Frank H Pulver

Male19 December 1896–June 1963

Brief Life History of Frank H

Frank H Pulver was born on 19 December 1896, in Claverack, Claverack, Columbia, New York, United States. He married Ruth M Ward in September 1918, in Valatie, Columbia, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Chatham, Ghent, Columbia, New York, United States for about 15 years and Greenport, Columbia, New York, United States in 1950. He died in June 1963, in New York, United States, at the age of 66.

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Frank H Pulver
Ruth M Ward
Marriage: September 1918
Frank H Pulver Jr.
Remus E Pulver

Sources (9)

  • Frank H Pulver, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Frank H Pulver, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Frank Pulver, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    September 1918Valatie, Columbia, New York, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 4

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 20

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    German, Swiss German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German pulver ‘ash, dust’ (of Latin origin), German Pulver ‘powder’; a metonymic occupational name for an apothecary or herbalist who dispensed various types of medicinal powder. From the 15th century it may alternatively have denoted a manufacturer of gunpowder.

    Possibly also a shortened form of Flemish Van Pulver: habitational name for someone from a place called Pulver (meaning ‘dust’; compare 1 above), for example in Wormhout in West Flanders.

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

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