1828 James Mortimer Pulis

Born: Feb. 21, 1828 in Bethany, Wayne County, Pennsylvania. Died: Jul. 13, 1913 in Haynes, Perkins County, South Dakota. He was buried July 15, 1913 in Bangor, Walworth County, South Dakota. His father was 1802 Peter Pulis. His mother was 1806 Kezia Dodge. He was married Dec. 30, 1850 to 1833 Jane Brown in Pennsylvania. Children of Jane Brown and James Mortimer Pulis are: 1852 Ellen Isadore Pulis 1854 Oscar Mortimer Pulis 1857 Mary (Mae) Pulis (she married Case V. Conyne) 1876 Elmer James Pulis 1876 Emery Brown Pulis James was a farmer. Also listed as a carpenter in the 1860 U.S. census. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War from Oct 1862 to Aug 1863. He was a member of Company 'E', 179th Pennsylvania Infantry. He and his family moved to South Dakota in 1884. He received a pension for his Civil War service. He died at 3:00PM. His death certificate states his body was transported to Selby, Walworth County, South Dakota, for burial but he is actually buried in nearby Bangor Cemetery, Walworth County, South Dakota. Info and photos courtesy of Charles B. Woodruff. Here is a letter that Charlie wrote to me (James Alan Sherman) in August 2010, concerning his research on James Mortimer Pulis and Jane Brown Pulis. Gravestone of James M. Pulis in Bangor Cemetery near Selby, Walworth County, South Dakota. His grave is marked with a typical government issue stone that gives only his name and Civil War unit. Here is possibly more information (unedited yet). Information and photos courtesy of Charles Bryce Woodruff and Gary Pulis Genealogy HOME Search Tool.