Laura Platt

17 March 1884–
Verona, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Laura

When Laura Platt was born on 17 March 1884, in Verona, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jesse C. Platt, was 57 and her mother, Caroline S. Silvis, was 42. She married George L Irvine on 15 May 1909, in Chautauqua, New York, United States. She lived in Sheffield, Sheffield Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years.

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George L Irvine
Laura Platt
Marriage: 15 May 1909

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 May 1909Chautauqua, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1905 · The Movie Theater
    Age 21
    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 32
    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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    Sources (7)

    • Laura Irvine in household of George Irvine, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Laura Platt in entry for George L Irvin, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
    • Laura Irvin in household of George L Irvin, "United States Census, 1920"

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