Caroline Catherine Hill

Georgia, United States

The Life of Caroline Catherine

When Caroline Catherine Hill was born in 1814, in Georgia, United States, her father, Benjamin Hill, was 26 and her mother, Mattie, was 22. She married William H Pullen in 1833. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lawrence, Tennessee, United States in 1860.

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William H Pullen
Caroline Catherine Hill
Marriage: 1833
Melissa Felicites Pullen
Ann E Pullen
Mary Hanna Pullen
James H Pullen
Benjamin Pinkney Pullen
Josephine Ann Pullen
William C Pullen
John Marcellus Pullen

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    Ann E Pullen


    Mary Hanna Pullen


    James H Pullen


    Benjamin Pinkney Pullen


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1832 · Worcester v. Georgia

Age 18

In 1830, U.S. President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act which required all Native Americans to relocate to areas west of the Mississippi River. That same year, Governor Gilmer of Georgia signed an act which claimed for Georgia all Cherokee territories within the boundaries of Georgia. The Cherokees protested the act and the case made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The case, Worcester v. Georgia, ruled in 1832 that the United States, not Georgia, had rights over the Cherokee territories and Georgia laws regarding the Cherokee Nation were voided. President Jackson didn’t enforce the ruling and the Cherokees did not cede their land and Georgia held a land lottery anyway for white settlers.

Age 32

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Caroline Pullen in household of Wm Pullen, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Caroline C Pullen in household of William Pullen, "United States Census, 1850"

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