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Edmund Putnam (1603 - 1675)

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Edmund Putnam
Born in Greenwich, Kent, Englandmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Salem, Essex, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
Putnam-117 created 11 Feb 2011 | Last modified | Last edit: 12 Sep 2016
18:44: Cheryl (Aldrich) Skordahl edited the Biography for Edmund Putnam. (added see also "England Births and Christenings" found at familysearch) [Thank Cheryl for this]
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Christening: 19 FEB 1604: Woughton On Grn, Buckingham, England

Death: ABT 1675 : Salem, Essex, Province of Massachusetts Bay Removed ABT from Death Date and marked as uncertain.

Burial: ABT 1675: Salem, Essex, Province of Massachusetts Bay

On the Salem Witch Trials [1]:

""There being Complaint this day made before us, By Edward Putnam and Henery Keney Yeoman both of Salem Village, Against Martha Cory the wife of Giles Cory of Salem farmes for suspition of haveing Comitted sundry acts of Witchcraft . . ." This quote appears with a profile on There is, however, an interesting discussion here about whether the Edward Putnam mentioned in the above passage is really the person in this profile. Probably best to see the evidence and judge for yourself (but even then, perhaps defer to the judgement of those who have a deep background on this history. --Bob S.

Ancestral File Number: 9NJT-1X


S-2084458989 Repository: #R-2142055895 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. No REPO record found with id R-2142055895.

S1388632807 Repository: #R1350374592 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Repository R1350374592 Name: Address: Note:

S32 Repository: #REPO6 Type: Ancestral File Title: Ancestral File (TM) Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Publication: June 1998 (c), data as of 5 JAN 1998 Abbreviation: Church Resources - Ancestral File (TM)

see also

  • "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2014), Edmunde Putman in entry for Margery Putman, 02 Feb 1624; citing SAINT ALPHAGE,GREENWICH,KENT,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 942.1 C4G V. 2.

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On 3 Mar 2016 at 02:29 GMT Sandi Wiggins wrote:

Edmund and Edward were merged at my suggestion, but they're not the same man. I shall try and rectify.

On 12 Feb 2016 at 01:56 GMT Sandi Wiggins wrote:

Putnam-1511 and Putnam-117 appear to represent the same person because: This appears to be a clear duplicate

Edmund is 17 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 20 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 20 degrees from Michael Phelps, 25 degrees from Neil deGrasse Tyson and 14 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II of the Commonwealth Realms on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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