LOUISE MINNIE PLAUTZ was born August 16, 1857 in Regenwald, Prussia (Germany), and died June 1941.She married HERMAN KOEPKE October 12, 1882 in Kane Co., IL, son of AUGUST KOEPKE and ANNA PARTHA(?).He was born May 8, 1858 in Neugard, Germany, and died December 2, 1926 in Batavia, Kane Co., IL.
Children of LOUISE PLAUTZ and HERMAN KOEPKE are: i. FRANK ALFRED2 KOEPKE4, b. October 1, 1883, Batavia, Kane Co.,IL; d. May 1, 1956, Hines, Cook Co., IL; m. ELISABETH MELCHER4, Batavia, IL; b. December 3, 1885, Batavia, Kane Co., IL; d. March 3, 1963, Riverside, Cook Co., IL. ii. HENRY A KOEPKE, b. April 20, 1885, Batavia, IL5; d. November 1, 1953; m. CLARA M. JESKE; b. February 22, 1890, Batavia, IL; d. December 17, 1970. iii. EDWARD J KOEPKE, b. 1888; d. January 18, 1962; m. ELEANORA ELIZABETH MELCHER; b. July 10, 1888; d. August 6, 1969.
I have no further info on the Plautz family, exceopt there is also a Carl Plautz in Batavia IL at the same time and age-waise could be brother.He declared for Naturalization in 1884.