Leroy L Plank

about 1904–after 1952 (Age 48)
Steuben, New York, United States

The Life of Leroy L

When Leroy L Plank was born about 1904, in Steuben, New York, United States, his father, Arthur Phillip Plank, was 24 and his mother, Ada M Lamphear, was 21. He married Viva Mae Johnson on 2 May 1924, in Hornell, Steuben, New York, United States. He lived in Hornell, Steuben, New York, United States for about 10 years and Canisteo, Canisteo, Steuben, New York, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1921. He died after 1952, in Steuben, New York, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Leroy L Plank
1904–1952
Neola T Towner
1904–1952
Theodore L Plank
1927–1999
Howard Plank
Richard Plank
1929–
Daniel W Plank
1931–1952
Patricia Ann Plank
1934–1997
Gordon Plank
1937–
Thomas Plank
1939–

Spouse and Children

    Male1904–1952Male

    Neola T Towner

    Female1904–1952Female

children

(7)

    Theodore L Plank

    Male1927–1999Male

    Richard Plank

    Male1929–Male

    Daniel W Plank

    Male1931–1952Male

    Patricia Ann Plank

    Female1934–1997Female

    Gordon Plank

    Male1937–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Arthur Phillip Plank

    Male1880–1945Male

    Ada M Lamphear

    Female1883–Female

siblings

(4)

    Netta I Plank

    Female1899–Female

    William J Plank

    Male1902–Male

    Male1904–1952Male

    Male1908–1979Male

World Events (8)

1904

Age 0

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 13

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 14

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Berkshire): from Middle English planke ‘plank’ (Late Latin planca). It is not clear how this word was applied as a surname: it may be a topographic name for someone who lived near a plank bridge over a stream, a metonymic occupational name for a carpenter, or a nickname for a thin person.2 North German: nickname for a cantankerous person, from Middle Low German plank ‘quarrel’, ‘discord’.3 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 (3)

  • Leroy Plank, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leroy L Plank, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leroy Plank in household of Arthur P Plank, "New York State Census, 1905"

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