Births, Death, Marriages People of Color:

African Americans and Native Americans Putnam, Connecticut

 Based on Manuscript Records, Office of the City Clerk at Putnam, Connecticut

As Compiled by Thomas L. Doughton 

©1996 Thomas L. Doughton

Excerpted from manuscript vital records listing for people of color,

in original documents designated as black, negro, colored, African or Indian

Births, Deaths, Marriages 1855-1929

Additional Deaths 1930-1969

 Births, Deaths, Marriages: Putnam, Connecticut

(From Volume 1: 1855-1868)

Births

June 12, 1856 ---- Malbon[e], male, born son of Nelson Malbon[e], 30, black, laborerer, Ralz[??] Malbon[e], 27, black, both residing Putnam (Putnam VR1: 2)

Nov. 12, 1857 ---- Ockrey, male, born, son of Samuel Ockrey , colored, laborer, & Charlotte Ockrey, colored, residing Putnam (Putnam VR1: 4)

Jan. 12, 1861 ---- Ockrey, born, child of Francis Ockrey, 31, black, shoemaker & Caroline Ockrey (Putnam VR1:17)

Dec. 25, 1862 Samuel Ockrey, born, child of Samuel G. Ockrey, 35, black, Soldier 18th Regiment CV, & Charlotte Ockrey (Putnam VR1:15)

Aug. 30, 1863 Albert Henry [Henries], born, son of Lorenzo Henry [Henries], 51, Indian, basketmaker & Hannah Henry [Henries], (Putnam VR1:16)

June 28, 1864 Georgianna Augusta Lewis, born, George Lewis, 27, colored, pauper, born Woodstock & Anna Burrill, 16, colored, born Woodstock, child #1 (Putnam VR1:17)

Feb. 14, 1864 Elmer Lewis, son of George Henry W. Lewis, 30, colored, born Pomfret, laborer, & Susanna Dayle, 18, colored, born Woodstock, child #2 (Putnam VR1:21)

July 12, 1868 Marcus Lewis, son of Henry G.W. Lewis, 32, black, 'man of all work', born Pomfret & Susan A. Dailey, 20, born Woodstock, child #3 (Putnam VR1:19)

Marriages 1855-1868

March 24, 1866 John D. Malbone, 34, born Woodstock, residing Woodstock, marries Harriet R. Lewis, 32, born Pomfret, residing Pomfret (Putnam VR1:123)

Jan. 29, 1868 George P. Davis, 25, colored, born Hampton, residing Lisbon, marries Sarah Profit, 22, colored, born Thompson, residing Putnam (Putnam VR1:133)

May 2, 1868 William Henry , 40, colored, born Virginia, residing Worcester, Mass., marries Mary Freeman, 40, colored, born Providence, R.I. residing Worcester, Mass. (Putnam VR1:135)

Deaths 1855-1868

March 4, 1860 Willard Moore Taft, 20-14-15, black, born Warwick, Mass., farmer of Putnam, single, dies, consumption (Putnam VR1:205)

April 5, 1852 Waity Cornelius, 80 years old, black, female, born Greenville, R.I.,single (Putnam VR1:208)

Sept. 14, 1864 Charity Glasko, from Putnam, 75, widow Jacob Glasko, colored, birthplace not given, of Putnam, heart disease (Putnam VR 1:213)

Births 1869-1894

Aug. 5, 1874 Henry Eugene Williams, born, son of Henry A. J. Williams, 35 years old, born Boston, Mass.; shoe finisher, colored, & Maggie Thornton, 28 years old, colored, born Milton, N.C.; child #3 (Putnam VR: 2:56)

Dec. 12, 1875 John Henry Walker, born, son of George E. Walker, 36, shoemaker, colored, born Barre, Mass.; & Mary C. Adams, 21, colored, born Charlestown, S.C.; child #2 (Putnam VR: 2:74)

Dec. 3, 1876 George G. Munroe, born, son of Charles S. Munroe, 30, black, shoemaker, born Littleton, Mass. & Susanna Burrill, 26, black, born Putnam, child #6 (Putnam VR 2:86)

Jan. 14, 1877 ----- Newport, male child, stillborn, son of Edwin Newport, 66, black, laborer, born Warren, Mass., & Eliza Mitchell, 42, black, born Shirley, Mass.,children #13 (Putnam VR: 2:88)

Dec. 13, 1877 Edward A. Williams, born, son of Henry A. Williams, 37, black, shoemaker, born Cambridge, Mass. & Margaret Hurtin, 31, black, born North Carolina, child #4 (Putnam VR: 2:98)

May 17, 1878 Lillian H. Taylor, born, Thomas L. Taylor, 24, black, laborer, born Virginia & Lilllian E. Minor, 19, black, born Thompson, child #1 (Putnam VR: 2: 106)

May 16, 1879 Lewis C. Burling, born, son of Joseph Burling, 32, mulatto, born Eastford, shoemaker & Lydia A. Willard, 32, mulatto, born Mass., child #3 (Putnam VR: 2: 116)

April 7, 1879 ----- Gordon, born, child of Cassius Gordon,[age not given] black, [ birthplace not given], laborer & Annie Doge, [ age not given, color not given, birthplace not given], child #2 (Putnam VR: 2:116)

Feb. 27, 1881 Mary Williams, born, daughter of Eugene Williams, 33, black, [birthplace not given], shoemaker & Elizabeth [not given], 5 children (Putnam VR: 2:142)

March 3, 1881 George Bates, born, son of William C. Bates, black, 20, Eastford, laborer, & Mary O., 20, Eastford (Putnam VR: 2:142)

July 30, 1881 Willie E. Malbone, born, son of John S. Malbone, 25, African, born Woodstock & Mary E., 17, born Boston, child #1 (Putnam VR: 2: 146)

Jan. 21, 1883 Luella J. Hall, born, daughter Henderson J. Hall, 32, black, journeyman & Louisa Murray, 38, black, born West Virginia, child #1 (Putnam VR: 168)

March 13, 1884 Eleanor A. McGavitt, born, daughter T.N. McGavitt, black, 32, [birthplace not given], mill worker, & Julia Lee, 30, black, [birthplace not given], Child #3 (Putnam VR 2:182)

Dec. 17, 1884 William H.H. Taylor, born, son of Thomas Taylor, 34, black, North Carolina, laborer & Lillian Taylor, 22, black, Washington, D.C., child #2 (Putnam VR 2: 188)

May 29, 1885 Arthur F. Gould, born, son of Charles F. Gould, 20, mulatto, Danville, Vermont, tailor & Nellie A. Gaiter, 25, mulatto, Providence, child #1 (Putnam VR: 2:194)

March 7, 1886 Ella Hubbard, born, daughter Nathan Hubbard, 41, black, Newbern, N.C., laborer & Delia Smith, 31, black, born Putnam, Child #5 (Putnam VR: 2: 202)

April 17, 1886 Beatrice M. Bates, born, daughter, William C. Bates, 41, black, Eastford, laborer & Mary O. Malbone, 45, black, Eastford, residing Willmantic, child #4 (Putnam VR: 2: 204)

April 26, 1886 ---- Gardner, twins stillborn, E.B. Gardner, 46, born Boston, barber & Mattie Sayles, 25, black, Louisville Kentucky, child #1 (Putnam VR: 2:205)

July 12, 1886 Cecilia Ethel Williams, colored, daughter of Eugene Williams, 41, born Mass., shoemaker & Elizabeth E. Angier, 38, colored, born Mass., child #9 (Putnam VR: 2: 206)

Aug. 15, 1887 Mary E. Tattoon, daughter Lloyd Tattoon, 28, black, laborer, born Connecticut & Henrietta Bradley, 28, black, born North Carolina, child #2 (Putnam VR: 2: 222)

Sept. 26, 1888 Carl O. Bates, son of Oscar Bates, 27, Eastford, Red Indian, laborer & Agnes [Alice Susan] Dorris [Dorus], 21, Red Indian, Woodstock, child #1 (Putnam VR: 2: 242)

Sept. 17, 1889 ----- Gardner, male, son of Edward Gardner, 38, black, born Boston, barber & Mattie Sayles, 35, black, born Louisville, Kentucky, child #4 (Putnam VR: 2: 258)

Dec. 12, 1890 ----- Tattoon, child of Frederick Tattoon, 34, black, born Lebanon, Ct., laborer & Carrie Bradley, 25, black, born North Carolina, parents residing Boston, child #4 (Putnam VR: 2: 258)

Dec. 28, 1890 Henry W. Joiner [Joyner], son of John N. [Joyner], 21, black, Jackson, Mississippi, waiter & Agnes Power, 21, born Ireland, residing Cleveland, Ohio, child #1 (Putnam VR: 2:258)

Oct. 26, 1891 Ernest C. Lewis, son of Marcus C. Lewis, 23, black Indian [as in original], born Putnam, shoefinisher & Prussia E. Dixon, 20, black Indian, [as in original], child #1 (Putnam VR: 2: 268)

Nov. 13, 1891 Robert Gardner, son of Edward Gardner, [ ], black, born Boston, barber & Mattie Gardner, 35, black, Louisville, Kentucky, child #2 (Putnam VR: 2: 268)

May 17, 1892 John P. Tattoon, son of George A. Tattoon, 24, black, Lebanon, Ct., laborer & Ella E. West, 23, black, Pomfret, child #1 (Putnam VR: 2: 274)

June 9, 1892 Alice A. Commager, daughter of George T. Commager, 24, black, laborer & Susan A. Morgan, 26, black, Boston, child #1 (Putnam VR:2: 274)

April 25, 1893 Hertie [?] H. Lewis, child of Marcus C. Lewis, 24, black, born Putnam, shoemaker & Prussia E. Dixon, 21, black, Woodstock, child #2 (Putnam VR: 2: 284)

August 14, 1893 ---- Gould, female, daughter of Elmer Gould, 21, black, born Sutton, Mass., laborer & Mary Finnamore, 24, black, born Eastford, child #1 (Putnam VR: 2: 288)

Oct. 12, 1893 ---- Tattoon, male, Frederick A. Tattoon, 35, black, born Lebanon, Ct., laborer & Carrie J. Bradley, 28, black, born Willimantic, child #5 (Putnam VR: 2: 290)

March 2, 1894 ---- Bernice I. Tattoon, son of George Tattoon, 26, black, born Lebanon, laborer & Ella E. West, 25, black, born Pomfret, child #2 (Putnam VR: 2: 300)

Marriages 1866-1899

May 12, 1870 Charles H. West, 30, black, born Washington, residing Woodstock, marries Zilpha Reed, 30, black, born Worcester, Mass., residing Worcester (Putnam VR:2: 316)

Nov. 24, 1875 Charles S. Monroe, 30, colored, born Littleton, Mass., married Susan A. Lewis, 26, colored, born Woodstock, residing Putnam (Putnam VR: 2: 334)

Jan. 11, 1877 Augustus Washington, 30, black, born North Carolina marries Matilda Taylor, 27, black, Virginia (Putnam VR: 2: 340)

May 4, 1878 Cassius McGordon, 22, black, born Putnam marries Annie Dodge, 22, black, born Block Island (Putnam VR: 2: 344)

Nov. 29, 1878 Francis Harrington Davis Jr., 27, black, born Eastford, marries Susan E. Mason, 23, white, born Ware, Mass. (Putnam VR: 2: 346)

Dec. 4, 1878 George S. Hall, 22, black, born Goldsboro [ ? ], & Emeline Daily, 23, white, born Woodstock (Putnam VR: 2: 346)

July 4, 1880 Henry H. Newport, 24, black, born Salem [?], residing Foster, R.I. marries Sarah J. Webster, 27, black, born Ashford, residing Putnam (Putnam VR: 2: 354)

August 22, 1880 Charles F. Gould, 24, black, born Vermont marries Nellie A. Gaitor, 20, black, born Woodstock (Putnam VR: 2: 354)

August 22, 1880 John Malbone, 24, black, born Woodstock, marries Mary E. Gould, 16, black, born Charlestown [?], (Putnam VR: 2: 354)

Nov. 1, 1880 Jackson Bullock, 27, black, born Athens Georgia marries Josephine Hall, 27, black, born Goldsboro, N.C., both residing Boston (Putnam VR: 2: 356)

Oct. 27, 1881 William McGavock, 30, black, Nashville, Tennessee & Julia Joiner [Joyner], 28, black, born Columbia, Missouri (Putnam VR: 2: 360)

Dec. 1, 1881 Dwight L. Webster, 28, black, born Eastford marries Florence M. Congdon, 22, black, born Plainfield, both residing Pomfret (Putnam VR: 2: 360)

March 9, 1882 William Henry, 48, black, born Mendon, Va. [Mass.?], residing Mendon, marries Sylvia Sisco, 37, black, born Rhode Island, residing Rhode Island (Putnam VR: 2: 362)

July 9, 1885 Julius Brown, 28, black, born South Carolina, marries Georgianna Francis, 25, born Eastford (Putnam VR: 2: 374)

Nov. 11, 1885 Edward B. Gardner, 58, black, born Boston, marries Mattie Sayles, 29, black, born Louisville, Kentucky (Putnam VR: 2: 376)

June 1, 1887 Marcus Lewis, 41, black, born Thompson, Ct., residing Thompson, marries Mrs. Mary A. Arney, 40, black, born North Carolina, residing Putnam (Putnam VR: 2: 382)

July 16, 1887 Luther W. Newport, 24, black, born Spencer, Mass., residing Brooklyn, Ct., marries Josephine Brown, 26, black, born Plainfield, residing Plainfield (Putnam VR: 2: 382)

Dec. 24, 1887 George M. Wilson, 27, black, born Thompson, residing Webster [Mass.], marries Jennie S. Martin, 24, black, born North Carolina, residing Putnam (Putnam VR: 2: 384)

Dec. 23, 1888 George E. Bates, 35, black, born Eastford, marries Mrs. Nellie Gould, 27, black, born Woodstock (Putnam VR: 2: 390)

Jan. 3, 1891 Marcus C. Lewis, 22, black, born Putnam, marries Prussia E. Dixon, 18, black, born Dudley, Mass. (Putnam VR: 2: 398)

Sept. 2, 1891 George P. Comager, 23, black, born Grisworld, residing Griswold, marries Susie A. Morgan, 26, blkack, born Boston, residing Putnam (Putnam VR: 2: 400)

March 30, 1892 John Fin[n]amore, 28, black, born Stafford, marries Emma Haskell, 20, black, Oxford, Mass. (Putnam VR: 2: 404)

Nov. 23, 1892 Edwin C. Tattoon, 30, black, born Lebanon, Ct., marries Sarah F. Williams, 18, black, born New London (Putnam VR: 2: 406)

Jan. 28, 1896 Stephen Watson, 47, black, born Richmond, Virginia, marries Sarah Scott, 44, black, born Pomfret (Putnam VR: 2: 418)

April 5, 1896 James Saunders, 28, black, born Virginia, residing Pomfret, marries Maud S. Justin, 22, black, born Pomfret, residing Putnam (Putnam VR: 2: 418)

June 27, 1896 Frederick E. Henries, 26, black, born Dudley, Mass., marries Grace E. Baker, 21, white, born Foster, R.I. (Putnam VR: 2: 418)

March 28, 1898 Stephen Watson, 50, black, born Richmond, Virginia, marries Annie Lambert, 35, black, born Tolland, Mass.(Putnam VR: 2: 426)

Nov. 15, 1898 Reuben Gaines, 39, black, born Millers, Virginia, residing Brooklyn marries Annie Bates, 25, black, born Providence, residing Putnam (Putnam VR: 2: 426)

April 23, 1899 Chugman W. Mitchell, 39, black, born North Carolina, residing Putnam, married Grace Brace, 18, black, born St. Albans Va. [Vt.], residing Woodstock (Putnam VR: 2: 430)

Aug. 16, 1899 Henderson J. Hall, 47, black, born North Carolina, marries Agnes S. Justin, 20, black, born Pomfret (Putnam VR: 2: 432)

Dec. 23, 1899 George G. Munroe, 23, black, born Putnam, marries Annie L. Perkins, 22, black, born Worcester, residing Worcester (Putnam VR: 2: 434)

Dec. 25, 1899 Stokes Watson, 31, black, born Farnumsville, Virginia, marries Queenie Huggins, 25, black, born Newbern, N.C. (Putnam VR: 2: 434)

Deaths 1866-1899

Feb 15, 1872 Theresa Tuthill, 1-10-20, born Charlestown, Mass., lung fever, colored, daughter Augustus & Elizabeth Tuthill (Putnam VR: 2: 486)

June 27, 1872 Charles Munroe, 1-5-2, black, born Oxford, Mass., heart rupture, George & Malvina Munroe (Putnam VR: 2: 488)

June 29, 1872 Caroline E. Williams, 1-7-2, black, born Oxford, Mass., cholera, Henry & Margaret Williams (Putnam VR: 2: 488)

Oct. 11, 1874 Henry Eugene Williams, 0-2-6, colored, brain dropsy, Henry & Maggie Williams (Putnam VR: 2: 502)

June 4, 1875 Drusilla Smith, 43-0-0, colored, married, born Wayne County, North Carolina, heart disease, housekeeper, 'once a slave recently from N.C. busband went into army' (Putnam VR:2: 504)

Aug. 12, 1875 Effey M. Murray, 5-8-12, colored, born Eastford, George & Louisa Murray, typhoid fever (Putnam VR: 2: 506)

Sept. 15, 1876 Walter Tattoon, 0-3-5, colored, born Putnam, son of Gilbert & Catherine Tattoon (Putnam VR: 2: 514)

Sept. 20, 1876 Clara E. Williams, 3-2-5, colored, born Oxford, Mass., cholera, daughter Eugene & Elizabeth Williams (Putnam VR: 2:514)

Oct. 26, 1876 Ceaser Gardner, 77-3-0, colored, married, waiter, born Narragansett, Rhode Island, paralysis (Putnam VR: 2: 516)

Jan. 14, 1877 ----- Newport, male, stillborn, black, child of Eleanor & Edwin Newport (Putnam VR: 2: 518)

April 22, 1877 Attie R. Hall, 21-2-20, black, single, born Woodstock, housekeeper, consumption, Nelson & Cynthia Hall (Putnam VR: 2: 518)

Aug. 3, 1877 Georgianna Lewis, 13-0-0, black, born Putnam, typhoid, daughter of George & Anna Lewis (Putnam VR: 2: 520)

July 21, 1878 Joseph Jackson, 39-4-0, black, married, laborer, born Pomfret, pericarditis (Putnam VR: 2: 528)

Aug. 7, 1878 Mary A. Walker, 0-3-2, black, born Putnam, dysentary, daughter of Charles & Mary Walker (Putnam VR: 2: 530)

March 19, 1878 Grace Isabell Hall, 0-4-4, mulatto, born Putnam, bronchitis, George & Emma Walker (Putnam VR: 2: 530)

April 15, 1879 Lewis Burley, 0-2-24, black, born Putnam, bronchitis, son of James & Lydia Burley (Putnam VR: 2: 534)

May 15, 1879 Salome Noyes, 2-9-4, mulatto, born Eastbrook, Ct., meningitis, William & Anna Noyes (Putnam VR: 2: 534)

June 10, 1879 Lewis A. Tanner, 0-3-25, mulatto, born Putnam, diarrhoea, James & Lydia Tanner (Putnam VR: 2: 534)

Dec. 1, 1879 Elizabeth M. Moore, 56-2-26, mulatto, born Shirley, Mass., housekeeper, pneumonia, daughter of Lucy (Putnam VR: 2: 536)

Dec. 19, 1879 Margaret Williams, 32-0-0, mulatto, married, born Milton, North Carolina, housekeeper, heart disease (Putnam VR: 2: 538)

April 18, 1880 Albert Williams, 0-11-4, black, born Putnam, bowel inflammation, Elizabeth & Eugene Williams (Putnam VR: 2: 540)

April 26, 1880 George W. Hall, 24-4-0, black, married, born 'South', day laborer, consumption (Putnam VR:2: 540)

Feb. 24, 1883 John S. Malbone, 26-11-24, black, married, born Woodstock, shoemaker, consumption, son of John & Ellen Malbone (Putnam VR: 2: 562)

Feb. 17, 1883 Wilfred E. Malbone, 1-6-18, black, born Putnam, consumption, son of John & Mary Malbone (Putnam VR: 2: 562)

March 13, 1883 Cora Hubbard, 2-1-0, black, born Putnam, lung disease, child of Nathan & Delia Hubbard (Putnam VR: 2: 562)

March 20, 1883 Harriet C. Gardner, 48-9-4, black, married, born Putnam, housekeeper, consumption (Putnam VR:2: 562)

Oct. 12, 1884 Rufus Malbone, 6-9-0, black, born Promfret, paralysis (Putnam VR 2:574)

Aug. 23, 1885 George W. Gould, 49-2-20, black, married, born St. Albans Vt., black, blacksmith, pulmonary phthisis, son of George W. Gould (Putnam VR: 2: 580)

March 7, 1886 George W. Gaiter, 73-0-0, black, married, born Baltimore, Maryland, peddlar, [parents not given], (Putnam VR: 2: 587)

April 26, 1886 --- Gardner, female, born Putnam, black, stillborn, child of E.B. & Mattie Gardner (Putnam VR: 2: 587)

May 15, 1886 William McGavitt, 36-3-4, black, single, born Nashville, Tenn., laborer, tuberculosis, [parentage not given], (Putnam VR: 2: 586)

March 1, 1887 Charles F. Gould, 3-9-0, black, born Putnam, diptheria, child of George & Lydia Gould, (Putnam VR: 2: 598)

April 3, 1887 Francis E. Addison, 30-10-17, black, single, born Woodstock, consumption, Richard & Mary Addison (Putnam VR: 2: 596)

July 12, 1887 Ella Hubbard, 1-4-3, black, born Putnam, interrupted respiration, Nathan & Delia Hubbard (Putnam VR: 2: 598)

Sept. 25, 1887 Louisa N.J. Hall, 4-8-0, black, born Putnam, brain fever, child of Henderson J. Hall (Putnam VR: 2: 600)

May 31, 1888 Hattie B. Gardner, 0-8-2, A[frican], born Putnam, meningitis, E.B. & Mattie Gardner (Putnam VR: 2: 606)

July 12, 1888 Lucy Morgan, 46-0-0, A[frican], married, born Virginia, Bright's disease, housekeeper (Putnam VR: 2: 606)

March 20, 1889 Samuel Francis, 34-0-0, black, single, born Pomfret, uraemia, laborer, child Eunice Francis (Putnam VR: 2: 610)

July 30, 1891 Mary Lewis, 43-11-21, black, married, housekeeper, born Wilmington, N.C., [parentage not given], (Putnam VR: 2: 628)

Aug. 20, 1891 ---Unknown, 'about 20', black, skull fracture (Putnam VR: 2: 628)

June 16, 1892 Louisa Fogg, 71-2-17, A[frican], born Brooklyn, phthisis, [parentage not given], (Putnam VR: 2: 634)

July 2, 1892 Eliza J. Johnson, 34-0-0, A[frican], married, housekeeper, born North Carolina, Caezer & Susan ----- (Putnam VR 2:634)

March 9, 1893 William Bates, 80-2-8, widowed, born Hartford, frozen foot & fistula, A[frican], (Putnam VR 2:638)

Oct. 11, 1893 Elmer A. Henry [Henries], 1-0-18, black, born Woodstock, tuberculosis, child of Winfred & Ida Henry [Henries], (Putnam VR: 2: 642)

Oct. 12, 1893 ---- Tattoon, black, stillborn (Putnam VR 2:642)

Nov. 13, 1893 Ellen L. Tattoon, 0-22-0, black, born Putnam, whooping cough, Edwin & Sarah Tattoon (Putnam VR 2:644)

April 22, 1894 Susan Moore, 79-0-0, black, widow, born Wilmington, N.C., housekeeper, smallpox, [parentage not given], (Putnam VR 2:646)

April 26, 1894 Henrietta B. Tattoon, 1-10-25, black, born erpillary bronchitis, child of Lloyd & Henrietta Tattoon, (Putnam VR 2:646)

Feb. 24, 1895 Jack Fennimore [Finnamore], [age not given], black, born Stafford, Ct.,black, laborer (Putnam VR 2:652)

April 4, 1895 Sarah F. Tattoon, 20-5-2, black, married, housekeeper, born New London, child of Jacob & Nancy Tattoon (Putnam VR 2:654)

Aug. 8, 1896 George W. Green, 45-0-0, black, married, born Maryland, typhoid fever, child of George & Matilda Green, (Putnam VR 2:662)

Dec. 25, 1896 Ada B. Tattoon, 1-4-0, black, born Putnam, pneumonia, child of Lloyd & Henrietta Tattoon (Putnam VR 2:664)

Jan. 5, 1897 Georgianna Grimstead, 54-8-0, black, widowed, born Newbern, N.C., laborer, pneumonia (Putnam VR 2:668)

May 6, 1897 Otis Taft, 67-0-0, black, single, suicide [no more information], (Putnam VR 2:668)

July 15, 1897 Bonia Grimstead, 2-11-0, black, scrofula, Virginia, Sinclair & Julia Grimstead, (Putnam VR 2:670)

Dec. 18, 1897 Julius Brown, 43-0-0, black, married, drowning [more information lacking], (Putnam VR 2:672)

Jan. 15, 1898 Charley Aitus [?], 55-0-0, single, black, probably heart disease, laborer, [birthplace not given], (Putnam VR 2:674)

April 15, 1898 Louisa E. Hall, 54-1-5, black, married, born West Virginia, heart disease, laborer [parents not given], (Putnam VR 2:674)

April 15, 1899 William P. Grimstead, 1-2-0, black, born Putnam, capillary bronchitis, child of Sinclair & Julia Grimstead, (Putnam VR 2:682)

May 13, 1899 C.W. Mitchell, 34-0-0, black, married, born North Carolina, Bright's disease, [parents not given], (Putnam VR 2:684)

Births 1900-1926

March 15, 1923 Julian Alexander Blackmar, son of Alexander Blackmar, 30, white born Putnam & Edith Spaulding, 28, mulatto, born Putnam, child #2 (Putnam VR 3:10-1)

Feb. 8, 1924 Robert Lincoln Blackmar, son of Alexander Blackmar, 32, white, born Putnam & Edith Irene Spaulding, 29, mulatto, born Putnam, child #4 (Putnam VR 3:10-11)

April 1, 1926 Thelma Cunningham Blackmar,daughter Alexander Blackmar, 34, white, born Putnam & Edith Spaulding, 30, mulatto, born Putnam, child #4 (Putnam VR 3:14-15)

Nov. 3, 1903 Charles Anson Bates, son of Fred Harris Bates, black, 21, born Eastford & Emma Thresher, 21, black, born New Haven, child #1 (Putnam VR 3:20-21)

May 13, 1911 Dorothea Ellen Bates, daughter of Walter Bates, 25, black, born Woodstock, & Ethel Hazelwood, 25, white, born Nova Scotia, child #2 (Putnam VR 3:28-29)

July 20, 1916 Constance E. Blackmar, daughter of Alexander Blackmar, 24, white born Putnam & Edith Spaulding, 21, black, born Putnam (Putnam VR 3:36-37)

Dec. 10, 1915 Mary Lucretia Clark, daughter of Pedro D. Clark, 24, black, born Killingly & Albertina Leach, 19, black, born Webster (Putnam VR 3:54-55)

Feb. 11, 1917 Pedro Clark, son of Pedro Clark, 27, black, born Killingly & Albertina Leach, 20, black, born Webster (Putnam VR 3:54-55)

Oct. 21, 1918 Marguerite Clark, daughter of Pedro Clark, 26, black, born Killingly & Albertina Leach, 22, black, born Webster, child #3 (Putnam VR 3:56-57)

Sept. 25, 1920 Elizabeth Clark, daughter of Pedro Clark, 28, black, born Killingly & Albertina Leach, 24, black, born Webster, child #4 (Putnam VR 3:56-57)

Jan. 28, 1918 Kathleen D. Epps, daughter of Joseph Epps, black, born Norwich & Bertha Tattoon, black, born Putnam, child #1 (Putnam VR 3:84-85)

Nov. 2, 1923 Munroe De Carmor De Clark, son of Pedro de Clark, 31, black, born Braga Island PP & Albertina Leach, 27, mulatto, born Webster, child #5 (Putnam VR 3:102-103)

Oct. 4, 1900 Rosetta Grimstead, daughter of Sinclair Grimstead, born Berkley, Virginia & Julia Ann Gregory, black, bornVirginia, child #7 (Putnam VR 3:102-103)

July 23, 1903 ---- Grimstead,female, born, daughter of Sinclair Grimstead, black, born Berkley, Virginia & Julia Ann Gregory, born Virginia, child #8 (Putnam VR 3:104-105)

Dec. 14, 1911 Winfred Eleanor Gould, daughter of Arthur Francis Gould, 27, black, born Putnam, & Mabel S. Bates, 21, black, born Woodstock, child #2 (Putnam VR 3:108-09)

Oct. 23, 1916 Joseph Bates Gould, son of Arthur F. Gould, 31, black, born Putnam & Mabel Ida Bates, 26, black, born Woodstock, child #4 (Putnam VR 3:110-111)

Dec. 11, 1917 James Gilbert Gear, son of Charles Gear, 42, black, born Jewett City & Ella L. Brown, 37, black, born Central Village, child #1 (Putnam VR 3:110-111)

June 1, 1900 Nina Josephine Prunella Hall, daughter of Henderson Joseph Hall, daughter of Henderson Joseph Hall, 48, black, born Goldsboro, N.C. & Josephine Agnes Justin, 20, black, born Pomfret, child #1 (Putnam VR 3:116-117)

Oct. 19, 1906 Sydney Seyra Hazzard, son of Nathan Jason Hazzard, 27, mulatto & Ethel Mae Phillips, 17, mulatto, child #1 (Putnam VR 3:116-117)

Sept. 17, 1926 Joseph Frances De Clarke, son of Pedro Declark, 34, black, born Azores & Albertina Leach, 30, mulatto, born Webster, Mass., child #6 (Putnam VR 3:124-125)

Aug. 19, 1906 Maizie Johnson, son [son] of George Edward Johnson, 28, black, American & Olivia Short[er], 25, black, American, child #2 (Putnam VR 3:150-151)

Feb. 22, 1920 Robert Henry Jackson, son of Berry Jackson, 30, mulatto, born Franklin, N.C. & Maud Ethel Congdon, 27, mulatto, born Pomfret, child #8, (Putnam VR 3:154-55)

March 11, 1923 William Arthur Jackson, son of Berry Jackson, 43, mulatto, born Franklin, N.C. & Maud Ethel Congdon, mulatto, born Pomfret, child #9 (Putnam VR 3:154-55)

Dec. 8, 1914 William H. Kennedy son of William H. Kennedy, 23, black, born Worcester & Beatrice Irene Tattoon, 20, black, born Putnam, child #1, both residing Worcester (Putnam VR 3:158-159)

Nov. 14, 1900 Ernest Luster, son of Wesley Luster, 45, black, born Brunswick, Virginia & Cremora M. Lewis, 27, black, born Thompson, child #4 (Putnam VR 3:168-169)

Jan. 16, 1916 Wesley Robert Neal, son of Russell N. Neal, 26, black, born Falls Church, Virginia & Clara Belle Webster, 22, black, born Pomfret, child #2, both residing at Killingly (Putnam VR 3:208-09)

Oct. 2, 1917 Hazel Grace Nichols, daughter of Percival A. Nichols, 28, black, born New York City & Nina J. Hall, 17, black, born Putnam, child #1 (Putnam VR 3;208-09)

Aug. 30, 1926 James Robert Luster, son of James Luster, 29, colored, born Putnam, & Marian Hazel Pugh, colored, 26, born Ballantine, Ct., child #1 (Putnam VR 3:224-25)

June 2, 1921 Mary Page, daughter of Warner Edgar Page, 24, black, born Farnumville, Virginia & Dora Elizabeth Robinson, 24, black, born E. Greenwich, R.I., child #1, both residing Brooklyn (Putnam VR 3:238-39)

May 5, 1902 Clarence Bates Smith, son of Edwin E. Smith, 31, white, born Eastford & Clara E. Bates, 27, black, born Woodstock, child #1 (Putnam VR 3:260-61)

June 11, 1902 ---- Saunders, female, stillborn, James Saunders, 37, black, born Virginia & Susan Maud Justin, 26, black, born Pomfret, child #1 (Putnam VR 3:260-61)

Feb. 14, 1904 Phillina Scott, daughter of George Munroe, 22, black, born Woodstock & Iva Scott, 20, black, birthplace unknown, child #1 [record reading Illegitimate], parents residing Woodstock (Putnam VR 3:260-61)

Oct. 24, 1915 Donald Harriman Smith, son of Reginald W.A. Smith, 22, black, born Norwich & Beatrice A. Henries, 21, black, born Putnam, child #1 (Putnam VR 3:266-67)

April 25, 1917 Marian Elizabeth Scott, daughter of Floyd Scott, 24, black, born Richmond, Va., & Sadie M. Taylor, 25, black, born Killingly, child #1 (Putnam VR 3:268-69)

April 4, 1924 Priscilla Eden Tattoon, daughter of Julian Tattoon, 31, mulatto, born Putnam & Marjorie Field, 34, mulatto, born Norwich, child #1 (Putnam VR 3:294-95)

May 18, 1925 Hamilton Field Tattoon, son of Julian Tattoon, 24, mulatto, born Putnam & Marjorie Field, 25, mulatto, born Norwich, child #2 (Putnam VR 3:294-95)

Oct. 5, 1926 Julian Percival Tattoon, son of Julian Tattoon, 34, mulatto, born Putnam & Marjorie Field, 26, mulatto, born Norwich, child #3 (Putnam VR 3: 294-95)

Feb. 23, 1901 Alison Debra Watson, daughter of Arthur Watson, 33, black, born Virginia & Queenie Ann Huggins, 29, black, born Swansboro, N.C., child #1 (Putnam VR 3:312-13)

Jan. 3, 1902 James Thomas Wilson, son of Joseph Thomas Wilson, 34, black, born Brooklyn & Mary Elizabeth Williams, 30, black, born Putnam, child #2 (Putnam VR 3:312-13)

May 27, 1905 Carl Livingston Watson, son of Arthur Watson, black, born Virginia & Queenie Ann Huggins, black, born Swansboro, N.C. (Putnam VR 3:312-13)

March 27, 1907 Beulah Evelyn Watson, daughter of Stokes Watson, 38, black,American & Queenie Huggins, 36, black, American, child #5 (Putnam VR 3:314-15)

July 12, 1908 Gilbert Harrison Watson, son of Stokes Watson & Queenie Huggins (Putnam VR 3:314-15)

April 26, 1916 Barbara Winfred Williams, daughter of Robert Williams, 28, black, born Philadelphia & Hazel London, 19, black, born Providence, R.I., child #2 (Putnam VR 3:316-17)

March 18, 1919 Betram Wilkens, son of Bertram Scott, black, [ ], [ ], & Alice Wilkens, 20, black, born Pomfret, child #1 (Putnam VR 3:316-17)

Marriages 1900-1926

Dec. 27, 1902 Myra E. Iverson, 32, Indian, of Dudley, born Dudley, Henry L. Dorus & Ida Shelley], marries Hiram J. Raymond (Putnam VR 3: 532-533)

June 16, 1900 Gertrude Munroe, 21, black, residing Woodstock, born Putnam, [more information not give], marries William H. Horrigan (Putnam VR 3: 546-547)

July 5, 1913 William A. Anderson, 29, black, born Worcester, Mass., son of George W. Anderson & Mattie Miller, marries Caroline E. Mero of Putnam (Putnam VR 3:358-59)

Caroline Mero, 24, black, of Worcester, born Worcester, daughter of C. Sumner Mero & Ida Rhodes, marries William H. Anderson (Putnam VR 3: 550-551)

Aug. 17, 1914 Maurice D. Brooks, black, 18, stockclerk, of Worcester, Mass., son of William H. Brooks & Mary Simmons, marries Lillian Belle Davis of Putnam (Putnam VR 3:368-69)

Lillian Belle Davis, 18, black, of Worcester, domestic, born Putnam, daughter of George P. Davis & Isabella C. Francis, marries Maurice D. Brooks (Putnam VR 3:512-513)

Oct. 2, 1915 Pedro Clark, 23, black, sailor, of Killingly, son of Munroe Cross & Lizzie Lightman, marries Albertina Leach (Putnam VR 3:378-79)

Albertina Leach, 19, black, housework, born Webster, Mass., daughter of Jacob P. Leach & Delia Complaisance, marries Pedro D. Clark (Putnam VR 3: 556-557)

Nov. 11, 1916 Charles Cross, 29, black, cook, born Jackson, N.C., son of Lawrence Cross & Neppie Johnson, marries Marian L. Leathers (Putnam VR 3:380-81)

Marian L. Leathers, 32, black, laundry, born Pomfret, daughter of James D. Leathers & Adeline A. Lewis, marries Charles Cross (Putnam VR 3: 556-557)

Oct. 20, 1917 Joseph E. Epps, of Richmond, Virginia, 25, black, surveyor, born Providence son of Isham Epps & Carrie Dabney, marries Bertha Tattoon of Putnam (Putnam VR 3:386-87)

Bertha Tattoon, 19, black, at home, born Putnam, daughter of George Tattoon & Ella West, marries Joseph E. Epps (Putnam VR 3: 582-583)

June 25, 1910 Frederick G. Fells, 26, black, oiler, born Norwich, son of William Fells & Eliza A. Foster, marries Bertha K. Davis (Putnam VR 3:390-91)

Bertha M. Davis, 26, black, born Killingly, daughter of George P. Davis & Isabella C. Francis, marries Frederick G. Fells (Putnam VR 3: 508-509)

June 1, 1913 Bertha Harden, of Boston, 21, black, weaver, born Worcester, Mass., daughter of George Harden & Louise Hannible, marries Louis Gagnon [Chagnon], (Putnam VR 3: 524-525)

Feb. 21, 1922 Lewis Clarence Francis, 27, black, mason, of Charlton, born Worcester, Mass., son of Lewis C. Francis & Hattie E. Williams, marries Bertha WillA Chagnon (Putnam VR 3:392-93)

Bertha Willa Chagnon, of Worcester, Mass., residing Putnam, 29, black, widow, 2nd marriage, weaver, born Worcester, daughter of George O. Harden & Louisa Hanible, marries Lewis Clarence Francis (Putnam VR 3: 504-505)

May 18, 1910 Arthur F. Gould, 24, black, born Putnam, son of Frank Gould & Nellie Gaitor [Gaiter], marries Mabel Ida Bates (Putnam VR 3:398-97)

Mabel Ida Bates, 20, black, born Woodstock, daughter of Joseph Bates & Ida Bowers, marries Arthur F. Gould (Putnam VR 3: 488-489)

March 27, 1905 James H.G.Hazzard, 25, black, of Dudley, Mass., born Southboro, Mass., son of Edward Hazzard & Nancy Ransom, marries Hattie Webster (Putnam VR 3:398-99)

Feb. 26, 1906 Nathan J. Hazzard, 24, black, of Pomfret, born Fayville, Mass., son of Edward Hazzard & Nancy Ransom, marries Ethel Mae Phillips (Putnam VR 3:398-99)

Ethel May Phillips, 24, black, residing Abington, born Pomfret, daughter of Enoch Phillips & Julia Lambert, marries Nathan Jason Hazzard (Putnam VR 3: 550-551)

Aug. 4, 1914 Ernest Clinton Lewis, 23, black, of Cranston, R.I., born Putnam, son of Marcus H. Lewis & Lydia A. Willard, marries Ethel Evangeline Blackstone (Putnam VR 3:404-05)

Ethel E. Blackstone, of N. Smithfield, Rhode Island, 18, black, born N. Smithfield, daughter of Charles H. Blackstone & Lydia D. Willard, marries Ernest C. Lewis (Putnam VR 3: 492-93)

June 14, 1919 Elmer C. Lewis, 53, black, widow, of Kllingly, born Putnam, son of George Lewis & Anna Munroe, marries Lanetta Jackson (Putnam VR 3:406-07)

Lanetta Jackson, of Killingly, 27 [? Page tear], black, cotton mill worker, 2nd marriage, divorced, born Woodstock, daughter of Jencks Baker & Sarah Wilson, marries Elmer E. Lewis (Putnam VR 3: 536-537)

Feb. 15, 1920 Harold Harris, 21, black, of Worcester, Mass., born Long Beach, New Jersey, son of Ezekiel Harris & Martha Barker, marries Marion E. Klash (Putnam VR 3:408-09)

Marion E. Klash, 17, black, of Worcester, Mass., housekeeping, born Worcester, daughter of George R. Klash & Frances Lee, marries Harold Harris (Putnam VR 3: 536-537)

Aug. 28, 1920 Charles S. Henries, 24, black, of Woodstock, born Putnam, son of Winfred Henries & Ida Lewis, marries Mary O. Belden (Putnam VR 3:408-09)

Mary O. Belden, of Worcester, residing Putnam, 30, black, at home, born Worcester, daughter of James Belden & [Mary] Etta White, marries Charles S. Henries (Putnam VR 3: 532-533)

Sept. 28, 1910 John H. Jackson, 35, black, of Pawtucket, R.I., born Worcester, Mass., son of Armstead Jackson & Sarah Richardson, marries Sadie P. Jones (Putnam VR 3:410-11

Sadie P. Jones, residing Pawtucket, R.I., 40, black, 2nd marriage, divorced, born St. John's, New Brusnwick, daughter of David T. Oswell & Adeline Watson, marries John F. Jackson (Putnam VR 3: 534-535)

Feb. 3, 1918 George W. Jackson, 33, black, of Putnam, born Franklin, N.C., son of Berry Jackson & Dicey Estes, marries Nina Robinson (Putnam VR 3:412-13)

Nina Robinson, 30, black, domestic, born Littleton, North Carolina, daughter of Charles Robinson & Henrietta Haines, marries George W. Jackson (Putnam VR 3: 584-585)

June 30, 1903 Nathan King, 26, black, born Alexandria, Virginia, of Thompson, Ct., marries Ellen Munroe (Putnam VR 3:414-15)

Ellen Munroe, of Woodstock, 21, black, born Putnam, [other information not given] marries Nathan King (Putnam VR 3: 546-547)

June 25, 1913 William H. Kennedy, 21, black, of Worcester, Mass., born Worcester, Mass., son of Fitz High Lee Kennedy & Bessie Perkins, marries Bernice I. Tattoon (Putnam VR 3:414-15)

Jan. 29, 1922 Pugh Vernet, 25, black, of Providence, born Westbrook, Maine, son of James J. Pugh & Jane O. Roberts, marries Luella I. Dixon (Putnam VR 3:418-19)

Luella I. Dixon, of Providence, R.I., 34, black, machine operator, born Swampscott, Mass., daughter of Ebenezer J. Dixon & Jane Rowe, marries Vernet Pugh (PutnamVR 3: 592-93)

March 15, 1902 John Lustre [Luster], of Putnam, 22, black, farmer born Virginia marries Lillian Taylor (Putnam VR 3: 418-419)

Lillian Taylor, 23, black, born Putnam [more information not given], marries John Lustre [Luster], (Putnam VR 3: 580-581)

July 9, 1903 Dwight Lambert, 22, black, farmer, of Brooklyn, born Eastford, marries Lillian Connor (Putnam VR 3: 418-419)

Lillian Connor, of Thompson, 22, black, born Virginia, marries Dwight Lambert (Putnam VR 3: 496-497)

May 18, 1908 Albert Malbone, of Webster, 23, black, laborer, bornWebster, Mass., son of James Malbone & Lydia Dixon, marries Gladys Webster (Putnam VR 3: 424-25)

Gladys Webster, 16, black, residing Danielson, born Abington, daughter of Dwight Webster & Florence Congdon, marries Albert Malbone (Putnam VR 3: 588-589)

Feb. 28, 1910 George G. Munroe, African, 33, teamster, born Putnam, son of Charles Munroe & Susan A. Dailey, marries Lottie M. Fields (Putnam VR 3: 424-25)

Lottie M. Fields, of Hartford, 32, African, born Diaprotania, Virginia, daughter of William Fields & ---, marries George G. Munroe (Putnam VR 3: 514-515)

Sept. 23, 1916 Willis Merritt, 41, black, cook, born Greenwich, son of Isaac Merritt & Maria E. Mills, marries Minnie Selestine McDaniel of Greenwich (Putnam VR 3: 428-429)

Minnie Celestine McDaniel, 36, black, housemaid, widow, born Columbia, South Carolina, daughter of Allen Smalls & Agnes Boyd, marries Willis Merritt (Putnam VR 3: 552-553)

Nov. 11, 1915 Russell H. Neal, of Danielson, 24, black, mill operator, born Virginia, son of Edward Neal & Jennie Dade, marries Clara B. Webster (Putnam VR 3: 423-33)

Clara B. Webster, residing Killingly, 22, black, housework, born Pomfret, daughter of Elmer Webster & Hattie Lambert, marries Russell H. Neal (Putnam VR 3: 590-591)

Jan. 31, 1917 Percival A. Nichols, of New York City, 30, black, cook, born New York City, son of Perry A. Nichols & Ella Parkham, marries Nina J. Hall (Putnam VR 3: 432-433)

Nina J. Hall, 16, black, at home, born Putnam, daughter of Henderson J. Hall & Josephine Justice [Justen], marries Percival A. Nichols (Putnam VR 3: 526-527)

April 20, 1910 Florence Leathers, 27, black, born Pomfret, daughter of James W. Leathers & Adeline A. Lewis, marries Edward A. Dyer (Putnam VR 3: 544-545)

May 8, 1913 William E. Phelps, of Worcester, 22, black, woodworker, born New Haven, Vt., son of Louis Phelps & Jennie Peters, marries Lillian E. Ward (Putnam VR 3: 440-441)

Lillian E. Ward, of Worcester, 21, black, born Brooklyn, Ct., daughter William H. Ward & Arries Huggins, marries William E. Phelps (Putnam VR 3: 590-591)

Aug. 10, 1908 Edward M.C. Richards, of Newport, R.I., 23, black, hostler, born Newport, son of Edward C.R. & Mary S. Richards, marries Alice G. Munroe (Putnam VR 3: 440-445)

Alice G. Munroe, 18, black, residing Woodstock, born Putnam, daughter of Charles Munroe & Anna Burrill marries Edward M.C. Richards (Putnam VR 3: 548-549)

May 21, 1909 Manuel J. Rodrigues, of, Providence, 32, black, laborer, born Portugal, son of John G. Rodrigues & Mary Mastas [?], marries Gertrude Munroe (Putnam VR 3:440-445)

Gertrude Munroe, residing Providence, R.I., 30, black, widowed, born Putnam, daughter of Charles Munroe & Annie Dailey, marries Manuel Rodrigues (Putnam VR 3: 548-549)

May 16, 1903 Arthur M. Shepard, of Sturbridge, 31, black, teamster, born Sturbridge, [son of Arthur Shepard & Harriet J. White], marries Emeline Ransom (Putnam VR 3: 448-49)

Emeline Ransom, 28, black, born Ashford, marries Arthur M. Shepard (Putnam VR 3: 566-567)

March 9, 1915 Reginald W.A. Smith, 21, black, trap drummer, born Norwich, son of William L. Smith & Emma Jackson, marries Beatrice Ardelle Henries (Putnam VR 3: 452-453)

Beatrice Ardelle Henries, 20, black, domestic, born Putnam, daughter of Winfred Henries & Ida Lewis, marries Reginald W.A. Smith (Putnam VR 3: 524-525)

July 20, 1918 Michael Dears, of Thompson, 25, black, born Cape Verde Island, son of Manuel Dears & Mary Lapsa, marries Mary Wright (Putnam VR 3: 456-457)

Mary Wright, of Putnam, 19, black, domestic, born Athol, Mass., daughter George Wright & Mabel Reed, marries Michael Deers (Putnam VR 3: 592-593)

Nov. 15, 1906 Herbert A. Thompson, 35, black, of Woodstock, horseman, born Springfield, Mass., son of Theodore Thompson & Susan Champlin, marries Ann[a] Foles (Putnam VR 3: 458-459)

Anna Foles, of Woodstock, 33, black, widowed, born Richmond, Va., daughter of --- Adams & ‘don’t’ know, marries Herbert A. Thompson (Putnam VR 3: 580-581)

March 27, 1912 Willie R. Tyler, of Worcester, Mass., 21, black, teamster, born Worcester, son of Joseph Tyler & Lulu Toney, marries Olive A. Clark (Putnam VR 3: 458-459)

Feb. 10, 1913 John F. Taylor, of Pomfret, 22, black, teamster, born Eastford, son of William Taylor & Lucretia Lambert, marries Cora M. Lee (Putnam VR 3: 460-461)

July 7, 1913 Waverly Taylor, of Worcester, Mass., 23, black, machinist, born Camden, South Carolina, son of Simon Taylor & Alice Watts, marries Florence Moore (Putnam VR 3: 46-461)

Florence Moore, of Worcedster, 21, black, househwork, born Worcester, daughter of John Moore & Ardelle Barbadoes (Putnam VR 3: 550-551)

April 13, 1919 Charles W. Torrey, of Willimantic, 42, black, widower, station engineer, born Plainfield, son of Charles Torrey & Emily Gears, marries Minnie Small (Putnam VR 3: 460-461)

Minnie Small, residing Windham, 42, black, widowed, cook, South Carolina, daughter of Allen Small & Agnes ---- marries Charles Torrey (Putnam VR 3: 576-577)

Sept. 22. 1921 Raymond Herbert Moore, 25, black, laborer, born Durham, North Carolina, son of John H. Moore & Fannie Johnson, marries Delia Malone (Putnam VR 3: 464- 463)

Delia Malone, of Thompson, 19, black, born Virginia, "parents don't know," marries Raymond H. Morse (Putnam VR 3: 558-559)

April 4, 1921 Frederick C. Vickers, 31, Indian, born Oxford, son of Olin D. Vickers & Emma [Maiden Name: Vickers] Vickers, marries Susan I. Bennett (Putnam VR 3: 464-465)

Susan I. Bennett, of Worcester, 32, Indian, born Worcester, daughter of Sandy Bennett & Susie Freeman, marries Frederick C. Vickers (Putnam VR 3: 600-601)

June 20, 1904 Gillman T. Whitting, 28, black, laborer, born Nashby [ ?? Ashby??], Mass., son of John Whitting & Lorraine Douglass, marries Anna B.E. Pattie (Putnam VR 3: 466-467)

Dec. 24, 1905 Edward G. Walker, of Providence, 27, black, cooper, born Prince Ann County, Virginia, son of Dennis Walker & Nancy Bell, marries Mary Jane Williams (Putnam VR 3: 466-467)

Mary Jane Williams, of Providence, R.I., 25, black, bornVirginia, daughter of John & Nancy Williams, marries Edward Walker (Putnam VR 3: 588-589)

Dec. 26, 1906 Jacob Williams, 66, black, laborer, 2nd marriage, divorced, born Gates County, North Carolina, son of Jacob Rogers & Celia --, marries Martha Richardson (Putnam VR 3: 466-467)

Martha Richardson, of Danielson, 50, black, widowed, born Lynchburg, Va., parents: "don't know," marries Jacob Williams (Putnam VR 3: 566-567)

Nov. 21, 1908 Alexander Wilson, 22, black, of Worcester, Mass., machinist, born Worcester, son of James W. Wilson & Susan Collins, marries Phebe Small (Putnam VR 3: 466-467)

Phebe Small, of Worcester, 20, black, born Thompson, daughter of Joseph Small & Philothea Lewis, marries Alexander Wilson (Putnam VR 3: 572-573)

March 7, 1914 Harry E. Webster, of Pomfret, 24, black, teamster, born Pomfret, son of Elmer Webster & Hattie Lambert, marries Gladys E. Horrigan (Putnam VR 3: 470-471)

Gladys E. Horrigan, 19, black, born Woodstock, daughter of William Horrigan & Gertrude Munroe, marries Harry E. Webster (Putnam VR 3: 524-525)

June 24, 1919 Nathan Walker, 27, black, laborer, born New York City, son of --- & Melissa Walker, marries Josephine Wilkins (Putnam VR 3: 472-473)

Josephine Wilkins, of Putnam, 18, black, housework, born Pomfret, daughter of Robert Wilkins & Rachel Johnson, marries Nathan Walker (Putnam VR 3: 592-593)

June 28, 1919 Rebecca Taylor, 25, black, housework, born Pomfret, daughter of William Taylor & ---, marries Irving Webster (Putnam VR 3: 582-583)

Dec. 24, 1920 Laurence William Wilcox, of Westerly, Rhode Island, 23, black, fireman, born N. Stonington, Ct., son of William Wilcox & Ella Wheeler, marries Muriel Clare Tattoon (Putnam VR 3: 476-477)

Muriel Clare Tattoon, 21, black, born Pomfret, daughter of Frederick Tattoon & Caroline Mingo, marries Lawrence W. Wilcox (Putnam VR 3: 582-583) 

Sept. 16, 1908 Samuel W. Young, of New York City, 34, black, waiter, born Camden, South Carolina, son of Alfred Young & Katherine ----, marries Flora E. McCullough (Putnam VR 3: 476-477)

Flora McCullough, 28, black, widow, born Camden, South Carolina, daughter of Richard Brown & Cora ---, marries Samuel W. Young (Putnam VR 3: 548-549)

Deaths 1900-1927

Dec. 27, 1900 Franklin Brown, residing Plainfield, black, schoolboy, 6-6-0, born Plainfield, son of John Brown, bullet wound in brain (Putnam VR 3: 610-611)

Dec. 15, 1907 Caroline Baxter, residing Pomfret, dark, housekeeper, 67-11-0, born Woodstock, father not known, mother Caroline Baxter, heart disease (Putnam VR 3: 616-617)

April 25, 1909 Hannah Cook, black, housekeeper, 70-2-3, widow, born Brooklyn, Ct., unknown & Sarah Malbone, cirrhosis of the liver (Putnam VR 3: 630-631)

Sept. 20, 1906 George Peter Davis, black, laborer, 64-7-1, married, born Hampton, son of George P. Davis & Rebecca Congdon, cerebral softening (Putnam VR 3: 642-643)

Aug. 25, 1925 Adeline M. Evans, residing Waterbury, black, housewife, 67-10-22, widow, born Albany, N.Y, daughter of Jason Davis & Sarah --- , myocarditis (Putnam VR 3: 646-647)

Feb. 8, 1902 Eunice Francis, black, 86-7-13, widow, born Waterville, Maine, daughter of Marshall Soule & Elizabeth Stockfield, plumonary congestion (Putnam VR 3: 650-651)

Oct. 20, 1901 Mary Maria Gould, black, housewife, 61-0-18, married, born Webster, Mass., daughter of Charles Fennimore [Finnamore] & Mary Tanner, bronchial phthisis (Putnam VR 3: 654-655)

March 13, 1903 Rosetta Grimsted, black, 81-11-13, widow, daughter of Phillip Johnson & Elizabeth Sheffer (Putnam VR 3: 654-655)

June 10, 1905 Edith M. Gould, black, 11-0-6, born Putnam, daughter of Elmer E. Gould & Mary M. Fennymore [Finnamore], tuberculosis (Putnam VR 3: 654-655)

Dec. 11, 1918 James Gilbert Gear, black, 0-0-2, son of James G. Gear & Ella Brown, premature (Putnam VR 3: 660-661)

Jan. 11, 1906 Delia Hubbard, died at Middletown, Ct., black, housewife, 58-0-0, widow, born US, nephritis (PutnamVR 3: 662-663)

July 23, 1906 Mrs. Lottie Johnson, black, 48-0-0, widow, daughter of Samuel Ockeri [Ockrey], (Putnam VR 3: 680-681)

Feb. 20, 1909 Thomas Johnson, black, laborer, 'about 54', born North Carolina, son of David & Phebe Johnson (Putnam VR 3: 680-681)

Sept. 24, 1918 Edward L. Johnson, black, schoolboy, 11-0-0, born Pomfret, son of Sandy Johnson & Mary Johnson, duodenal ulcer (Putnam VR 3: 682-683)

Dec. 17, 1920 Agnes Johnson, black, schoolgirl, 12-8-3, born Pomfret, daughter of Sandy Johnson & Mary Johnson, appendicitis (Putnam VR 3: 682-683)

March 6, 1921 Lewis A. Jackson, black, schoolboy, 11-7-28, born Pomfret, son of Alfred Jackson & Cora Congdon, appendix (Putnam VR 3: 682-683)

Nov. 17, 1916 Bernice I. Kennedy, colored, 22-8-13, married, daughter of George Tattoon & Ella West, pulmonary tuberculosis (Putnam VR 3: 684-685)

Jan. 6, 1910 Olive Lasure [Lashure], red, 26-3-9, mill operator, single, born Pomfret, daughter of George Lasure [Lashure] & Jennie Malbone, spine fracture (Putnam VR 3: 698-699)

Dec. 18, 1924 Charles Stephen Monroe, at Woodstock, black, 80-1-26, married, born E. Pepperell, Mass., son of Stephen J. Munroe & Mary J. Hazard, automobile accident (PutnamVR 3: 712-713)

June 30, 1919 Hazel Grace Nichols, black, 74-9-8, single, daughter of Percival A. Nichols & Nina Hall, heart disease (Putnam VR 3: 716-717)

Aug. 15. 1904 Amy D. Phillips, black, 51-5-8, married, born Pomfret, daughter of Peter Reynolds & Susan A. Jackson, uterine (Putnam VR 3: 726-727)

March 15, 1907 Edward Palmer, residing Abington, black, laborer, 'about 30', singe, nephritis (Putnam VR 3: 726-727)

April 1, 1904 George Randall, black, 'about 60', single, born Eastford, son of James Randall & Caroline Ransome[Ransom], influenza (Putnam VR 3: 736-737)

April 7, 1904 Philina Scott, black, 0-1-23, daughter of George Munroe & Iva Scott, lung congestion (Putnam VR 3: 744-745)

Feb. 27, 1906 Maud S. Sanders, black, housekeeper, 29-8-17, married, born Pomfret, daughter of Joseph Justin & Susan A. Jackson, pneumonia (Putnam VR 3: 746-747)

Feb. 23, 1904 Ethel C. Tattoon, black, 0-014, born Pomfret, daughter of Frederick Tattoon & Harriet Williams, convulsions (Putnam VR 3: 760-761)

Jan. 6, 1905 Henrietta Tattoon, black, houeskeeper, 45-4-25, married, born Wellington, North Carolina, daughter of Henry Bradley & Harriet Lee, tuberculosis (Putnam VR 3: 760-761)

Feb. 25, 1905 Lloyd G. Tattoon, black, 7-4-3, son of Lloyd Tattoon & Henrietta Bradley, pneumonia (Putnam VR 3: 760-761)

March 22, 1905 Edward C. Tattoon, black, laborer, 42-0-0, widowed, born Lebanon, Ct., son of Gilbert Tattoon & Harriet Williams, embolism foot gangrene (Putnam VR 3: 760-761)

Jan. 28, 1909 Mary E. Tattoon, black, 21-5-7, single, born Putnam, daughter of Lloyd Tattoon & Harriet Williams, tuberculosis (Putnam VR 3: 760-761)

Sept. 8, 1906 Alta Thompson, black, 2-6-23, born Putnam, daughter of Edgar Webster & Eva Justin (Putnam VR 3: 760-761)

Nov. 5, 1911 Henry B. Tattoon, black, 14-0-10, born Putnam, son of Lloyd Tattoon & Henrietta Bradley, tuberculosis (Putnam VR 3: 760-761)

Oct. 20, 1915 Abraham James Talbot, black, clergyman, 57-4-16, married born Maryland, heart disease (Putnam VR 3: 762-763)

Jan 11, 1917 Eli Teacher, black, laborer, 40-0-0, married, born Teachey, North Carolina, nephritis (Putnam VR 3: 762-763)

March 14, 1917 Lloyd Gilbert Tattoon, black, laborer-teaming, 57-3- 2, widowed, born Lebanon, Ct., son of Gilbert Tattoon & Henrietta E. Williams, tuberculosis (Putnam VR 3:762-763)

Feb. 26, 1903 George A. Tattoon, black, laborer, 51-8-6, married, born Lebanon, Ct., son of Gilbert Tattoon & Harriet Seymour, influenza (Putnam VR 3: 762-763)

July 10, 1922 William C. Taylor, at Killingly, black, 79-3-11, contractor, widowed, born Sassafras Fork, North Carolina, son of John Carrington & Mary Morgan, diabetes (Putnam VR 3: 764-765)

July 25, 1927 Priscilla Edna Tattoon, black, 3-3-2, born Putnam, daughter of Julian P. Tattoon & Marjorie Field, automobile accident (Putnam VR 3: 764-765)

Feb. 4, 1926 Wesley Luster, black, 70-3-7, janitor, married, born Charlie Hope, Virginia, son of William Luster & Sarah Sparks, apoplexy (Putnam VR 3: 770-771)

Nov. 20, 1923 Dora Page, at Brooklyn, Ct., black, housekeeper, 24-8-21, married, born East Greenwich, daughter of Supesion Robbins & Mary Robbins, hysterectomy (Putnam VR 3:774-775)

April 28, 1913 Martha Williams, at Pomfret, black, housekeeper, 44-0-0 (Putnam VR 3: 776-777)

May 25, 1906 Sarah P. Williams, black, 61-2-21, housewife, married, born Thompson, son of Nathan Prophet & Phebe Warmsley, tuberculosis (Putnam VR 3: 776-777)

Sept. 20, 1906 Stephen Watson, black, 'about 55', day laborer, married, accident (Putnam VR 3:776-777)

Jan. 11, 1909 Mary C. Woodson, at Brooklyn, black, 28-9-0, single, born Brooklyn, Ct., daughter of Thomas Woodson & Fanny Monday (Putnam VR 3: 776-777)

Oct. 16, 1910 Henry A. Williams, black, 75-9-15, janitor, widowed, born Boston, son of Noah Williams & Elizabeth Hemmingway, kidney tuberculosis (Putnam VR 3: 778-779)

July 3, 1912 Rachel Wilkins, at Pomfret, black, housekeeper, 35-9-20, married, born Durham, North Carolina, daughter of ---- Johnson & --- , tuberculosis (Putnam VR 3: 778-779)

Feb. 11, 1913 Nancy R. Williams, black, 62-0-0, widowed, housekeeper, born North Carolina, daughter of Benjamin Moore & --- , heart disease (Putnam VR 3: 778-779)

June 29, 1915 Nancy Whitehead, black, 0-3-18, born Worcester, Mass., daughter of Alonzo Whitehead & Isabel Willoughby, cholera (Putnam VR 3: 778-779)

July 39, 1927 Harry Shaw, black, 25-8-14, RR Roundhouse, single, born Pomfret, son of Henry Shaw, myelitis (Putnam VR 3:798-799)

Additional Deaths at Putnam Through 1969

Feb. 25, 1930 --- Jackson, negro female, 2.5 days old, prematurity, child of Benny Jackson, born Franklin, North Carolina & Maud E. Congdon, born Pomfret (Putnam Deaths 1928-1932: 17)

Jan. 24, 1930 Dean Gould, 0-0-13, dehydration, negro, son of Robert C. Shaw & Winifred E. Gould, born Putnam (Putnam Deaths 1928-1932: 18)

Oct. 26, 1932 William Taylor, 51-7-3, black, born at Brooklyn, Ct., March 23, 1881, son of William C. Taylor, born Neuse, North Carolina & Maria Louisa Jackson, born Virginia (Putnam Deaths 1928-1932: 34)

March 8, 1933 Thelma C. Blackmar, 6-10-16, black, born April 20, 1926 at Putnam, daughter of Edith Irene Spaulding & Alexander Blackmar (Putnam Deaths 1933-1952: 7)

April 22, 1933 Cora E. Spaulding, colored, 66-2-33, born Putnam Jan. 30, 1867, widow of Albert Spaulding, daughter of Charles West & Edith Blackmar (Putnam Deaths 1933-1952: 11)

Dec. 19, 1935 Marcus Lewis, negro, 90-7-7, born July 7, 1845 at Thompson, child of Nancy Curliss born Slatersville, Rhode Island, retired brick, widower married to Ella Jones, myocarditis (Putnam Deaths 1933-1952: 76)

Jan. 18, 1941 Lucretia Cunningham West, negro, 104-9-26, born at Pomfret March 23, 1836, widow of Charles Henry West, daughter of Harriet Lewis, born Pomfret & Robert Lincoln Lewis, born Pomfret, influenza & senility (Putnam Deaths 1933-1952: 306)

April 11, 1941 Jesse Milligan, black, male, 51-4-3, born Brasoria, Texas, Dec. 8, 1889, son of Robert Milligan, born USA, husband of Edith Lashley, salesman, residence New York City, dies on N.Y., N.H. & H train of epilepsy (Putnam Deaths 1933-1952: 313)

July 20, 1941 Mary Johnson, black, 76-3-2, housework, widow of Sandy Johnson, born Greensboro, North Carolina, April 18, 1865, daughter of David Johnson, born Greenboro & Phoebe Johnson, born Greensboro, cerebral hemorrhage (Putnam Deaths 1933-1952: 318)

Oct. 29, 1941 Frederick Amos Tattoon, negro, 83-10-11, farmer, died at Woodstock, born Lebanon, Ct., Dec. 18, 1857, son of ---- Seymour, born Ct. & Gilbert Tattoon, born Ct., widower married to Carrie Bradley, pulmonary embolism (Putnam Deaths 1933-1952: 324)

March 2, 1943 Ella Edith Tattoon, 74-1-5, died at Pomfret, born at Pomfret Jan. 27, 1869, daughter of Lucretia Lewis, born Pomfret & Charles Henry West, born Virginia, housework, widow of George Tattoon, cerebral hemorrhage (Putnam Deaths 1933-1952: 366)

March 9, 1944 Mary Webster, 75, black, died at Day Kimball Hospital, residence Pomfret, born Eastford in 1869, widow of Edgar Webster, daughter of William Lambert, born USA & "mother unknown," myocarditis (Putnam Deaths 1933-1952: 393)

Feb. 13, 1945 Gladys Mae Green, 53-2-30, Indian, died at Day Kimball Hospital, residence at Danielson, housewide, separated from William L. Green, born Abington Nov. 14, 1891, daughter of Dwight Webster, born Abington & "mother unknown" (Putnam Deaths 1933-1952: 417)

Dec. 18, 1945 John Bolden, 54-11-8, negro, died at Putnam, born Hanover Indiana. Jan. 10, 1891, laborer, parents not given (Putnam Deaths 1933-1952: 440)

Nov. 27, 1947 Lawrence Wilcox, 21-7-2, black, died at Norwich State Hospital, single, mason & carpenter, residence at Putnam, born Westerly, Rhode Island, son of Lawrence W. Wilcox, born Ct. & Muriel Tattoon, myocarditis (Putnam Deaths 1933-1952: 499)

Nov. 2, 1949 Marie Carter, 49, negro, died at Day Kimball Hospital, residence Brooklyn, N.Y., wife of Frank Carter, born Brooklyn, N.Y. Oct. 14, 1900, daughter of Alonzo Harris, born New York City & Carrow Davis, born Brooklyn, N.Y.(Putnam Deaths 1933-1952: 557)

Aug. 6, 1951 George Washington Cross, 74, negro, died at Day Kimball Hospital, retired laborer, married to Gertrude J. Simons, born Oct. 30, 1876 at Griswold, son of Joseph C. Cross, born Griswold & Abby Simons, born Griswold, arteriosclerosis (Putnam Deaths 1933-1952: 611)

Jan. 14, 1953 Andrew Taylor, 73, negro, died at Day Kimball Hospital, residence Danielson, Ct., retired teamster, born Brooklyn, Ct., 1880, parents unknown, nephrosclerosis (Putnam Deaths 1953-1961: 2)

March 17, 1953 Lena Mae Greene, 34, negro, wife of Everett A. Greene, died at Day Kimball Hospital, from Dayville, Ct., born Sept. 29, 1918 at Putnam, daughter of Berry Jackson, born Franklin, North Carolina & Maude Congdon, born Pomfret, ovarian carcinoma (Putnam Deaths 1953-1961:10)

Nov. 24, 1953 Arthur Franklin Gould, 68, negro, maintenance man,died at Putnam, married to Mabel Bates, born May 29, 1885 at Putnam, son of Charles F. Gould, born Massachusetts & Nellie Ann Gater, born USA, rectal cancer (Putnam Deaths 1953-1961:34)

March 11, 1955 Lanson Small, 73, negro, died at Preston, Ct., residence at Putnam, born Thompson April 15, 1881, single, parentage not given, cerebro-vascular accident (Putnam Deaths 1953-1961: 82)

May 20, 1955 Albert Richard Torrey, 79, negro, died at Putnam at13 Cleveland St., iron melter, born at Plainfield Dec. 10, 1875, widower married to Annie E. Hicks, parentage not given, myrocardial infarction (Putnam Deaths 1953-1961: 89)

Nov. 2, 1955 Robert Berry, 80, black, died at Norwich State Hospital, heart disease, other data not given (Putnam Deaths 1953-1961: 109)

Dec, 15, 1955 Howard R. Washington, 67, dies at Putnam, born May 25, 1888 at Providence R.I., other data not given, heart disease (Putnam Deaths 1953-1961:112)

Aug. 8, 1956 Lillian Dick, 65, negro, at Day Kimball Hospital, residence Brooklyn, Ct., single, born Feb. 23, 1891 at Greenboro, N.C., heart disease (Putnam Deaths 1953-1961:133)

Aug. 22, 1956 Manuel Joaquim Rodick, 78, negro, died at Preston, Ct., widower married to Gertrude Hendricks, born Jan. 22, 1878 at Cape Verde Islands, son of Maria Periera, born Cape Verde & John Roderick, born Cape Verde, pancreatic neoplasm (Putnam Deaths 1953-1961:134)

Aug. 27, 1956 Cremora Mabel Luster, 83, negro, died at 71 Railroad St., Putnam, widow of Wesley Luster, born Jan. 27, 1873 at Thompson, daughter of Marcus Lewis, born Gloucester, Rhode Island & Luella Jones, intestinal obstruction (Putnam Deaths 1953-1961:148)

Jan. 25, 1857 Sarah Harris, 76, negro, died at Day Kimball Hospital, divorced, born June 16, 1880, other data not given, carcinoma of esophagus (Putnam Deaths 1953-1961:148)

May 20, 1957 Anna Elizabeth Johnson, 73, negro, single, at 33 Maple St., Putnam, housework, born Jan. 11, 1884 in North Carolina, daughter of Sandy Johnson, born North Carolina & Mary Johnson, born North Carolina, cerebral hemorrhage (Putnam Deaths 1953-1961:159)

June 26, 1958 Joseph Harra, 81, negro, died at Pine Rest Convalsecent Home, Putnam, single, born Clinton, Mass. Oct. 26, 1876, son of Joseph Harra, born Trenton, N.J. & Addie Little, born New Hampshire, heart disease (Putnam Deaths 1953-1961:198)

Aug. 5, 1960 Josephine Louise Shaw, 86, negro, died at Day Kimball Hospital, widow of Henry Shaw, born Chattanooga, Tenn. Aug. 30, 1873, father ---- Harrison, cerebral thrombosis (Putnam Deaths 1953-1961:279)

Oct. 27, 1960 Mathilda Garrett, 34, negro, died at Day Kimball Hospital, wife of Noah Garrett, housewife, born Dec. 23, 1925 at Morganton, North Carolina, daughter of Ernest Erwin, born Morganton & Julia Pearson, born Morganton, heart disease (Putnam Deaths 1953-1961:286)

Feb. 2, 1964 Clifton Gardiner, 73, negro, engineer & fireman, died at Brooklyn, Ct., married to Blanche Neil, born Nov. 11, 1890 at Brooklyn, N.Y., son of John T. Gardiner, born Long Island, N.Y. & Blanche Gardiner, born Brooklyn, N.Y., ruptured aorta (Putnam Deaths 1961 ---- :132)

March 18, 1965 Clinton Eugene Lewis, 85, negro, caretaker, died at Thompson, married to Bertha Larson, born July 7, 1879 at Boston, son of Marcus Lewis & Luella Lewis, pneumonia (Putnam Deaths 1961 ---- :181)

June 19, 1965 Hattie Lucinda Hazzard, 97, negro, widow of James Hazzard, born Nov. 11, 1867 at Eastford, daughter of William Lambert & Lucretia Whitehouse, heart disease (Putnam Deaths 1961 ---- :191)

Aug. 14, 1967 Raymond Edward Gould, 21, negro, laborer, died at Putnam, husband of Lillian Mitchell Bey, born July 7, 1946 at Rogers, Ct., son of Joseph Gould, born Putnam & Rose Hazzard, born Dudley, Mass., auto accident (Putnam Deaths 1961 ---- :294)

Oct. 26, 1967 William Henry Singleton, 76, Indian, single, forester, died at Chaplin, Ct., born at Stratford, Ct., Sept. 10, 1891, son of William Singleton, born Groton & Emma Savage, born Stratford, heart disease (Putnam Deaths 1961 ---- :305)

June 21, 1968 Eugene Philip Hazzard, 50, Indian, died at Woodstock, foreman, husband Marjorie Ward, born Aug. 5, 1917 at Southbridge, son of Edward Hazzard, born Southbridge & Maud Brown, cerebral edema (Putnam Deaths 1961 -- :401)

Dec. 14, 1969 Clara Savarese, 82, Indian, housewife, died at Killingly, widow of Charles Savarese, born Dec. 29, 1886 at Danielson, Ct., daughter of William Broadard & Haddie Wells, intestinal hemorrhage (Putnam Deaths 1961 ---- :437)

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