Burton Bradford Plumley

Male10 May 1865–1 February 1923

Brief Life History of Burton Bradford

When Burton Bradford Plumley was born on 10 May 1865, in Shrewsbury, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, John Plumley, was 35 and his mother, Esther P. Packard, was 30. He married Christiana "Christie" McRae on 24 November 1884, in Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Vermont, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1882. He died on 1 February 1923, in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Lakeview Cemetery, North Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Burton Bradford Plumley
Emma Ann McNair
Marriage: 9 October 1886
Burton J. Plumley
William Charles Plumley
Walter B. Plumley
Gladys Elizabeth Plumley
Helen V. Plumley
Esther C. Plumley
Douglas B. Plumley

Sources (31)

  • Bertie Plumley in household of John Plumley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Burton B Plumley in entry for Douglas Donald Plumley and Jane Dorothy Liggett, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Birt B Plumley, "United States Naval Enlistment Rendezvous, 1855-1891"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 October 1886Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

    Age 3

    Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 16

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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