Joe Gene Putnam

Last updated 23 Oct 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Abt 1958

Died: Bef 19 Jun 2011

Father: Wesley Fremont Price (1919 – 2011)

Mother: Emilie Ruth Willett (1923 – 2007)

Supporting evidence for:
name

interview-price-family-2018: Notes from interview with Price family, 23 Jun 2018; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Note #6

Comment: Source includes name (Joe Gene Putnam).

memorialcard-emilie-price-2007: Memorial card (funeral program) for Emilie Ruth Price (2007); privately held

Comment: Source includes name (Joe Putnam).

obituary-wesley-price-2011: Obituary for Wesley Fremont Price (2011); Thelen Funeral Home (https://www.thelenfuneralhome.com: accessed 21 Jun 2011), single location (Redfield, South Dakota), published after 9 Jun 2011

Comment: Source includes name (Joe Putnam).

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birth

interview-price-family-2018: Notes from interview with Price family, 23 Jun 2018; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Note #6

Comment: Source includes information (taken in as a family member about 1974, ran away at 16) to give an approximate date of 1958.

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death

interview-price-family-2018: Notes from interview with Price family, 23 Jun 2018; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Note #6

Comment: Source indicates Joe died.

obituary-wesley-price-2011: Obituary for Wesley Fremont Price (2011); Thelen Funeral Home (https://www.thelenfuneralhome.com: accessed 21 Jun 2011), single location (Redfield, South Dakota), published after 9 Jun 2011

Comment: Source indicates Wesley "was prceded in death by ... son ... Joe".

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father

interview-price-family-2018: Notes from interview with Price family, 23 Jun 2018; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Note #6

Comment: Source identifies Wesley Price as an informal parent of Joe Gene Putnam. See notes for details.

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mother

interview-price-family-2018: Notes from interview with Price family, 23 Jun 2018; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Note #6

Comment: Source identifies Emilie Willet as an informal parent of Joe Gene Putnam. See notes for details.

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Family #1

Spouse/Partner: <private>

Married: ?

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

interview-price-family-2018: Notes from interview with Price family, 23 Jun 2018; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Note #6

Comment: Source includes fact of marriage, and that this was Joe Gene Putnam's first marriage.

interview-price-family-2018: Notes from interview with Price family, 23 Jun 2018; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Note #6

Comment: Source includes fact of marriage, and that this was the second (or later) marriage for both.

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Family #2

Spouse/Partner: <private>

Married: ?

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

interview-price-family-2018: Notes from interview with Price family, 23 Jun 2018; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Note #6

Comment: Source includes fact of marriage, and that this was Joe Gene Putnam's first marriage.

interview-price-family-2018: Notes from interview with Price family, 23 Jun 2018; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Note #6

Comment: Source includes fact of marriage, and that this was the second (or later) marriage for both.

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Child: <private>

Child: <private>

Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 26 Oct 2007 at Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

memorialcard-emilie-price-2007: Memorial card (funeral program) for Emilie Ruth Price (2007); privately held

Comment: Source includes reference date (26 Oct 2007) and location (Cedar Rapids, IA).

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General Notes and Anecdotes

Although he was neither a biological nor formally adopted child of Wes and Emilie, Joe Gene Putnam was taken in as a member of the family sometime around 1974 after running away from his home at about 16. [interview-price-family-2018]

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general notes

interview-price-family-2018: Notes from interview with Price family, 23 Jun 2018; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Note #6

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

Joe died while working on his motorcycle. He was working in a closed garage and may have asphyxiated. [interview-price-family-2018]

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research notes

interview-price-family-2018: Notes from interview with Price family, 23 Jun 2018; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Note #6

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