Mary Elizabeth Applegate

Brief Life History of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Applegate was born on 26 September 1907, in Jackson, Missouri, United States, her father, William Austin Applegate, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Richardson, was 23. She married Walter Henry Sharpton on 19 March 1927. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Chanute, Neosho, Kansas, United States in 1930 and Washington, Oklahoma, United States in 1950. She died on 3 April 1998, in Cleveland Township, Dewey, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 90.

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Walter Henry Sharpton
Mary Elizabeth Applegate
Marriage: 19 March 1927
Harry Sharpton
Wilma L Sharpton
Donald Alan Sharpton
Richard Sharpton
Marilyn Sue Sharpton

Sources (9)

  • Mary E Sharpton, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Mary Applegate, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Mary E Sharpton, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.


The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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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