Ancestral Family Topic 98

98 George Pulliam (-1786)
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George Pulliam, in his own words
If he could speak to us today, George Pulliam might describe his life as follows.

I was probably born in New Kent County where a large Pulliam family lived, but settled in Southside in Prince Edward County where I was a second lieutenant in its militia during the Revolution, and provided a horse and some wheat to the army, for which I was later reimbursed.
My wife was married Frances Price, a daughter of Pugh Price, whom I married in Prince Edward 18 October (bond) 1773. By 1785 our household was comprised of seven, presumably me, Frances, and our five children, all of whom I named in the will I made later that year on 21 December 1785.
I was dead by 18 June 1786 having left a sufficient estate to pay my debts.
Since all my children were minors, and indeed another was on the way, when I made my will, my estate was still listed on the tax rolls of Prince Edward in 1800.


Notes
In 1800 the estate of George Pulliam was charged on one white male, presumably George who would marry a few years later, 3 horses, and 3 slaves.


Descendants of George Pulliam
Information about the children of George Pulliam, their descendants, and allied families previously found at Virginians.com is now available as Southside Virginia Genealogies. Learn more
Names found in this topic include the following.
George Washington Pulliam,
Nancy Ann Penick,
Elizabeth Pulliam,
Joel Fowlkes,
Nancy Pulliam,
Martha Pulliam,
Mary Price (Pulliam) Fowlkes Vaughan (1781-1832),
Austin Fowlkes,
John Vaughan,
child Pulliam (1786-),


Notables
This family topic includes the following notable individuals.
Soldiers of colonial and American wars
George Pulliam - Revolutionary War George Washington Pulliam - War of 1812

Notes
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