Dial PLUMMER

Brief Life History of Dial

When Dial PLUMMER was born on 7 March 1884, in Petersville, Lewis, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Lewis Plummer, was 58 and his mother, Harriet Jane Riley, was 58. He died on 23 November 1966, in Vanceburg, Lewis, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

James Lewis Plummer
1826–1891
Harriet Jane Riley
1826–1891
Sarah Ann Plummer
1845–1875
Christena Jeannette Plummer
1845–1933
Matilda E. Plummer
1848–1922
Charles H. Plummer
1849–1923
Arminta Plummer
1850–1923
Priscilla Plummer
1850–
Christine J. Plummer
1852–1874
Charles M. PLUMMER
1867–1940
Dial PLUMMER
1884–1966

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    World Events (8)

    1886

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1892 · The Radio is invented

    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English:

    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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