Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Obituary of Synthia (Bailey) Plemons, or Mrs. W. A. Plemons, 1917, Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia

Obituary of Synthia (Bailey) Plemons, also known as Mrs. W. A. Plemons

Database/Library: GALILEO (GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online)
Publication: The Dalton Citizen [indexed as North Georgia Citizen]
Place of Publication: Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia
Date of Publication: 5 April 1917
Page: 2
Title of Article: “In Memory of Mrs. W. A. Plemons”

Maiden Name of Deceased: Synthia Bailey
Married Name of Deceased: Mrs. W. A. Plemons

Age at Death: (estimate) 66
Date of Death: 13 January 1917
Place of Death: Seville, Wilcox County, Georgia, United States

(Place of death concluded; deceased had been visiting daughter, Mrs. Hattie Mitchell, in Wilcox County, Georgia, and died during that visit.)

Year of Birth: 1851
Place of Birth: Gilmer County, Georgia, United States

Permanent Residence in 1917 (concluded from facts stated in obit.): near Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia; was living with daughter, Mrs. J. H. Spears, of “near Dalton.”

Religious Affiliation and Denomination: Christian, Baptist (since age 16, est. 1867)

Favorite Scripture: Matthew 11:28


Mr. W. A. Spears, husband (probably of near Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia—place not stated)

Mrs. Hattie Mitchell, of Seville (Wilcox), Georgia
Lee Plemons, son, of Chattanooga
Mrs. J. H. Spears, of near Dalton, (Whitfield), Georgia


Full Citation: In Memory of Mrs. W. A. Plemons, The Dalton Citizen [North Georgia Citizen, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia], 5 April 1917, pg. 2  (via GALILEO). (accessed 09 Aug. 2017).


Biographical information from other sources:

S. C. Bailey married W. A. Plemons, 13 Nov. 1869, Gilmer Co., Georgia.

[Source Citation]: "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 22 December 2016), W. A. Plemons and S. C. Bailey, 13 Nov 1869; citing Marriage, Gilmer, Georgia, United States, county courthouses, Georgia; FHL microfilm 219,505.

US Census, 1870, District 1013, Murray, Georgia: William Plemons, aged 19, and Cynthia Plemons, aged 20, listed in the household of John Plemons (aged 48), Militia District 1013, Murray Co., Georgia. (Relationships of household members are not stated in 1870 census, but William and Cynthia are marked as married within year, Nov.)

US Census, 1880, McDonald, Murray, Georgia: William Plemmans, aged 29, head of household, born in Ga., with wife, Scintha, aged 30; and three children: Robert L, Mary J, and Harriet E Plemmans, all born in Ga.


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