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
Ella Elizabeth Blair
Marriage: 26 March 1891
James Elbert Pulliam
Owen Blair Pulliam
Elizabeth D Pulliam
Alta Pulliam

Spouse and Children


    Ella Elizabeth Blair


26 March 1891
Adair, Kentucky, United States


    James Elbert Pulliam


    Owen Blair Pulliam


    Elizabeth D Pulliam


    Alta Pulliam


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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.

Age 2

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

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.

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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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