Dwight French Pullen

Male13 January 1896–21 January 1978

Brief Life History of Dwight French

When Dwight French Pullen was born on 13 January 1896, in Mount Pleasant, Isabella, Michigan, United States, his father, Dr. Charles Dwight Pullen, was 31 and his mother, Clara Louine French, was 31. He married Marie D Krueger on 3 March 1922, in Saint Ignace, Mackinac County, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Supervisorial District 1, Coconino, Arizona, United States in 1940 and Flagstaff, Coconino, Arizona, United States for about 1 years. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 21 January 1978, in Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 82.

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Dwight French Pullen
Marie D Krueger
Marriage: 3 March 1922
Robert Dwight Pullen
Charles William Pullen
Virginia Pullen

Sources (25)

  • Dwight F Pullen, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Dwight F Pullen, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Dwight F Pullen, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 March 1922Saint Ignace, Mackinac County, Michigan, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

    Age 20

    South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

    Age 22

    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    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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