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Joseph Charles Platte (1878 - 1927)

Joseph Charles Platte
Born in Peoria, Illinois, United Statesmap
Husband of — married 27 Sep 1900 in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 49 in Peoria, Illinois, United Statesmap
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Joseph C. Platte was born on November 22, 1878 in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois to Carl Platte and Johanna (Bille) Platte.


Joseph C. Platte and Adilena "Lena" (Schindler) Platte married on September 27, 1900 in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois. He was 22 and a dairyman. She was 18. This was the first marriage for both. Feo B Sirchua, Police Magistrate certified the marriage. The witnesses were Ella Schindler and Frank Knoll. Frank Shindler was the informant.


  1. Frank C. Platte
  2. Elinor (Platte) Downing
  3. Lena (Platte) Stepzinski
  4. Katherine (Platte) Schoenheider
  5. Mildred (Platte) Forquer
  6. Elmer Platte
  7. Edna M. (Platte) Webb
  8. Joseph P. "Joe" Platte
  9. Velma (Platte) Underhill
  10. Albert E "Al" Platte
  11. Harold L. Platte
  12. Jeanne (Platte) Jones
  13. Kenneth "Ken" Platte
  14. Donald "Don" Platte
  15. Dorothy (Platte) Happ


On 12 September 1917, Joe & Lena Platte were living at 625 Montana, Peoria, Illinois. Joe was self employed as a Coal Merchant & had just been registered for the draft of WW1.[1]


In 1920, the Platte family were living in Peoria, Illinois, USA.[2]

  • Joseph C Platte Head 41 Illinois
  • Lena C Platte Wife 36 Illinois
  • Frank C Platte Son 18 Illinois
  • Elinor W Platte Dau 17 Illinois
  • Lena M Platte Dau 16 Ilinois
  • Catherine Platte Dau 14 Illinois
  • Mildred Platte Dau 12 Illinois
  • Edna M Platte Dau 9 Illinois
  • Joseph Platte Son 8 Illinois
  • Velma B Platte Dau 6 Illinois
  • Albert Platte Son 4 Illinois
  • Jean A Platte Dau 1 Illinois
  • Kenneth R Platte Son 0 Illinois


Joseph C. Platte died on 10 December 1927 in Logan, Peoria, Illinois, USA. He was killed in a truck accident. He was buried at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Peoria, Illinois on 13 December 1927. He was 49 years old.[3]


  1. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 25 August 2019), Joseph Charles Platte, 1917-1918.
  2. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 11 September 2019), Joseph C Platte, Peoria Ward 8, Peoria, Illinois, United States; citing ED 129, sheet 7A, line 33, family 140, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 399; FHL microfilm 1,820,399.
  3. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 March 2018), Joseph Charles Platte, 10 Dec 1927; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,614,265.

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Westneat-3 and Platte-1 do not represent the same person because: One is male and the other is female.
posted by Alan Schindler
Westneat-3 and Platte-1 appear to represent the same person because: I inadvertently added myself twice. Original profile that I want to keep is Davis-56821. Also my siblings keep showing up as half but they are full siblings.

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