When Martin Van Buren Plantz was born on 5 August 1834, in Montgomery, New York, United States, his father, Peter Raymond Plantz, was 29 and his mother, Maregreta Putman, was 28. He married Almeda A Akins on 3 February 1858, in Ogle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Dry Creek, Pierce, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Plainview, Pierce, Nebraska, United States in 1910. He died on 12 February 1923, in Leola, McPherson, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Plainview, Pierce, Nebraska, United States.
Americanized form of German Pflanz .