Nancy Ann Appleby

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

The Life Summary of Nancy Ann

When Nancy Ann Appleby was born on 11 January 1784, in Coeymans, Coeymans Town, 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 Town, 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 Town, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

John Brewster Lester
Nancy Ann Appleby
Marriage: about 1799
Stacy Mary Lester
Abram Lester
Mahala Lester
James P Lester
Sarah Lester
David Brewster Lester
Thomas Jefferson Lester
William A Lester
Catherine Lester

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  • Marriage
    about 1799Coeymans, Coeymans Town, Albany, New York, United States
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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.
    Age 19
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 2200;2007: 4179; 2010: 5556)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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    Sources (10)

    • Family Data Collection - Births
    • Nancy Lester in household of David Lester, "United States Census, 1850"
    • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

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