Willie Dewey Platt Sr

Male29 December 1898–14 February 1963

Brief Life History of Willie Dewey

When Willie Dewey Platt Sr was born on 29 December 1898, in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States, his father, William Walter Platt, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Evan Foures, was 32. He married Annie Ophelia Heath on 28 June 1918, in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in District 1269, Richmond, Georgia, United States in 1940 and Richmond, Virginia, United States in 1963. He died on 14 February 1963, in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Westover Memorial Park, Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willie Dewey Platt Sr
1898–1963
Annie Ophelia Heath
1900–1988
Marriage: 28 June 1918
Frances Annie Platt
1925–2007
Willie Dewey Platt Jr
1927–1994

Sources (15)

  • Willie D Platt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • W D Platt, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Willie Dewey Platt, "Georgia World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 June 1918Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

    Age 1

    On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 2

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 18

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: Middle English plat, platte ‘flat surface’ (Anglo-Norman French plat, plast), often with the senses ‘footbridge’ or ‘plot of land’. The name may be topographic, for one who lived near such a feature, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Platt in Manchester or Platt Bridge in Wigan (both Lancashire).

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German platt ‘flat’.

    German: variant of Platte 3.

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

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