Brief Life History of Plumlee

When Plumlee was born in 1826, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Abraham Plumlee, was 23 and his mother, Mrs. Abraham Plumlee, was 21.

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Abraham Plumlee
Mrs. Abraham Plumlee
Anna Plumlee
Dorcas Elizabeth Plumley
William Plumlee
Lorena Plumlee
Denton Plumlee
David Plumlee
Eliza Ann Plumlee

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    World Events (3)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 4

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1830 · The Oregon Trail

    Age 4

    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 9

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of South German Blümle, from a pet form of Blum .

    English: variant of Plumley .

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

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