Cyndy, Maybe we can link up. I have a William Henry Applegate in NJ in 1792. I have tons on his descendants but little on him. What follows is the sketchy information we have: Descendants of William Henry Applegate
Generation No. 1
1.WILLIAM HENRY1 APPLEGATE was born 1792 in New Jersey.He married JULIA 1818 in New Jersey.
Children of WILLIAM APPLEGATE and JULIA are: 2. i. SAMUEL2 APPLEGATE, b. 1819, Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA; d. June 11, 1881, Joliet, Will County, IL. ii. JOHN WILSON APPLEGATE, b. 1833.
Generation No. 2
2.SAMUEL2 APPLEGATE (WILLIAM HENRY1) was born 1819 in Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA, and died June 11, 1881 in Joliet, Will County, IL.He married (1) MARY ELIZABETH MILLER April 14, 1842 in Green County, Kentucky, daughter of UNKNOWN MILLER and ELIZABETH.He married (2) MARY FISK DODGE January 13, 1872 in Will County, Illinois, daughter of BRADFORD FISK and MARIA GOULD.
Notes for SAMUEL APPLEGATE: Few things about Samuel are verified.Birth year is the only thing known, no date or month or year. other facts are in the tree
*In 1880 they are in Joliet, Will County, IL living on Collins St. Then in 1881 Sam passed away at this address. He died of consumption. His physician was Dr Swartz who had come over from Germany.