Pauline Ellen Brummett

17 April 1902–2 September 1967 (Age 65)
Harlan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Pauline Ellen

When Pauline Ellen Brummett was born on 17 April 1902, in Harlan, Kentucky, United States, her father, George Brummett, was 24 and her mother, Mary Polly Blanton, was 22. She married George Grant Bishop in 1917, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 3, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 3, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 2 September 1967, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Negro Creek Cemetery, Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Grant Bishop
Pauline Ellen Brummett
Marriage: 1917
Delbert Lee Bishop
Elmer Bishop
Rosemary Bishop
Dessie L. Bishop

Spouse and Children

Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States


    Delbert Lee Bishop



    Elmer Bishop



Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 2

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.

Age 18

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: Reaney identifies this surname as a variant of the habitational name Broomhead, from a locality in Hallamshire, now part of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, so named with Old English brōm ‘broom’ or brōmig ‘growing with broom’ + Old English hēafod ‘headland’. In England the name is more commonly spelled Brummitt.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Plina Brumett in household of George Brumett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Paulina Bishop in household of George Bishop, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pauline Bishop in household of George Bishop, "United States Census, 1940"

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