Bennett Clark Applegate

1868–1934 (Age 66)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Bennett Clark

When Bennett Clark Applegate was born on 8 April 1868, in Missouri, United States, his father, James Lindsay Applegate, was 31 and his mother, Amanda A. Hawkins, was 30. He married Elizabeth ( Lilly) Rude on 21 June 1890, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States in 1900 and University Township, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 19 June 1934, at the age of 66, and was buried in Keytesville Township, Chariton, Missouri, United States.

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Bennett Clark Applegate
Elizabeth ( Lilly) Rude
Marriage: 21 June 1890
Lindsay Applegate
Bennett James Applegate

Spouse & Children

21 June 1890
Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 3

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.

Age 18

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Ben C Applegate in household of Bennett J Applegate, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ben C Applegate, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bennett Appelgate in household of William A Abbott, "United States Census, 1900"

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