Betty Appleton

about 1785–
Stockport, Cheshire, England

The Life Summary of Betty

When Betty Appleton was born about 1785, in Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Appleton, was 23 and her mother, Mary Mills, was 21. She lived in Little Leigh, Cheshire, England in 1785 and Great Budworth, Cheshire, England in 1785.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Appleton
1762–1833
Mary Mills
1764–1823
Hannah Appleton
1783–1848
Betty Appleton
1785–
Betty Appleton
1790–
John Appleton
1787–
Peter Appleton
1789–
Marg Appleton
1790–
Samuel Appleton
1793–
William Appleton
1795–1848
Thomas Appleton
1797–1869
Jane Appleton
1798–
Maria Appleton
1800–

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World Events (7)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia
Age 2
The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1815
Age 30
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823
Age 38
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places in all parts of England named Appleton, from Old English æppeltūn ‘orchard’ (literally ‘apple enclosure’). Apples were particularly important in the Middle Ages as a food for survival through the winter.History: This surname was brought to North America in 1635 by Samuel Appleton, who migrated from Ipswich, England, to Ipswich, MA.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Betty Appleton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Betty Appleton, "England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900"
  • Betty Appleton, "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000"

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