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Pulver Early Origins



The surname Pulver was first found in Lincolnshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century seated at Samplod and Boston. For those interested in further research of the early history of the surname we recommend the ancient Harleian Manuscripts which are in the British Museum. The name Pulvertoft is recorded in 1097 (folio 83b) and 1190(folio 10b) etc.

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Pulver Spelling Variations


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Pulver Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pulvertoft, Pulvertost, Pulvertaft, Pulver and many more.

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Pulver Early History


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Pulver Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pulver research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Pulver History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pulver Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pulver Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pulver Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pulver Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Wilhelm Pulver, who landed in New York, NY in 1710
  • Michael Pulver, who landed in New York in 1755
  • Peter Pulver, who arrived in New York in 1755

Pulver Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Pulver, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pulver (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pulver (post 1700)



  • Joseph S. Pulver Sr (b. 1955), American author and poet
  • Jeffrey L. Pulver, American Internet entrepreneur
  • Jens Johnnie Pulver (b. 1974), American mixed martial artist
  • Owen Bernar Pulver, American Republican politician, Candidate for Illinois State House of Representatives 25th District, 1982
  • Marvin Pulver, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Hartford, 1902
  • Henry Hamilton Pulver (1843-1936), American politician, Member of Michigan State Senate 20th District, 1885-86; Postmaster
  • Harold D. Pulver, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from New Milford, 1926
  • Edward B. Pulver, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1992
  • Clarance Pulver, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1964
  • C. W. Pulver, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1960
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    9. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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    The Pulver Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pulver Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 3 September 2016 at 15:23.

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