The Applegate Family

Applegate Family


Visit the Applegate Genealogy Page by Jerry Applegate. He was very generous sharing and much of this information was received from him. This is a great resource if you are interested in the Applegate surname!


Generation 1

William Applegate is our first known ancestor in the Applegate line. He was born c1560 in England. He had the following child:
  1. John Applegate

Generation 2

John Applegate was born c1580 at Norfolk, England. He had the following child:
  1. Thomas Applegate

Generation 3

Thomas Applegate was born c1604 at Norfolkshire, England and died 1662 at Middlesex Co., NJ. He was buried at the Old Dutch Church, Gravesend, Long Island, New York. He settled in Holland and emigrated to Massachusetts c1635. He married Elizabeth Mary Wall c1620 in England. She was also born 1604 at Norfolkshire, England. In 1640 they removed to Rhode Island and from there to Flushing, Long Island, New York (then New Amsterdam) c1644-1645. The couple settled permanently at Gravesend, Long Island, New York in 1646. For details of their continous conflicts with neighbors see the Applegate Genealogy Page. They had the following children:
  1. Bartholomew Applegate
  2. Helena Applegate
  3. Margaret Applegate
  4. John Applegate
  5. Thomas Applegate II

Generation 4

Thomas Applegate II was born 1641 at New Amsterdam (now NY) and died between 1 February 1698/9 and 29 March 1699 at Monmouth Co., NJ. He married Joanna Gibbons. She was born c1652 in NJ and died after 1699 at Monmouth Co., NJ. For information on her ancestry see the Gibbons Family. They had the following children:
  1. Thomas Applegate III
  2. John Applegate
  3. Daniel Applegate
  4. Joseph Applegate
  5. Elizabeth Applegate
  6. Richard Applegate
  7. Benjamin Applegate

Generation 5

Benjamin Applegate was born 1686 at Middlesex Co., NJ and died 3 February 1753 at Burlington Co., NJ. He married Elizabeth Morford c1720 at Monmouth Co., NJ. She was born c1685 at Monmouth Co., NJ and died in NJ. Information on her ancestry can be found at the Applegate Genealogy Page. They had the following children:
  1. Joanna Applegate
  2. Thomas Applegate
  3. Benjamin Applegate
  4. Richard Applegate
  5. William Applegate
  6. Daniel Applegate
  7. Alse Applegate
  8. Jamima Applegate

Generation 6

Benjamin Applegate was born 1725 in NJ and died 31 May 1823 at Allegheny Co., PA. He married first to Rebecca Wall in 1753 at NJ. She was born in 1730 at NJ and died 15 November 1781. Information on her ancestry can be found at the Applegate Genealogy Page. Benjamin Applegate removed from NJ to Forward Twp., Allegheny Co., PA in 1766 and in 1769 returned to NJ for his family and moved them to PA. He was a Revolutionary War veteran. He married second to Hannah, further information about her unknown.

Children of Benjamin Applegate and Rebecca Wall:

  1. Hannah Applegate
  2. Walter Applegate
  3. Garrett Wall Applegate
  4. Elizabeth Applegate
  5. Benjamin Applegate
  6. Richard Derrick Applegate
  7. James Applegate
  8. Joseph Applegate
  9. Vincent Applegate
  10. Lydia Applegate
William Applegate was born 1733 at Burlington Co., NJ and died c20 June 1804 at Allegheny Co., PA and is buried in the Applegate Family Burying Ground near Elizabeth in Allegheny Co., PA. He was a Revolutionary War Veteran, serving from Westmoreland Co., PA, and married Sarah Catherine Wiggins. She died after 1801. They had the following children:
  1. Robert Applegate
  2. Ruth Applegate
  3. Catherine Applegate
  4. William Applegate, Jr.
  5. Alice Applegate
  6. Jemima Applegate
  7. Isaiah Applegate
  8. Rebecca Applegate
  9. Elizabeth Applegate

Generation 7

Garrett Wall Applegate was born 2 November 1758 at Frederick Co., VA (now Berkeley Co., WV) and died 2 September 1837 at Harrison Co., IN. He was buried in the Pittman Cemetery, Heth Twp., Harrison Co., IN. He served in the Revolutionary War, enlisting 3 times. He removed from PA to Harrison Co., IN in 1818. Garrett Wall Applegate married Mary Johnson, daughter of Peter Johnson. She died at Harrison Co., IN. They had the following children:
  1. Hannah Applegate
  2. Eliza Applegate
  3. Naomi Applegate
  4. James Applegate
  5. Derrick Applegate
  6. Casandria Applegate
  7. Mary Applegate
  8. Ann Applegate
  9. Cacy Ann Applegate
Isaiah Applegate was born 24 December 1781 at Allegheny Co., PA and died 11 April 1838 at Harrison Co., IN. He married Hannah Applegate. She was born 1779 at PA and died 24 October 1868 at Harrison Co., IN. She was the daughter of Garrett Wall Applegate and Mary Johnson, see above in this generation. Isaiah and Hannah Applegate had the following children:
  1. Ruth Applegate
  2. Andrew Applegate
  3. Asenith Tennia "Betsy" Applegate
  4. Sarah Applegate
  5. Mary Louise Applegate
  6. Levi Applegate
  7. Alfred Applegate
  8. Harriet Applegate
William Applegate, Jr. was born 1766 near Princeton, Middlesex Co., NJ and died 8 March 1844 at Harrison Co., IN. He married December 1790 to Mary Walker at Washington Co., PA. She was born 1774 at Washington Co., PA and died 22 January 1858 at Harrison Co., IN. Both are buried in the Pittman Cemetery, Heth Twp., Harrison Co., IN having settled at IN in 1812. They had the following children:
  1. Sarah Applegate
  2. Elizabeth Sarah Applegate
  3. John Applegate
  4. William Applegate
  5. Indiana Applegate
  6. Charles Applegate
  7. Noah Applegate
  8. Samuel Applegate
  9. Harvey Heth Applegate

Generation 8

Charles Applegate was born 21 July 1808 at Allegheny Co., PA and died 24 July 1857 near Corydon, Harrison Co., IN. He married 5 April 1832 to Sarah Applegate at Corydon, Harrison Co., IN. She was born 26 March 1808 at PA and died 29 December 1884 at Harrison Co., IN. Both are buried in the Pittman Cemetery, Heth Twp., Harrison Co., IN. They had the following children:
  1. Harriet Adeline Applegate
  2. Agnes Mary Applegate
  3. Hannah Applegate
  4. Ann Elizabeth Applegate
  5. Ruth E. Applegate
  6. William Henry Applegate
  7. Rachel Applegate
  8. John Taylor Applegate

Generation 9

John Taylor Applegate was born 10 June 1847 near Corydon, Harrison Co., IN and died 22 October 1878 at Corydon, Harrison Co., IN. He married 30 January 1869 to Sarah Catherine Rees at Corydon, Harrison Co., IN. She was born 15 January 1847 at Harrison Co., IN and died 10 October 1882 near Corydon, Harrison Co., IN. For information on her ancestry see the Rees Family. Both are buried in the Hill Grove Church Cemetery, Corydon, Harrison Co., IN. They had the following children, all but the eldest also buried at the Hill Grove Church Cemetery:
  1. Oliver Perry Applegate
  2. Mary Agnes Applegate
  3. Richard Applegate
  4. Julia Belle Applegate
  5. Rutha Applegate

Generation 10

Oliver Perry Applegate was born 21 December 1869 near Corydon, Harrison Co., IN and died 12 April 1922 at Peoria, Peoria Co., IL. After the deaths of his parents, Oliver Perry Applegate's guardian was his grandfather Francis Reas. Oliver Perry Applegate married 11 September 1899 to Gertrude Avery Lanius at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY. She was born 28 April 1873 at Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY and died 29 November 1951 at Urbana, Champaign Co., IL. For information on her ancestry see the Lanius Family. Both are buried in the Springdale Cemetery, Peoria, Peoria Co., IL. They had the following children:
  1. Virginia Lanius Applegate
  2. Helen Lanius Applegate

Generation 11

Virginia Lanius Applegate was born 29 June 1902 at Chicago, Cook Co., IL and died 12 May 1987 at Urbana, Champaign Co., IL. She married 7 July 1928 to Robert Wesley Bills at Second Presbyterian Church, Peoria, Peoria Co., IL. He was born 9 April 1900 at Sheffield, Bureau Co., IL and died 11 September 1986 at Urbana, Champaign Co., IL. Both are buried at Roselawn Cemetery, Champaign, Champaign Co., IL. For information on the ancestry of Robert Wesley Bills, see the Bills Family. They had the following children:
  1. Mary Denison Bills
  2. Priscilla Lanius Bills

Sources

The Applegate Genealogy Page at http://www2.vcn.com/~applegatej/index.html

Jerry Applegate, via email

Family Bible of John Taylor Applegate and Sarah Catherine Rees

Genealogy files of Virginia Lanius Applegate Bills

"Our Kin": The Genealogies of Some of the Early Families Who Made History in the Founding and Development of Bedford County, VA by Mary Dedham Ackerly and Lula Eastman Jeter Parker, C.J. Carrier Co., Harrisonburg, VA 1976

This Old Monmouth of Ours by William S. Hornor, Polyanthos, Cottonport 1974

Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, Volume XXI: Calendar of Records in the Office of the Secretary of State, 1664-1703 by William Nelson, Press Printing and Publishing Co., Paterson, NJ 1899

Patents and Deeds and Other Early Records of New Jersey 1664-1703 by William Nelson, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD 1976

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