0-1-8-6 Sebastian Plymale was born on
September 12th, 1838 in Knox County, Illinois. He moved west in 1852 with his
family and arrived in Jackson County, Oregon in October of the same year. He worked
as a farmer, miner, clerk and also became owner of the largest livery stable in
He married Mary Ellen Little on November
4th, 1868 in Jacksonville, Oregon at the home of Rev. M. A. Williams. She was the
second daughter of James Little and Margaret Ann McDonough. She was born on October
13th, 1851 in Winterport, Maine. In 1857 her family left Maine and went by ship to
California. In the early 1860's her family relocated to Jacksonville, Oregon.
0-1-8-6 Sebastian Plymale and his wife relocated to Portland, Oregon
about 1880. (They were not listed in the 1880 Jacksonville census).
They lived in Portland 40 years until Sebastians death on May 6th,
1920. He died suddenly of a cerebral hemorrhage on the Morrison Street Bridge and is
buried in the Riverview Cemetery in Portland, Oregon.
His wife Mary Ellen died on April 7th, 1937 while she was living with
her sister Annie (Mrs. George Chase) in Eureka, California and is buried in the Eureka Cemetery.