hmtl5 Marcus Franklin Pleak b. 28 Apr 1838 Montgomery County, Kentucky d. 8 Nov 1908 Decatur, Macon County, Illinois: Hedges Genealogy

Marcus Franklin Pleak

Male 1838 - 1908  (70 years)


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  • Name Marcus Franklin Pleak 
    Born 28 Apr 1838  Montgomery County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870  Maury County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1870 US census. Marcus and Francis are in the household of her father, Thomas Beard. Their family includes Francis' son William Briggs.
    Census 1880  Flat Branch, Shelby County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Flat Branch, Shelby County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 8 Nov 1908  Decatur, Macon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Greenwood Cemetery, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I3591  Hedges
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2021 

    Father Joseph Dawson "Dorsey" Pleakandstalver,   b. 15 Nov 1800, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1876, Decatur County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Sarah Ribelin,   b. 11 Jun 1805, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1888, Decatur County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F258  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Francis H. "Fannie" Beard,   b. Nov 1837, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916, Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1869  Maury County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Tennesse state marriages.
    Children 
     1. Stoder M. Pleak,   b. 1870, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F1599  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Apr 1838 - Montgomery County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Oct 1869 - Maury County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Maury County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Flat Branch, Shelby County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Flat Branch, Shelby County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Nov 1908 - Decatur, Macon County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Greenwood Cemetery, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Most information taken from Portrait and Biographical Record of Shelby and Moutrie Counties, Illinois. By Adam H. Fulton. 1891. Pages 599-600.
    • Marcus Franklin Pleak died at 9:20 Monday night at the family residence, 1716 North Church street. His age was 70 years, 6 months and 11 days. He was born in Fleming county, Kentucky. He married Fannie H. Briggs in the fall of 1868. They came to Illinois in 1877 and settled on a farm near Moweaqua that has long been known as Pleak's corner. They lived there till about a year ago when they moved to Decatur. Besides his wife he is survived by four children, Dr. S. M. Pleak of Tulsa, Okla., A. E. Pleak of Rosinberg, Tex., Mrs. Mary Evans of North Yakima,
      Wash., and Dr. J. J. Pleak of Hlllsboro, Ill. He also leaves three sisters, Lucy Yohe of Moweaqua, Mrs. Theodore Daley and Martha Pleak, both of St. Louis and a nephew, Edgar Pleak, of Sunset, Ky. He had been a member of the
      Christian church for fifty years.

      Decatur, IL Nov 9, 1908 p18 [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] 1900 US census.

    2. [S6] Find a Grave database.