Beatrice Applegate

1900–1990 (Age 90)
South Brunswick Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Beatrice

When Beatrice Applegate was born on 16 March 1900, in South Brunswick Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, her father, Harvey Augustus Applegate, was 24 and her mother, Carrie Applegate, was 25. She married Edward A Owens on 2 October 1920, in Broome, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died in June 1990, at the age of 90.

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Beatrice Applegate
Edward A Owens
Marriage: 2 October 1920
Grace E Owens

Spouse & Children

2 October 1920
Broome, New York, United States


  • Grace E Owens


Parents & Siblings

  • Harvey Augustus Applegate


  • Carrie Applegate




World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Age 3

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Beatrice Owens in household of Edward Owens, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Beatrice Owens in household of Edward Owens, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beatrice Applegate in household of Harvey A Applegate, "New Jersey State Census, 1905"

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