Priscilla Putnam1

b. 4 March 1657, d. 16 November 1704
Priscilla Putnam|b. 4 Mar 1657\nd. 16 Nov 1704|p9468.htm|Captain John Putnam|b. 27 May 1627\nd. 7 Apr 1710|p9469.htm|Rebecca Prince||p9470.htm|John Putnam|b. 17 Jan 1579/80\nd. 30 Dec 1662|p9900.htm|Priscilla (—?—) (Putnam)||p9901.htm|||||||

6th great-grandmother of Ruth Minerva Fairfield.
8th great-grandmother of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Fairfield and Allied Families
Appears on charts:
Pedigree for Ruth Minerva Fairfield
     Priscilla Putnam was born on 4 March 1657 in Salem Village, Essex County, Massachusetts.2 She was the daughter of Captain John Putnam and Rebecca Prince.2 She was baptized 14: 5 mo: 1667 (14 July 1667) in First Church, Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts.3 She married Joseph Bailey, son of John Bailey and Eleanor Emery. She died on 16 November 1704 in Salem at age 47.4 She was buried in Wadsworth Cemetery, Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts. "Priscilla, w. Joseph, and d. Capt. John Putnam a. 47 y."4,5

Children of Priscilla Putnam and Joseph Bailey


  1. [S852] Essex Institute, Vital Records of Salem, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem: Newcomb & Gauss, Printers, 1916-1925), 2: 207.
  2. [S852] Salem VR (published), 2: 216.
  3. [S901] Eben Putnam, A History of the Putnam Family in England and America, Volume I, Recording the Ancestry and Descendants of John Putnam of Danvers, Mass., Jan Poutman of Albany, N.Y., Thomas Putnam of Hartford, Conn. (Salem: The Salem Press, 1891), 29.
  4. [S852] Salem VR (published), 5: 64, citing gravestone record, Wadsworth Cemetery, Danvers.
  5. [S1066] Unknown author, "Descendants of John Bailey of Salisbury", Essex Antiquarian vol. 5, no. 7-9 (July 1901): 123.
  6. [S864] Essex Institute, Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem: Newcomb & Gauss, Printers, 1911), 2 vols., 1: 34.
  7. [S864] Newbury VR (published), 1: 51.
  8. [S864] Newbury VR (published), 1: 47.
  9. [S864] Newbury VR (published), 1: 49.
  10. [S864] Newbury VR (published), 1: 50.