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David Appleby


Catherine Bell



Picture of David Appleby copied from the 

book, published in 1909, "Presbyterianism

In The Ozarks'.


David Appleby



Husband: David Appleby

Birth:  4 Nov 1788

Place:  Newville, Cumberland Co. Pennsylvania

Died:  15 Oct 1867

Buried:  Bellview Cemetery; Sec A; Row 8

Place:  Springfield (rural) Greene Co. Missouri

Father:  William Appleby (ca. 1742-1807)

Mother:  Nancy Agnes McCurdy (1765-1829)

Marriage:  9 Sept 1813; Jackson County, Georgia


Spouse:  Catherine BELL

Birth: 9 Sep 1782  Place: North Carolina

Died: 29 Sep 1866  Place: Springfield, Greene Co. Missouri

Buried:  Bellview Cemetery; Sec A; Row 8; 

Place: Springfield (rural) Greene Co. Missouri




1. F Child:  Amanda Ann Appleby

Birth:  7 Jul 1814  Place: Bedford Co. Tennessee  

Died:  21 Jun 1867  Place: Greene Co. Missouri

Burial  Place: Belleview; Greene Co. Missouri 

Spouse:  Wiley (Wm?)  B. GREGORY

Marriage: 13 May 1849  Place: Greene Co. Missouri


2.  M Child: William Alfred Appleby

Birth:  31 May 1816  Place: Bedford Co. Tennessee

Died:  23 Feb 1873  Place: Greene Co. Missouri

Burial Place:     Mt. Comfort; Sec A; Row 23; Greene Co. MO


First Spouse:  Mary McKOIN

Marriage:  5 Mar 1840  Place: Greene Co. Missouri

Divorced: About 1853


Second Spouse: Elizabeth SNOW

Marriage:  28 Mar 1855  Place: Greene Co. Missouri

Died: 21 May 1864

Buried:  Old Union Campground; Greene Co. Missouri


Third Spouse:  Mary Ann SNYDER

Marriage: 12 Jul 1866  Place: Greene Co. Missouri


3. F Child: Margaret Arminta  'Minty' APPLEBY

Birth: 17 Mar 1818  Place: Bedford Co. Tennessee

Died: 14 Oct 1895  Place: Greene Co. Missouri

Burial: Place: Bellview; Sec A; Row 4; Springfield, MO.

Never married


4. M Child:  James Newton APPLEBY

Birth:  6 Dec 1819  Place: Bedford Co. Tennessee

Died: 12 May 1889  Place: Springfield, Greene Co. Missouri

Burial: Place:   Bellview; Sec. A; Row 8; Springfield, Missouri

First Spouse: Susan THORNBURG

Marriage:  4 Mar 1841  Place: Platte Co. Missouri

Second Spouse: Mary Elizabeth McCURDY

Marriage:  18 Jan 1853  Place: Greene Co. Missouri


5. F Child:      Nancy M. APPLEBY

Birth: 27 Jul 1821  Place: Bedford Co. Tennessee

Died:  1 Jul 1897  Place: Greene Co. Missouri

Burial Place:  Mt. Comfort; Sec. A; Row 20; Springfield, MO

Spouse: Thomas S. McCURDY

Marriage:  9 Apr 1842  Place:      Greene Co. Missouri


6. F Child: Sarah M. (Sallie) APPLEBY

Birth: 21 May 1823  Place: Bedford Co. Tennessee

Died:  27 May 1882 

Spouse: James P. McCURDY

Marriage: 18 May 1848  Place: Greene Co. Missouri


7. M Child:  John Quincy APPLEBY

Birth:  9 Jul 1825  Place: Bedford Co. Tennessee

Died: 11 Jun 1896  Place: Cedar Vale, Kansas

Burial Place: Osro Cem. Nr. Wauneta, Kansas

1.  Spouse: Margaret J. McCRACKEN

Marriage: 17 Jun 1847  Place: Greene Co. Missouri

 Burial Place:  Belleview Cemetery; Springfield, Missouri


2.  Spouse: Sarah Jane WADE

           Marriage: 8 Oct 1865



Obituary for David Appleby

Obit in the Springfield, Missouri Weekly Patriot Newspaper, Thursday, 24 Oct 1867.  

                                  "Died, October 15th, in the 80th year of his age.  Mr. David Appleby.  He had lived 34 

                                            years on the place which he died; 7 miles north of this city.  For 32 years he was an 

                                            elder in the Presbyterian Church and was one our oldest and most respected citizens."




revised: 05 February 2004

revised:  21 July 2005