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Re: Edward & Edmund PULLUM
Posted by: Carl Pullum Date: February 11, 2002 at 08:22:40
In Reply to: Edward & Edmund PULLUM by Kay Stenzel of 68

I think you will find that when they refer to the Pullums as being brought to America it simply means that they were sponsored, in a way, to travel with Mr. Clarke. In early days, they said they had paid passage for 'x' number of passengers on a ship. In return for bringing the individuals to America they would be given a certain amount of land. Many times, that land was in turn sold to the passengers. I am a descendent of the early Pullum ancesters and have written a book on our Pullum lineage starting with Thomas Pullum in Madison County, the late 1700s. Please let me know what info you have on the Pullums after the 1700s. Thanks...

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