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Re: Pulliam---Davenport 1895
Posted by: Laura Birmingham Date: February 06, 2000 at 00:14:28
In Reply to: Pulliam---Davenport 1895 by Nina Strodtman of 287

I found David J. Pullum and Octavia Davenport in the 1900 Perry County Census Index. They are listed in Bois Brule Township and are family #289.

Pullum, David J. age 55 Feb. 1845 born MO father born NC mother born TN
Octava age 20 Feb. 1880 MO MO MO
Everet F. age 4 April 1896 MO MO MO
Charles H. age 2 Mar. 1898 MO MO MO
Davenport, Mary (mother in law) age 48 May 1852 MO MO MO

The entry says that Octava was the mother of 2 children with both still being alive. Mary is listed as the mother 1 child with that child still being alive. It says that David was married 24 years and that Octava was married 4 years (I think it suppose to say David was married 2 times, currently married for 4 years). You'll need to check the actual census to clarify this.

Pullums and Davenports don't appear in the 1880 Perry County Census index. No other Davenports appear in the 1900 Perry Co Census Index. The other Pullums that do appear are in Brazeau Township (family #398 and 400, both being related to each other). Their family is as follows:

Father: W.T. Pullum born Sep 1839 in VA, both parents born in VA. Married about 1862.
Mother: Sarah ____ born May 1840 in TN, both parents born in TN. Sarah died 28 August 1901 is buried at Shiloh Lutheran Church Cemetery near Seventy-Six (Perry County), MO.

Children:
1. William L. Pullum married Anna ___.
William then married Ellen Swank, 23 March 1890 in Perry County, MO.
William was born September 1863 in IL and died after 1920. Anna was born about 1863 and died 17 April 1888. She is buried at Shiloh Lutheran Cemetery. Ellen was born April 1866 in MO and died after 1920. She was the daughter of John Christian Swank and Emiline Wilkinson and granddaughter of William Wilkinson.

Children:
a. William Pullum--born June 1887 in IL (his mother was Anna)
b. Charles E. Pullum--born 2 Dec 1890 died 16 January 1891, buried Shiloh Lutheran Cemetery.
c. George L. Pullum--born 8 September 1891 died 10 September 1891 (2 days old), buried Shiloh Lutheran Cemetery.
d. Elin E. Pullum--born 20 May 1893 died 8 February 1894, buried Shiloh Lutheran Cemetery.
e. Ettna/Edna Pullum--born May 1895 in MO
f. J.M. Pullum (male)--born 26 July 1896 died 31 July 1897, buried Shiloh Lutheran Church Cemetery.
g. Trula Birdie Pullum married James Elmer Farrar.
Trula was born 29 May 1898 in Perry County, MO and died 7 August 1948. She is buried at Shiloh Lutheran Cemetery.
h. Alonzo Pullum--born July 1899 in MO.
i. Nellie Pullum--born 1901 in Perry County, MO.

2. George L. Pullum married Emma Jane Wilkinson, 23 December 1889 in Seventy-Six, MO.
George was born 11 September 1871 in IL and died 26 February 1890. Emma was born January 1870 in MO. She was the daughter of Henry Wilkinson and Elizabeth Rebecca Warren. Emma married James W. Garris, 2 August 1891 in Seventy-Six, MO. Emma then married James Rhyne, 12 May 1906 in Perry County, MO. In the 1900 Perry County Census, she is listed as the mother of 5 children with only 3 still being alive (1 Pullum and 2 Garris). In the 1910 census, it says she was the mother of 6 children with only 3 still being alive. Her children by James W. Garris were Asburn Eligea (born Oct. 1893 in MO) and James L. (born April 1899 in MO). Her only know child by James Rhyne was Emma C. (born 31 May 1908 and died 25 April 1908, buried Shiloh Lutheran Cemetery).

Children:
a. Bertha E. Pullum--born October 1890 in MO.

3. Charles Pullum married Emma Dora Swank, 11 April 1899 in Perry County, MO
Charles was born 24 September 1874 in IL and died 21 May 1901 in Perry County, MO. He is buried at Shiloh Lutheran Cemetery. Emma was born August 1874 in Perry County, MO and died after 1910. Emma was the daughter of Moritz Swank and Sarah "Sally" Parker and the granddaughter of Doratta Swan and Robert Parker.

Children:
a. Harland Andrew Pullum married Mettie M. Grindstaff, 23 March 1923 in Perry County, MO
Harland was born Sept 1899 in Perry County, MO. His marriage record states he was from Scopus, MO.
b. Jennie M. Pullum married Andrew Pillars, 10 Mar 1821 in Perry County, MO
Jennie was born about 1901 in Perry County, MO.

4. Benjamin Pullum
Benjamin was born 16 January 1877 in IL and died 4 July 1906 in Perry County, MO. He is buried at Shiloh Lutheran Church. In the 1900 Census he is listed as an invalid.

All the Pullum that are mentioned above as being buried at Shiloh have tombstones. If there are others buried there, they don't have stones anymore. I have done a lot of research on this cemetery because almost everyone buried there is related to me. I descend from the Hughey, Swan and Farrar Families that are buried there. I am related to the Rhyne, Parker, Swank, etc Families too.

I'm sure your David must somehow be related to the Brazeau Pullums but I couldn't tell you how. I hope this has helped you (even if it only gives some leads to check out).

Good luck with your search!
Laura Birmingham


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