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Joseph

Joseph Report 6 Nov 2013 22:12

Just found a member of my tree named Plantsena / Plantseana / Plantseanor.

Postem on BMD gives Plantseana.

Births Dec 1861
Malkin Plantsena Macclesfield 8a115.

I have googled the name for the meaning and found nothing.

Any ideas?

Joseph

patchem

patchem Report 6 Nov 2013 22:17

Have you checked her name at marriage or death, or showing on the censuses?

Added:
Marries as:
Marriages Dec 1895
Malkin Plantseans Macclesfield 8a 219

and dies as:
Deaths Dec 1942
Mellor Plantsena 81 Macclesfield 8a 208

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 6 Nov 2013 22:24

def the name

Name: Plantsena Malkin
Age: 9
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1862
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Simon Malkin
Mother's Name: Matilda Malkin
Gender: Female
Where born: Macclesfield, Cheshire, England
Civil Parish: Macclesfield
Ecclesiastical parish: St Michael
County/Island: Cheshire
Country: England
Registration District: Macclesfield
Sub-registration District: East Macclesfield
ED, institution, or vessel: 5
Household Schedule Number: 131
Piece: 3672
Folio: 91
Page Number: 23
Household Members:
Name Age
Simon Malkin 57
Matilda Malkin 48
Mary A Malkin 21
Elizabeth S Malkin 18
Plantsena Malkin 9
Walter G Malkin 7

Source Citation: Class: RG10; Piece: 3672; Folio: 91; Page: 23; GSU roll: 841866

Joseph

Joseph Report 6 Nov 2013 22:25

Thanks Patchem andShirley~I,m getting the hang of it ,

I have her family details etc.

I was just wondering if anyone had come across the name or knew the meaning.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 6 Nov 2013 22:27

mistranscribed here, its Plantsena on the Census page

1881 England Census about Planteuria Malkin
Name: Planteuria Malkin
Age: 19
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1862
Relationship to Head: Daughter
Mother: Matilda Malkin
Gender: Female
Where born: Macclesfield, Cheshire, England
Civil Parish: Macclesfield
County/Island: Cheshire
Country: England
Street Address: 96 Vincent St
Education:

Employment status:

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Occupation: Silk Piecer
Registration District: Macclesfield
Sub-registration District: West Macclesfield
ED, institution, or vessel: 16
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 3494
Folio: 146
Page Number: 11
Household Members:
Name Age
Matilda Malkin 58
Planteuria Malkin 19
Walter G. Malkin 16
Joseph Bramhall 30
Mary A. Bramhall 31
Joseph Bramhall 6
Matilda Bramhall 4
Fred Bramhall 3
Wm. Bramhall 1
V
Source Citation: Class: RG11; Piece: 3494; Folio: 146; Page: 11; GSU

patchem

patchem Report 6 Nov 2013 22:29

Joseph,

We were just looking to see if it had been recorded differently in the records.

Rest of family have normal names.

I was hoping Matilda might be Mallika, or somesuch, but No.

patchem

patchem Report 6 Nov 2013 22:32

These show from a quick general search on ancestry:

1881 England Census
Name: Plantsena Flint
Birth: abt 1876 - Rainow, Cheshire, England
Residence: 1881 - Bollington, Cheshire, England

1861 England Census
Name: Plantsena Handing
Birth: abt 1859 - Mowcop, Staffordshire, England
Residence: 1861 - Brieryhurst, Staffordshire, England

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Plantsena Ward
Birth: abt 1854 - Maryland
Residence: 1870 - District 4, Montgomery, Maryland, United States
Residence: Brighton, Montgomery, Maryland

Added:
Just put Plan* into free bmd to see what you can find.....

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 6 Nov 2013 22:39

Just 2 with that exact spelling on Freebmd.
It's really rare isn't it - I too wonder what its origin is?

Births Dec 1861 (>99%)
Malkin Plantsena Macclesfield 8a 115

Deaths Dec 1942 (>99%)
Mellor Plantsena 81 Macclesfield 8a 208

Jan

patchem

patchem Report 6 Nov 2013 22:43

For further discussion:

http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=400142.0

I think 'the various forms with c, s, t, e, i, are all from the same source, just the spelling at variance.

Joseph

Joseph Report 6 Nov 2013 22:46

Thanks to all.

Joseph

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 7 Nov 2013 01:21

interesting that one of the posters on that link given by patchem also had Planceana ...............



« Reply #9 on: Thursday 20 August 09 01:06 BST (UK) »

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I have a gt-grandma withe the most unusual name of Planceana.

I have a cencus transcription of her name as Plant Suna, another as Pluntcena and yet another record she is Placena.

Gt-granny is named for her fathers sister Planceana - I found her name mis-transcribed as Ploughcena!
(I would LOVE to know where the name Planceana comes from by the way!

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Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 7 Nov 2013 13:27

I wonder if it is a version of Plancina?


Plancina, Munatia

Born: unknown Died: 33 CE
Occupation: wife of Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso
From: A to Z of Ancient Greek and Roman Women, Revised Edition. A to Z of Women.

Munatia Plancina was the aristocratic, wealthy, arrogant daughter or possibly granddaughter of Lucius Munatius Plancus, consul in 42 BCE and censor in 22.

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 7 Nov 2013 15:35

Could she have been named after Munatia Plancina? the wife of the governor of Syria, Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Munatia_Plancina

and

http://www.kabalarians.com/Female/plancina.htm

Edit, Sorry Rose, I only saw your post as i added my reply

Roy