Eva Pulver

31 May 1886–March 1953 (Age 66)
Valparaiso, Saunders, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Eva

When Eva Pulver was born on 31 May 1886, in Valparaiso, Saunders, Nebraska, United States, her father, Judson Pulver, was 33 and her mother, Josephine Slothower, was 29. She died in March 1953, at the age of 66.

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Judson Pulver
Josephine Slothower
Fred Judson Pulver
Mabel Pulver
Frank Pulver
Eva Pulver

Parents and Siblings

    Judson Pulver


    Josephine Slothower




    Fred Judson Pulver


    Mabel Pulver




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 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.2 Possibly a shortened form of Dutch van Pulver, a habitational name from a place named Pulver (meaning ‘dust’; compare 1), for example in Wormhout in West Flanders.

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

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