Person:Sylvia Putnam (1)

Sylvia Putnam
m. 1875
  1. Orval Allison Bridges1878 - 1950
  2. Cora BridgesAbt 1880 - 1911
  3. Martha May Bridges1881 -
m. 7 Feb 1893
Facts and Events
Name[4][8] Sylvia Putnam
Alt Name[3] Silvy Putnam
Gender Female
Birth[3] Abt 1851 Ohio, United States
Census[3] 1860 Mercer, Missouri, United StatesLindley Township
Census[4] 1870 Decatur, Iowa, United StatesEden Township
Marriage 1875 Decatur, Iowa, United Statesto James Robert Bridges
Census[5] 1880 Decatur, Iowa, United StatesEden Township
Marriage 7 Feb 1893 Saline, Kansas, United StatesTrenton
to George Washington Jones
Census[6] 1905 Spearfish, Lawrence, South Dakota, United States
Census[7] 1910 Crook, Wyoming, United StatesHulett Township
Death[1][2][9] 30 Sep 1910 Crook, Wyoming, United States
Burial[9] Crook, Wyoming, United StatesMiller Creek Cemetery

Family name reported by some as Moss because grandson adopted by second husband was named Moss. However, Moss was the name of Sylvia's son-in-law, not her maiden nor either of her married names.

Image Gallery
  1. Wyoming Homestead, in George Jones Documents.

    On 21 April 1913, husband said he was a widower

  2. George W. Jones Probate, in George Jones Documents.

    Had surgery (reason unknown) on 6-3-19[13?] [blurred in original -- must be 3 June 1910]

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Lindley, Mercer, Missouri, in United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 1141, Fam 1141.

    Putnam, John, 45, farmer, RE = $1000, PE = $35, b. NY
    , Mary, 43, b. OH
    , Lucretia, 19, b. NY
    , Samuel D., 13, b. OH
    , Silvy, 9, b. OH
    , Varonia, 8, b. OH
    , Mary E., 6, b. OH

  4. 4.0 4.1 Eden, Decatur, Iowa, in United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publications M593 and T132), HH 7, Fam 7.

    Putman [sic], John, 54, farmer, RE = $4500, PE = $600, b. NY
    , Mary, 53, keeps house, b. OH
    , Samuel D., 23, farm laborer, b. OH
    , Silvia, 18, at home, b. OH
    , Venora, 17, at home, b. OH
    , Mary E., 16, at home, b. OH
    , David M., 9, b. MO

  5. Eden, Decatur, Iowa, in United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 45, Fam 45.

    Bridget [sic], J. R., 29, married, farmer, cannot wright, b. IN, both parents b. places unknown
    , Silva, 29 [corrected from/to39], wife, keeping house, b. OH, fa b. unknonwn, mo b. OH
    , Ovel E., 2 son, b. IA

  6. Johnson-Jorgeson; FHL #2281691, in South Dakota. Assessor. State census, 1905. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 2002).

    George W. Jones, Card No. 1
    Spearfish, Lawrence County, Ward 1, 63 years of age, occupation: Hunter
    b. Wisconsin, in SD 10 yrs; fa. b. PA, mo b. IN, white male, married, able to read and write
    Silvy Jones, Card No. 2
    Spearfish, Lawrence County, Ward 1
    b. Ohio (no age given), in SD 10 years, fa. b. NY, mo. b. OH

  7. Crook County; FHL #1375759, in United States. Bureau of the Census. 13th census, 1910. Wyoming, 1910 federal census : population schedules. (Washington [District of Columbia]: The National Archives, 19--?), HH 94, Family 97.

    Jones, George W., head, white male, age 69, married (2nd) 19 years, born Wisconsin, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Indiana, speaks English, occupation farmer on General Farm, able to read and write, owns farm free of mortgage, Farm Schedule 77
    , Sylvia, wife, white female, age 58, married (1st) 19 years, borne 3 children (2 living), born Ohio, both parents born Ohio, speaks English, able to read and write
    Reynolds [sic], Robert, grandson, white male, age 9, single, born South Dakota, father born Wisconsin, mother born Iowa, attending school

    Robert Reynolds is the grandson of Sylvia.

  8. lytlejoslyn Family Tree, in Jones Family websites.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Inter Mountain Globe, 6 Ocober 1910, in Wyoming Newspapers, p. 1, column 1, accessed 15 Aug 2014.

    Mrs. G. W. Jones died last Friday morning, after many years of suffering. The funeral was held at the house and the remains laid to rest in Miller Creek cemetery. She leaves to mourn her loss a husband and three children: Mrs. George Moss, Mrs. Mattie Hunt, and Orvil Bridges. The bereaved family has the sympathy of the whole country.