Bennett James Applegate

1899–1965 (Age 65)
Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States

The Life of Bennett James

When Bennett James Applegate was born on 10 December 1899, in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States, his father, Bennett Clark Applegate, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth ( Lilly) Rude, was 28. He married Lucille Bradsby Goessling on 11 May 1926, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in University Township, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1930 and University City, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 23 May 1965, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Bennett James Applegate
Lucille Bradsby Goessling
Marriage: 11 May 1926
James Bennett Applegate Sr

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11 May 1926
St. Louis, Missouri, United States


  • James Bennett Applegate Sr


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 5

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 18

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • Bennett J Applegate, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bennett J Applegate, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bennett J Applegate in household of Ben C Applegate, "United States Census, 1920"

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