Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Thomas Elbridge "Tim" Pullen

Doing your family genealogy is always interesting.    Some of the people you come across are more odd than others and  leaves you wondering, "what?"

Thomas Elbridge "Tim" Pullen (1866 - 1944).  

Thomas Elbridge "Tim" Pullen [5500],1 son of Greenville Pullen Jr [282] and Elizabeth Frances "Eliza" Bookout [283], was born on 28 Mar 1868 in , Murray Co., GA, died on 28 Mar 1944 in Wilmer, , TX at age 76, and was buried in Trinity Cemetery.

General Notes: Thomas worked on the John and Mary Lou Roberts farm and when their daughter Lena grew up they were married.  Thomas reduced 4 years from his age.  His headstone shows he was born in 1872.  A family story is that Robert Pullen on one occassion sent Thomas a birthday greeting card mentioning his age.   Thomas responded that Robert should never again mention his age again.  Thomas and Lena had a cotton farm and were charter members of the First Baptist Church in Wimer.  Thomas also served as a deacon.
- Paul Pullen.

Thomas married Lena Roberts [5501] [MRIN: 2011], daughter of John Roberts [5502] and Mary Lou [5503]. Lena was born on 28 Dec 1868, died on 28 Jan 1973 at age 104, and was buried in Trinity Cemetery. They had two children: Edwin Elbridge and Roland R..



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