Lieut. James Putnam1

b. 4 September 1661, d. 7 April 1727
Lieut. James Putnam|b. 4 Sep 1661\nd. 7 Apr 1727|p9854.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
     Lieut. James Putnam was born on 4 September 1661 in Salem Village, Essex County, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Captain John Putnam and Rebecca Prince.1 He was baptized 14: 5 mo: 1667 (14 July 1667) in First Church, Salem.2 He married first Sarah.3 He married second widow Mary Rea on 6 March 1719/20 at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts.3 He died on 7 April 1727 in Salem Village at age 65.3


  1. [S852] Essex Institute, Vital Records of Salem, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem: Newcomb & Gauss, Printers, 1916-1925), 2: 212.
  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, 66.