Lillian June Plum

8 March 1889–15 November 1964 (Age 75)
Preston, Preston, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Lillian June

When Lillian June Plum was born on 8 March 1889, in Preston, Preston, West Virginia, United States, her father, William Plum, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Ann Margaret Stemple, was 30. She married William Henry Burns on 25 November 1906, in Preston, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Preston, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Portland District, Preston, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 15 November 1964, in West Virginia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Terra Alta, Preston, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Burns
1875–1945
Lillian June Plum
1889–1964
Marriage: 25 November 1906
Russell William Burns
1907–2004
Junior Burns
1914–
Virgil Lawson Burns
1909–1989
Nellie Burns
1912–2005
George Dewey Burns
1917–1977
Goldie Marie Burns
1919–2002
Chester Melton Burns
1922–2003
Eva Rachel Burns
1924–1935
Mabel Louise Burns
1928–2008

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 November 1906
Preston, West Virginia, United States
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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English and North German: from Middle English plum(b)e, Middle Low German plum(e) ‘plum’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a plum tree, or a metonymic occupational name for a fruit grower. Reaney and Wilson, however, derive the English name from Old French plomb ‘lead’ (Latin plumbum), regarding it as a metonymic occupational name for a plumber.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Blum .3 Americanized form of Pflum .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lilly Plum in household of William Plum, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lilliam J Burns in household of William H Burns, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lillian J Burns in household of William H Burns, "United States Census, 1940"

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