Captain Jonathan Putnam1

b. 17 March 1659, d. 2 March 1739
Captain Jonathan Putnam|b. 17 Mar 1659\nd. 2 Mar 1739|p9853.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-granduncle of Ruth Minerva Fairfield.
8th great-granduncle of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Fairfield and Allied Families
     Captain Jonathan Putnam was born on 17 March 1659 in Salem Village, Essex County, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Captain John Putnam and Rebecca Prince.1 He was baptized on 14 July 1667 in First Church, Salem; 14: 5 mo: 1667.2 He married first Elizabeth Whipple, daughter of Thomas Whipple and Elizabeth (—?—).3 He married second Lydia Potter, daughter of Anthony Potter and Elizabeth Whipple?.3 He died on 2 March 1739 in Salem Village at age 79.3 He was buried in Wadsworth Cemetery, Danvers.3


  1. [S852] Essex Institute, Vital Records of Salem, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem: Newcomb & Gauss, Printers, 1916-1925), 2: 213.
  2. [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.
  3. [S901] Eben Putnam, Putnam Genealogy, 63.