Isaac L Plank

1817–6 May 1883 (Age 66)
Paris Hill, Paris, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Isaac L

When Isaac L Plank was born in 1817, in Paris Hill, Paris, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, Deacon Lovell Plank, was 22 and his mother, Mehitable Metcalf, was 26. He married Sally Ann Smith about 1840, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Brookfield Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 6 May 1883, in Westfield, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Plank, Morris Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Isaac L Plank
Sally Ann Smith
Marriage: about 1840
Catherine Elizabeth Plank
Lovell Plank
Devalience Plank
Harvey Plank
Lydia Phedria Plank

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  • Marriage
    about 1840New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 10
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 19
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Wiltshire and London): from Middle English plank(e), plaunke ‘plank, stiff board; footbridge’ (from Late Latin planca). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived by a footbridge, or it may refer to their appearance or occupation, such as a tall, thin person or a carpenter.North German: nickname for a cantankerous person, from Middle Low German plank ‘quarrel, discord’.North German: metonymic occupational name from Middle Low German plank ‘measure for liquids’.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Isaac Plank, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Isaac Plank, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Isaac Plank, "Find A Grave Index"

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