When Prudence Platt was born on 6 June 1828, in Indiana, United States, her father, Smith Platt, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Manlief, was 20. She married Joseph Montgomery on 4 November 1847, in Dearborn, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 3 October 1860, at the age of 32.
English: Middle English plat, platte ‘flat surface’ (Anglo-Norman French plat, plast), often with the senses ‘footbridge’ or ‘plot of land’. The name may be topographic, for one who lived near such a feature, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Platt in Manchester or Platt Bridge in Wigan (both Lancashire).
Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German platt ‘flat’.
German: variant of Platte 3.