Roy Cathie Pulliam

Male19 June 1896–29 May 1965

Brief Life History of Roy Cathie

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.

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Roy Cathie Pulliam
Helen Adaline Lawrence
Marriage: 22 March 1923

Sources (15)

  • Roy Pulliam, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Roy Cathie Pulliam - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Roy C. Pulliam
  • Roy Cathie Pulliam, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 March 1923Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    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.

    1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

    Age 5

    "Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 20

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh and English: Anglicized form of Welsh ap William ‘son of William’ (see Williams ). This surname is very rare in Britain.

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

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