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Smith Cemetery ~ Elizabeth B. Plunkett ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Plunkett, Elizabeth B.
MAIDEN NAME: McKinney AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 17 Dec 1850 DIED: 28 May 1908 BURIED:  ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Illinois
DEATH PLACE: Falls City, Polk Co, Oregon
MARRIAGE - Jesse Plunkett & Elizabeth McKinney md 23 Sept 1869, Schuyler Co, Illinois 1870 IL CENSUS - Elizabeth Plunkett (20y, b Ill) enumerated with Jesse (25y, b Ill, occupation farmer), Frederick T. (2m, b April 1870, Ill) and Jerome Beebe (20y, b Ill, occupation farm laborer) 
1880 KS CENSUS - E.B. Plunkett (30y, b Ill) enumerated with husband J. (34y, b Ill, occupation farmer) and 6 children, Fredric (10y, b Ill), M.E. (dau, 8y, b Kan), Emaline (6y, b Kan), Evalyn (6y, b Kan), Genette (4y, b Kan) & Cardelia (2y, b Kan) 
1900 Indian Territory CENSUS - Lizzie Pluncket (b Mar 1849, Ill, mother of 12 children, 8 living at time of census) enumerated with husband of 32 years Jessie (b June 1844, Ill, occupation farmer) and 5 children, Fred (b May 1870, Ill), Maud (b Apr 1878, Kan), Edward (b Mar 1883, Ind Terr), William (b June 1887, Arkansas) & Gracie (b Mar 1894, Ind Terr) 
NOTE - husband Jesse Plunkett served in Civil War with Co F, 119 Illinois Infantry; the family returned to Oklahoma after Elizabeth's death; Jesse appears in 1910 census of Porter, Wagoner Co, Oklahoma; he died 28 Jan 1929 and was buried in Fort Logan National Cemetery, Muskogee Co, Oklahoma
OSBH DC (Polk County 1908) #6931 - Mrs. Plunkett [Elizabeth], female, housewife, married, b. 17 Dec 1851 in Illinois, d. 28 May 1908 in Falls City, Oregon at the age of 50 years 5 mos 11 days, name of father Thomas O. McKinney (b. Philadephia, Pennsylvania), maiden name of mother C. A. Keller (b. North Carolina), interment 28 May Smith Cemetery, undertaker R. L. Chapman, informant J. M. Plunkett of Falls City, Oregon. 
Falls City: Mrs Punket [sic] died suddenly last Wednesday night. She with her family were recent arrivals from Kansas and during the short time they have been here have made many friends, all of whom deeply sympathize with their great loss. 
Polk County Itemizer (Thursday) 4 Jun 1908 

Mrs. Plunkett, who died at Falls City, Thursday morning was buried in the Smith cemetery near Lewisville. She had been in Oregon only three years, her former home having been in Oklahoma. She was a sister of the late Charles McKinney, of this place.
Polk County Observer 5 Jun 1908, 1:4
Elizabeth B. McKinney 
Wife of 
Jesse Plunkett 
Dec. 17, 1850 - May 28, 1908
OSBH DC (Polk County 1908) #6931  
PCI 4 Jun 1908
PCO 5 Jun 1908, 1:4
ROW: 55-4  

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