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Applegate and Daubet family papers

 Collection — Folder: S2509
Identifier: S2509

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photocopies of papers and records of the Daubet and Applegate families, such as birth records and other official documents from government officials in France ranging from 1797 to 1841 regarding the birth, character and travel of Pierre Joseph Daubet; letters from Julia Doubet in Roye and Lure, France during 1840, regarding family matters; property sales document from Henry Daubet in Lure, France; a letter to Julia Ann Applegate from Mary Jane Wilson on January 19, 1903 concerning family history; obituaries for Edwin D. Applegate and Jehu N. Stuart and Mamie Applegate Stuart ranging from 1909 to 1941; a card from the memorial service of Thomas J. Applegate on November 23, 1937; and advertisements from The Advertiser in Jolietville, Indiana on October 18, 1929.



  • 1797-1941


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Pierre [Peter] Joseph Daubet was born around May 23, 1797 in France to Simon and Jeanne Claude (Choulet) Daubet, who had three other children. He married Rosina Anniger on August 11, 1830 in Louisville, Kentucky, and they had five children. He died in 1856 in New Albany, Indiana.

The Daubets' daughter, Julia Ann, married Andrew Jackson Applegate on June 10, 1856 in Floyd County, Indiana, died March 15, 1906 and wwas buried in the Eagletown Cemetery in Eagletown, Hamilton County, Indiana. They had eight children, including Mary "Marnie" Harriet Elizabeth, Edwin, and Thomas Jefferson Applegate.

Mary Harriet Elizabeth Applegate married John "Jehu" N. Stuart on November 3, 1889 in Hamilton County, Indiana. The couple had one child who died at the age of eight. Mary Applegate died January 14, 1941 and was also buried in the Eagletown Cemetery.

Edwin D., the youngest son of Andrew and Julia Applegate, was born on March 10, 1867. He married Pearl Carr on September 8, 1892, with whom he had eight children. He died October 18, 1929 and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Thomas Jefferson Applegate was born February 27, 1862. He and Anna J. Stickan were married in Jeffersonville, Indiana on May 17, 1893 and had four children. They lived in California, where he worked as a railroad conductor. He died on November 23, 1937 and was buried in East Lawn Cemetery in Sacramento, California.


Information found within the collection. Applegate, Anna J." California, Death Index, 1940-1997. Accessed July 30, 2015. "Applegate, Thomas J." 1910 United States Federal Census. Accessed July 30, 2015. "Doubet, Julia A." Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992. Accessed July 30, 2015. "Stickan, Anna J." Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992. Accessed July 30, 2015. "Stuart, John N." Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Accessed July 30, 2015. "Doubet, Peter Joseph." The Applegate Project. Accessed July 30, 2015. "Applegate, Anna J." Find a Grave Index. Accessed July 30, 2015. "Applegate, Edwin D." Find a Grave Index. Accessed July 30, 2015. "Applegate, Julia Ann Doubet." Find a Grave Index. Accessed July 30, 2015. "Applegate, Thomas J." Find a Grave Index. Accessed July 30, 2015. "Stuart, Mamie." Find a Grave Index. Accessed July 30, 2015.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Rick and Robert Applegate on 1981/09/04.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2005/04 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/30 by Edythe Huffman.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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