Benjamin Harrison Applegate

1887–1960 (Age 73)
Ogden, Champaign Co., Illinois, United States

The Life of Benjamin Harrison

When Benjamin Harrison Applegate was born on 12 September 1887, his father, James K. Polk Applegate, was 37 and his mother, Emma Katherine Hillman, was 25. He married Marie A Lindorf on 1 June 1915, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Oakwood, Vermilion, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 29 September 1960, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Harrison Applegate
Marie A Lindorf
Marriage: 1 June 1915
Marion Henry Applegate

Spouse & Children

1 June 1915
Illinois, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • James K. Polk Applegate


  • Emma Katherine Hillman




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 5

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 20

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • Ben Applegate in household of James Applegate, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ben H Applegate in household of Jas Applegate, "United States Census, 1900"

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