Otis Aulis Applegate

Brief Life History of Otis Aulis

When Otis Aulis Applegate was born on 4 April 1894, in Douglas, Missouri, United States, his father, David Henry Applegate, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Frances Horner, was 26. He married Myrtle Marie Hughes on 10 December 1916, in Christian, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Christian, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Sparta, Christian, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died in December 1986, in La Junta, Otero, Colorado, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in La Junta, Otero, Colorado, United States.

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Otis Aulis Applegate
Myrtle Marie Hughes
Marriage: 10 December 1916
Howard Glen Applegate
Leaetta Juanita Applegate
Warren Joseph Applegate
Geraldine Genevieve Applegate

Sources (12)

  • Ollis A Applegate, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Aulis Applegate, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Otis Applegate, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.


Oklahoma is the 46th state.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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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