Abraham Plummer

1768–1813 (Age 45)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Plummer was born about 1768, in Virginia, United States, his father, Isaac Plummer, was 28 and his mother, Sarah McGuire, was 28. He married Nancy Nelson in 1790. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Flemingsburg, Fleming, Kentucky, United States in 1810. He died in 1813, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Plummer
1768–1813
Nancy Nelson
1770–1820
Marriage: 1790
Abraham Plummer
1792–1860
Nelson Plummer
1793–
Rebecca Plummer
1812–
Anne PLUMMER
1795–
Solomon Plummer
1796–1870
Betsy PLUMMER
1800–
Sarah PLUMMER
1803–
Nelly Plummer
1805–
Cynthia Ann Plummer
1806–1875
Elizabeth Plummer
1809–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1790
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 8

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 12

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781

Age 13

The American Revolution ended with the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown Virginia.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a worker in lead, especially a maker of lead pipes and conduits, from Anglo-Norman French plom(m)er, plum(m)er ‘plumber’, from plom(b), plum(b) ‘lead’ (Latin plumbum). 2. variant of Plumer 1, 3. 3. occasionally, a habitational name from a minor place name, such as Plummers in Kimpton, Hertfordshire, which was named with Old English plum ‘plum(tree)’ + mere ‘pool’. The name is also established in Ireland, taken there from England in the 17th century.

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

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  • Abraham Plummer, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Abraham Plummer - Published information: birth-name: Abraham Plummer

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