Louis Clark Plant

Brief Life History of Louis Clark

When Louis Clark Plant was born on 24 November 1870, in Crockery Township, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, his father, Henry Ebanezer Plant, was 29 and his mother, Jennie Sarah Clark, was 26. He married Ella Pearl Kedzie on 20 December 1900, in Ingham, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States in 1910 and East Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1966, at the age of 96, and was buried in Lansing, New Hope, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis Clark Plant
1870–1966
Ella Pearl Kedzie
1877–1970
Marriage: 20 December 1900
Margaret Louise Plant
1904–1996
Robert Kedzie Plant
1908–1987
Ella Pearl Kedzie Plant
1922–1999

Sources (12)

  • Louis C Plant, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lewis C. Plant, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Louis C. Plant, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a gardener, in particular someone with a herb garden, from Middle English pla(u)nt(e), plont(e) ‘plant, sprig, offshoot’ (Old English plante, Old French plante). It may also be a nickname for a tender or delicate individual, from the same word in a transferred sense. The name has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

Altered form of French Plante . The surname Plant is also found in France, where it is very rare.

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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

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