Genealogical & Family History of Northern, NY
Pages 48-55

William Richard Cutter, A. M.
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Online Edition by Holice, Deb & Pam


SHELDON. John Sheldon, immigrant ancestor, was born in England, in 1630, died in 1708. He settled in providence, Rhode Island, and was a tanner by trade. He testified February 23, 1675, in relation to the corn mill at Pawtucket that he was forty-five years old. He deeded land, May 18, 1685, to his eldest son, Timothy, and on the same day sixty acres to John and Nicholas, his sons. He was taxed in 1687; deputy to the general assembly in 1702. He deeded his homestead to his son Nehemiah, March 20, 1708, on condition that he maintain his father the remainder of his life. He married (intention of marriage, March 6, 1659, and marriage, March 29, 1659-60) Joan, daughter of ----------------- and Fridgswith (Carpenter) Vincent. Children: 1. Timothy, mentioned below. 2. John, born in Pawtucket. 3. Mary, married, January 12, 1688, Stephen Arnold. 4. Nicholas, died November 23, 1747. 5. Nehemiah, born 1672, died 1754.

(II) Timothy, son of John Sheldon, was born in Rhode Island, March 29, 1661, died in 1744. He lived in providence. He was a cooper by trade. He married Sarah, daughter of Alexander and Jane (Holbrook) Balcom. He deeded t his son Timothy, January 22, 1714, land with house, and other lands December 6, 1716, to his brother, John Sheldon, and to his sister Martha, April 20, 1724. He gave the homestead by deed January 20, 1738, to his sons Daniel and he was living March 31, 1744. Children, born at Providence: 1. Martha, May 5, 1687. 2. Timothy, March 1, 1689, mentioned below. 3. Daniel, January 29, 1691. 4. Mary, August 1, 1693.

(III) Timothy (2), son of Timothy (1) Sheldon, was born March 1, 1689. He lived at Providence. He married (second) Rebecca --------------. Children, born at Providence: 1. Timothy. 2. Son, died in Providence. 3. Wealthy Ann, 1713. 4. Daniel, 1715. 5. Rev. Benjamin (twin). 6. Benajah (twin). 7. Jonathan. 8. Rev. James, of Troy.

(IV) Rev. James Sheldon, son of timothy (20 Sheldon, was born in Providence in 1726. He married Diadam Perry. Children, born at Providence: 1. Cynthia, 1751, lived at Kinderhook, New York. 2. Daniel, 1753, of Newport, New York. 3. Urania, 1754, of Troy, New York. 4. Roxalana, 1755. 5. James, mentioned below. 6. Mary, 1758, lived in Genesee County, New York. 7. Asa, 1872, of Utica, New York. 8. Lucretia, 1764, of Attleboro, Massachusetts. 10. Leafe, 1766, of Troy. 11. John, 1768. 12. Mercy, 1769. 13. Rebecca (twin), 1773. 14. Timothy, (twin), 1773. No 9.

(V) James (2), son of Rev. James (1) Sheldon, was born in 1750, died in 1819. He settled in northern New York after the Revolution. From Albany, New York, he removed to Trenton, that state, and built a stone hotel there, conducting it for many years. He was a soldier from providence in the Revolution and was at Fort Groton at the time of the massacre. He was a minute man and after putting his wife on a horse went to the fort but found the gate closed and he with others fought outside. His wife barely escaped with her life on horseback. He married Mary Chesborough Lord. Children, born at Providence and in New York: 1. Asa Lord, mentioned below. 2. Thomas, 1783, died young. 3. Thomas M., 1784, lived at Turin. 4. Mary C., 1786, married John Harris. 5. Timothy, 1788, lived at Gouverneur, New York. 6. Henry B., 1690, lived at Remsen, New York. 7. James, 1792, lived at Buffalo. 8. Abby, 1794, married Andrew Billings. 9. Elijah, 1796. 10. Lydia, 1800, lived at Leyden.

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(VI) Asa Lord, son of James (2) Sheldon, was born in Providence, September, 1781. He attended the public schools but was largely educated by his own reading and study at home. He was a soldier in Sacketts Harbor. When but a boy he began to work at lumbering and he superintended a lumber camp for three years. In 1804 he came to Martinsburg, New York, located on a tract of wild land, which he cleared, and set out an orchard. This farm is now owned by his grandson, Edward Morgan Sheldon, and consists of about one hundred and fifteen acres. He followed farming successfully all his life. In politics he was a Democrat until the Republican Party came into being and afterwards a Republican. He held the office of commissioner of deeds and coroner of Lewis County. While he was coroner it became his duty to investigate the murder of which Lawrence McCarthy was afterwards hanged. This is the only case of capital punishment ever inflicted in this county. He died November 8, 1869; his wife January 21, 1869. Children: 1. George Avery, born July 5, 1709, died October 10, 1836. 2. Augustus Perry, November 18, 1813. 3. James Henry, January 20, 1816, died September 4, 1871. 4. Morris Holmes, February 8, 1819, died young. 5. Harriet Cornelia, October 30, 1820, died May 5, 1831. 7. Martin, mentioned below.

(VII) Martin, son of Asa Lord Sheldon, was born January 20, 1833, in Martinsburg, New York, and was educated in the common schools, Lowville Academy and a select school at Martinsburg. He then taught school nine terms, six in the town of Martinsburg, and three in the vicinity. He then engaged in farming on the homestead in Martinsburg, first making a specialty of raising wheat, and later other grains, and in keeping a dairy. In politics Mr. Sheldon was formerly a Republican, now a Prohibitionist, and active in the temperance movement. From 1872 to 1882 he was supervisor of the town of Martinsburg and from time to time he was elected to other offices of trust and honor. He was the last town superintendent of schools, being succeeded by a county superintendent. He married, March 28, 1854, Margaret C., born in Charlotte, Vermont, September 29, 1832, daughter of Rev. Calvin and Eliza (Robbins) Yale. Her father was a son of Calvin Yale, who was born in Lenox, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Children: 1. Mary Alene, born November 15, 1855, died in 1876. 2. Charles Edward, 1858, died aged three years, seven months. 3. Fanny Theodosia, January 16, 1865; was a student at Wellesley College, graduate of Corneal University, took a post graduate course at Chicago University, now a prominent educator. 4. Edward Morgan, September 27, 1866; attended the public schools, Lowville academy, and Cornell University, from which graduated with the degree of A.B., and Cornell Law School, was clerk for a time in the law offices of President Cleveland's firm; Bissell, Cleveland & Bissell, of Buffalo, and is now in active practice in Buffalo; spends his summers on the homestead; married Annie Sabina Armstrong, children: 1. Elizabeth. 2. Margaret. 3. Anna. 4. Martin Armstrong. 5. Harried Cornelia. 5. Dr. Harriet Eliza, March 10, 1870; attended Lowville Academy; graduate of the Hanhnemann Medical College of Chicago; practiced three years; attended Moody's Institute of Chicago; engaged in mission work in Chicago and at Hamilton, Ontario; went to Africa as a missionary in January, 1909. 6. Margaret Blossom, died young. 7. William Martin, died at the age of six years.

CAMPBELL. The family of Campbell is on record in the Mohawk Valley as early as 1754. According to the federal census of 1790 there were at least four families of

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the name in Canajoharie, Mohawk Valley, at that time, as follows: James, who family consisted of four males over sixteen and seven females: John, three males over sixteen and four females: John, one male over sixteen, two under sixteen, and five females; Samuel, two males over sixteen, one under sixteen, and four females. In 1754 David Campbell, a native of Ireland and of Scotch Irish ancestry, "was in Schenectady; acquired great wealth as a merchant, a portion of which he left to a nephew, Dr. Campbell, of London, who resided in this country several years." David was judge of the court of common pleas for Albany County in 1771; married Engeltie, daughter of Arent Samuelse Bratt; had a son David, baptized November 15, 1768. There were others of the name, early settlers. Kennert, a Revolutionary soldier, was living in 1820, aged seventy-seven.

(I) Timothy Campbell, son of Ludwick Campbell, was a native of New York State, and a land owner in Luis County. Child: Daniel, mentioned below.

(II) Daniel, son of Timothy Campbell, was reared on his father's farm. After he became of age he learned the blacksmith's trade and followed it in connection with farming. When the Erie Canal was being built he secured contracts for stone work at the locks and other places where there was stone construction. Until 1867 he kept a store and hotel at Jacksonburg. In the latter year he removed to Lewis County, and later to Mohawk. After the death of his wife he returned to Lewis County, where he died at Lowville. He married Eliza, daughter of James Rankin. She died in 1867. He died in 1891. Children: 1. Julia. 2. James T., mentioned below. 3. Daniel. 4. Henry.

(III) James T., son of Daniel Campbell, was born January 30, 1840, in the town of Jacksonburg, Little Falls, Herkimer County, New York. He was educated at the Little Falls and Lowville academies. In early life he worked with his father in various enterprises and gained a general knowledge of contracting, which he has made his life work. In 1867 he located in Lowville. He was at that time a young man, but of such knowledge and experience that he at once began to secure important contracts. His first undertaking was the erection of the State Street Bridge across Mill Creek. This was satisfactorily completed and was the commencement of along and successful career as a contractor of building and railroad construction. He erected in Lowville, the engine house, the railroad house at the depot, the asylum building at the County Alms House, the Baptist Church on State Street, the Smiley Block, and many others. All his work was well done and gained for him a reputation as a man of integrity and ability. It was not as a contractor and builder, however, that he was principally engaged. His largest operations were in railroad construction, grading the road beds and erecting culverts and bridges. Of this last work he did a great deal, and at the time of his death had a large contract on hand, namely, the building of the Lowville and Beaver River Railroad. Though he started with a limited capital he soon secured such a good standing among men of means that money in plenty was easily obtained to finance his operations, and in time he acquired a good property. In politics he was a life-long Democrat, and in 1884 had the distinction of being elected supervisor of Lowville, being the only Democrat to hold that office for sixty years. He was also trustee of the town, and county superintendent of the poor. In 1891-95 he was superintendent of the Black River Canal, and was also intimately connected with Lowville Water Company and the Lewis County Agricultural Society. In church membership he was a Methodist, and faithful in all his church obligations. He was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons. He belonged to the Lowville Club. He married, September 9, 1868, Carrie E., daughter of Lewis and Elizabeth Ann (Putnam) Campbell, born February 27, 1850. Her family,

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Lewis Campbell, was born 1817, died June 1, 1885. He was a blacksmith, and carriage maker by trade, and also owner of a farm. He married, 1849, Elizabeth Ann, daughter of Malachi, born October 16, 1772, died April 18, 1849, and Sarah (Blount) Putnam, born February 7, 1782. She was born in 1824, died September 2, 1868. Her family settled in Lewis County in 1805 or 1806. Children: 1. Charles. 2. George. 3. Carrie E., mentioned above.

James T. Campbell, died January 6, 1905. His wife survived him and lives in Lowville. Child of James T Campbell: Henry, born June 29, 1869.

PUTNAM. Putnam is an ancient English surname, taken from the place name, Puttenham. This town is mentioned in the Doomsday Book (1086). It was a part of the great fief known as the Honor of Leicester. The parish of Puttenham is situated in Hertfordshire; near Bedfordshire and Buckingham. The coat-of-arms to which all the American descendants of this lineage are entitled is: Sable, between eight crosses crosslet fitchee (or crusily-fitchee) argent, a stork of the last, beaked and legged gules. Putnam is a distinguished name in American history, and boasts two revolutionary heroes--general Israel Putnam and Colonel Enoch Putnam.

(I) Simon de Puttenham is the first of the name of whom there is definite record in England, and was probably the lineal descendants of Roger, who held the manor of Puttenham under the Bishop of Baieux, 1199.

(II) Ralph de Puttenham is supposed to have been son of Simon; he lived in 1217, and held a knight's fee in Puttenham.

(III) Richard de Puttenham lived in 1273, believed to be the son of Ralph.

(IV) John de Puttenham lived in 1291, in the manor of Puttenham.

(V) Thomas Puttenham lived in the time of Edward I. He is said to have married Helen, daughter of John Spigornell. He had sons, Roger and Henry.

(VI) Roger Puttenham, son of Thomas Puttenham, was of age before 1315, and was high sheriff of Hertfordshire in 1322. He married Alina ------------.

(VII) Henry Puttenham, son of Roger Puttenham, lived from 1300 to 1360.

(VIII) Sir Roger Puttenham, believed to be son of Henry, was born about 1320 and died in 1380.

(IX) William Puttenham is believed to be the son of Sir Roger and was of Puttenham, Penne, Sherfield, Warbleton. He married Margaret Warbleton, daughter of John de Warbleton. Children: 1. Henry, mentioned below. 2. Robert. 3. William.

(X) Henry Puttenham, son of William Puttenham, was over sixty years old in 1468 and died July 6, 1473. He inherited the estate of his father. He married Elizabeth, widow of Geoffrey Goodluck. Her will was dated December 25, 1485, and she desires to be buried in the Chapel of St. Mary the Virgin, in All Saints of Istelworth.

(XI) William Puttenham, son of Henry Puttenham, was born about 1430 and died in 1492. He married Anne, daughter of John Hampden, of Hampden, county Bucks. His will was dated July 10, 1492, and was proved at Lambeth, July 23, 1492. He directs that his body he buried before the image of the blessed Virgin Mary in the Chapel within the church of the Hospital of the Blessed Nary, called the Elsingspytem, in London. Children: 1. Sir George, heir, knight. 2. Edmund, of Puttenham, died without issue. 3. Nicholas, of Penne, ancestor of the American family. 4. Frideswide. 5. Elizabeth. 6. Alionore, married Richard Pigott. 7. Brigide. 8. Agnes.

(XIII) Nicholas Puttenham, son of William Puttenham, lived at Puttenham Place in Penne. This estate probably came into the family in 1316 in the time of Roger Puttenham. Putnam Place is now a farm

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house, and a railway station perpetuates the name. Nicholas was born about 1460. His will was made in 1526. Children: 1. John, of Penne. 2. Henry, mentioned below.

(XIV) Richard, son of Henry Putnam, was probably the eldest son and lived at Eddleborough and Woughton. His will is dated December 12, 1550, proved February 26, 1556-57. He directs that his body be buried in the churchyard at Woughton. Children: 1. John, mentioned below. 2. Harry, of Woughton, whose will was dated July 13, 1579, proved October 3, following. 3. Jona, married Prior to 1550.

(XV) John, son of Richard Putnam, was of Rowsham, in Wingrave, and was buried in Wingrave, October 2, 1573. His wife was probably Margaret, who was buried January 27, 1568. His will is dated September 19, 1573, proved November 14, of that year. he directs that he be buried in the churchyard at Wingrave. Children: 1. Nicholas, mentioned below. 2. Richard, of Wingrave, died with out issue, and buried at Wingrave, June 24, 1576. 3. Thomas, of Rowsham, died without issue and was buried at Wingrave, July 2, 1576; married, November 16, 1574, Agnes Britnell. 4. Margaret, married at Wingrave, June 14, 1573, Godfrey Johnson.

(XVI) Nicholas, son of John Putnam, was born about 1540, and lived at Wingrave until about 1585, when he removed to Stewkeley. He inherited property from his father and both his brothers. His will is dated January 1, 1597, proved September 27, 1598. He married, at Wingrave, January 30, 1597, Margaret, daughter of John and Elizabeth Goodspeed. She was baptized at Wingrave, august 16, 1556, died January 8, 1618-19, buried at Aston Abbotts. She married (second) December 8, 1614, William Huxley. Children, baptized at Wingrave: 1. Anne, October 2, 1578; married at Aston Abbotts, January 26, 1504-05, William Argent. 2. John, January 17, 1579, mentioned below. 3. Elizabeth, February 11, 1581; married, October 22, 1612, Edward Bottome. 4. Thomas, September 20, 1584. 5. Richard, living in 1597.

(XVII) John, son of Nicholas Putnam, was baptized at Wingrave, County Bucks, England, January 17, 1579. He was the immigrant ancestor. He inherited the estate of Aston Abbotts. He lived probably in Skewkeley with his parents until his father's death, when he took possession of the estate at Aston Abbotts, where he lived until he went to New England. He was called husbandman in 1614. He is supposed to have married Priscilla Deacon in 1611 or 1612. He was an early settler at Salem, Massachusetts, and according to family tradition came there in 1634; but the first record of him is March 21, 1640-41, when his wife was admitted to the church, and in the same year he received a grant of land. he was admitted to the church April 4, 1647. He was a farmer by occupation. His handwriting indicates a good education. He was well off, one of the wealthy men compared to his neighbors. Before his death he gave farms to his sons John, Nathaniel, and probably to the others also. John received his by deed March 31, 1662. John Putnam died in Salem Village, now Danvers, December 30, 1662, aged eighty years. Children: 1. Elizabeth, baptized in England, December 20, 1612. 2. Thomas, mentioned below. 3. John, baptized July 24, 1617; died young. 4. Nathaniel, baptized October 11, 1619. 5. Sarah, baptized March 7, 1622-23. 6. Phebe, baptized July 28, 1624. 7. John, baptized May 27, 1627; died April 7, 1710, in Salem; married, September 3, 1652, Rebecca Prince.

(XVIII) Lieutenant Thomas, son of John Putnam, was baptized at Aston Abbotts, Bucks County, England., March 7, 1614-15, died at Salem village, May 5,

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1686. He married (first) October 17, 1643, at Lynn, Ann, daughter of Edward and Prudence (Stockton) Holyoke. Her father, was the great-grandfather of Edward Holyoke, president of Harvard College, 1737-69. The Holyoke family was one of the most prominent and aristocratic in the colony. Ann (Holyoke) Putnam died September, 1665. He married (second) at Salem, November 14, 1666, Mary Veren, widow of Nathaniel Veren, a rich merchant formerly of Salem. She died March 16 or 17, 1694-95. In 1684 Mrs. Putnam in the apportionment of seats in the meeting house at the village was seated in the first or principal pew reserved for women. Thomas Putnam was an inhabitant of Lynn in 1640; freeman in 1642; selectman in 1643. He was admitted to the Salem church April 13, 1643. In 1640 he received from the town a grant of fifty acres of upland and five acres of meadow. In 1645 he was appointed by the general court to end small causes, an office which was renewed in 1648. November 11, 1648, he was chosen as grand juryman in Salem, and December 1-, 1655, constable for the same time. He was also the first parish clerk in Salem village, and was prominent in the local military and ecclesiastical affairs. Besides the offices above mentioned he held the various position of "layer out the highways," "inspector of bridges," "to care for rates for the minister," etc. October 8, 1662, the general court confirmed his appointment as lieutenant in the troop of horse. When the general court permitted the inhabitants of Salem Farms to become a separate parish, October 8, 1672, Lieutenant Thomas Putnam was made chairman of the committee chosen to carry on the affairs of the new parish, and on November 25, 1680, he and Jonathan Wolcott were chosen deacons, the first mention of deacons in the village records. December 27, 1681, they were continued in office. In 1682 occurs the first list of taxpayers at the village, headed by Thomas Putnam. According to this list, he with his two brothers and their sons-in-law, were by far the wealthiest men in the village. Besides inheriting a double portion of his father's estate, he came by his second marriage into possession of considerable property in Jamaica and Barbadoes.

The homestead of Thomas Putnam, although somewhat enlarged, is still standing, and is now known as the "General Israel Putnam House." It is situated east of Hathorne's Hill in the northern part of Danvers, and was occupied by his widow in 1692. His son Joseph also lived here during his opposition to the witchcraft proceedings. There was also a town residence in Salem, situated on the north side of Essex Street, extending back to North River. He died in Salem Village, May 5, 1680. His will was dated July 8, 1680; in it he gave to his son Thomas the eastern half of his estate in Salem village; to son Joseph the western half; to son Edward another estate on the western side of St. Peter's Street. To each of the children he gave a large estate in Salem village and a valuable piece of meadow. Mr. Upham in his "Salem Witchcraft" thus sums up the character and position of Thomas Putnam: "Possessing a large property by inheritance, he was not quite so active in increasing it (as his brother) but enjoying the society and friendship of the leading men, lived a more retired life. At the same time he was always ready to serve the community when called for, as he often was, when occasion arose for the aid of his superior intelligence and personal influence." He wrote a very fine hand, and had evidently received a good education.

The will of his widow, Mary, was dated January 8, 1695-96, proved May 20, 1695. Children of first wife, all except Sarah recorded at Salem: 1. Ann, august 25, 1645. 2. Sarah, baptized July 25, 1648, at Salem. 3. Mary, October 17, 1649. 4. Thomas, march 12, 1652. 5. Edward, July 4, 1654, mentioned below. 6. Deliverance.

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September 30, 1659. 7. Prudence, February 28, 1661. Child of second wife: 8. Joseph, September 14, 1669, father of Major-General Israel Putnam.

(XIX) Deacon Edward, son of Thomas Putnam, was born July 4, 1654, at Salem village, died there March 10, 1747. He was made freeman in 1690 and December 3, 1690, was chosen deacon of the First Church, in Danvers. His name stands second on the list and is followed by the names of thirteen of his descendants who have served in the same office. Like all of his family, he was a farmer, and in his will he styles himself "yeoman." He lived in what is now known as Middleton, but in the last years of his life occupied a house not far from the church at the village. During the witchcraft troubles, he was a member of the party which brought charges against so many people. His course in these proceedings shows, however, that he acted only as he believed was right and good for the community. His action was never bitter or vehement; he merely testified as to what he had seen and to what appeared to him to be probable. In those days when it was somewhat rare to find men outside the ministry who had any literary ability, Edward Putnam appears to have been an exception. He had a good education, and was evidently fond of books and of writing. He was the first historian and genealogist of his family, and his account of the family, written in 1733, is the basis upon which all future work of the same kind has been founded. He married, June 14, 1681, Mary Hale. His will was dated March 11, 1731, proved April 11, 1748. Children: 1. Edward, April 29, 1682. 2. Holyoke, September 28, 1683. 3. Elisha, November 3, 1685, mentioned below. 4. Joseph, November 1, 1687. 5. Mary, August 14, 1689. 6. Prudence, January 25, 1692. 7. Nehemiah, December 20, 1693. 8. Ezra, April 29, 1696. 9. Isaac, March 14, 1698. 10. Abigail, baptized May 26, 1700, at Salem village.

(XX) Deacon Elisha, son of Deacon Edward Putnam, was born November 3, 1685, in Salem village, died in Sutton, June 10, 1745. In 1723 he evidently lived in Topsfield, and is described as a "husbandman." In that same year, with others, he bought five hundred acres of land in the Nipmuck country, this being the northern half of the grant of the grant of one thousand acres to Colonel Elisha Huntington and Isaac Addington, in 1713. One week after the purchase, the land was mortgaged to Thomas Hutchins, of Boston, for six hundred pounds. He settled in Sutton, but at what date is unknown; possibly in 1725. In the year 1725 the name of Putnam first appears on the Sutton records, the particular mention being that of Elisha Putnam and his appointment as one of a committee to treat with the minister. From this time to his death Elisha Putnam was prominent in church and town affairs. He was representative to the general court, town clerk and treasurer, besides holding many minor offices. He was admitted to the church in 1730 and chosen deacon in 1731. He was a very useful citizen and much respected. He married (first), February 10, 1710, in Salem, Hannah Marble, of Salem; (second), February 15, 1713, Susanna, daughter of Jonathan and Susan (Trask) Fuller of Topsfield, born 1695. Children, first five born in Salem village, remainder in Sutton: 1. Elisha, born December 2, 1715-16, mentioned below. 2. Hannah, baptized September 8, 1717. 3. Nehemiah, March 22, 1719. 4. Jonathan, July 19, 1721. 5. Susanna, baptized September 8, 1721. 6. Mary, June 12, 1725. 7. Stephen, April 4, 1728. 8. Amos, July 22, 1730. 9. Eunice, July 6, 1732. 10. Huldah, May 25, 1734. 11. Rufus, April 9, 1738.

(XXI) Elisha, son of Deacon Elisha Putnam, was born either in Salem village or Topsfield, December 2, 1715-16, died in 1738, at or near Crown Point. He lived in Sutton, or in that part of the town now called Oxford. During the French and In-

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dian War he served in the provincial army, and during the campaign of 1758 against Ticonderago lost his life. He married, March 3, 1742, Lydia, daughter of Philip and Mary (Follansbee) chase, born august 12, 1722. She married (second), may 26, 1762, John Daniels. Children, born in Grafton, Massachusetts: 1. Andrew, May 2, 1742, mentioned below. 2. Elisha, December 4, 1745. 3. Antipas, July 4, 1747. 5. Luke, October 5, 1755, served as private in the Revolution. 6. William, January 7, 1758.

(XXII) Andrew, son of Elisha Putnam, was born May 2, 1743. He lived in Winchester and Greenfield. He married, January 10, 1764, Lucy Park. Children: 1. Lydia, April 20, 1765. 2. Eunice, May 25, 1767. 3. Captain Andrew, March 11, 1769. 4. Malachi, October 14 or 16, 1772. 5. Sarah, July 28, 1774. 6. Peter, August 5, 1776. 7. Stephen, April 8, 1783. 8. David, January 11, 1783. 9. Sally, married, February 2, 1808, Isaac Colburn. 10. Lucy, married Jeremiah Ball. 11. Mary, born April 5, 1789.

(XXIII) Malachi, son of Andrew Putnam, was born October 14 or 16, 1772, in Winchester, died in Lowville, New York, aged seventy-five. He married, September 13, 1802, Sarah Blount, born in Herkimer, New York, February 7, 1782. Children, except the last two born in Lowville: 1. Calvin, March 30, 1804. 2. Minerva, May 4, 1806. 3. Perley, January 24, 1808. 4. Chauncey, May 21, 1810. 5. Harvey, December 10, 1812. 6. John, January 2, 1815. 7. Minerva, July 5, 1820. 8. Sereno James Monroe, December 20, 1820. 9. Seymour, February 2, 1822, in Rodman, New York. 10. Elizabeth Ann, May 18, 1824, in Rodman; married Lewis Campbell. (See Campbell.)


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