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Re: Can Anyone Help Me..

Posted: 22 Jul 2012 11:36PM GMT
Classification: Query

It was great reading your note on the Putman family. I have had my Y-DNA tested an we are definately Dutch. For a number of years the story was that we descended from the New England Putnam family, but that was not true. The family goes it appears Johannes Pootman [1644-1689] of Schenectady, NY, David Pottman of Potterstown, NJ, Victor Potman of Mount Bethel, PA, near western NJ, Peter Putnam, it appears, of Sandyston, NJ, and Yates Co., NY, John Putman/Putnam of Wayne, NY, and Delhi, Ontario, CAN, and then William C. Putman [1834-1891] of NY, CAN, and Wells Township, Tuscola Co., MI.

The name Pootman may mean a person who lived by a well or low lying area. In German Pott means a hole in the ground such as a shallow coal mine.

Again, it was great to hear from you and reading your notes on the Putman family history.

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Mindy_Lootens 8 Dec 2006 10:56PM GMT 
sterput 8 Dec 2006 11:24PM GMT 
krzyrob 9 Dec 2006 6:00PM GMT 
Mark Putnam 10 Dec 2006 6:19PM GMT 
tstein72 13 Jul 2012 6:22AM GMT 
Mark Putnam 23 Jul 2012 5:36AM GMT 
Mark Putnam 23 Jul 2012 5:37AM GMT 
Mark Putnam 10 Dec 2006 7:21PM GMT 
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