Richard Putnam1

b. 16 July 1590
Richard Putnam|b. 16 Jul 1590|p9948.htm|Nicholas Putnam|b. c 1540\nd. 1598|p9933.htm|Margaret Goodspeed|b. 16 Aug 1556|p9934.htm|||||||John Goodspeed||p9936.htm|Elizabeth (—?—) (Goodspeed)||p9937.htm|

8th great-granduncle of Ruth Minerva Fairfield.
10th great-granduncle of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Fairfield and Allied Families
     Richard Putnam was baptized on 16 July 1590 in Stewkley, Buckinghamshire, England.2,3 He was the son of Nicholas Putnam and Margaret Goodspeed.1
Additional Data
Richard Putnam was mentioned in his father Nicholas Putnam's will dated 1 January 1597/98.4 Click to view image


  1. [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), xlvi.
  2. [S902] G. Andrews Moriarty Jr., "The English Ancestry of John Putnam of Salem, Massachusetts", The American Genealogist Vol. 15, no. 1 (July 1938): 14.
  3. [S901] Eben Putnam, Putnam Genealogy, xlvi, noting that he had not found Richard's baptism record.
  4. [S901] Eben Putnam, Putnam Genealogy, xlv.