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Albert Barnes Appleby

Laura Jarrett




Husband: Albert Barnes APPLEBY

Born: 15 June 1848  Greene Co. Missouri

Died: 26 October  1920; Springfield, Greene Co. Missouri

Buried:  Sec. A, Row 5;  Bellview Cemetery

Place: Greene Co. Missouri

Occupation:  Judge -- Farmer

Father: John Quincy Appleby  (1825-1896)

Mother: Margaret Jane McCracken (1824-1922)

Married: 22 Nov 1869 Greene Co. Missouri to:

Wife: Laura JARRETT

Born: 28 Oct 1850

Died: 6 May 1915;  Greene Co. Missouri

Buried:  Sec. A, Row 5;  Bellview Cemetery; 

Place:  Greene Co. Missouri




1.  Edward William APPLEBY

Born: 10 Feb 1871; Greene Co.  Missouri

Died:  20 Sept 1940; Springfield, Greene Co. Missouri

Buried: Sec B, Row 4;  Bellview Cemetery

Place: Greene Co. Missouri

Married: 14 Nov 1894; Greene Co. Missouri, to:

Spouse: Lillie Belle HALL

Born: 3 May 1871

Died: 9 Dec 1941   Bolivar, Polk Co. Missouri

Buried:  Sec B, Row 4; Bellview Cemetery

Place:  Greene Co. Missouri

see notes (below) for Edward William Appleby


Children of Edward William & Lillie B. (Hall) Appleby:

A.  Alta  Appleby, 1895-1984; 

Born: 24 Dec 1895

Place: Greene Co. Missouri

Died: Denver, Colorado

Buried : P.O. Ranch Cemetery 

Place:  north of Cheyenne, Wyoming

married Frederic Donald Selbie

both are buried in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Son: Frederic Donald Selbie, jr.

Daughter: Shirley Jo Selbie



B. Joseph Hall Appleby,

born 18 Dec 1900 Springfield, Greene Co. MO

died 14 Aug 1984,  Prairie Village, Kansas


2.  Frederick L. APPLEBY

Born:  28 Nov 1872; Greene Co. Missouri

Died:  5 July 1936;

Buried: Sec B. Row 3; Bellview Cemetery

Place:  Greene Co. Missouri

Occupation:  Bridge Engineer

Married: 6 May 1899; Greene Co. Missouri, to:

Spouse:  Rose BEDELL

Born:  27 May 1876; Missouri

Father:  Charles W. Bedell

Mother:  Mary J. Huff (   -1894)


Children of Frederick and Rose (Bedell) Appleby:        

a.  Laura Mary APPLEBY

born: 5 Feb 1908

died: 24 Oct 1908; Jackson Co. Missouri

buried:  Sec B, Row 2; Bellview, Cemetery

place: Greene Co. Missouri

age: 8+ months


b.  Clarence Paul APPLEBY

born: Greene Co. Missouri

died: 3 Jul 1910: Greene Co. Missouri

buried:  Sec A, Row 6; Bellview Cemetery

place:  Greene Co. Missouri

age: 8+ months


c.  Frederick "Elliott  Appleby

called "Elliott"       

born:  1900; Greene Co. Missouri

Occupation:  Plumbing Contractor

Spouse:  Thelma J., 

born:  1899, Missouri

In 1930 Census:  El Paso, Texas

Children of Elliott & Thelma Appleby:

son:  Frederick Elliott, jr.  born 1925, Kansas

daughter:  Helen J., born ca. 1927, Texas


d. Ralph Bedell Appleby      

born:  16 Nov 1901; Greene Co. Missouri

died:  May 1974; Akron, Summit Co. Ohio

Occupation:  Chemist in Rubber Plant

married: 1922

Spouse:  Madge Boone

born: 1902, Illinois

Children of Ralph & Madge Appleby:

daughter:  Virginia (Ginnie)  L., born 18 April 1926, Ohio; died 5 Oct. 1990

son:  Ralph (Sam) Bedell, Jr. born19 April 1927 , Ohio; died April 1969

son:  Charles (Buzz) W., born 10 March 1929, Ohio; died 04 March 1996



3.  Minnie APPLEBY

Born: 1874; Greene Co. Missouri

married: 5 May 1903; Greene Co. Missouri, to


Father: Jonah Wickersham (1832-1901)

Mother:  Hannah Hopkins (1840-1920)


children of Minnie (Appleby) and Albert F. Wickersham:

a. Lucille Wickersham

born: 1904

died: 1977

buried:  Sec B, Row 3; Bellview Cemetery

place: Springfield, Greene Co. Missouri


b. Kirk Wickersham

born: 9 Dec 1910

died:  February 1984

place:  Minneapolis, Minnesota


4. Emma  W. Appleby

Born: 5 Aug 1876

Died: 20 Feb 1961, Greene Co. Missouri

Buried:  Sec A, Row 4; Bellview Cemetery

Place:  Springfield, Greene Co. Missouri

never married


5. Anna Appleby

Born: ca. 1878; Greene County Missouri

Married: 1899

Tal Robertson

Born:   ca. 1878


6. Albert Samuel APPLEBY

aka: Samuel B.; called Bert

Born 1880; Greene Co. Missouri

Married:  1918 to

Spouse:  JESSIE  L.


Children of Albert Samuel and Jessie Appleby

a. Samuel Vincent  (Vince)  APPLEBY

born: 1922

Died: 11 Apr 1944;   Killed in Action, WWII

Buried: Ardennes American Cemetery, Belgium

Survivors: Wife and Child



7.  Homer W. APPLEBY

Born: 6 Feb 1891; Greene Co. Missouri

Died: 14 Aug 1960; Springfield, Greene Co. Missouri

Buried: Greenlawn Cemetery, Springfield, Greene Co. Missouri


Spouse:  Grace Thomas WILSON

Born: 6 Sep 1891

Died: Dec 1980; Springfield, Greene Co. Missouri

Buried: Greenlawn Cemetery, Springfield, Greene Co. Missouri


Children of  Homer W. and Grace (Wilson) APPLEBY

a.  Laura Bell Appleby

Birth Date: 24 Oct 1914; Springfield, Greene Co. Missouri



b. Lyman Kent APPLEBY

born 1918; Greene Co., Missouri

Spouse: Shirley



c. Marjorie Lou APPLEBY



8.  Louise APPLEBY

picture: click name above

Born 1893; Greene Co. Missouri

Died: 1950

Spouse: Albert KNIGHTEN

Child of Louise (Appleby) and Albert Knighten:

a. Dorothy Knighten married Wayne King




 Edward William Appleby:  A portion of a letter, written in 1931,  by Edward William Appleby, to a cousin  Catherine Bell (Appleby) Wheeler:  

"Fred married Rose Bedell, Charles Bedell's girl, they live in El Paso,  Texas (Rio Grande Valley).  They have two children, both married.  

 Elliott lives in El Paso, Texas his wife has consumption and Elliott's two children are with Fred and Rose.  Ralph is married and lives in Ohio.  

He has three children and he is an expert chemist.  Makes 10  to 12 thousand a year."


Frederick L. Appleby, in 1930 probably worked for his father, Edward William Appleby, a road and bridge builder.  In 1920, Frederick L. was 

listed as a Civil Engineer.   Rina Bedell,  the sister of his wife, Rose Bedell-Appleby, lived with them in the 1910 census.


Josephine Davis, sister to Elliott's wife, lived with them according to the 1930 Census.  She was age 43, born in Ohio and was widowed.

Hattie Boone, sister to Ralph's wife, lived with them according to the 1930 Census.  She was age 35 years, born in Illinois.


Catherine Bell Appleby-Wheeler was a daughter of James Newton Appleby and his second wife, Mary Elizabeth McCurdy.  She lived in 




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