Benjamin Applegate

1846–
Douglas, Oregon, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Applegate was born in 1846, in Douglas, Oregon, United States, his father, Jesse M Applegate, was 35 and his mother, Cynthia Ann Parker, was 33. He lived in Umpqua, Oregon, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Jesse M Applegate
1811–1888
Cynthia Ann Parker
1813–1882
Rozelle Applegate
1832–1861
Edward Bates Applegate
1833–1843
William Milburn Applegate
1836–1839
Alexander McCallan Applegate
1838–1902
Robert Shortess Applegate
1839–1893
William Henry Harrison Applegate
1840–1913
Gertrude Fay Applegate
1841–1867
Benjamin Applegate
1846–
Daniel Webster Applegate
1846–1896
Sarah A Applegate
1848–1912
Peter Skeen Ogden Applegate
1851–1916
Ailena Ellen Applegate
1854–1921
Florence Applegate
1857–1916

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 0

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1859 · Oregon Becomes a State

Age 13

Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 
1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 34

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  

Name Meaning

Northern English: extremely common 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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  • Benjamin Applegate in household of Jesse Applegate, "United States Census, 1860"

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