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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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

Spouse and Children

about 1799
Coeymans, Coeymans, 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

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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