Ulysses S. Grant Plantz

28 July 1863–12 February 1937 (Age 73)
Ashton, Lee, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ulysses S. Grant

When Ulysses S. Grant Plantz was born on 28 July 1863, in Ashton, Lee, Illinois, United States, his father, Martin Van Buren Plantz, was 28 and his mother, Almeda A Akins, was 23. He married Octavia Viola Hermann on 7 April 1908, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Custer Township, Antelope, Nebraska, United States in 1885 and Barlow, Clackamas, Oregon, United States for about 20 years. He died on 12 February 1937, in Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Plainview, Pierce, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ulysses S. Grant Plantz
1863–1937
Octavia Viola Hermann
1880–1960
Marriage: 7 April 1908
Herman Martin Plantz
1910–1978
Almeda Dorcas Plantz
1912–1998
Gordon Ulyses Plantz
1914–1988
Viola Gertrude Plantz
1916–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 April 1908
Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1870

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1870: Clackamas, Oregon, United States
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 21

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Pflanz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grant Plantz in household of Martin V Plantz, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Grant Plantz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • U S Grant Plantz, "United States Census, 1930"

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