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Rufus O Applegarth
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1878
Story County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 17, 1953
Henry County
Missouri, USA

Rufus is a son of Martin and unknown [Cynthia H] Applegarth.
Spouse: Lena Applegarth
occupation: Blacksmith
residence: Rural Clinton
Informant: (wife), same address

Missouri Death Certificate

Rufus appears here with his parents:
1880> Kansas> Smith
h> Martin Applegarth, 39y b.IN, occ: Farmer
w> Synthia H, 33y b.PA
s> Rufus O, 3y b.IA

He appears on these two Iowa State Censuses with his father and stepmother:
1885> Iowa> Boone> Worth
Martin APPLEGATE, 44y b.IN, occ: Farmer
Eva A, 21y b.Boone Co, IA
Rufus O, 8y b.Boone Co, IA
Juna, 1y b.Story Co, IA
Stella, 0y b.Boone Co, IA

1895> Iowa> Decatur
Martin Applegarth, 54y b.IN, occ: Farmer
Eva, 31y b.IL
Rufus, 18y b.Boone Co, IA, occ: Farmer
Jane, 11y b.Story Co, IA
Stella, 10y b.Boone Co, IA
Kenton, 8y b.Boone Co, IA
Albert, 5y b.Story Co, IA
Florence, 1y b.Dec Co, IA

Rufus is misidentified here as Martin's nephew:
1900> Kansas> Washington
h> Martin Applegarth, 61y b.Feb 1839 IN
..M/17, occupation: Farmer
w> Eva A, 36y b.Jan 1864 IL
..mother of 7/7 living
d> Julia, 15y b.Aug 1884 IA
d> Effie E, 14y b.Sep 1885 IA
s> Clark K, 13y b.Jan 1887 IA
s> Albert R, 10y b.MAr 1890 IA
d> Florence E, 7y b.Sep 1892 IA
s> Wilbert W, 3y b.Aug 1896 MO
s> John E, 1y b.Nov 1898 KS
nephew> Rufus O, 24y b.Sep 1875 IA
..occupation: Farmer

1910> Kansas> Republic
Rufus APPLEGORT, 32y b.IA, occ: ?Blacksmith
boarding with William and Ruth West

Physical description in 1918:
Short, slender build, blue eyes, red hair.
Spouse: Lena Applegarth

1920> Kansas> Washington
h> Rufus O Applegarth, 41y b.IA, no occ
w> Lena, 29y b.MO
d> Mary, 3y b.CA
d> Lois, 2y b.CA
residence: (no house number) E Street, Washington

1930> Kansas> Washington
h> Rufus Applegarth, 52y b.IA, no occ
..* Veteran-No *
w> Lena, 39y b.MO
d> Mary, 14y b.CA
d> Lois, 12y b.CA
s> Ralph, 6y b.KS
d> Clara, 4y b.KS

Submitted an edit to link son, Ralph to his parents on 03 May 2014.

Submitted edits for Rufus' half brothers: Kenton, Albert, Wilbert W, and John E to be linked to parents on 03 May 2014.
Family links: 
  Martin Applegarth (1840 - 1931)
  Lena Chloe Overton Applegarth (1890 - 1957)
  Ralph Applegarth (1923 - 1994)*
  Rufus O Applegarth (1878 - 1953)
  Clark Kenton Applegarth (1887 - 1976)*
  Albert R Applegarth (1890 - 1979)*
  Wilbert W. Applegarth (1896 - 1976)*
  John E Applegarth (1898 - 1983)*
  William Walter Applegarth (1901 - 1922)*
*Calculated relationship
Tebo Church Cemetery
Henry County
Missouri, USA
Created by: SMG
Record added: Sep 01, 2008
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Rufus O Applegarth
Added by: SMG
Rufus O Applegarth
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 Added: May. 13, 2009

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