Peter Plummer Wingfield

13 October 1892–17 August 1954 (Age 61)
Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life of Peter Plummer

When Peter Plummer Wingfield was born on 13 October 1892, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, his father, John William Wingfield, was 25 and his mother, Ann Elizabeth Hatcher, was 22. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Minnie Susan Perdue. He lived in Snow Creek, Franklin, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Snow Creek District, Franklin, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 17 August 1954, in Martinsville, Henry, Virginia, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Snow Creek, Franklin, Virginia, United States.

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Peter Plummer Wingfield
Minnie Susan Perdue
Orvil Allen Wingfield
Viola Estelle Wingfield
Marjorie Eleanor Wingfield
Reginald Bertrand Wingfield

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World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 2

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

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

English: variant of Winfield .

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

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Story Highlight

Peter Plummer Wingfield's obit published in the Danville Bee 19 August 1954

Tractor Crushes Penhook Farmer Martinsville - Funeral rites were incomplete today for Peter Plummer Wingfield, 60 year old farmer of the Penhook community who was crushed to death by a tractor on his …

Sources (3)

  • Peter P Wingfield, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Plumber R Wingfield, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Peter P Wingfield, "United States Census, 1920"

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