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Victor Hugo William "William" PLATZ

Victor Hugo William "William" PLATZ

Male 1881 - 1924  (42 years)

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  • Name Victor Hugo William "William" PLATZ 
    Born 27 Sep 1881  Vartuliskiai, Taurages Apskritis, Lithuania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Vartuliskiai, Lithuania
    Vartuliskiai, Lithuania
    Formerly Wartulischken, East Prussia

    Wikipedia Taurage County

    Lithuania
    Lithuania

    Wikipedia Lithuania

    Gender Male 
    Cemetery FindaGrave Memorial 
    Link WikiTree Profile 
    Note
    • William came to the USA in 1896 with Hugo. He then returned to Germany with Hugo, and stayed with Hugo's brother Albert to learn the brewing trade. He returned to the USA in 1901 as a married man, and ended up in Los Angeles.
    Departure 14 Jan 1896  Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Arrival 23 Jan 1896  Ellis Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    on the SS Furst Bismark 
    Ship SS Furst Bismark
    Ship SS Furst Bismark
    Immigration 8 Oct 1901  Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Naturalization 20 Feb 1913  Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1920  Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation brewer 
    Died 8 May 1924  Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park Glendale, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Resthaven, Lot 137, Space 6
    hdstn Platz, Victor Hugo William
    hdstn Platz, Victor Hugo William
    Photo by Karen Johnson Grady, June 2011
    Plot: Resthaven, Lot 137, Space 6
    Person ID I432  Black Oliver
    Last Modified 13 May 2016 

    Father Hugo PLATZ,   b. 16 Jul 1856, Sovetsk, Kaliningradskaya Oblast', Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1931, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Emma ULRICH,   b. 8 Mar 1860, Klaipeda, Klaipedos Apskritis, Lithuania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1928, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 1880  Vartuliskiai, Taurages Apskritis, Lithuania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family # Helen Margaret "Lena" SHULTZ,   b. 17 Oct 1876, Saxony, Sachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1956, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1902  Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Margaret did not arrive from Germany with William in 1901, so it is presumed that she came at some earlier date and they met and married in New York. However, Meta's bio says they were married in Germany.
    Children 
     1. Helen Louise PLATZ,   b. 20 Dec 1903, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Arthur William "Art" PLATZ,   b. 24 Aug 1905, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1966  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Sep 1881 - Vartuliskiai, Taurages Apskritis, Lithuania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeparture - 14 Jan 1896 - Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - on the SS Furst Bismark - 23 Jan 1896 - Ellis Island, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 8 Oct 1901 - Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1902 - Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Los Angeles County, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 20 Feb 1913 - Los Angeles County, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Los Angeles County, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 May 1924 - Los Angeles County, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Forest Lawn Memorial Park Glendale, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Ship Record - William Platz - 1896
    Ship Record - William Platz - 1896
    Ship Record - William Platz - 1901
    Ship Record - William Platz - 1901

    Ships
    SS Furst Bismark
    SS Furst Bismark

    Wikipedia SS Furst Bismarck

    SS Vaderland
    SS Vaderland
    William took this ship from Antwerp to Ellis Island on 8 Oct 1901.
    SS Pennsylvania
    SS Pennsylvania
    This is the ship that the entire Platz family took from Hamburg to Ellis Island on 18 Nov 1899.

  • Sources 
    1. [S124] Hamburger Passagierlisten, 1850-1934.

    2. [S26] New York Passenger Lists.

    3. [S5] 1910 United States Federal Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 74, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T624_83; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 0050; FHL microfilm: 1374096.

    4. [S68] U.S. Naturalization Records.

    5. [S9] 1920 United States Federal Census.

    6. [S22] California Death Index.