Thomas Pulliam

8 November 1861–1 February 1945 (Age 83)
Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Pulliam was born on 8 November 1861, in Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States, his father, James D. Pulliam, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Gaines Wallace, was 28. He married Ella Elizabeth Blair on 26 March 1891, in Adair, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Adair, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 February 1945, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Pulliam
1861–1945
Ella Elizabeth Blair
1873–1960
Marriage: 26 March 1891
James Elbert Pulliam
1892–1954
Owen Blair Pulliam
1894–1971
Elizabeth D Pulliam
1896–1910
Alta Pulliam
1900–1980

Spouse and Children

    Male1861–1945Male

    Ella Elizabeth Blair

    Female1873–1960Female

MARRIAGE
26 March 1891
Adair, Kentucky, United States
children

(4)

    James Elbert Pulliam

    Male1892–1954Male

    Owen Blair Pulliam

    Male1894–1971Male

    Elizabeth D Pulliam

    Female1896–1910Female

    Alta Pulliam

    Female1900–1980Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Perryville

Age 1

On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville took place between the Army of Ohio and the Army of Mississippi. It was the bloodiest battle on Kentucky soil. The Union lost around four thousand people and the Confederates lost around three thousand people. This was about one fifth of those that fought.
1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Welsh ap William ‘son of William’ ( see Williams ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Pulliam, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas Pulliam in household of Montford H Lewis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas Pulliam in household of Owen B Pulliam, "United States Census, 1930"

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