Christine Dorothea (Plagmann) Tigges

Christine Dorothea (Plagmann) Tigges (1890 - 1971)

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Christine Dorothea Tigges formerly Plagmann aka Plagman [uncertain]
Born in Brooke Township, Buena Vista, Iowa, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Brooke, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Peterson, Clay, Iowa, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Nov 2014
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Categories: German Roots Project | Buena Vista County, Iowa | Peterson, Iowa | German Roots.

Christine (Plagmann) Tigges has German ancestry.
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Christine was born on May 9, 1890 in Brooke, Buena Vista County, Iowa and died in August 1971 in Peterson, Clay County, Iowa.[1]

Christine married Albert Heinrich Tigges on December 23, 1908 in Brooke, Buena Vista County, Iowa[2]


  1. Christine's tombstone & photos are on
  2. "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 5 March 2015), Albert Heinrich Tigges and Christina Dorothea Plagmann, 23 Dec 1908; citing Brooke, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States, county courthouses, Iowa.

See Also:

  • "Iowa State Census, 1895," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 5 March 2015), Christine Plagman in household of William Plagman, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States; citing p. 48, 1895, State Historical Society, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,020,335.
  • "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 5 March 2015), Tena Plagman in household of Wm Plagman, Brooke & Elk Townships, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States; citing sheet 4B, family 64, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,419.
  • "Iowa, State Census, 1905," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 5 March 2015), Tena Plagman, 1905; citing Census, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States, card 343, State Historical Department, Des Moines; FHL film 1,430,300.
  • Plagman, Alice Augusta, "The Families of Plagemann-Plagmann-Plagman: In Particular the Ancestry and Descendents of Joachim and Elizabeth Schulz Plagemann; with Historical Notes", 1967. Jayme Arrington has a copy of it and will scan a page on request.

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Images: 5
Christine Tigges Image 1
Christine Tigges Image 1

Albert Tigges Wedding Day
Albert Tigges Wedding Day

Plagmann Family Photo
Plagmann Family Photo

Sophia Plagmann Image 2
Sophia Plagmann Image 2

Werner Tigges
Werner Tigges


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