Benjamin Doughty Applegate

1842–1909 (Age 66)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Benjamin Doughty

When Benjamin Doughty Applegate was born on 1 December 1842, in Ohio, United States, his father, Benjamin Doughty Applegate, was 24 and his mother, Martha Jane Curless, was 21. He married Cynthia Ann Triplett on 13 March 1878, in Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Buckhorn Township, Brown, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Osage Township, Otoe, Nebraska, United States in 1880. He died in June 1909, in Champion, Chase, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 66.

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Benjamin Doughty Applegate
Cynthia Ann Triplett
Marriage: 13 March 1878
Nancy Arminnie "Minnie" Applegate

Spouse & Children

13 March 1878
Adams, Illinois, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • George W. Applegate


  • Male1842–1909Male

  • Sarah Jane Applegate


  • Joseph Curtis Applegate


  • Ann Mariah Applegate


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World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 6

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 18

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Benj Applegate, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Benj D Applegate in household of B D Applegate, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Benj D Applegate in household of Benj D Applegate, "United States Census, 1850"

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