Frank Bancroft Pulsifer

15 October 1868–6 February 1954 (Age 85)
Lakewood Township, Ocean County, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Frank Bancroft

When Frank Bancroft Pulsifer was born on 15 October 1868, in Lakewood Township, Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, his father, Franklin Elijah Pulsifer, was 34 and his mother, Arvilla Elizabeth Bancroft, was 31. He married Annie Eva Hodges in 1890, in Lakewood Township, Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States in 1910. He died on 6 February 1954, in Lakewood Township, Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Lakewood Township, Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Bancroft Pulsifer
1868–1954
Annie Eva Hodges
1865–1926
Marriage: 1890
Frank Stanley Pulsifer
1890–1963
Grace Norma Pulsifer
1892–1961
Perley Eugene Pulsipher
1895–1978
Helen Bancroft Pulsipher
1897–
Leetha R. Pulsifer
1898–
Robert H. Pulsipher
1899–1970

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1890
Lakewood Township, Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
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(6)

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siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1872 · Yellowstone National Park Created

Age 4

President Ulysses S. Grant signed the law passed by congress on March 1 1872, making Yellowstone a National Park. The park covers parts of Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho.
1894

Age 26

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of English Percival .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Frank Pulsifer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank W Pulsifer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • F.S. Pulsifer in entry for Carl A. Mohr and Grace Norma Pulsifer, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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