The son of David and Mary Ellen Dennison Applegate. He was married to Anna E. Thompson on October 07, 1869. They were parents to Ann, Robert, Ralph and an infant that died at birth.
"From Civil War Military Records: Andrew Applegate Age 18 of Winterset,Iowa nativity Ohio enlisted Jan 8 1862 into Co I 4th Iowa Cavalry. Allen Applegate, probably his younger brother, enlisted into same company at a later date. Andrew was mustered out at end of term of service Jan 24 1865 Louisville,KY."
Thank you K.L. Bonnet for the Civil War Information.