Martel Applegate

8 July 1919–22 March 2009 (Age 89)
Circleville, Piute, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Martel

When Martel Applegate was born on 8 July 1919, in Circleville, Piute, Utah, United States, his father, Jesse Applegate, was 41 and his mother, Effie Elizabeth Lewis, was 36. He married Helen Jewell Hamlett on 24 April 1944, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 22 March 2009, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Circleville, Piute, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martel Applegate
Helen Jewell Hamlett
Marriage: 24 April 1944
Robert Martel Applegate
Richard M Maydole

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 April 1944Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
    1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World
    Age 2
    Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
    1944 · The G.I Bill
    Age 25
    The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

    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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    Sources (22)

    • Martel Applegate in household of Jesse Applegate, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Martel Applegate, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
    • Martel Applegate, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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