Bertha Applegate

1878–1988
Dover Township, Ocean, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Bertha

When Bertha Applegate was born in 1878, in Dover Township, Ocean, New Jersey, United States, her father, Peter Conover Applegate, was 33 and her mother, Hannah Ann Perrine, was 33. She died before 1988, at the age of 109.

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Family Time Line

Peter Conover Applegate
1845–1918
Hannah Ann Perrine
1845–1928
Fletcher Applegate
1866–1882
Jennie M. Applegate
1869–1874
Inetta B. Applegate
1872–1889
Cora J Applegate
1877–1953
Effie H. Applegate
1877–1967
Bertha Applegate
1878–1988
Leona Applegate
1879–1989
Filmore Applegate
1881–1882
Evangeline Applegate
1883–1895
Conover E Applegate
1886–1996
Phillip L. Applegate
1888–1956

Parents & Siblings

  • Peter Conover Applegate

    Male1845–1918Male

  • Hannah Ann Perrine

    Female1845–1928Female

siblings

(11)

  • Fletcher Applegate

    Male1866–1882Male

  • Jennie M. Applegate

    Female1869–1874Female

  • Inetta B. Applegate

    Female1872–1889Female

  • Cora J Applegate

    Female1877–1953Female

  • Effie H. Applegate

    Female1877–1967Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1879

Age 1

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 29

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 (1)

  • Bertha Applegate in household of Peter C Applegate, "United States Census, 1880"

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