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 George Faucette Plowman

George Faucette Plowman

Birth
Clinton County, Michigan, USA
Death 29 Oct 1930 (aged 75)
Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA
Burial Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA
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George opened the first Greenhouse in the Upper Peninsula, which bore his name, in 1895.

HOLD FUNERAL OF GEORGE PLOWMAN, PIONEER FLORIST
Old Resident of City Die After Lingering Illness

George Faucette Plowman, 76, 603 West Flesheim Street, resident of Iron Mountain for the last 35 years, died at 10:40 Wednesday night, following an illness of a long duration.
Born in lower Michigan, Mr. Plowman resided t the family farm until he was 21, when he left to enter school at Ypsilanti, Mich., where he attended only 2 terms & He returned to the farm. When he was 23 he married & they lived on the farm until he was 24 & they moved to Lansing, Mich. where he attended Michigan Agricultural College, specializing in plant cultivation & nursery construction.
CAME HERE IN 1895
After graduating in 1895, they moved to Iron Mountain, where he established to Plowman Greenhouse on the sit which it now stands. 4 additions have been made during the past several years & his son, Rex, is the active manager.
Mr. Plowman suffered from a lingering illness for the past 13 years but he was not confined to his bed. He enjoyed daily walks & rides to his business.
Besides his son, 2 sisters, twins & 1 brother survives: Mrs. Dora Bliss, Grand Ledge, Mich.; Mrs. Nora Field & L. L. Plowman, Lansing; 2 grandchildren.
Next Nov. 11th would have been both his 76th birthday & the 53rd anniversary of his marriage.
Interment will be in Cemetery Park.
(October 30, 1930, Iron Mountain Press newspaper, Dickinson, Michigan.)


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PLOWMAN
MOTHER MAE 1882-1928
FATHER REX 1882-1962
GRANDMA LUCY 1857-1940
GRANDPA GEORGE 1854-1930


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  • Created by: klh
  • Added: 10 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100494786
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Faucette Plowman (11 Nov 1854–29 Oct 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100494786, citing Iron Mountain Cemetery Park, Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by klh (contributor 47722765) .