Benjamin Applegate

1703–1780 (Age 77)
Middlesex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Applegate was born in 1703, in Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, his father, John Applegate, was 27 and his mother, Hannah Pettit, was 27. He married Elizabeth Parent on 18 July 1729, in Middlesex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1780, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Applegate
1703–1780
Elizabeth Parent
1697–
Marriage: 18 July 1729
Thomas Applegate
1731–
Benjamin Applegate
1733–
Jacob Applegate
1735–1798
Rebeca Applegate
1735–
Richard Applegate
1740–
Daniel Applegate
1743–
William Applegate
1745–1823

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
18 July 1729
Middlesex, New Jersey, United States
children

(7)

  • Thomas Applegate

    Male1731–Male

  • Benjamin Applegate

    Male1733–Male

  • Jacob Applegate

    Male1735–1798Male

  • Rebeca Applegate

    Female1735–Female

  • Richard Applegate

    Male1740–Male

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(16)

  • Elsic Applegate

    Female1697–1713Female

  • Ursula Applegate

    Female1697–1713Female

  • Male1703–1780Male

  • Ann Applegate

    Female1704–Female

  • Thomas Applegate

    Male1705–1787Male

+11 More Children

World Events (2)

1775

Age 72

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
1776

Age 73

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

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)

  • Benjamin Applegate, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Benjamin Applegate, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • 1729 - Benjamin Applegate and Elizabeth Parent, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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