William Hayhurst Applegate

26 September 1861–22 April 1916 (Age 54)
Douglas, Oregon, United States

The Life of William Hayhurst

When William Hayhurst Applegate was born on 26 September 1861, in Douglas, Oregon, United States, his father, Robert Shortess Applegate, was 21 and his mother, Malinda A. Miller, was 21. He lived in Yoncalla, Douglas, Oregon, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 April 1916, in Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Applegate Family Cemetery, Douglas, Oregon, United States.

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Robert Shortess Applegate
Malinda A. Miller
Aaron Purcell Applegate
William Hayhurst Applegate
Oscar Cromwell Applegate
Annie Laura Applegate
Catherine Ida Applegate
Edna Mary Applegate
Jessie Applegate
Ira Applegate

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World Events (8)

1862 · The Homestead Act

Age 1

The Homestead Act of 1862 gave each citizen 160 acres of land. The qualified applicants were required to build a home and cultivate the land for five years.  

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 15

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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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Sources (2)

  • William Applegate in household of Robert Applegate, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm Applegate in household of R S Applegate, "United States Census, 1880"

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