George Washington Planton

21 February 1852–2 October 1936 (Age 84)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George Washington

George Washington Planton was born on 21 February 1852, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He married Alethea Anna Grow in 1880, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States for about 50 years. He died on 2 October 1936, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Roslyn, Abington Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Washington Planton
Alethea Anna Grow
Marriage: 1880
Clara Mary Planton
Florence E. Planton

Spouse and Children

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


    Clara Mary Planton


    Florence E. Planton


World Events (8)


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 11

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. It has been suggested that it might be an altered form of Scottish Ballantine , but the distribution and variants (including Blanding ) make it more probable that it is an altered form of a French original.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George W Planton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George W Planton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George W Planton in household of John S Planton, "United States Census, 1870"

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