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William James La Ploof
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Birth: Nov. 29, 1888
Scranton
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1964
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA

Born on November 29, 1888 to James Ploof and Elizabeth (Lizzie) A. Price in Scranton, PA, he was named Willis. He had one older sister, Florence M. and two younger sisters, Edna L. and Essie.

His mother died on the first day of 1895, approximately five weeks after Essie was born. Their father was in ill health. Florence and Willis were sent to the Harford Soldiers' Orphan Schools of Pennsylvania in August of 1895. Edna was adopted by Harry & Mary Hall (Mary was Elizabeth's sister), while Essie was adopted by John and Lydia Beemer/Beamer and called "Grace", with her middle name remaining Essie.

Sometime after leaving the orphanage his named changed to William La Ploof 
 
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 Parents:
  James Ploof (1849 - 1899)
  Elizabeth (Lizzie) A Price Ploof (1863 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Lillian V. Arthur La Ploof (1894 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  Florence M ploof Thomas (1887 - 1963)*
  William James La Ploof (1888 - 1964)
  Grace Essie Ploof-Beemer Bennett (1894 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 100, Lot 15
 
Created by: Grace
Record added: Nov 24, 2012
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William James La Ploof
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William James La Ploof
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 Added: Nov. 27, 2012
 
 
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