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Below is a family biography included in The History of Brown County, Ohio published by W. H. Beers & Co. in 1883.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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DANIEL W. APPLEGATE (deceased), son of Benjamin and Rebecca (Wall) Applegate, natives of Mason County, Ky., was born in Mason County in June, 1816. He was reared on a farm, and followed farming and trading most of his life, being at the time of his death possessed of 600 acres of land. He was a prominent Democrat, and at the time of his death was Sheriff of Brown County. In 1841, he married Miranda Teshune, who was born February 19, 1819. They were the parents of seven children, five of whom are living, viz.: William M., Rebecca, Mary B., Samuel and Flora. Mr. Applegate was an intelligent, affable gentleman, honest in all his dealings, and highly esteemed by the people of the county, who experienced in his death the loss of a valued citizen, a good farmer and an efficient officer.

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This family biography is one of 992 biographies included in The History of Brown County, Ohio published in 1883 by W. H. Beers & Co.  For the complete description, click here: Brown County, Ohio History and Genealogy

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