James Newton Appleby

Brief Life History of James Newton

When James Newton Appleby was born on 6 December 1819, in Bedford, Bedford, Tennessee, United States, his father, David Appleby, was 31 and his mother, Catherine Bell, was 37. He married Susan Thornburg on 4 March 1841, in Platte, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Franklin Number 2 Township, Greene, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 12 May 1889, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Bellview Cemetery, Franklin Number 2 Township, Greene, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Newton Appleby
Mary Elizabeth McCurdy
Marriage: 18 January 1853
Milton Bedford Appleby
Nancy Elizabeth Appleby
Thomas Appleby
Cyrus Duff Appleby
Benjamin Franklin Appleby
Susan Addeline Appleby
Katherine Bell Appleby
Duff Appleby
George Harvey Appleby

Sources (11)

  • James Appleby, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Appleby, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • James Newton Appleby, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries: 1834: Greene, Missouri, United States

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Name Meaning

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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