William Franklin Plumlee

15 December 1922–11 October 1985 (Age 62)
Blanchard, McClain, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of William Franklin

When William Franklin Plumlee was born on 15 December 1922, in Blanchard, McClain, Oklahoma, United States, his father, William Patrick Plumlee, was 29 and his mother, Bessie Ethel Carpenter, was 24. He married Audrey Gwendolyn Gassaway on 14 November 1941, in McClain, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Stella, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Norman Township, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 11 October 1985, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Noble Ioof Cemetery, Noble, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States.

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William Franklin Plumlee
Audrey Gwendolyn Gassaway
Marriage: 14 November 1941
Robert Franklin Plumlee i

Spouse and Children

14 November 1941
McClain, Oklahoma, United States


    Robert Franklin Plumlee i


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 19

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of German Blümle, from a pet form of Blum .2 English: variant spelling of Plumley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank Plumles in household of William P Plumles, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William F Plumlee, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Frank Plumlee, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936"

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