Early Origins of the Plumlee family
The surname Plumlee was first found in Cheshire
East) at Plumley, a village and civil parish that dates back to 1119 when it was listed as Plumleia and literally meant "plum-tree wood or clearing," from the Old English words "plume" + "leah." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
As far as the surname is concerned, it was first referenced in the year 1235 when Alexander Plomley held estates in Derbyshire.
Early History of the Plumlee family
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Plumlee Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Plumley, Plumbley, Plumbleigh, Plomley, Plombley and many more.
Early Notables of the Plumlee family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Plumlee family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers, who arrived along the eastern seaboard, from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands.
Contemporary Notables of the name Plumlee (post 1700)
- Marshall Plumlee (b. 1992), American college basketball player who currently plays for Duke University
- Miles Christian Plumlee (b. 1988), American professional basketball player
- Mason Alexander Plumlee (b. 1990), American basketball forward for the Duke Blue Devils men's team
Suggested Readings for the name Plumlee
- The Plumlee Family by Robert D. Plumle.
- The Plum(ly, lee, ley, bee) Family by Millard Quentin Plumblee.