Adilena "Lena" (Schindler) Platte was born on April 10, 1883 in Mt. Pulaski, Illinois to Francis Edward Schindler and Katherine (Moeller) Shindler.
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.
In 1910, the Platte family were living in Peoria, Illinois, USA. Joseph was listed as a Teamster, working in General Hauling.
Joseph Platte Head 31 Illinois
Lena Platte Wife 27 Illinois
Frank Platte Son 9 Illinois
Ella Platte Dau 7 Illinois
Lena Platte Dau 6 Illinois
Catherine Platte Dau 4 Illinois
Mildred Platte Dau 2 Illinois
Edna Platte Dau 0 Illinois
Adilena Catherine Schindler Platte died on 24 July 1963 at the age of 80. She was buried at St. Joseph's Cemetery, in West Peoria, Illinois, USA.
↑ "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKX3-MYF : accessed 13 September 2019), Joseph C Platte, Peoria Ward 8, Peoria, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 107, sheet 20B, family 329, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 316; FHL microfilm 1,374,329
↑ Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 11 September 2019), memorial page for Adelena Catherine “Lena” Schindler Platte (10 Apr 1883–1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 128487243, citing Saint Josephs Cemetery, West Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by K. Roberts (contributor 46807847)
Family Records - - Cultice, Ruth Pfeiffer. Philip and Wilhelmina (Futh) Moeller and Their Descendants. N.p.: Self published, 6 June 1971.