Dr. Charles Dwight Pullen

20 August 1864–27 August 1940 (Age 76)
Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Charles Dwight

When Dr. Charles Dwight Pullen was born on 20 August 1864, in Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States, his father, William Wells Pullen, was 29 and his mother, Bethiah "Bertha" Osborn, was 25. He married Clara Louine French on 12 October 1892, in Otsego, Allegan, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Mount Pleasant, Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 27 August 1940, in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, United States.

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Dr. Charles Dwight Pullen
Clara Louine French
Marriage: 12 October 1892
Mr. Pullen
Dwight French Pullen
Marian Clarice Pullen

Spouse and Children

12 October 1892
Otsego, Allegan, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 15

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Chas. D. Pullen, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Chas. D. Pullen in entry for Dwight Pullen, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Charles D Pullen in entry for Dwight French Pullen, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"

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