Collomore Plummer Sr

Brief Life History of Collomore

When Collomore Plummer Sr was born about 1805, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Plummer, was 35 and his mother, Tabitha Chapman, was 35. He married Hester Yates on 17 July 1820, in Brown, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 3 July 1854, in Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Old Oaklandon Cemetery, Lawrence, Lawrence Township, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Collomore Plummer Sr
Hester Yates
Marriage: 17 July 1820
Thomas Plummer
Salley Ann Plummer
Naaman C. Plummer
Hester Ellen Plummer
about 1834–
James Plummer
Martha Plummer
Harrison Plummer
Louisa Plummer
James Madison Plummer
Amanda M Plummer

Sources (12)

  • Collaman Plummer, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Calomor Plummer in entry for Henry J. Crawford and Louisa Williamson, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"
  • Colamer Plummer, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

World Events (8)

1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.


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1819 · First Commercial Oil Well Opens

In 1819, in McCreary County, Kentucky along Cumberland River was the site of the first commercial oil well.

Name Meaning


occupational name for a worker in lead, especially a maker of lead pipes and conduits, from Middle English plum(b)er, plom(b)er, plummer ‘worker or dealer in lead, plumber’ (Anglo-Norman French plum(m)er, plomner).

habitational name from Plummers in Hertfordshire, which probably derives from Middle English plo(u)me ‘plum’ + mere ‘lake, pool, pond’. 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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