Benjamin Applegate

1808–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Applegate was born about 1808, in Ohio, United States, his father, Walter Applegate, was 54 and his mother, Ellse Van Metre, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Walter Applegate
1754–1814
Ellse Van Metre
1774–1868
Thomas Henry Applegate
1800–1866
Benjamin Applegate
1808–
Abraham Van Mater Applegate
1803–1874
Jacob Van Meter Applegate
1809–1874
Josinah Applegate
1810–

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (3)

1808

Age 0

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 2

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1812

Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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 (2)

  • Ohio, Fairfield County, probate estate packets, #1729, Jacob Van Metre
  • Legacy NFS Source: Benjamin Applegate - Individual or family possessions: male

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