Martin Van Buren Plantz

5 August 1834–12 February 1923 (Age 88)
Montgomery, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Martin Van Buren

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.

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Family Time Line

Martin Van Buren Plantz
1834–1923
Almeda A Akins
1840–1909
Marriage: 3 February 1858
Ray Elmer Plantz
1858–1897
Antoinette Plantz
1858–1920
Marion Ellis Plantz
1874–1937
Mary Augusta Plantz
1861–1949
Ulysses S. Grant Plantz
1863–1937
Minnie Isabel Plantz
1866–1936
Alva Lee Plantz
1868–1935
Catherine Ann "Katie" Plantz
1870–1938
Kattie Plantz
1871–
A Leon Plantz
1872–
David Andrew Plantz
1872–1948
Arthur Leon Plantz
1875–
Betha A. Plantz
1877–1877
Bertha Almeda Plantz
1877–1880
Marion Ellis Plantz
1882–1951

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 February 1858Ogle, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (15)

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    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1836
    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1836: Ogle, Illinois, United States
    1858 · A House Divided
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Pflanz .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Pflanz

    Sources (28)

    • Martin V Plantz, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Martin Plantz, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865

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