Brief Life History of Applegate

When Applegate was born in 1893, her father, James Fleming Applegate, was 34 and her mother, Martha Ellen Taylor, was 30. She died in 1893, at the age of 0, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Urbana Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States.

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James Fleming Applegate
Martha Ellen Taylor
Eva Deloris Applegate
Maude Ethel Applegate
Elsworth Applegate
Roscoe Thurman Applegate
Flossie Estella Applegate
Oscar Harold Applegate
Olive Rebecca Applegate
George Arthur Applegate
John Fletcher Applegate
Jessie Mildred Applegate
Louis Taylor Applegate

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    1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

    Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

    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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