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WARNING!!! --- None of this is documented. Please do not trust anything shown here. Very little documentation. Do not repeat this data until it is verified. Jacob Hively male born 1804 at Rockingham Co VA Died 22 Mar 1874 at Noble Co Indiana Father Paul Hively Mother Katharine Klinefelter married Delilah Plummer at Fairfield Co Ohio Delilah Plummer female born 1809 at Maryland Died 05 May 1867 at Whitley Co IN married Jacob Hively at Fairfield Co Ohio 11 Known Children 1. Catharine Hively b. 1830 Married Nathaniel Gradeless 2. Hezekiah Hively b. November 3, 1828; 3. Paul Hively b. 1834, Ohio. 4. Hiram Hively b. February 2, 1836, Ohio; d. April 21, 1862, Winchester, Virginia; m. REBECCA EDWARDS, August 14, 1859, Whitley Co., Indiana; b. 1821-1845; Hiram died in the Civil War, Co. B, 46th Inf. Regt., PAAA. He was never married. 5. Adam E Hively b. June 15, 1842, Whitley Co., Indiana; died October 18, 1878 in Whitley Co., Indiana. Married MARTHA THORN November 15, 1866 in Whitley Co., i. Loren LeRoy Hively b. ii. Charles Edward Hively iii. Effie Mae Hively m. FRANK HOPKINS. iv. Leona Hively v. Alice Josephine Hively 6. Mary Elizabeth Hively b. 1837, Ohio; 7. Jacob Hively 8. Almeda Hively b. Abt. 1843; m. DAVID LINCOLN onSeptember 29, 1867. 9. Margaret Hively b. Abt. 1851, Whiltey Co Indiana 10. Abraham Hively b. October 13, 1831??, Ohio; d. October 13, 1898, Larwill, Indiana; m. MARY FINELY, August 19, 1858, Whitley Co., Indiana; b. May 14, 1838, Delaware Co., Ohio; d. April 28, 1896, Whitley Co., Indiana. Died at his home 2-1/2 miles northeast of Larwill, Ind. on the home place His wife is deceased. His 3 sons are: He died on the day he was 67 years old. (C.C.C., 17 Dec. 1885) Hively, Mrs. Abraham - Mary A. Finley was born 14 May 1838 in Delaware Co., Ohio; died 28 Apr. 1896; her parents moved to Troy Tp., Whitley Co., Ind. when she was a child. On 19 Aug. 1858 married and became a resident of Columbia City, Ind. her husband survives with 3 sons. A son and daughter are deceased. Her funeral was held in the Troy Church. A, MARY HIVELY, b. 1837, Ohiio B JOHN HIVELY, b. 1839, Indiana; d. WFT Est. 1840-1929. A. Adam Hively B. Charles Hively C. Edward Hively 11. Francis Hively b. 1849, Indiana; Sources: 1 Noble Co Will Book 1 Pages 517-519 2 dated 2 Mar recorded 25 Mar 1874 3 aged 69-10-28 buried on Hively farm 4 Thorncreek's Eternal Cities by Raber P54
by Nellie Riley Raber:
Book 2 Page 390. Peter Shoaff of Jefferson Township, Whitley County, Indiana. To wife, Rachel Shoaff but after her death to: David
Shoaff - son, Amos Shoaff - son, Charles A. Shoaff - son, Silas M. Shoaff - son, Nancy A. Shoaff - daughter, Annie E. Shoaff -
daughter, Amanda Shoaff - daughter. Exs. nominated: Robert Pence, Daniel Berry. Signed 30 December 1879. Peter Shoaff (SEAL).
Witnesses: Samuel Plummer, Joseph B. Plummer. Sworn to and subscribed, 15 December 1881 before James M. Harrison, Clerk.
Plummer, Jacob W. 5 - 495 Plummer, Judy 5 - 240 Plummer, Judy, elec. of hus. 5 - 246
1-242 Groom Willard Christlieb Color White Born Noble Co IN Date 2 Jun 1884 Residence Noble Co IN Occupation Farmer Other Support - Kin no Father Rueben Christlieb Color White Born Ohio Occupation Farmer Residence Noble Co IN Mother Margaret Huff Color White Occupation Housewife Birthplace IN Residence Noble Co IN Inmate no Support - First Marriage yes How Often - Dissolved - How - When - Disease no Unsound no Witness Joseph Jetmore Dated 9 Nov 1906 Bride Laila Jetmore Color White Born Missouri Date 2 Jul 1888 Residence Churubusco IN Occupation Kitchen Work Father Joseph Jetmore Color White Born Wabash Co IN Father's Occupation Teamster Residence Churubusco IN Mother Anna Plummer Color White Occupation Housewife Her birthplace Michigan Residence Churubusco IN Inmate no First Marriage yes How Often - Dissolved - How - When - Disease no Unsound no Witness Joseph Jetmore Dated 9 Nov 1906 For License see Marriage Record Volume 7 Page 231
1-289 Groom Charles E. Plummer Color White Born Whitley Co Date 25 Oct 1876 Residence Richland Twp Occupation Mason Other Support - Kin no Father David L Plummber Color White Born Whitley Co Occupation Farming Residence Richland Twp Mother Judy Olinger Color White Occupation Housewife Birthplace Whitley Co Residence Richland Twp Inmate no Support - First Marriage yes How Often - Dissolved - How - When - Disease no Unsound no Witness Edward A Young Dated 6 Mar 1907
2-8 Groom Ira F Plummer Color White Born Columbia City Date 28 Apr 1875 Residence Columbia City occupation Postal Clerk Other Support - Kin no Father David L Plummer Color White Born Columbia City Occupation Farmer Residence Columbia City Mother Judy Olinger Color White Occupation housekeeper Birthplace Columbia City Residence Columbia City Inmate no Support - First Marriage yes How Often - Dissolved - How - When - Disease no Unsound no Witness Jacob E Plummer Dated 30 Mar 1907
2-234 Groom William J McKown Color White Born OH Date 29 Dec 1858 Residence Collins IN occupation General Merchant Other Support - Kin no Father Henry McKown Color White Born OH Occupation Carpenter Residence Deceased Mother Elizabeth Wonderly Color White Occupation housekeeper Birthplace OH Residence OH Inmate no Support - First Marriage no How Often Once before Dissolved yes How divorce When Dec 1897 Disease no Unsound no Witness Ira F Plummer Dated 27 Oct 1908
3-148 Groom Henry E Vance Color White Born Whitley Co Date 25 May 1882 Residence Columbia City Occupation Butcher Other Support - Kin No Father Martin Vance Color White Born Whitley Co Occupation Retired Residence Columbia City Mother Lydia Thornburg Color White Occupation Housewife Birthplace Stark Co OH Residence Columbia City Inmate No Support - First Marriage Yes How Often - Dissolved - How - When - Disease No Unsound No Witness C C Plummer Dated 2 Mar 1910
4-251 Groom Samuel M Rouch Color White Born Columbia City IN Date 11 September 1881 Residence Columbia City IN Occupation railroader Other Support - Kin no Father William Rouch Color White Born Wayne Co OH Occupation - Residence dec'd Mother Martha Churchill Color White Occupation - Birthplace Columbia City Residence C C Inmate no Support - First Marriage yes How Often - Dissolved - How - When - Disease no Unsound no Witness J E Plummer Dated 9 November 1912
From: "Bill Plummer" firstname.lastname@example.org
CC: "Leonard Lowell Plummer" email@example.com
I've done some work on Joseph--Samuel--William Plummer in Leonard Lowell Plummer's data base. There are over a hundred of each given name. Anyway he does have Joseph Plummer #362 married to Sarah McMurray #367 and their children as William #8124, b 1805, Jeremiah, b 1806, John, born 1807 and Samuel, b 1808.
William Plummer #8124 m Sarah Crowell #8125 and they had a son, Joseph E Plummer #8129, b 1842, Preble County, OH. There is no mention of Delilah. Also the data indicates that Joseph Plummer#362 came from Bladen County, NC. If that's right, and if Delilah was a daughter, she would have had a hard time being born in MD.
I don't expect that this is anything new nor a help to you. Hopefully you might hear from Leonard in the next few days. Incidentally even though I'm using his data base the #'s might be different because we converted the data at different times from Brother's Keeper to Personal Ancestral File. I checked out Brother's Keeper. Our numbers there would be the same. He has Joseph Plummer III #366, Sarah McMurray (he spelled it McMorry) #371, William #8285 and Sarah Crowell #8266.
Bill Plummer (John W)
268 Hayler Ct
Oregon, WI 53575
mmers Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2000 11:18:52 -0500 From: "Bill Plummer" firstname.lastname@example.org
In studying what Leonard Lowell Plummer has on the family you are interested in I noticed that he had some notes. His original work
was done using Brother's Keeper. I've converted it to Personal Ancestral File. Neither of these two programs have facilities other
than GEDCOM that I know of for transferring information via Email.
I GEDCOMed his data in to Family Finder which allows for the genealogy report which follows. I don't know whether or not this will
be of interest to you.
Descendants of William Plummer
Generation No. 1
1. WILLIAM9 PLUMMER (JOSEPH8, JEREMIAH7, JOSEPH6, MOSES5, JOSEPH4, JOSEPH PLUMMER3 I, FRANCIS2 PLUMMER, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1805 in Rutherford Co.(Cleveland), NC, and died 1889 in Whitley Co, IN. He married SARAH CROWELL. She was born Abt. 1798.
Notes for WILLIAM PLUMMER:
William was young at the time the family removal to Randolph Co,TN, where he was reared to manhood & whence he later removed to Preble Co,OH. His father Joseph passed the closing years of his life in Franklin Co,MO, he having been a representative of one of the fine old families of the Highlands of Scotland.? Joseph Plummer served under Gen. Jackson in the War of 1812 & took part in the battle of New Orleans. His 4 sons: Jerre, John, William & Samuel.
Child of WILLIAM PLUMMER and SARAH CROWELL is:
i. JOSEPH E.10 PLUMMER, b. Abt. 1842, Preble Co, OH; d. December 14, 1916, Chanute, Neosho, KS; m. MARTHA A. SPANGLER, November 15, 1866, Whitley Co, IN; b. Abt. 1845, Whitley Co, IN; d. Chanute, Neosho, KS.
Notes for JOSEPH E. PLUMMER:
Joseph Plummer was born in Ohio & reared & educated in Indiana, which state he represented as a gallant young soldier of the Union in the Civil war.--was one of the able & sterling pioneers who contributed much to the civic & material developement of this section of Kansas, his familiarity w/which was such that the route he suggested to the engineers in hcarge was adopted as that for the line of the Atchinson, Topeka, & Sante Fe Railway thru Neosho Co Joseph Plummer was reared on the pioneer farm in Whitley Co,KS, and gained experience that well fortified him for his later pioneer activities in Kansas. He received the advantages of the pioneer rural schools, & advanced his education through self-discipline. He was among the first young men in Indiana to volunteer for service in the Cvil war, April 21, 1861, he enlisted as a private in Company E., 17th, Indiana Volunteer Infantry, which was assigned to the 14th Corps of the Army of
Cumberland, its commander having been Colonel Wilder, who later gained rank as general. January 4, 1864, at Pulaski, Tennessee, Mr. Plummer re-enlisted as a veteran, and he was stationed at Chattanooga, as a member of the First United State Veteran Engineers, when the war closed. He took part in 200 engagements, including 37 major battles. In February 1863, he was detailed as a scout, & he thus served until August 2, 1864, he haveing been elected & recommended for a lieutenancy, but the war having closed before a commission was issued. He was in active service four years, 5 months, & 5 days--a longer period than that which could be claimed by any other soldier from Whitley County.
After the war Mr. Plummer continued as a farmer in Whitley County 3 years, and he then set forth w/his wife for Neosho Co,KS. In September 1869, Mr. & Mrs. Plummer crossed the river in a dugout & landed near the prsent site of Chanute, where they passed the 1st night at the home of S.E. Beach. The claim of 160 acres that Mr. Plummer secured is now largely included in the city of Chanute. The erection of this little house of native timber, and 16 x 20 feet in dimensions, nearly exhausted his available capital, & failure of his crop the 1st years caused him to work at splitting rails on shares, & he endured other heavy labors & hardships. When the town of Chate was founded he found employment as a stationary engineer, in which service he continued 9 yrs, while his devoted wife looked after the farm, including the herding of their cattle.
In later years Mr. Plummer gave close attention to the 40 acres that the retained of his original claim, the remainder the land having been sold and being a virtual part of Chanute. August 15, 1900, Mr Plummer became carrier on rural mail route #1 from Chanute, & in this service he continued until shortly beforehis death, faithful & efficient, as he was in all of the relations of life.
Mr Plummer, as a democrat, cast his 1st presidential vote for Stephen A. Douglas, but in 1864, he voted for Lincoln, while in the field in the Civil war. Membrs of his Indiana command had not been permitted to vote, so he VOTED UNDER THE NAME OF JOHN SMITH, and as a member of the Ohio regiment. Thereafter he continued on a staunch supporter of the cause of the republican party. He served two terms as a member of the Grand Army of the Republic, and was one of the original stockholders of the First National Bank of Chanute. In his honor PLUMMER AVENUE was named, and in her attractive home on that avenue
Mrs. Plummer has remained since the death of her husband. (Quotes from: History of Kansas--State & People--Kansas at the First Quarter Post of the Twentieth Century. Written & compiled by William E. Conelley, Sec. of the Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, 1928, Vol. III, page 1466. (Furn by Jean (Gary) Pinick, 2216 North 154th st, Basehor, KS, 66007, in 1998.
More About JOSEPH E. PLUMMER:
Occupation: Vet-War 1812
Notes for MARTHA A. SPANGLER:
Samuel R. Spangler born Licking Co,OH, in 1812 & one of 1st perament settlers in Whitley Co,IN.
Bill Plummer (John W)
268 Hayler Ct
Oregon, WI 53575
From: LenPlummer@aol.com To: email@example.com Cc: WYNPLUMMER@aol.com ; Dr Donald Gradeless Sent: Friday, October 20, 2000 8:23 PM Subject: Re: Delilah Plummer Good Evening Bill! Glad to know that you must be feeling better and being active. Thanks for the detailed info. I will be in Washington, D.C. for a few days. When I return, I will try to find the connection with DELILAH PLUMMER. Already, I noted that William Plummer mentioned is from my branch of North Carolina Plummer (Francis Plummer line.) It may take some time to digest all of the data. I think I can help. PS: Hello to Wayne & Ann Plummer. Leonard Lowell Plummer
Delilah Plummer, b 1809 Maryland, d 05 May 1867 at Whitley Co,IN, married Jacob Hively at Fairfield Co, OH. Jacob Hively b 1804 at Rockingham Co., VA, d 22 Mar 1874 at Noble Co.,IN. Children: Catharine, Hezekiah, Paul, Hiram, Adam E., Mary Elizabeth, Francis, Almeda, Margaret, Abraham, & Jacob. I also have a William Plummer, who bought land in Whitley Co., IN (Then it was Allen Co., IN, but is now in Union Columbia & Jefferson where all the Plummer records seem to be. William was also firstname.lastname@example.org dtd 10-15-2000)
Joseph Plummer III #366, came w/him. Joseph later mvd w/a son to & died in Franklin Co,MO.
William Plummer #8265, b c 1805, Rutherford Co.(Cleveland) NC, 1st mvd to Randolph Co, TN; then mvd to Preble Co,Ohio, then mvd to Whitley Co. & his father (William is a part of my family line who settled in Bladen Co.,Colony of NC, abt 1729. Leonard Lowell Plummer, Overland Park,KS, dtd 10-27-2000)
William Plummer #8265 d 1889, Whitley Co,IN. His son Joseph E. Plummer #8270, b in Ohio, lvd in Whitley Co,IN, & settled in Chanute, Neosho,KS. Joseph E. Plummer, b 1842, s/o William #8265, served as an Indiana Volunteer in the Civil War.
Bill, I hope this will give you a clue as to where Delilah Plummer might fit into the family. Please keep me posted. Thanks, Leonard Lowell Plummer, Overland Park, KS.
Record 3 Page 303. Sarah Berry of Whitley Co., Ind. To: Heirs of Catharine Plummer: Thomas J. Berry, Daniel Berry, Samuel Berry, Sarah Hollister, Hannah M. Davinney; children of my son, Jacob W. Berry except one (James F. Berry) is to received $25 less than the others. Children of John Berry. Children of my daughters, Ann Arrousmith (wife of Abner Arrousmith). Henry L. Davinney (hus. of my dau. Hannah) has from 9 March 1878 received $48 per year of my pension money & is to continue receiving until my decease then the total sum is to be deducted from my daughter Hannah's portion. She had surrendered to Abner Arrousmith, 3 notes for his signing a quit claim deed and these sums to be deducted from the amount that would fall to the heirs of my dau. Ann Arrousmith. Ex nom. James Broxon, a neighbor. Signed 31 May 1886. Sarah Berry (SEAL). Wits. S. M. Gillam and H. F. Conner. Sworn to and subscribed on 12 May 1893 before Wm. H. Magley, Clerk.
Book 3 Page 558. Elizabeth Olinger. To my children: Susan Yoder, Joshua C. Olinger, Catharine Fisher, Ellen Arnett, Judy Plummer, John W. Olinger. Exs. nom. Cyrus Moore or Leslie Moore of Green Township, Noble Co., Ind. but if they refuse then Elisha L. McLallen of Columbia city, Indiana. Signed 17 October 1895. Elizabeth (her X mark) Olinger. Wits. Eph. K. Strong, Jessie A. Strong. Proved 28 October 1890 Richard H. Maring, Clerk. The home farm consisted of the S E ¼ of Sec. 1, Township 32, N. of Range 9 East and all that portion of the N.E. ¼ of Sec. 12 lying north of Round Lake Township 32, North of Range 9 East.
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Descendants of Joseph Plummer
Generation No. 1
+ 2 i. William2 Plummer, born April 05, 1805 in Rutherford Co., NC; died April `28, 1889 in Smith Twp., Whitley Co., IN.
+ 3 ii. Samuel Plummer, born October 03, 1813 in Rutherford Co., NC; died June 04, 1882 in Jefferson Twp., Whitley Co., IN.
Generation No. 2
2. William2 Plummer (Joseph1) was born April 05, 1805 in Rutherford Co., NC, and died April 28, 1889 in Smith Twp., Whitley Co., IN. He married Sarah Crowel October 15, 1835, daughter of Michael Crowel and Hannah Wells. She was born July 14, 1814 in Preble Co., OH, and died August 22, 1877 in Whitley County, IN.
Notes for William Plummer: From Biographical Sketches - Columbia Township, [Whitley County, IN], Written by Weston A. Goodspeed and Charles Blanchard, and published in Chicago by F. A. Battey & Co., in 1882: "WILLIAM PLUMMER was born in Rutherford County, N.C., April 5, 1805, one of six children born to Joseph and Sarah Plummer. At the age of twenty-one, our subject came West and went to boating, running between Terre Haute and New Orleans. He came to Whitley County in 1832, entered eighty acres Government land [in 1835 -- the east half of the south-east quarter of Section 31], made Union Township his home from 1838 to 1850, and then sold out and purchased his present farm in [Columbia] township, now all under cultivation. In January, 1862, he enlisted in the Fifth Indiana Battery of Light Artillery, and took part in the battle of Perryville, Ky., Stone River, Tenn., and many other engagements. In the Stone River fight, he was wounded; was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps, sent to Washington, and served there until his discharge, January 31, 1865.
When Mr. Plummer came to Indiana, Columbia City was unthought of; there was not a white inhabitant in Jefferson Township, and the country was filled with Indians. October 15, 1835, he married Miss Sarah Crowel, of Preble County, Ohio, by whom he had seven children, five of whom are now living. They were named as follows: Michael C., Joseph E., Mary E., Jacob W., Sarah J., William C. and David L. Michael, Joseph and Jacob were soldiers in the late [Civil] war. Jacob, with whom our subject now lives, served from 1862 to 1865, and was at Chickamauga - where he was wounded; at Mission Ridge; and with Sherman on his march to the sea. He was also wounded while on a guerrilla expedition. After the war, he spent six years in the West and then returned to his home. On September 26, 1879, he married Caroline Londt, and he has been a resident of the county for nearly forty years."
From Whitley County Obituaries (1858 - 1910) by Nellie Riley Raber: "Plummer, William, one of Whitley County's earliest residents died on 28 April 1889 in Smith Township, at the home of his son, Jacob Plummer. [William] was aged 84 years and 20 days. He served in the Civil War and was wounded in the Battle of Perryville, also at Stone River. He drew a pension. He was ill 6 weeks with dropsy before he died. Burial was in the Garrison Cemetery. (C.CC., 2 May 1889)"
Notes for Sarah Crowel: She was also known as SALLIE. Between 1838 and 1850, Sarah and William Plummer lived on a farm in the east half of the south-east quarter of Section 31, Union Township, Whitley County, IN. This was a little over a mile from Sarah's brothers: Henry C. Crowel, Michael C. Crowel, and John W. Crowel.
When the 1870 census was taken, William and Sarah were living in Columbia Township, Whitley County, IN with son David.
Sarah certainly died in Whitley County. She was buried in Oak Grove (Compton) cemetery. [Compton 1-4-9-2]
Children of William Plummer and Sarah Crowel are:
+ 4 i. Michael C.3 Plummer, born July 29, 1836; died July 13, 1880 in Whitley County, IN.
5 ii. Joseph E. Plummer, born Abt. 1837. He married Martha A. Spangler November 15, 1866 in Whitley Co., IN. Marriage Notes for Joseph Plummer and Martha Spangler: "Marriage Records of Whitly County, IN" 1860 - 1884, by Nellie M. Raber.
6 iii. Mary E. Plummer.
+ 7 iv. Jacob Wilbur Plummer, born November 22, 1841 in Union twp., Whitley Co., IN; died June 11, 1920 in Columbia City, IN.
8 v. Sarah Jane Plummer, born Abt. 1845. She married Abraham Poulas March 29, 1863 in Whitley Co., IN. Marriage Notes for Sarah Plummer and Abraham Poulas: "Marriage Records of Whitly County, IN" 1860 - 1884, by Nellie M. Raber.
9 vi. William C. Plummer.
+ 10 vii. David L. Plummer, born 1852; died 1923 in Whitley County, IN.
3. Samuel2 Plummer (Joseph1) was born October 03, 1813 in Rutherford Co., NC, and died June 04, 1882 in Jefferson Twp., Whitley Co., IN. He married Catherine Berry, daughter of Joseph Berry and Sarah Shaffer. She was born December 11, 1817 in Richmond Twp., Wayne Co., IN, and died March 27, 1886 in Jefferson Twp., Whitley Co., IN. Notes for Samuel Plummer: In 1860, Samuel owned the east half of the north-east quarter of section 21, Jefferson Township, Whitley County, IN. He was buried in Broxon Cemetery, Jefferson Township, Whitley County, IN. [Broxon 2-21]
Notes for Catherine Berry: From Whitley County Obituaries (1858 - 1910) by Nellie Riley Raber: "Plummer, Mrs. Samuel (Catherine) of Jefferson Twp., Whitley Co., IN died on 27 March 1886 and was buried in the Broxon Cemetery [Jefferson Township, Whitley County, IN]. [Broxon 2-21-2] Her son, Joseph Plummer, is at present the trustee of Jefferson Twp. (C.C.C., 1 April 1886)"
Children of Samuel Plummer and Catherine Berry are:
11 i. John3 Plummer, born June 10, 1836 in Preble Co., OH; died June 21, 1861 in Jefferson Twp., Whitley Co., IN. Notes for John Plummer: He was buried in Broxon Cemetery, Jefferson Township, Whitley County, IN. [Broxon 2-21-3]
+ 12 ii. Sarah Ann Plummer, born September 14, 1837 in Preble Co., OH; died November 04, 1930 in Fort Wayne, IN.
+ 13 iii. Joseph Berry Plummer, born April 04, 1839 in Preble Co., OH.
+ 14 iv. Jacob Plummer, born July 20, 1843 in Preble Co., OH; died September 06, 1872 in Whitley County, IN.
15 v. Thomas J. Plummer, born August 11, 1845 in Preble Co., OH; died August 16, 1846 in Jackson Twp., Preble Co., OH. Notes for Thomas J. Plummer: He was buried in New Westvill Cemetery, Jackson Twp., Preble Co., OH.
16 vi. Samuel F. Plummer, born December 04, 1852 in Jackson Twp., Preble Co., OH; died January 31, 1870 in Jefferson Twp., Whitley Co., IN. Notes for Samuel F. Plummer: He was buried in Broxon Cemetery, Jefferson Township, Whitley County, IN. [Broxon 2-21-4]
4. Michael C.3 Plummer (William2, Joseph1) was born July 29, 1836, and died July 13, 1880 in Whitley County, IN. He married (1) Lovina Swank September 24, 1865 in Whitley Co., IN. She was born September 05, 1846 in Whitley County, IN, and died January 07, 1879 in Whitley County, IN. He married (2) Luvina Yagle November 13, 1879 in Whitley Co., IN. Notes for Michael C. Plummer: He was buried in the Hively Cemetery. [Hively 4-25-2] Notes for Lovina Swank: From Whitley County Obituaries (1858 - 1910) by Nellie Riley Raber: "Plummer, Mrs. Michael C. -- Lovina Swank was born in Whitley County, Ind. where she died on 7 January 1879 aged 32 years, 4 months and 2 days. The funeral service was conducted by the Rev. John Miller whose text was from Psalms, 116:15. Surviving are her husband and 3 children, parents and a brother." She was buried in the Hively Cemetery. [Hively 4-25-1] Michael and Lovina had three sons, who died young. There is some confusion as to their dates of birth. Marriage Notes for Michael Plummer and Lovina Swank: "Marriage Records of Whitly County, IN" 1860 - 1884, by Nellie M. Raber. Marriage Notes for Michael Plummer and Luvina Yagle: "Marriage Records of Whitly County, IN" 1860 - 1884, by Nellie M. Raber.
Children of Michael Plummer and Lovina Swank are:
17 i. Sebastian R.4 Plummer, born August 27, 1868 in Whitley County, IN; died April 14, 1873 in Whitley County, IN. Notes for Sebastian R. Plummer: He was buried in the Hively Cemetery. [Hively 4-23-1]
18 ii. William Plummer, born May 1870 in Whitley County, IN; died July 06, 1870 in Whitley County, IN. Notes for William Plummer: He was buried in the Hively Cemetery. [Hively 4-22-1]
19 iii. Clydie Plummer, born July 16, 1870 in Whitley County, IN; died September 18, 1870 in Whitley County, IN. Notes for Clydie Plummer: He was buried in the Hively Cemetery. [Hively 4-21-1]
7. Jacob Wilbur3 Plummer (William2, Joseph1) was born November 22, 1841 in Union twp., Whitley Co., IN, and died June 11, 1920 in Columbia City, IN. He married Caroline Gertrude Londt September 26, 1878 in Whitley Co., IN, daughter of Henry Londt and Margaret Waenkel. She was born 1855 in Jefferson Twp., Whitley Co., IN, and died May 18, 1925 in Columbia City, IN. Notes for Jacob Wilbur Plummer: According to the 1900 census, Jacob and Caroline were living at that time in Union Township, Whitley County, IN with son William, daughter Clara, and adopted son Edward Redman (age 23). He was buried in South Park Cemetery, Whitley Co., IN. [South Park 1-16-1] Notes for Caroline Gertrude Londt: She was buried in South Park Cemetery, Whitley Co., IN. [South Park 1-16-2] Marriage Notes for Jacob Plummer and Caroline Londt: Marriage Records of Whitley Co., IN 1860 - 1884, Copied by Nellie M. Raber. Record shows Caroline REDMAN (her first husband's name) married Jacob Plummer. They were married by Elder E. B. Bell.
Children of Jacob Plummer and Caroline Londt are:
20 i. Albert4 Plummer.
21 ii. William A. Plummer, born August 1879.
22 iii. Clara Plummer, born April 1883.
10. David L.3 Plummer (William2, Joseph1) was born 1852, and died 1923 in Whitley County, IN. He married Judy Olinger March 01, 1874 in Whitley Co., IN, daughter of Jacob Olinger and Elizabeth Zumbrun. She was born February 17, 1858 in IN, and died December 22, 1916 in Richland Twp., Whitley Co., IN. Notes for David L. Plummer: He was buried in South Park Cemetery. [South Park 1-28-1] Notes for Judy Olinger: She was buried in South Park Cemetery. [South Park 1-28-3] Marriage Notes for David Plummer and Judy Olinger: "Marriage Records of Whitly County, IN" 1860 - 1884, by Nellie M. Raber. Children of David Plummer and Judy Olinger are:
23 i. Ira F.4 Plummer, born 1875; died 1956. He married Mary Alida Shaw Abt. 1908 in Whitley Co., IN. Notes for Ira F. Plummer: He was buried in South Park Cemetery. [South Park Annex B-39-9-2]
+ 24 ii. Charles E. Plummer, born 1876; died 1934 in Whitley County, IN.
12. Sarah Ann3 Plummer (Samuel2, Joseph1) was born September 14, 1837 in Preble Co., OH, and died November 04, 1930 in Fort Wayne, IN. She married Joseph Kelsey October 02, 1864 in Whitley Co., IN. He was born June 25, 1840 in Rush County, IN. Notes for Sarah Ann Plummer: She was buried in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, IN. Children of Sarah Plummer and Joseph Kelsey are:
25 i. William Andrew4 Kelsey, born April 25, 1866 in Whitley County, IN. He married (1) Laura Suttenfield May 20, 1891 in Allen Co., IN; born May 14, 1856 in MO; died October 23, 1942 in Allen Co., IN. He married (2) Bertha Inez Longworth February 16, 1946 in Allen Co., IN; born March 09, 1878 in Van Wert, OH.
26 ii. Charles Kelsey, born October 03, 1868 in Allen Co., IN. Notes for Charles Kelsey: He was buried in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, IN.
27 iii. Laura Belle Kelsey, born October 19, 1881 in Allen Co., IN; died February 08, 1924 in Allen Co., IN. She married Louis Fox May 05, 1906. Notes for Laura Belle Kelsey: She was buried in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, IN.
13. Joseph Berry3 Plummer (Samuel2, Joseph1) was born April 04, 1839 in Preble Co., OH. He married Amelia Ann Broxon October 21, 1866 in Whitley Co., IN. She was born October 1845 in Rush County, IN.
Notes for Joseph Berry Plummer: "JOSEPH B. PLUMMER was born in Preble County, Ohio, April 4, 1839, the third of a family of six children, born to Samuel and Catherine (Berry) Plummer, natives of North Carolina and Ohio. At the age of twenty, our subject came with his parents to this township, where the father bought eighty acres of land, and where Joseph lived till he reached his majority. August 17, 1862, he enlisted in Company F, One Hundredth Indiana Volunteer Infantry; was wounded at the battle of Mission Ridge, and was honorably discharged January 17, 1865. After his return from the war, he worked as a carpenter until the fall of 1868, when he moved on a farm of eighty acres in this township he had purchased three years previously, and he still resides there. October 21, 1866, he married Amelia A. Broxon, of Rush County, Ind., and to their union have been born two children-Henry and Lewis. He and his wife are members of the Disciples' Church, and in politics he is a Republican. He has a comfortable home and a well-cultivated farm, and is a prosperous agriculturist. "
In 1916, Joseph B. Plummer owened the western 13/16 (130 acres) of the south west quarter of section 21 in Jefferson township, Whitley County, IN.
Notes for Amelia Ann Broxon: According to information in Family Tree Maker WFT Volume 7, #3170, Amelia was born in Whitley County, IN.
Marriage Notes for Joseph Plummer and Amelia Broxon: Marriage Records of Whitley Co., IN 1860 - 1884, Copied by Nellie M. Raber.
Children of Joseph Plummer and Amelia Broxon are:
+ 28 i. Henry Lewis4 Plummer, born March 1876 in Whitley County, IN.
29 ii. Lewis Plummer.
14. Jacob3 Plummer (Samuel2, Joseph1) was born July 20, 1843 in Preble Co., OH, and died September 06, 1872 in Whitley County, IN. He married Hulda ??? 1868. She was born 1848 in OH. Notes for Jacob Plummer: He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Jefferson Twp., Whitley Co., IN. [Evergreen 12 - 3]
Children of Jacob Plummer and Hulda ??? are:
30 i. Sarah Elma4 Plummer, born 1869 in Laud, Whitley Co., IN.
31 ii. Jecob E. Plummer, born Abt. 1870.
24. Charles E.4 Plummer (David L.3, William2, Joseph1) was born 1876, and died 1934 in Whitley County, IN. He married Barbara A. Loe Abt. 1906 in Whitley Co., IN, daughter of Ruben Loe and Ida Ressler. She was born 1886, and died 1960. Notes for Charles E. Plummer: He was buried in the Linville Cemetery. [GH Linville 1-18-12-2] Notes for Barbara A. Loe: She was buried in the Linville Cemetery. [GH Linville 1-18-12] Child of Charles Plummer and Barbara Loe is:
32 i. Randy L.5 Plummer, born Abt. 1912.
28. Henry Lewis4 Plummer (Joseph Berry3, Samuel2, Joseph1) was born March 1876 in Whitley County, IN. He married Adabelle Swan April 03, 1897 in Whitley Co., IN.
Notes for Henry Lewis Plummer: In 1939, Henry L. Plummer owened the western 13/16 (130 acres) of the south west quarter of section 21 in Jefferson township, Whitley County, IN. His father owned this land before he owned it. Children of Henry Plummer and Adabelle Swan are:
33 i. Russell5 Plummer.
34 ii. Harold Kermit Plummer, born September 17, 1905 in Jefferson Twp., Whitley Co., IN; died November 09, 1937 in Lutheran Hosp., Fort Wayne, IN. He married Berneice Sine July 28, 1928.
Notes for Harold Kermit Plummer: From the Columbia City Post, Tuesday, November 9, 1937, page 1: "DEATH CLAIMS H. K. PLUMMER EARLY TODAY. Kermit Plummer, 32, well-known Columbia City young man who was a member of the partnership operating the Motor Parts and Equipment company at Fort Wayne, died at 2:10 o'clock this morning in the Lutheran hospital at Fort Wayne. His death was caused by a brain tumor. He first became ill November 1, while returning to his home here after a business trip to Laud. Known widely through his business connections and as a member of a family long prominent in Whitley County, his death today was received with universal regret.
Harold Kermit Plummer was born in Jefferson township on September 17, 1905 to Henry Lewis Plummer and Adabelle Swan Plummer. Upon completing his high school course at Jefferson Center school, he [was employed by] the Fort Wayne Iron store. Six years ago, the employees of this company purchased the business and continued to operate the firm as the Motor Parts and Equipment company. In July 28, 1928, Mr. Plummer was married to Miss Berneice Sine. Since their marriage, they had resided in Columbia City, Mr. Plummer representing his firm in Whitley County and adjacent territory.
Surviving besides Mrs. Plummer and the parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Plummer, of West Market street, are a brother, Russell Plummer of Washington township; three sisters, Mrs. Clarence Godfrey, Battle Creek, Mich., Mrs Eugene Mullendore of West Jefferson street [Columbia City,] and Mrs Phillip Lemmon of North Oak street [Columbia City.]
[Harold Kermit Plummer] was a member of Columbia City lodge No. 189, F. & A. M. The Masonic lodge will be in charge of the funeral services to be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Baptist church here. Officiating at the service will be the Rev. A. M. Gillespie, of Roanoke, assisted by the local pastor, Rev. Blake M. Franklin. Interment will be made in Greenhill cemetery. [GH Brand - 2-23] The body, brought to Luckenbill & Sons Funeral Home, will be returned to the Plummer residence at 605 East Van Buren street this evening. Friends will be received at the residence after 7 o'clock tonight."
35 iii. Kenneth Plummer.
+ 36 iv. Eva A. Plummer, born September 21, 1908 in Whitley County, IN; died March 24, 2001 in ParkView Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN.
37 v. Mary Plummer. She married ?? Godfrey.
38 vi. Merle I. Plummer. She married ?? Lemmon.
36. Eva A.5 Plummer (Henry Lewis4, Joseph Berry3, Samuel2, Joseph1) was born September 21, 1908 in Whitley County, IN, and died March 24, 2001 in ParkView Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN. She married Eugene E. Mullendore May 31, 1931. He died December 09, 1985.
Notes for Eva A. Plummer: (From the Columbia City Post & Mail, March 26, 2001): "Eva A. Mullendore, 92, a resident of Thorncreek Township, died at 5:58 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2001 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, where she had been admitted earlier in the day. Born September 21, 1908 in Whitley County, a daughter of H. L. and Ada Swan Plummer, her formative years were spent in Jefferson Township and she completed her education in the Jefferson Center School. On May 31, 1931, she was united in marriage to Eugene E. Mullendore and they made their first home on Jefferson Street in Columbia City, later moving to a home at the corner of North Walnut and Hildebrand Avenue. In 1952, they constructed a new home and automotive repair garage at the north edge of Columbia City on State Road 9. Following the retirement of Mr. Mullendore from the automotive repair business in 1972, they moved to a new home near the Thorncreek School. Mr. Mullendore died Dec. 9, 1985.
A homemaker, she was a member of the Eberhard Lutheran Church and for many years served as a volunteer at the Whitley Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Mullendore has continued her lifelong desire to help for friends, whether it was a ride to a doctor's appointment, taking them to church or shopping, she was available to help until the day before her death. Surviving relatives include two daughters, Bonita (Forrest) Arnold and Rita (Steven) Hively, both of Columbia City; five grandchildren, Karen Stump, Steven Arnold, John Ressler, Diane Bollinger and Angela Barron; four great-grandchildren, Joshua Arnold, Jonathan Bollinger and Jacob and Jordan Barron. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Russell, Kermit and Kenneth Plummer and two sisters, Mary Godfrey and Merle I. Lemmon. The funeral service is at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 27, at Eberhard Lutheran Church, 2360 West Kaiser Road, Columbia City, with Pastor Ed Thompson, officiating. Burial is that Eberhard Cemetery. Visitation is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Smith and Sons Funeral Home in Columbia City and one hour before the service Wednesday at the church. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Eberhard Lutheran Church."
Children of Eva Plummer and Eugene Mullendore are:
39 i. Bonita6 Mullendore. She married Forrest Arnold.
40 ii. Rita Mullendore. She married Steven Hively.
From Steven Schonefeld - Steven_Schonefeld@hotmail.com
Caroline County Maryland marriages for PLUMMER: 03 Dec 1774 BUTLER, Moses PLUMER, Elonor 23 Jul 1777 PLUMMER, John PHILLIPS, Sarah 13 Jul 1779 PLUMMER, Levi PURNELL, Margaret 17 Dec 1780 HUGGINS, Benjamin PLUMMER, Sarah 11 Nov 1790 PLUMMER, Timothy VICKERS, Sarah 8 Dec 1792 PLUMMER, James CLIFT, Letitia 17 May 1800 PLUMMER, William BOOKER, Rebecca 3 Feb 1801 PLUMER(?), Nathan BOON, Sarah 25 May 1801 VICKERS, Noble PLUMMER, Rebecca 27 Mar 1799 RUSSUM, James PLUMMER, Deborah 28 Aug 1802 PLUMER, James TAYLOR, Eliza 18 Dec 1804 WOOD, Joseph PLUMMER, Rachel 23 Sep 1805 PLUMMER, Thomas HOLLAND, Margaret 4 Apr 1806 HOPKINS, Moses PLUMMER, Sarah 25 Aug 1807 PLUMMER, John TURNER, Mary 30 Jun 1810 THOMPSON, Abraham PLUMMER, Margaret 26 Dec 1810 MANSHIP, William PLUMMER, Ann 8 Jun 1815 COOPER, Merchant PLUMMER, Margaret 1810 Census of Caroline Co MD Plummer Christn. Page 164 2 - 1 2 - | 1 2 - 1 2 - 3 13 Plummer Phil. Page 176 1 2 1 - 2 | 1 1 2 2 - 1 12 25 Plummer, Tho. Page 188 2 1 - 1 - | - - 2 - 1 - 1 8 1790 Census Frederick Co MD | Free | Free ! White | White Head of Family | Males | Females | Comments ------------------------------|--------|----------|----------- 16 and | | up | | inc < |Incl. < Oth Sla | Page Line Last First Name Head 16 |Head 16 ers ves | ============================================================= 186 1077 Ijams Plummer 1 1 1 1 187 1120 Plummer Andrew 4 1 1 187 1122 Plummer Isaac 2 1 4 187 1123 Plummer Joseph 1 2 7 187 1124 Plummer Jessie 1 1 2 2 187 1125 Plummer Joseph of Saml. 1 4 187 1127 Plummer James of Saml. 1 3 2 187 1128 Plummer Moses 2 3 187 1129 Plummer Robert 1 1 2 1 1 187 1130 Plummer Samuel 2 1 5 187 1131 Plummer Sarah 2 4 187 1133 Plummer Thomas 3 1 4 187 1136 Plummer Yate 2 3 5 187 1137 Plummer James of Thos. 1 3 2 1 250 3525 Plummer Eleanor 4 187 3530 Plumer Jonathan 1 1 1 3
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