Simon Leander Applegate

Male30 July 1865–29 May 1932

Brief Life History of Simon Leander

When Simon Leander Applegate was born on 30 July 1865, his father, James Harvey Applegate, was 27 and his mother, Mary Ann Armantrout, was 29. He married Eliza Harriet Coon on 7 November 1894, in Butler Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Butler Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Ross Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 29 May 1932, in Rossville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Manns Chapel, Vermilion, Illinois, United States.

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Simon Leander Applegate
Elena Davis
Marriage: 12 September 1908
Ada Mary Applegate
Pearl N Applegate

Sources (21)

  • Simon Applegate in household of James Applegate, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Simon Applegate, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Simon L Applegate, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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  • Marriage
    12 September 1908
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.


    Age 6

    In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

    1885 · The First Skyscraper

    Age 20

    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

    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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