He is a son of Sheridan Hammond Putnam and Anna Robinson from Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada. He was born January 31, 1901 and was at home in Port Arthur in 1911 and probably 1921 but that census isnít out yet. This is a New England family that went up into Canada years ago in the 1780s, and then came down here in the early 1900s.

 

WAYNE W. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 39 OH OH OH and an assistant vice president of something I canít make out. His wife Hazel C. is 34 IN and they have Greer H. 12 OH and Janet M. 8 OH. His widowed dad, James B. Putnam 69 OH NY IRE. He is a son of James B. and Minnie Putnam and was at home in Wooster Ohio in 1900 and 1910.

 

WILLIAM H. (HENRY) PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 47 MI MI MI and a watchman at an automobile plant. His wife Louise F. Wilt is 50 MI and they have Leona A. 25 MI and Adene 16 MI. He is a son of Edward J. Putnam and Mary Simonds from Port Huron St. Clair County. They have been there up until now. New Englanders.

 

WILLIAM P. (PITT) PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 59 OH OH OH and a chemist. His wife Alice A. Fuller is 57 MI and Marcia is 26 MI. Aliceís widowed father Edwin Fuller 88 NY is still with them. They have been here since the early 1900s. He is a son of Israel Waldo Putnam (#3814) and Harriet Ripley. He was born back in Belpre, Washington County Ohio on November 12, 1870.

 

WILLIAM S. PUTNAMDetroit, Wayne County

He is 35 KY KY KY and sells adding machines. His wife Mary Rose is 34 KY and they have Frances 10 GA. He is a son of Forrest Lee and Lettie Putnam from Louisville. Forrest was a son of Dr. Joseph Whitney Putnam and Eloisa Sanders. The family originally came down out of Stow Massachusetts.

 

DONALD PUTNAMHighland Park, Wayne County

He is 29 MI MI MI and a pharmacist in a drug store. He has been married a year to Dorla Merrifield 30 MI. They live with her folks Wilbur and Alvena Merrifield. Dorla was born here September 27, 1899 and will die in Clinton Township in September 1973. Donald is a son of Clinton Guy Putman and Maria Rogers in Detroit. His dad is a pharmacist and Don probably works there as well as his brother Roger. German family from Pennsylvania and then Ohio.

 

HARNELL PUTNAMHighland Park, Wayne County

He is 22 MI CAN GER and is single. Probably misspelled or something. No such guy in 1920.

 

LOUIS PUTMANHighland Park, Wayne County

He is 30 NY NY NY single and boarding. He is a clerk in a grocery store. He was in Detroit in 1920. He is a son of Frank and Josie Putman of Fulton County NY. He was there in 1900 only 3 months old. Dutch Family.

 

HELEN PUTNAMNankin, Wayne County

She is 40 MI and married. She is a patient at the Wayne County Insane Asylum. Canít find her married to anyone here in 1920.

 

CLYDE PUTNAMNorthville, Wayne County

He is 60 MI NY MI and does odd jobs. His wife Ellen Hicks is 55 MI. Clyde Hazen Putnam is a son of George Lewis Putnam and Mary Hazen. He was born in Oakland County and has been there up until now, New England family.

 

HENRY PUTNAMTaylor, Wayne County

He is 86 NY MA NY. He is living with his married daughter Clara Gee 60 MI and her husband Frank as they were here in 1920 and back in Eaton County in 1900. Henry is a son of John and Mary Putnam from Milan, Monroe County. He was there in 1860 and 1870 and then in Eaton County. His son Miles lives nearby in Wyandotte. New England family from Massachusetts.

 

NILES (MILES) PUTMANWyandotte, Wayne County

He is 58 MI MI MI and a repairman at a factory. His wife Martha Long is 57 MI and their daughter Myrtle is 25 MI and single. They have been here under various spellings since the late 1800s. He is a son of Henry Putnam and Nancy Collins. He was born when the family was in Monroe County Michigan. In 1880 the family was in Fulton County Ohio and then they were all back in Michigan in 1900. His folks have been in Eaton County but his dad is listed just above in Taylor, Wayne County. Miles was born in 1871 and will die here in Taylor in 1953. Martha was born in 1873 and will die here in 1950.

 

CHARLES PUTNAMCadillac, Wexford County

He is 46 MI CAN MI and is an engineer for the steam railroad. His wife Rose is 38 MI and they have Thelma 18 MI, Bernard C. 16 MI (born August 28, 1913 and will die in Flint Michigan on November 17, 1998), Helen 11 MI and Russell 5 MI. He is a son of Harmon Tousey Putnam and Clara May Gates and was at home in Osceola County in 1900. They were here in 1920

 

CHESTER PUTMANCadillac, Wexford, County

He is 39 MI NY MI and is a fireman on a steam railroad train. His wife Gertrude White is 36 MI and they have twins Virginia 12 MI and Cora 12 MI, Russell 11 MI, Edna 8 MI and Kenneth 2 5/12 MI. He is a son of James and Eunice Putman of Kingsley, Grand Traverse County. He was in Missaukee County in 1910. They were in Grand Rapids in 1920. This family is Dutch from New York This branch went to Canada and then back into New York and then out here.

 

WILLIAM R. PUTMANCadillac, Wexford County

He is 44 MI IN US and is a foreman at a chemical plant. His wife Leona M. is 29 MI, and they have Jesse J. 10 MI (born December 3, 1919 and will die in Newaygo Michigan in April 1985), Luman or Leeman R. 8 MI, Lena M. 6 MI and Nettie M. 3 MI. They were here in 1920. He looks to be the son of William Putman and Nancy Welch of Muskegon, Muskegon County as shown at home in 1900.