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0099: Cabell-Wayne Historical Society Collection
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
Plaque on Plymale Roadside Park Rt 75,10.5x8.5cm Sign says: Donated by John Fred Plymale in memory of his great grandfather, John Plymale, born November 25, 1795, in Giles County, Virginia. He settled here in 1813, and the Branch in this park was named for him. He was appointed Deputy Sheriff of Cabell County in 1816; Captain of the 120th Virginia Regiment of the Militia, 1821; Justice of the Peace, 1825, in which capacity he served many years; Appointed third Sheriff of Wayne County Virginia, 1846; Elected to the 1857-58 Sessions of the Virginia General Assembly and rode horseback to Richmond and back. He sponsored the Twelvepole Turnpike Bill and the one incorporating the Masonic Temple Association of Virginia. He was the father of nineteen children, one hundred twenty-one grandchildren, and over three hundred eighty-four great grandchildren. He died November, 1872, and is buried on this farm in the Plymale Cemetary on Twelvepole Creek one-half mile about the mouth of Plymale's Branch
People: Plymale, John Plymale, John Fred
Subject Terms:Huntington, W. Va. Deputy Sheriff Cabell County West Virginia WV Justice of the Peace Virginia Wayne County West Virginia WV Virginia General Assembly Twelvepole Turnpike Plymale Roadside Park
"Plaque on Plymale Roadside Park Rt 75," (2021). 0099: Cabell-Wayne Historical Society Collection. 909.