Oliver Pullen

17 October 1759–8 December 1840 (Age 81)
Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Oliver

When Oliver Pullen was born on 17 October 1759, in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, James Pullen, was 39 and his mother, Lydia Woodcock, was 37. He married Abigail Page on 23 June 1782, in Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Winslow, Kennebec, Maine, United States in 1800. He registered for military service in 1777. He died on 8 December 1840, in Palermo, Waldo, Maine, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Palermo, Waldo, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Pullen
Abigail Page
Marriage: 23 June 1782
Sargent Pullen Sr.
Gilbert Pullen
Stephen Pullen Sr
Montgomery Pullen

Spouse and Children


    Abigail Page


23 June 1782
Kennebec, Maine, United States


    Sargent Pullen Sr.


    Stephen Pullen Sr


    Gilbert Pullen


    Montgomery Pullen


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 12

Historical Boundaries: 1771: Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States 1799: Kennebec, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Kennebec, Maine, United States

Age 17

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 22

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English (southern): from Old French poulain ‘colt’; a metonymic occupational name for a horse-breeder or nickname for a frisky person.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oliver Pullen, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Oliver Pullen, "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783"
  • Oliver Pullen, "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783"

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