William Henry Apperley

6 October 1845–14 April 1923 (Age 77)
Duncannon, Wexford, County Wexford, Ireland

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Apperley was born on 6 October 1845, in Duncannon, Wexford, County Wexford, Ireland, his father, William Apperley, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Meaton, was 34. He married Lydia Mangum Crockett on 5 April 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. His occupation is listed as school teacher in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. He died on 14 April 1923, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Apperley
1845–1923
Lydia Mangum Crockett
1857–1919
Marriage: 5 April 1875
Mildred Amelia "Millie" Apperley
1876–1969
Ida Adair Apperley
1877–1913
William H. Apperley
1880–1913
Frank Lesley Apperley
1884–1891
Clara Blossom Apperley
1888–1909
Vera Florela Apperley
1891–1960
Clifford Meldon Apperley
1893–1975

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 April 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · The California Gold Rush
    Age 3
    On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 21
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    (2010: NA)English:habitational name from Apperley in Deerhurst (Gloucestershire), which derives from Old English apuldor ‘apple-tree’ + lēah ‘open woodland’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Joy and Pleasure from the Book of Mormon

    William Henry Apperley loved reading the Book of Mormon. "What a joy and pleasure it had been," he once said to the sisters in his ward, "to study the Book of Mormon." He testified of "the comfort h …

    Sources (35)

    • William H. *Enley, "United States Census, 1900"
    • W H Apperley im Eintrag für W Warren Ringer und Vera Apperley, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • W H Apperley in entry for Ida Adair Gilbert, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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