m a list of funerals in Medford is the following: 1775 Apr 21, Mr Henry Putnam slain at Menotomy by the enemy on their retreat from Concord oburg, . . . though because of age exempt, and quotes, he showed his Putnam spunk and went with the rest.
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When Mr. Henry Putnam was about twenty-two years of age he went from Medford, Mass., into the state of Connecticut, about one hundred miles, at that Mr. Henry Putnam was about twenty-two years of age he went from Medford, Mass., into the state of Connecticut, about one hundred miles, at that day a very long journey.
Night coming on, he stopped at a farm house of inviting appearance, in the town of Bolton, and asked for entertainmeircle was Miss Hannah Boardman, the oldest daughter of his host.
Mr. Putnam became interested at once in the young lady, of whom he dreamed me time they were married.
The next morning after the wedding, Mrs. Putnam was presented by her father and friends with a horse, a lady's smation given by the lady herself when about ninety years of age. Henry Putnam was the youngest son of Deacon Eleazer Putnam [of Danvers] and s