Francis 'Frank' Marion PLUMLEE was born on 7 Sep 1839 in Berryville, Carroll Co., AR, a son of Joel & Rachel (Simmons)PLUMLEE, Sr.He was married on 20 Apr 1866 in Boonville, Cooper Co., MO to Sarah Ann CATON.She was born 28 Feb 1844 in Cooper Co., Missouri, a daughter of William & Anfield (Lora) CATON.They made their home at Oak Grove, Arkansas, a small community outside Berryville, Arkansas, where Frank was a farmer.He died on 14 Mar 1923 of an intestinal obstruction.She died on 2 Mar 1925.They are both buried in the Hale Cemetery at Oak Grove, Carroll Co., Arkansas.Their children are listed as follows:
1.James Thomas PLUMLEE Born 30 Dec 1867 at Oak Grove, AR.He was first married to Mary Elizabeth DAVIS on 5 Oct 1890 at Indian Creek in Carroll Co., AR.A second marriage was to Grace Maude SOOTER on 14 Nov 1926 in Carroll Co., AR.He died on 22 Mar 1950 at Oak Grove and was buried in the Hale Cemetery at Oak Grove.
2.Henry Calvin PLUMLEE Born 6 May 1869 at Oak Grove, AR.He was married on 16 Feb 1892 at Oak Grove, AR to Susan Emeline MINNICK.Henry died on 25 Feb 1948 at Oak Grove, AR and was buried in the Hale Cemetery at Oak Grove.
3.Mary Emeline PLUMLEE Born 1 Nov 1870 at Oak Grove, AR and died 27 Dec 1874..
4.Ida Jane PLUMLEE Born 14 Oct 1872 at Oak Grove, AR.She was married at Oak Grove, AR on 25 Dec 1898 to William T. 'Bud' MINICK.She died on 8 Oct 1951 in Oregon and was buried in the National Military Cemetery at Eugene, Lane Co., Oregon.
5.Nancy E. PLUMLEE Born 23 Sep 1874 at Oak Grove, AR.She was married at Oak Grove, AR on 12 Jan 1896 to James Thomas RHODES.Nancy died on 23 Jul 1896 in Carroll Co., AR and was buried in the Hale Cemetery at Oak Grove, AR.
6.Infant PLUMLEE Died as an infant.
7.David Albert PLUMLEE Born 1 Feb 1877 in Commanche Co., Texas.He was married on 4 Nov 1900 at Oak Grove, AR to Sarah Elizabeth HIGH.He died on 13 Jun 1955 at Oak Grove, AR and was buried in the Hale Cemetery at Oak Grove.
8.Delia Victoria PLUMLEE Born 29 Nov 1878 at Gorman, Eastland Co., Texas.She was married on 1 Nov 1905 at Oak Grove, AR to Isaac Henry JONES.She died on 8 Sep 1957 at Oak Grove, AR and was buried in the Hale Cemetery at Oak Grove.
Information on this family can be found in the following books: A."Carroll County Families", Carroll Co., Arkansas Historical and Genealogical Society, 1991 B."The Plumlee Family", Robert D. Plumlee, 1979 C."The Descendants of Isaac & Margaret (Bradshaw) Plumlee, J. Randall Houp, 1991.
Specific information on Joel PLUMLEE and his children can be found in the volume of the Goodspeed history books entitled 'History of Northwest Arkansas'.