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Asher Applegate
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Birth: May 13, 1761
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1834
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA

Asher Applegate, second son of Henry and Leah Applegate, was born May 13, 1762. He inherited all his father's estate, consisting principally of lands, and spent the greater part of his life on the home farm. He was a farmer by occupation. He enlisted as a soldier in the War of 1812, but was engaged in no active service; his regiment was stationed at Sandy Hook, New Jersey. He married, March 30, 1786, Sarah Higby, born February 11, 1767, daughter of Obadiah Higby, also of English descent, and they had children:
1. Diademia, born February 6, 1787, died in childhood.
2. Delilah, born July 22, 1789; married Dr. Enoch Wilson; died about 1867.
3. Henry, born January 14, 1792; read medicine with Dr. Rush, of Philadelphia; practiced at his home, Crosswicks, New Jersey, until 1838, and then Tennessee until his death. 4. Leah, born April 29, 1794; married Thomas Cox, of Monmouth county, and died about 1878.
5. Abijah, born December 7, 1799, see forward.
6. Enoch, born September 9, 1802, died June 19, 1821.
7 and 8. Obadiah Higby and Peter Wilson (twins), born January 29, 1806; the former resided at Freehold, New Jersey, and died in 1880; the latter was a farmer on the homestead; died in 1872.
~"Genealogical and Personal Memorial of Mercer County, New Jersey, Vol. 1" by Francis Bazley Lee, 1907, p. 197
American Genealogical-Biographical Index
Name: Asher Applegate
Birth: 1750, New Jersey
Volume: 4
Page Number: 356
Biographical Info: priv.
Reference: Official Reg. of officers and Men of NJ. In the Rev. War. Ed. By Will. S. Stryker, Trenton, NJ, 1872. (878p.): 490
The Hightstown Company of Infantry Commanded by Captain James Finley, Enrolled 10 April 1793: Asher Applegate, Private, age 32.
~"Compiled Records of the Middlesex County, New Jersey Militia, 1791 1795" by Russell K. Dutcher, III, 1996, p. 138.
1830 Census, E. Windsor, Middlesex [now Mercer], NJ:
Asher Applegate, in home: 1 male age 60 & under 70, 1 female age 60 & under 70, 1 female age 15 & under 20.
Contributed by Elizabeth Needham:
Asher was a Revolutionary War Veteran and the pension was for that service, not the War of 1812-that was his son.
APPLEGATE, ASHER Full Ancestor Record
Ancestor #: A002934 DAR
Service: New Jersey
Rank: Private
Birth: 13 May 1761, Windsor Twp., Middlesex Co., NJ
Death: 2 Mar 1834, E. Windsor Twp., Middlesex Co., NJ
Service Source: *S846
Service Description: 1) Captains Jonathan Combs, Nixon, John Dey, John Piatt, Conover, Perrine, Aaron Longstreet; 2) Colonels Hyer, Heard, Duychinck, Scudder, Neilson; Militia. 
Family links: 
  Henry Applegate (1729 - 1799)
  Leah Wilson Applegate (1738 - 1800)
  Sarah Higbee Applegate (1767 - 1835)*
  Deldamia Applegate (1787 - 1795)*
  Henry Asher Applegate (1791 - 1855)*
  Leah Applegate Cox (1794 - 1874)*
  Obediah H. Applegate (1796 - 1798)*
  Abijah Applegate (1799 - 1885)*
*Calculated relationship
First Baptist Church Cemetery
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Linda Applegate Brown
Record added: Aug 31, 2009
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Asher Applegate
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Asher Applegate
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