BARTHOLOMEW W. APPLEGATE is the eldest of nine children born to Jacob and Margaret Applegate, natives of New
Jersey and Ohio. Bartholomew was born August 1, 1840, in Johnson County, Ind., where he lived until he was seven
years old, and in the fall of 1847 moved with his parents to Howard County, into a log church, until their claim
could be vacated. When they were able to obtain possession, they moved into their new home in the wilderness, where
Jacob Applegate, with the aid of his sons, cleared one of the best farms in the State. Our subject made his home
with his parents until he was thirty four years of age, when he was married to Miss Leora Millikan, of this State.
This union was blessed with two children - Frederick, born June 25, 1875, and Nellie, born June 21, 1880. Mrs.
Leora Applegate died July 30, 1880. Mr. Applegate was elected Justice of Peace in the fall of 1874 by the Democratic
party, in which he is an ardent worker. By diligence and labor, he has obtained for himself and children a good
home. He is a prominent citizen and a member of the Masonic fraternity and I. O. O. F.
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Howard County, IN
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