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Albert Barnes Appleby


Springfield, Greene County, Missouri

26 October 1920

Copied from original newspaper obituary



Judge Appleby, 72, Pioneer Resident of County, dies

Former Presiding Judge spent entire life in County


   Judge A. B. Appleby, 72 years old, a pioneer resient of Greene County,died this morning at his home, Pine Lawn Farm, five miles northeast of Springfield.  Funeral services will be held at 11 o'clock Thursday morning

in the Belleview Church. 

   Judge Appleby was born June 15, 1848 on the old Appleby estate, where he had always resided.  The farm was homesteaded by his grandparents, David A. Appleby and wife in 1834 and has been the home of the family

since that time.

   In County Court 8 Years, Judge Appleby was well known throughout this section of the country and served 

as presiding judge of the county court from 1890 to 1898.  He was active in church and political work and was one of the charter members of the Belleview Church.

   Judge Appleby was married in 1869 to Miss Laura Jarrett, who died in 1915.  The couple had 8 children, all of whom survive.  In addition to the children, Judge Appleby is survived by a brother, S. H. Appleby and a

sister, Mrs. Snyder.


notes: S. H. Appleby may be a misprint and should read S. D. Appleby,  for Samuel David Appleby, who died, 6 Jan 1922, almost two years later than his brother, Judge Appleby. Mrs. Snyder, a sister to both, was Margaret Matilda Ann Appleby.



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