Charles Plumb

4 August 1802–14 February 1831 (Age 28)
Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Plumb was born on 4 August 1802, in Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Plumb Jr, was 26 and his mother, Rhoda Plumb, was 23. He married Julia Anna Blackman on 21 December 1828, in Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 14 February 1831, in Harford, Harford Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 28.

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Charles Plumb
Julia Anna Blackman
Marriage: 21 December 1828
Henry Blackman Plumb

Spouse and Children


    Julia Anna Blackman


21 December 1828
Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, United States


    Henry Blackman Plumb


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Plumb Jr





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World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

Age 10

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Plum .

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

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  • The Plumbs, 1635-1800; ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89CL-P4GN

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