Nancy Applegate

Photo added by Timothy M. Coplin

Nancy Applegate

  • Birth 2 Oct 1870
  • Death 14 Jul 1917
  • Burial Cornell, Livingston County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 13485079

Nancy is the wife of William Applegate. They had two children, Mary J. Applegate and Maury J. Applegate.

...from Streator Daily Free Press
Saturday, July 14, 1917, page 01
CANCER FATAL MRS. APPLEGATE
Highly Respected Woman Summoned after Illness Covering Last Two Years.
After a valiant fight for the past two years against the dreaded malady, cancer, Mrs. Nancy M. Applegate passed out of this life at her home, four miles east and 1-1/2 miles north of this city this morning at 2:30 o'clock. Mrs. Applegate was a constant sufferer and for some time the end was not unexpected.
The deceased was born in Kentucky October 2, 1869, and has resided in this section for the past thirty years, being well known and highly respected by all who knew her. As Miss Nancy Tudor she was united in marriage to William Applegate in this city March 8, 1893. She is survived by her husband and mother, Mrs. Robert Billsbury of this city, one sister, Mrs Nora Phillips of Kentucky, also four half-sisters---Mrs. Mary Fitzgerald of Chicago, Mrs. Cora Messersmith of this city, Miss Eva Billsbury of Milwaukee, and Mrs. Leah Darnell of this city; two half-brothers, John and William Billsbury of Chicago.
Mrs. Applegate was a member of the United Brethren church at Missal and led an upright Christian life.
The funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock a the residence, Rev. Puffer of Ransom officiating. The interment will be made in Phillips cemetery.

...from Streator Daily Free Press
Tuesday, July 17, 1917
MEMOIR OF MRS. N. M. APPLEGATE
Rev. T. W. Puffer Pays Tribute to Memory of Christian Woman
Rev. T. W. Puffer, pastor of the Methodist church of Ransom, pays a beautiful tribute to the memory of Mrs. Nancy M. Applegate in the following language:
Nancy M. Tudor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Tudor was born in Srittenden(sp?) county, Kentucky, and when seventeen yeas of age came to Illinois, with the family, settling in Streator, in and around which city she has since made her home.......
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Gravesite Details Thank you Timothy Coplin for taking the picture of the grave. And thanks to Joanie for the obits.

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  • Created by: Rhonda Cowan
  • Added: 28 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13485079
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nancy Applegate (2 Oct 1870–14 Jul 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13485079, citing Phillips Cemetery, Cornell, Livingston County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Rhonda Cowan (contributor 46565669) .