Martin Van Buren Plantz

Male5 August 1834–12 February 1923

Brief Life History 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
Almeda A Akins
Marriage: 3 February 1858
Ray Elmer Plantz
Antoinette Hoff
Marion Ellis Plantz
Mary Augusta Plantz
Ulysses S. Grant Plantz
Minnie Isabel Plantz
Alva Lee Plantz
Catherine Ann "Katie" Plantz
Kattie Plantz
A Leon Plantz
David Andrew Plantz
Arthur Leon Plantz
Betha A. Plantz
Bertha Almeda Plantz
Marion Ellis Plantz

Sources (30)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 February 1858Ogle, Illinois, United States
  • Children (15)

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    Siblings (12)

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    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.


    Age 22

    Historical Boundaries: 1856: Saline, Nebraska, United States 1867: Saline, Nebraska, 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.

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