Plummer, Farnham, 1809-1877.

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Farnham Plummer (1809-1877), merchant, insurance executive for John Hancock Life Insurance Company, Alderman of Boston, member of the Boston School Committee, was born in Beverly, Mass. His father, Farnham Plummer (1780-1857), was a mechanic and bridge-builder around Beverly. His grandfather, Thomas Plummer (1756-1836), owned large amounts of land in the Haverhill, Mass., area.

From the description of Papers, 1776-1879. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191259621

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Plattsburg, Battle of, Plattsburgh, N.Y., 1814


Birth 1809

Death 1877

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