0-1-4-6 Virgil Stewart Plymale was born in
Alleghany County, Virginia in 1840.
Virgil Stewart Plymale married
Sarah Craft on May 27th, 1860 in Alleghany County, Virginia (recorded in Marriage Book 1
page 5). Sarah Craft's brother William Craft, married Virgil Stewart Plymale's
sister 0-1-4-3 Sarah Ann Plymale.
Virgil Stewart Plymale fought on the side of the north in the Civil
War. It is said that while he was away fighting, the Rebels came into his home and
took all of the food in the house. His wife Sarah, along with her crippled sister,
were forced to go to Clipper Mills, Ohio and stay with her family until Virgil returned.
0-1-4-6 Virgil Stewart Plymale and his wife came to visit his Uncle 0-1-13 Hugh Plymale I in the year 1861
and never went back to Virginia except to visit. He established his home on a farm
near Gallipolis, Ohio and remained there until his death (1887 or 1888). He has two
tombstones in the 0-1-13 Hugh Plymale cemetery:
One reads "V.S.
Plymale - died February 18th, 1887 - aged 48 years, 5 mos., 6 days."
The other reads "Stewart
Plymale - 1840-1888 with Sarah his wife, 1837-1906."