0-3-8 Anna Plymell was born in Virginia
(possibly Botetourt Co.) in the year 1808. She is thought to have moved to Ohio
with her father as an infant, since tax records show 0-3 John
Plimell in Fayette County, Ohio in 1810. Anna grew up in Madison County, Ohio.
She married John Duley on January 5th, 1830 in Madison County, Ohio. About
1839 they moved to Missouri, probably with her brother 0-3-2 Anthony and his family, and settled in
Davies County (now Harrison County which was formed 1845).
They had at least 7 children. The 1850 census shows another
daughter named Maria as the oldest child. She was not mentioned though by her father
John Duley in his will. She was called a half sister by 0-3-8-3 Jane in her
will. Her exact place in the family has not been established. She is thought
to have married a boy named ___?___ Watson.
John Duley was a farmer and was born in Maryland in the year 1808.
He died January 1st, 1869 in Harrison County, Missouri at the age of 60. He
is buried in the Salmon Cemetery
in northwest Davies County, Missouri, just below the Harrison County line.
Anna was married a second time on December 15th, 1876 to Thomas Brannen,
a widower with children, and a Civil War veteran about 20 years her junior.
0-3-8 Anna Plymell died in Butler Township, Harrison County, Missouri on
February 16, 1892. She was buried in Matkins Cemetery on February 17,
1892. Her gravestone was erected by her daughter, 0-3-8-3 Jane (Duley) Daniel.