Putnam, Jonathan W
Putnam, Jonathan W.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born in Leyden, N. Y., July 31, 1815. He was converted at the age of twelve, and was received into the Methodist Episcopal Church. He was licensed to exhort in 1835; in 1836 he received license to preach. He travelled four years in the Ne\wJersey Conference, and then went to the Wiscionsin Conference. In 1856 he was transferred to the East Genesee Conference, and stationed at East Palmyra. Afterwards he was successively appointed to Tyrone, Catharine, Southport, Jackson, Canton, Prattsburgh, Dresden, and Middlesex. He had just begun the work of the second year on this last charge, with good promise of success, when death overtook him on Sept. 9, 1871. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1872, p. 130, 131; Northern Christian Advocate, 1871.