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Records of the First Congregational Church of Putnam, CT, 1711-1829
Transcribed by Ellen Larned and printed in the Putnam Patriot, March-December 1894.
FHL Film 5466

Note: The First Congregational Church of Putnam was the first Church of Killingly, located in that part of Killingly that later became the town of Putnam. Earliest Convers church records, before the founding of Thompson Parish, would have been here.

"Earliest Baptisms"

Josiah Converse, baptized 21 November 1714

Convers Baptisms, p. 11

James, son of Edward, 8 November 1719
Edward, son of Edward, 1 May 1720
Johathan, son of Edward, 30 April 1723
Edward son of Edward and Elizabeth his wife, 19 February 1727
Josiah, son of Samuel, 21 November 1714
Samuel, 12 February 1727
Hannah, daughter of Samuel, Jr., 30 May 1725
Dorcas, daughter of Samuel, jr., 30 May 1725
Samuel Jr. 30 June 1725
Ruth, daughter of Hannah, 18 December 1722
Ammiel, daughter of Hannah, 18 December 1722
Thomas and Martha his wife, 21 February, 1725
Martha, daughter of Thomas, 12 January 1727
Pain, son of Pain, 1739-1740
Hannah Porter, daughter of Benjamin, 10 June 1727

Marriages, p. 3

Edward Converse and Elizabeth Cooper 6 August 1717
Jesse Converse and Demaris Chandler, 23 November 1758
Thomas Converse and Martha Clough, 11 April 1723


Bowen, wife of _____ June 1792
Converse, Jesse, ae 60, Jun 1722.

Contributed by Hal Whitmore