Logan County Colorado Pioneers

Edward and Catherine (Hirschman) Plog, 9 North 50 West


In 1880 Bond County, Illinois, John H. Plog is 43, Mary E. 38, Charley 20, Edward 14, Heny 12, Emily 10, Codelia 8, Richard L. 4, James A. 2,a nd Simon A. five months.
John 1837-1927 is buried in Bond County # 101768305, with Mary 1842-1916 # 101768513.

Edward Plog, age 20, son of John H. Plog and Mary E. Bean, married Barbara Hochderffer, also age 20, daughter of George Hochderffer and Elisabeth Bruder. in Bond County on July 11, 1885.
Barbara was in Bond County in 1880, with widowed father George. She died Juen 5, 1945 in Madison County, Illinois, spouse Clemens.
Jesse A. Plog, 1891-1969 is buried in Madison County # 115133659, with Lillian I. (Hoffmann) Plog 1896-1970.
Clemens had married Anna Zweck on Sept 23, 1884 in Madison County.

In 1900 Madison County, Clemems is 44, Barbara 36. She's had five kids, two living. They've been married 15 years, but that doesn't match the FindaGrave narrative. Peter was bon Apil 1886, Clemens Oct 1887, Jesse July 1890, Mary A. Nov 1897,a nd Martin April 1899 were all born in Illinois.

She's buried in Madison County # 110407652, with Clemens Mettler 1856-1933
"First marriage was on 11 June 1885 to Edward Plog in Bond Co IL. Five children were born to the union.
Second marriage was to Clemens Mettler Sr. in 1897 in Greenville IL. To this union five children were born. "





In 1885 Cedar County, Nebraska, John Albright is 24, farming, born in Illinois, a boarder with the
Kate Hirschman married John Albright on February 19, 1886 in Cedar County, Nebraska.
One tree thinks John was the Johannes "Albrecht" who married Christaina K. Randecker in Carroll County Illihnois March 24, 1892.



Cedar County, Nebraska marriage records have Catherine Albright marrying Edward "Ploy" on March 26, 1893.

In 1900 Cedar County, Nebraska, Edward Plog, born Oct 1865 in Illinois, married six years to Katherine April 1863 Wisconsin, are farming. Caroline (Katherine's daughter) October 1887 , Orvil D. 1895, Florence July 1897, and Leona Feb 1898 were born in Nebraska.
(James A. Plog 1878-1947 and Elsie M. 1889--1973 are buried in Hartington, Cedar County.)

January 17, 1908 Holyoke Colorado "Ed Plog from Hartington, Nebraska arrived in Holyoke last week with an emigrant car and has commenced the construction of an 8 room dwelling on the land in this county purchased by him some time ago from the Button Land Company. "
In 1910 Phillips County, Edward is 45, Catherine 50, married 16 yheas - second mariage for both.
Orville is 13, Florence 12, Leona 10, Blanche 9, Ellen L. 7, Veska 5, and Hazel 2, all kids born in Nebraska.

Edward claimed two quarters in sections 13 and 24, 9N 50W in 1919.

In 1920 Logan County, Edward is 55, Catherine 50, Orville H. 24, Leona M. 20, Elmer L. 17, Vesta M. 14, and Hazel I. 2.

Ed was the president of school district # 77, with an address of Fleming. Secretary was J.D. Henson of Iliff.

In 1930 Edward, the deputy county assessor, and Catherine are alone in Holyoke, Edward 1865-1950 # 41469530 is buried in Haxtun, with Catherine (Hirschman) Plog 1860-1944 # 41469535.

In 1940 Logan County, Ed 75 and Catherine 80 are alone.

Edward 1865-1950 is buried in Haxtun # 41469530, with Catherine (Hirschman) Plog 1860-1944 # 41469535.

Lena A. (Plog) Nelson 1885-1912 is buried in Paoli # 14566781.

Florence A. Plog 1897-1911 is buried in Posegate cemetery, Paoli.

Orville Herman Plog, born Dec 26, 1895, died August 25, 1981 in San Antonio - spouses Ruth Carey 1900-1983, married 1922, divorded about 1952, Mary, then Essie M. (Gates( 1894-1988, married after 960.

Hazel married John George Brunken on July 2, 1927 at Amherst, and had two daughters., Mrs. Zelma Smith of Sterling and Mrs. Dola Ahnstedt of Fleming.
She's buried in Haxtun 1907-1991 # 58672823.

Elmer is a truck driver in Fleming in 1940, 37, with Annabell 28 born in Kansas, Ronald D. 11, Richard K. 9, Genevieve L. 8, Gwendolyn 6, and Roy D. 2.

Elmer L. Plog 9/30/1902 - 9/16/1976 died and is buried in Fresno, California # 80498478, with Anabel 1911-1997 # 80498524.
Gwendolyn Irene (Plog) McQuiston 1934-2003 is buried in Layton, Utah # 69444528, with Earrl Dee McQuiston 1934-2008

Richard Keith Plog's death is listed in the Daily Oklahoman of June 27 and 28, 2012.

Ronald "Dean" Plog, 1928-2014, per # 127901625 "Born March 3, 1928, passed away April 2, 2014.
Dean started his civil service career at Sierra Ordinance Depot, at Herlong Ca. then transferred to McClellan AFB where he retired as an Scheduling Supervisor. Dean lived a full life and enjoyed hunting and competitive skeet shooting. He spent his last several years in Arizona.
Dean leaves his sons Tom, Steve and daughter Barbara. He also has a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He had many friends and will be missed.

Published in The Sacramento Bee on Apr. 13, 2014"


Ray Dickie Plog 1938-1959 is buried in Lassen County, California # 37917147.

Blanch married Claude Saylor.

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