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Plummer, Philemon

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Plummer, Philemon
February 28, 2007 05:17PM
History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed.
by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 632.
[Scott County] [Stamping Ground Precinct]

PHILEMON PLUMMER, farmer, P. O. Stamping Ground; was born in Scott County,
Sept. 13, 1807. He is the son of Wm. Plummer, who was a native of
Maryland; born Jan. 17, 1769, and died March 17, 1855. He came to Scott
County in abut the year 1790. He was the son of Philemon Plummer, a
native of Ireland. Rachel (Hobbs) Plummer, the wife of Wm. Plummer, was
a native of Maryland and died in 1833. Philemon Plummer (our subject),
has followed the occupation of his forefathers in his native county, that
of farming. He has been twice married. In 1828, he married Miss Malinda
Chambers, a native of Scott County. She died Sept. 7, 1843. In 1844, he
married a second time, Martha L. Mayhall, a native of Franklin County,
Ky., born in April 1807, and died July 24, 1879. By his first wife he
had ten children, six of whom are living; and by his second wife, three
children, all of whom are living. Mr. Plummer has fifty grand-children,
and three great-grandchildren. He is the owner of 200 acres of land. His
son, P. M. Plummer, was born in Scott County, Oct. 30, 1845, and married
Nov. 14, 1871, Miss Bettie F. Cox, a native of Franklin County. She was
born Sept. 10, 1850. There were born to them five children, four of whom
are living. He is a farmer; he and his wife are members of the Christian
Church. Wayland Plummer was born in Scott County, Jan. 16, 1850, and in
Owen County in 1871, he married Miss Sarah E. Harsy, a native of Scott
County, born Nov. 1851; they are the parents of five children, all of
whom are living. He has during his life followed the occupation of
farming. He and wife are members of the Christian Church.

Plummer Hobbs Chambers Mayhall Cox Harsy
Franklin-KY Owen-KY MD

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