He married Elizabeth Neill. Elizabeth was born about 1772 in Burke County, North Carolina.
William Plumlee (1792, married Elizabeth Moss),
Archibald Plumlee (1794, married Ruth Odell),
John Plumlee (1797, married Elizabeth Denton),
Mary A. Plumlee (1800, married Zachariah Potter),
Denton Plumlee (1803, married Nancy Johnson),
Abraham Plumlee (1804),
Clinton Plumlee (1806),
Kendale Plumlee (1808),
Stephen Plumlee (1809)
Sarah Plumlee (1814, married George Williamson)
Isaac Plumlee (1815, married Charlotte Jackson)
Ben Alvin Plumlee
John died about 1820 in Clay County, Tennessee.
North Carolina was one of the thirteen original Colonies. It was first settled by small farmers and grew quickly in the mid 18th century.