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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Rose Platt: Birth: 1865 in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI. Death: 26 NOV 1957 in Reedsburg, Sauk Co., WI

  2. Charles Gregory Platt: Birth: 8 JUN 1868 in Sauk Co., WI. Death: 14 SEP 1917 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL

  3. Anna Louise Platt: Birth: 1870 in Sauk Co., WI. Death: 1944 in Sauk Co., WI

  4. Julia C. Platt: Birth: 1873 in Sauk Co., WI. Death: 15 MAY 1958 in Sauk Co., WI

  5. Henry Richard Platt: Birth: 20 NOV 1877 in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI. Death: 26 Feb 1943-in Doubt may be 1950+ in Sauk Co., WI

  6. Gertrude Pearl Platt: Birth: 1883 in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI. Death: 1954/55 in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI

  7. Olga Platt: Birth: 1887 in Sauk Co., WI. Death: 1888 Age 8 months in Sauk Co., WI


Sources
1. Title:   GEDCOM file imported on 19 Aug 2000.
2. Title:   GEDCOM file imported on 23 Jun 2000.

Notes
a. Note:   at Oak and Third Street and swept away about 1/4 block. The fire wasfought with men forming bucket brigades and using water that was obtainedfrom a large cistern near the present location of the court house. LouisPlatt was one of the merchants whose business was burned. His harness shopwith about $150 of supplies and machinery was lost. Years later his wife indicated that much of this loss occurred after the fire when hisstock was taken by onlookers. He had learned his trade from August Ringling, father of the Ringling brothers who had the great 'Ringling Brothers Circus'. For many years Louis made all of the fancy and ornamental harnesses for the circus. His death in 1904 was from a stroke ofapoplexy. In addition to his own seven children, Louis was guardian to his niece Mary Platt, daughter of Jacob (Johann Jakob) Platt. O. R. Clement says Louis died 26 Apr.
Note:   Louis was a harness maker. In 1880 a fire started in downtown Baraboo
b. Note:   life 1 Louis was a harness maker. In 1880 a fire started in downtownBaraboo at Oak and Third Street and swept away about 1/4 block. The fire wasfought with men forming bucket brigades and using water that was obtainedfrom a large cistern near the present location of the court house. LouisPlatt was one of the merchants whose business was burned. His harness shopwith about $150 of supplies and machinery was lost. Years later his wife indicated that much of this loss occurred after the fire when hisstock was taken by onlookers. He had learned his trade from August Ringling, father of the Ringling brothers who had the great 'Ringling Brothers Circus'. For many years Louis made all of the fancy and ornamental harnesses for the circus. His death in 1904 was from a stroke ofapoplexy.
Note:   In February 1865 Purchased a house on 7th Av which he lived in all his
c. Note:   Walnut Hill Cemetary


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