Adella Ann <I>Whisler</I> Applegate

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Adella Ann Whisler Applegate

  • Birth 7 Jul 1872
  • Death 20 Feb 1962 Cicero, Hamilton County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Cicero, Hamilton County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 43565005

wife of Elmer E (Mar 22 1951)
mar: Sep 9 1897
daughter of John Calvin & Elvira Whisler
b: Salem Community, Hamilton Co IN
d: Riverview Hosp, Noblesville, IN
sect 5 lot 87 row 13 gs 9 nee: Whisler

Source: Hamilton County Obits

Mrs. Adella Applegate, a life-long resident of the Cicero community, died this morning in Riverview Hospital where she had been a patient since Jan. 2.
The daughter of John C and Elvira Whisler , she was born in the old Salem community, July 7, 1872.
On Sept.9,1897 she married Elmer Applegate who died Mar.22,1951. She was an active member of the Cicero Methodist Church and the Cozy Homemakers Home Demonstration Club. Formerly an organist at the Salem Church, she developed a hobby of braiding woolen rugs which later turned into a small business. A book on the history of the Whisler family published in 1957 was dedicated to Mrs. Applegate in recognition of her assistance to the author.
Surviving are five sons and five daughters; Mrs. Raymond Randall and Dr. A Ward Applegate, both of Noblesville; Karl R. Applegate, Mrs. Julius Haworth, John W. Applegate,
Edward Applegate and Mrs. Justus Durnell, all of Cicero; Mrs. C.M. Clark, Indianapolis; Waltz Applegate, Harrisburg, IL; Mrs. Byron Crosby, Roachdale, Ind.; 18 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren. Judge Edwin K. Applegate, city judge at Bloomington, IN. Dr. Donald E Applegate, dentist at Richmond and Richard Haworth, agriculture agent in Morgan County, are among the grandsons.
Two brothers Albert N. and Ary D. Whisler are deceased.



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  • Maintained by: Joyce Katsma
  • Originally Created by: SKL
  • Added: 26 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43565005
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adella Ann Whisler Applegate (7 Jul 1872–20 Feb 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43565005, citing Cicero Cemetery, Cicero, Hamilton County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Joyce Katsma (contributor 47665934) .