Hylon Theron Plumb

21 June 1874–18 August 1956 (Age 82)
Milton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Hylon Theron

When Hylon Theron Plumb was born on 21 June 1874, in Milton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States, his father, John Calvin Plumb, was 45 and his mother, Jean Wallace, was 29. He married Mida Lorton on 29 July 1901, in Snohomish, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 18 August 1956, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Hylon Theron Plumb
Mida Lorton
Marriage: 29 July 1901
Enid Mida Plumb

Spouse and Children

29 July 1901
Snohomish, Washington, United States


    Enid Mida Plumb


Parents and Siblings


    Jean Wallace




+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 9

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Plum .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hylon T Plumb in household of Harriet O Faulkes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • H T Plumb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • H Theron Plumb, "United States Census, 1930"

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