Date: April 17, 2002
Ruth Jones took interviewers (Dick & Alice Haight) on a tour of the Plummerville cemetery. Interview followed, with Judy Mauger. Ruth showed a Plummer family tree.
Benjamin & Elvira Plummer arrive in
Saugatuck in 1832 – it was then known as
Their children were:
Andrew, Lucinda, William, Eleanor & Mary.
William was Ruth’s grandfather.
In 1853, the cholera epidemic took many Plummer children. In 1860, the Plummer boys, including William,
This is an
excellent history of the Plummers in the area.