0-1-8-6-2 Fred Sebastian Plymale came to
Arlington, Oregon in 1900 and went to work as a shingle weaver in the Pilchuck Mill which
was about seven miles N. W. of Arlington.
On weekends the single
fellows came to Arlington on the train and stayed at the Arlington Hotel (the only one in
the area). Patrick and Mary Cull ran the hotel and this is where he met their daughter,
Lily. He married Lily Mary Cull on February 25th, 1907 in Arlington. They went
to Portland for the honeymoon and for her to meet his family.
In 1903 Fred Sebastian started law enforcement work as the Arlington
town Marshall. In 1915 Fred Sebastian went to work for the Snohomish County Sheriffs
Office in Everett, Washington. He worked under 5 sheriffs, the first 4 as a deputy,
and the last one as under-sheriff until his death in 1944. He was in law enforcement
work 34 years, and always lived in Arlington.