Dr. Charles Dwight Pullen

Brief Life History 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 immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1930 and lived in Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Mount Pleasant, Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, 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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Family Time Line

Dr. Charles Dwight Pullen
Clara Louine French
Marriage: 12 October 1892
Mr. Pullen
before 1901–before 1901
Dwight French Pullen
Marian Clarice Pullen

Sources (27)

  • Chas. D. Pullen, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Chas D Pullen, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Charles D Pullen, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

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.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English polein, Old French poulain, Anglo-Norman French pulein ‘foal, colt’.

English: variant of Pullum .

Dutch and German: patronymic from Pul, a variant of Pol 2.

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

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