Florence Applegate

Brief Life History of Florence

When Florence Applegate was born on 5 February 1857, in Yoncalla, Douglas, Oregon, United States, her father, Jesse M Applegate, was 45 and her mother, Cynthia Ann Parker, was 43. She married Henry Clay Long on 18 October 1874, in Douglas, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Hamilton, Grant, Oregon, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 7 North Fork, Grant, Oregon, United States in 1910. She died on 22 July 1916, in Douglas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Reedsport Masonic Cemetery, Reedsport, Douglas, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Clay Long
Florence Applegate
Marriage: 18 October 1874
Henry Clay Long Jr
Annie Long
Peter Long
Maud Long
Rachel Long

Sources (10)

  • Flora Long in household of Ben W Bass, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Flora Applegate, "Oregon, County Marriages, 1851-1975" (1874)
  • Florence Long, "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998"

World Events (8)

1859 · Oregon Becomes a State

Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (northern): variant of Applegarth , in which the less familiar final element has been assimilated to the northern Middle English word gate ‘road’ or to modern English gate.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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