Biography of William Pullen
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William Pullen. Born in Kennebec, county, Maine, March 18, 1841, where he resided, being engaged in lumbering and farming, until the fall of 1860, when he went to Virginia, where he was engaged in getting out ship timber until April, 1861. When the State seceded from the Union Mr. Pullen, in company with a few others, made their escape in small boats and were picked up by a steamer. He returned to Maine, where he remained until June, when he sailed, via Panama, for California, arriving at San Francisco July 13, 1861. He came at once to this county and engaged in lumbering on the Albion river, where he remained until January, 1863, when he moved to Round valley, where he has since been engaged in farming and is an active member in several societies. Married, July 8, 1875, Miss Laura C. Long, a native of Illinois, and one of the first families of McHenry county. They have one child, Cora L.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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