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
1759–1840
Abigail Page
1767–1803
Marriage: 23 June 1782
Sargent Pullen Sr.
1784–
Gilbert Pullen
1788–1878
Stephen Pullen Sr
1786–1867
Montgomery Pullen
1794–1882

Spouse and Children

    Male1759–1840Male

    Abigail Page

    Female1767–1803Female

MARRIAGE
23 June 1782
Kennebec, Maine, United States
children

(4)

    Sargent Pullen Sr.

    Male1784–Male

    Stephen Pullen Sr

    Male1786–1867Male

    Gilbert Pullen

    Male1788–1878Male

    Montgomery Pullen

    Male1794–1882Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1771

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
1776

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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