Perseverance Plumley

Female12 June 1796–1 January 1866

Brief Life History of Perseverance

When Perseverance Plumley was born on 12 June 1796, in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, her father, John Plumley, was 45 and her mother, Betsey Butler, was 28. She married Eleazer Markle Bullard on 4 September 1816, in Shrewsbury, Rutland, Vermont, United States. She lived in Mendon, Rutland, Vermont, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 January 1866, in Shrewsbury, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in North Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Eggleston
1796–1859
Perseverance Plumley
1796–1866
Marriage: about 1837
Alma Eggleston
1837–
James Eggleston
1841–

Sources (17)

  • Phebe Eggleston in household of John Eggleston, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Pede Plumly, "New Hampshire, Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Peeda Lewis, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1837Vermont, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 4

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

    Age 12

    In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 23

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places so called, derived from Middle English ploum(b)e, plom(m)e, plim(me) ‘plum tree’ + lei(e) ‘open land, clearing’ (Old English plūme, plȳme + lēah ‘woodland clearing’).

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

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