Olivia Anne Tracy

1-AnnaAnne, as she liked to be called, was born September 15, 1861 in Ross County, Ohio.  She was the third child and third daughter of John Edward and Mary Artlysia Tracy.  She married Eugene Plummer about 1882 and they lived in North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska.  In the 1921 directory they were clerks at a store called Derryberry & Forbes. Anne and Eugene had no surviving children although her niece, Alice, said that she had a couple babies that died in infancy.  Eugene died October 19, 1922.

Eugene and Anne Plummer

Eugene and Anne Plummer

 

 

By 1930 Anne is living in Long Beach, California and is selling real estate.  She married William Thomas Banks sometime between 1930 and 1935.  He was a widow with six grown children.  Mr. Banks died July 12, 1946.  It seems she must have travelled to visit her sister, Amanda Woolman, in Lake Charles, Louisiana.  She is said to have died there January 3, 1948.

William and Anne Banks

William and Anne Banks

She is buried next to her first husband in Greenwood Cemetery in York, Nebraska.  findagrave.com has her indexed as Anna Plummer Banks and it is here where it says she died in Lake Charles, Louisiana.  I would like to find an obituary to further source this information.

 

 

 

Aunt Anna PlummerThrough my research I have found that Anne was a very interesting adventurous lady.  She travelled across country to be a realtor in Long Beach in the 30’s, what must that have been like?  There are a couple pictures of her where you can just see that she had an adventurous fun-loving nature.

 

 

 

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My grandma Mabel owned property in Los Angeles, California at one time.  The story I heard was that she won it in a radio contest.  She sold it to buy irrigation for the farm.  But I always thought it odd that she won it from Nebraska.  But now that I know she had an aunt in California it makes more sense.  And perhaps she didn’t win it but inherited it?  I look forward to doing further research about this.  Gotta wonder how much that property would be worth today.

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