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John William PulliamAge: 47 years18471894

John William Pulliam
Given names
John William
Birth September 24, 1847 27 16
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 9 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 13 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 19 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 19 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
MarriageNancy Elizabeth “Betty” KittrellView this family
December 20, 1868 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 21 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Birth of a son
#1Thomas Lemuel Pulliam
August 24, 1870 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Lurannah Ann “Lourainy” Pulliam
June 20, 1872 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Emily Birdie Pulliam
August 30, 1874 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Sarah Belle Pulliam
February 21, 1876 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Ethel Miami Kittrell
February 14, 1878 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 30 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a son
#6Benjamin Marvin Pulliam
May 23, 1880 (Age 32 years)
Death of a wifeNancy Elizabeth “Betty” Kittrell
May 2, 1882 (Age 34 years)
Cause: Tuberculosis
Death October 16, 1894 (Age 47 years)
Last change November 30, 201612:47:22

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Thomas B Pulliam
Birth: April 21, 1820North Carolina, United States
Death: February 28, 1902Ripley, Missouri, United States
Nancy Ann Gullett
Birth: November 18, 1830Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: December 24, 1909Arkansas, United States
Family with Nancy Elizabeth “Betty” Kittrell - View this family
Marriage: December 20, 1868Ripley, Missouri, United States
20 months
Thomas Lemuel Pulliam
Birth: August 24, 1870 22 16Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: December 6, 1967Ripley, Missouri, United States
22 months
Lurannah Ann “Lourainy” Pulliam
Birth: June 20, 1872 24 18Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: December 21, 1956Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States
2 years
Emily Birdie Pulliam
Birth: August 30, 1874 26 20Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: May 28, 1973San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States
18 months
Sarah Belle Pulliam
Birth: February 21, 1876 28 22Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: August 24, 1962Walnut Ridge, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States
2 years
Ethel Miami Kittrell
Birth: February 14, 1878 30 24Missouri, United States
Death: April 11, 1964Missouri, United States
2 years
Benjamin Marvin Pulliam
Birth: May 23, 1880 32 26Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: May 21, 1922Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois, United States

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