William Ivins Appleby

Male13 August 1811–20 May 1870

Brief Life History of William Ivins

When William Ivins Appleby was born on 13 August 1811, in Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, his father, Jacobus Appleby, was 51 and his mother, Mary Margaret Luker, was 42. He married Sarah Brown Price on 23 October 1830, in Freehold Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. In 1838, at the age of 27, his occupation is listed as justice of the peace and associate judge in Burlington, New Jersey, United States. He died on 20 May 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Ivins Appleby
Sarah Brown Price
Marriage: 23 October 1830
Augustin Appleby
Martha Ann Appleby
Curles Shimm Appleby
William Price Appleby
Mary Appleby
Sarah Ann Appleby
Joseph Smith Appleby
Merinda Hyde Appleby
Charles Henry Appleby
Jacob Appleby

Sources (86)

  • Appleby in entry for Grace Elizabeth Schofield, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • William J Appleby, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Wm I in entry for Willm Russel Appleby, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1830Freehold Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


    Age 9

    On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 19

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, and Cumbria, named from Old English æppel or Old Norse epli ‘apple’ + Old Norse ‘farm’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    William Appleby: Regent of University of Deseret

    Editor’s NOTE: The following is an interesting biographical sketch of William i8 Appleby, who baptized Andrew Hunter Scott at Vincentown New Jersey on Sept 17, 1843. The sketch was published in the a …

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