William Pullen

26 June 1805–8 January 1883 (Age 77)
Phelps, Phelps, Ontario, New York, United States

The Life of William

When William Pullen was born on 26 June 1805, in Phelps, Phelps, Ontario, New York, United States, his father, Nicholas W Pullen, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Cooper, was 30. He married Nancy Taylor Field on 28 January 1830, in Village of Sodus, Sodus, Wayne, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States in 1880. He died on 8 January 1883, in Allegan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Allegan, Allegan, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Pullen
1805–1883
Nancy Taylor Field
1809–1877
Marriage: 28 January 1830
Sarah Elizabeth "Libbie" Pullen
1831–1919
George T Pullen
1832–1858
William Wells Pullen
1835–1913
Harriet Pullen
1837–1839
Phebe Ann Pullen
1840–1932
Cornelia Resetta Pullen
1842–1905
Nancy Ellen Pullen
1845–1926
Julia Evaline Pullen
1847–1874
Anastasia S "Anise" Pullen
1849–1935
John Whitefield Pullen
1851–1936

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 January 1830
Village of Sodus, Sodus, Wayne, New York, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    Nicholas W Pullen

    Male1779–1843Male

    Sarah Cooper

    Female1775–1856Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 22

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

English (southern): from Old French poulain ‘colt’; a metonymic occupational name for a horse-breeder or nickname for a frisky person.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Pullen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm Pullen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Pullin, "United States Census, 1840"

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