Nancy Ann Appleby

11 January 1784–9 August 1853 (Age 69)
Coeymans, Coeymans, Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Nancy Ann

When Nancy Ann Appleby was born on 11 January 1784, in Coeymans, Coeymans, Albany, New York, United States, her father, Abraham Appleby, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Travis, was 30. She married John Brewster Lester about 1799, in Coeymans, Coeymans, Albany, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Sempronius, Cayuga, New York, United States in 1850. She died on 9 August 1853, in Tarrytown, Greenburgh, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

John Brewster Lester
1782–1847
Nancy Ann Appleby
1784–1853
Marriage: about 1799
Stacy Mary Lester
1800–1861
Abram Lester
1803–1874
Mahala Lester
1806–1874
James P Lester
1808–1886
Sarah Lester
1809–1853
David Brewster Lester
1811–1860
Thomas Jefferson Lester
1812–1905
William A Lester
1814–1904
Catherine Lester
1816–1883

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1799
Coeymans, Coeymans, Albany, New York, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (7)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 13

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1803

Age 19

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Lester in household of David Lester, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Lester in household of David Lester, "New York, State Census, 1855"
  • Family Data Collection - Births

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