Edith May Plum

20 April 1920–22 February 1995 (Age 74)
Grove Hill, Page, Virginia, United States

The Life of Edith May

When Edith May Plum was born on 20 April 1920, in Grove Hill, Page, Virginia, United States, her father, Walter Charles Amos Plum, was 47 and her mother, Delilah Catherine Kite, was 40. She had at least 1 daughter with William Thomas Mattingly. She lived in Shenandoah, Page, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Shenandoah Iron Works Magisterial District, Page, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 22 February 1995, in Largo, Prince George's, Maryland, United States, at the age of 74.

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William Thomas Mattingly
Edith May Plum
Sheila Marie Mattingly

Spouse and Children



    Sheila Marie Mattingly


Parents and Siblings



    Myrtle Plum


    Melba Plumb



    John David Plum Sr



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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

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

Age 3

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 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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 (2)

  • Edith Plum in household of Walter Plum, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith M Plum in household of Walter Plum, "United States Census, 1940"

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