Betsy Plummer

1800–
Fleming, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Betsy

When Betsy Plummer was born in 1800, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States, her father, Abraham Plummer, was 32 and her mother, Nancy Nelson, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Plummer
1768–1813
Nancy Nelson
1770–1820
Abraham Plummer
1792–1860
Nelson Plummer
1793–
Mary " Polly" Plummer
1805–
Rebecca Plummer
1812–
Anne PLUMMER
1795–
Solomon Plummer
1796–1870
Betsy Plummer
1800–
Sarah PLUMMER
1803–
Nelly Plummer
1805–
Cynthia Ann Plummer
1806–1875
Elizabeth Plummer
1809–

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

Age 1

The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.
1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a worker in lead, especially a maker of lead pipes and conduits, from Anglo-Norman French plom(m)er, plum(m)er ‘plumber’, from plom(b), plum(b) ‘lead’ (Latin plumbum). 2. variant of Plumer 1, 3. 3. occasionally, a habitational name from a minor place name, such as Plummers in Kimpton, Hertfordshire, which was named with Old English plum ‘plum(tree)’ + mere ‘pool’. The name is also established in Ireland, taken there from England in the 17th century.

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

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