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.
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.
In 1920, the Platte family were living in Peoria, Illinois, USA.
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.
↑ "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJC3-74M : 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.
↑ "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N3X8-VX5 : 8 March 2018), Joseph Charles Platte, 10 Dec 1927; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,614,265.