When Roy Cathie Pulliam was born on 19 June 1896, in Marfa, Presidio, Texas, United States, his father, Xury White Pulliam, was 43 and his mother, Ann Eliza Hancock, was 38. He married Helen Adaline Lawrence on 22 March 1923, in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States. He lived in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 1, Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 29 May 1965, in Kerrville, Kerr, Texas, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.
Welsh and English: Anglicized form of Welsh ap William ‘son of William’ (see Williams ). This surname is very rare in Britain.