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Susannah Putnam

Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 10, 1840 (71)
Harmar, , Ohio, USA
Place of Burial: Marietta, OH, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Brig. General Rufus Putnam (Continental Army) and Persis Putnam
Wife of Christopher Burlingame
Mother of Martha Putnam line Robbins; Betsey Burlingame; Edwin Burlingame; Persis Maria Miles; Rufus Putnam Burlingame and 6 others
Sister of Elizabeth Putnam; Persis Howe; Abigail Browning; William Rufus Putnam; Edwin Putnam and 3 others
Half sister of Ayres Putnam

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About Susannah Putnam

Birth: Aug. 5, 1768 Brookfield Worcester County Massachusetts, USA Death: May 10, 1840 Harmar Washington County Ohio, USA

Susanna Putnam and Christopher Burlingame were married by her father, on December 13, 1787. It is said that when Chirstopher asked General Putnam for his daughter's hand in marriage, the General agreed with the condition that the Burlingames come to the Ohio Lands when they were opened for setterment. Susanna and Christopher came to Marietta, Ohio in 1790 with the Putnam family, and moved into the Campus Martius Stockade. At the time they had two daughters Persis Maria, who married Benjamin Hubbard Miles; and Susanna, who was a baby when they left Massachusetts, she married George Corner. The Burlingames had nine children born in Ohio, Martha, who married Samuel Prince Robbins; Lucy, who married Zephaniah H. Bosworth; Edwin, who married Jane Evans; William; Elizabeth, who married Nathaniel Dodge; Christopher, who married Elizabeth Rose Bartlett then Eliza A. Heath Francison; Rufus Putnam, who married Jane Morrow then Hester Morrow then in 1853 Helen gillette Gurley; John Bennett, who married Emeline Morrow then Charlotte Hull Gurley; and Sarah, who married James Callahan. The Burlingames lived in Harmer, Ohio, and where among the first members of the Harmar Congregational Church.

Family links:

 Rufus Putnam (1738 - 1824)
 Persis Rice Putnam (1737 - 1820)

 Christopher Burlingame (1753 - 1841)

 Susanna Burlingame Corner (1790 - 1864)*
 Edwin Thomas Burlingame (1796 - 1888)*
 Rufus Putnam Burlingame (1805 - 1898)*

 Ayres Putnam (____ - 1762)**
 Elizabeth Putnam (1765 - 1820)*
 Susanna Putnam Burlingame (1768 - 1840)
 Abigail Putnam Browning (1770 - 1803)*
 William Rufus Putnam (1771 - 1855)*
 Edwin Putnam (1776 - ____)*
 Martha Putnam Tupper (1777 - 1842)*
  • Calculated relationship
    • Half-sibling

Burial: Harmar Cemetery Marietta Washington County Ohio, USA

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Susannah Putnam's Timeline

August 5, 1768
Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
September 21, 1788
Age 20
Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
June 5, 1790
Age 21
Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
March 19, 1792
Age 23
Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, USA
July 15, 1794
Age 25
Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, USA
November 26, 1796
Age 28
Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, USA
March 22, 1799
Age 30
Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, USA
April 18, 1801
Age 32
Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, USA
April 18, 1803
Age 34
Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, USA