Robert Applegate

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Robert Applegate

  • Birth 15 Mar 1759 Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 16 May 1848 Harrison County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Central, Harrison County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 14196352

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Robert and Mary were married about 1786 in Beaver Co, PA, and they were the parents of:

David/1787 m. Elizabeth Rebecca Kerr
Walter/1788
Robert/1789
Joseph/1789 m. Sarah Hodges
Rebecca/Bef 4 Aug 1804 (Mrs James Dailey)
Irwin/15 Feb 1806 m. Catherine McMonigle
Susan/1806
Zarr/1807
Catherine "Katy"1808
William/1809
John A/1810
Matilda/16 Apr 1813 (Mrs Thomas J McMonigle)
James/1811 m. Eliza Bigger


He served in the Revolutionary War; his declaration of May 15, 1843 in Harrison County, Indiana stated that he had volunteered under Gen. Hand and Colonel Gibson; later he was drafted at Walltowers Station in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. "One tour of service was a substitute for his father who gave him a good farm for doing it." He was also a private under Capt. Minton, Youghiogheny County, Virginia. In Pennsylvania Arch. S. Ser. V. 4, p428, Robert is listed as a private in Westmoreland and a private in the Continental Line. In 1782, Robert Applegate acknowledged receiving several sums annexed to his name.

In 1786, Robert Applegate, single, was taxed 10.6. In the 1790 census, he was listed as having 2 sons and 1 daughter. In 1791, he was taxed 1.0. On Apr. 15, 1801, he received 100 acres of land called "Apple Orchard" in Elizabeth Twp, from his parents. This land was sold to James Wall, Jr. on Apr. 1, 1842 with Robert, Irwin, Mary, and Catherine signing the deed.

(The Applegates of Oregon, Their Ancestors and Descendants, by Rex Applegate, p.21)


Gravesite Details He died after October 11, 1845. Rev. War soldier. Stone not recently found.

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  • Maintained by: Sue McDuffe:)
  • Originally Created by: Roger Gleitz
  • Added: 6 May 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14196352
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Applegate (15 Mar 1759–16 May 1848), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14196352, citing Applegate Cemetery, Central, Harrison County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Sue McDuffe:) (contributor 47122067) .