Edward H Plummer

Death 3 Sep 1919
Burial Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 66523372 View Source
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Cemetery records show Edward died 9-3-1919, age 60.
Washington state archives show Edward H Plummer, age 60y7m23d, was son of Charles Plummer - Eleanor L. Smith and husband of Fannie M Plummer. He died in Seattle.

Other records of Seattle indicate that Charles Plummer was a merchant who married Ellender Smith, who died in 1859 after giving birth to twins. Charles died in 1866. He had a store at the SW corner of Commercial (now 1st Ave) and Main, with a meeting hall on the 2nd floor, used for dances and Masonic meetings. Ellender Smith was the sister of Dr Henry A Smith. According to one Seattle history, after the death of his first wife, Plummer married a widow, Mrs Sarah J Smith. However, a Washington state marriage certificate shows Charles Plummer married Sarah Harris of Lowelle Massachusetts, on July 4, 1860, and the house of Doc Maynard at Alki Point, King Co, Washington Territory. After Charles died, his business was run for years by his stepson George W Harris. His widow Sarah died Feb. 13, 1907 (Find A Grave Memorial# 5232426)

In the 1880 Seattle census, Edward H Plummer was 21,b. WA, a clerk, living with stepmother Sarah J Plumber (widow, 43, VT), twin brother Elwood E Plummer (21, WA), and sister Ida J Plummer (18, WA); with them were 8 boarders. Edward's father was from Maine.

Edward H Plummer married Fannie M Chandler Aug 28 1880 with Capt AW Chandler as witness.

Their son Charles Arthur Plummer, 28, married 6 Sep 1909 in Victoria, BC, Canada, to Ella Lauretta Rockwell, 28. She was a widow, b. in Seattle, daughter of Charles B Zyne and Mary Lupie

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