Betty Appleton

Femaleabout 1785–

Brief Life History of Betty

When Betty Appleton was born about 1785, in Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Appleton, was 24 and her mother, Mary Mills, was 23. She lived in Little Leigh, Cheshire, England in 1785 and Great Budworth, Cheshire, England in 1785.

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Samuel Appleton
Mary Mills
Hannah Appleton
Betty Appleton
Betty Appleton
John Appleton
Peter Appleton
Marg Appleton
Samuel Appleton
William Appleton
Thomas Appleton
Jane Appleton
Maria Appleton

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"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (11)

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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.


Age 30

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


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.

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