Newspaper Clippings for
24 April 1924
Mrs. N. Pullen, Old Resident, Passes Away
Born at Loon Lake in 1845,
She Has Lived Here All But 12 Years
On last Thursday morning at about four o'clock occurred the death
of Mrs. Nelson Pullen at her home on Main street, Antioch after
an illness of several weeks duration, although everything
possible was done for her recovery she passed away on
Margaret E. Pullen was born on the H. D . Hughes farm near Loon
Lake, May 25th, 1845. Was a member of the Christian church at
She was united in marriage to Mr. Nelson Pullen, Antioch, October
22, 1864, they celebrated their 59th anniversary last year. Nearly
all her life was spent in this vicinity with the exception of
twelve years after her marriage which was spent in Minnesota.
Those surviving besides her husband are: Mrs. Mary Drom, Antioch;
Mrs. Sarah Harrison, Waukegan; David W. Pullen, Hickory; Mrs.
Jessie Webb, Grayslake; N. Wayne Pullen, Mobridge, S. D. One
brother, H. D. Hughes, Gurnee; two sisters, Mrs. Mary White,
Waukegan and Mrs. Andrew White, Grayslake besides 23
grandchildren and 13 great grand children.
The funeral services were held at the home on Saturday afternoon
at 2:00 o'clock with Rev. S. E. Pollock in charge. Interment was
in the Antioch Hillside cemetery.