John Appleton

9 March 1883–
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Appleton was born on 9 March 1883, his father, George Appleton, was 17 and his mother, Alice Elizabeth Ayers, was 20. He lived in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1883.

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George Appleton
Alice Elizabeth Ayers
Frederick George Robbin Appleton
John Appleton
Arthur Appleton
Emma Louisa Appleton
Henry Appleton
Leonard Appleton
John Appleton

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 18

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 31

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places in all parts of England, for example in Cheshire, Oxfordshire, and North Yorkshire, named in Old English as æppeltūn ‘orchard’ (literally ‘apple enclosure’).

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

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  • John Appleton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Appleton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Appleton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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