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 — abijah_putnam [2018/12/06 17:16] (current) Line 1: Line 1: + ​Captain Abijah Putnam was an early settler in [[Jefferson_County|Jefferson County]]. In 1801, he came from Rome New York and settled on land around the Millens Bay area that would be known as Port Putnam. Because this was on the bank of the [[st_Lawrence_river|St. Lawrence river]] and straight across from Wolfe Island, Canada he soon started a ferry service to that Island. This settlement would later be renamed [[Cape_Vincent|Cape Vincent]], and Putnam is regarded as that villages first settler. Putnam commanded several regiments stationed on the shores of Lake Ontario.\\ \\ \\ [[Jefferson_County_Pioneers|Jefferson County Pioneers]]\\ \\ \\
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