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Stephen Andrew Plumb, Sr.

Male 1895 - 1940


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  • Name  Stephen Andrew Plumb, Sr.  [1, 2, 3
    Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  12 Oct 1895  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1 May 1940  Davenport, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Cause: tuberculosis 
    Obituary  2 May 1940  Davenport, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    The Davenport Democrat and Leader 
    • Stephen Plumb, 44, who resided two miles east of Montpelier, Iowa, died at 5:30 a.m. Thursday (May 1, 1940) in Pine Knoll Sanitarium following a three year illness.

      Born October 12, 1895, to Stephen P. and Mathilda Andrews Plumb near Wapello, Iowa, he received his education in that community. He was married to Gladys Kerr August 31, 1917, in Columbus Junction, Iowa.

      Mr. Plumb was a barber by trade but retired because of his ill health.

      Surviving are the widow; three daughters, Gwendolyn, Vivian and Elizabeth, and three sons, Stephen, Phillip and Kenneth, all at home; his mother, Mrs. Mathilda Plumb, Davenport; a sister, Mrs. Mathilda Alice Wehmeyer, Davenport; and a brother, Leo Plumb, Wapello.

      Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Runge Chapel, followed by incineration at the Davenport crematorium.


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      Funeral services for Stephen Plumb, who resided near Montpelier, Iowa and who died Thursday, were held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Runge Chapel with the Reverend A. W. Gable officiating. Incineration was in the Davenport crematorium.

      Pall Bearers were Lloyd, Jesse and Randall Kerr, Leo Plumb, Wayne Wilson and Ernest Wehmeyer.
    Buried  4 May 1940  Fairmount Cemetery, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID  I43337  All Families
    Last Modified  28 Jan 2014 

    Family  Gladys Fernwood Kerr,   b. 8 Sep 1897, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1949, University Hospital, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  31 Aug 1917  Columbus Junction, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Name: Stephen A. Plumb; Event Type: Marriage; Event Date: 31 August 1917; Event Place: Louisa County, Iowa, United States; Age: 21; Father's Name: Stephen Plumb; Mother's Name: Mathilda Andrews; Spouse's Name: Gladys F. Kerr; Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1898; Spouse's Father's Name: Jesse Kerr; Spouse's Mother's Name: Mary Stitt; Gs Film Number: 1870162; Digital Folder Number: 004322391
    Issue 
    • There were six children from this marriage.
    Last Modified  28 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F23386  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S12689] Kerr, Mary Harriet "Birtie" (Stitt) - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, March 8, 1934; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S426] Find A Grave (web site) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S12690] Plumb, Stephen Andrew (Sr.) - Obituary and Funeral Notice, (originally published in The Davenport Democrat and Leader, May 2, 1940; Davenport, Scott County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).