Mary Augusta Plantz

2 July 1861–10 February 1949 (Age 87)
Ashton Township, Lee, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Augusta

When Mary Augusta Plantz was born on 2 July 1861, in Ashton Township, Lee, Illinois, United States, her father, Martin Van Buren Plantz, was 26 and her mother, Almeda A Akins, was 21. She married Willard Worth Shoemaker on 13 April 1880, in Neligh, Antelope, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Crawford Township, Antelope, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Plainview, Pierce, Nebraska, United States in 1910. She died on 10 February 1949, in Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Plainview, Pierce, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willard Worth Shoemaker
Mary Augusta Plantz
Marriage: 13 April 1880
Glennie Athel Shoemaker
Clinton Cello Shoemaker
Fannie Edna Shoemaker
Pauline Lulu Shoemaker
Exha Shoemaker
Jessie Bessie Shoemaker
Bessie Jessie Shoemaker
Dewey Willard Shoemaker AKA Synder

Spouse and Children

13 April 1880
Neligh, Antelope, Nebraska, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · Montana Territory

Age 3

Montana was made a territory by President Abraham Lincoln on May 26 1864. The capital was Virginia City and remained the capital until 1894, when Helena became the capital.

Age 23

Historical Boundaries 1884: Chouteau, Montana Territory, United States 1887: Cascade, Montana Territory, United States 1889: Cascade, Montana, United States

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Pflanz .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary A Shoemaker in household of Willard Shoemaker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Shoemaker in household of Willard Shoemaker, "Nebraska, State Census, 1885"
  • Mary Shoemaker in household of Willard Shoemaker, "United States Census, 1900"

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