Francis Augusta Plummer

1835–26 May 1896 (Age 61)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Francis Augusta

When Francis Augusta Plummer was born in 1835, her father, Bryce Tinning Plummer, was 30 and her mother, Sylvina A. " Sylvia" Wass, was 25. She married George B. Drisko on 3 August 1854, in Columbia, Washington, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Addison, Washington, Maine, United States in 1850 and Columbia, Washington, Maine, United States in 1880. She died on 26 May 1896, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 61.

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George B. Drisko
Francis Augusta Plummer
Marriage: 3 August 1854
Mary Elizabeth Drisko
Lewis F. Drisko

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3 August 1854
Columbia, Washington, Maine, United States


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1838 · The Aroostook War

Age 3

"An international incident referred to as the Aroostook War or ""Pork and Beans War"". The conflict resulted as part of an international boundary dispute between the United States. Although several British soldiers were captured, nobody was killed during the war. In fact, local militia units did not engage in any significant combat. One of the most dramatic events was actually when two Canadian militia were injured by Black Bears."
1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860

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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Sources (3)

  • Augusta Plummer in household of Brice Plummer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Frances A Drisko in household of George B Drisko, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Frances A Drisko, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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