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Thomas Appleby

Cora Annabel Wood


Thomas  Appleby

Birth: Circa 1850

Birth Place: England

Died: 1923; Elk City, Nebraska

Father:  James Appleby, born Stratford, England

Mother:  Mary Evans, born Wales


Spouse: Cora Annabel Wood

Birth: Circa 1850

Birth Place: nr. Cleveland, Ohio



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1.  M  Child:  Thomas Charles

Birth:  ca. 1879;  Elk City, Nebraska

Died:  8 Feb 1951;  Selma, California

Spouse:  Viola Cassell

Birth:  ca. 1877; Arlington, Nebraska

Died:  30 May 1956



2. M Child: William J. Appleby

Birth: 19 Sep 1881  Place: Elk City, Douglas Co. Nebraska

Died: Dec 1970  Place: Bennington, Douglas Co. Nebraska

Burial:  Elk City Cemetery; Elk City, Nebraska

Occupation: Farmer


Spouse: Margaret Allen

Birth: 1884; died 1943

Burial:  Elk City Cemetery;  Elk City, Nebraska


 3. M Child;  Fred Appleby

Died:  14 Feb 1907; Elk City, Nebraska


4. F Child:  Nellie Appleby

Death: 26 June 1912


5. F Child:  May Appleby

Died: 29 July 1914





Thomas (1850-1923) is said to have had two brothers, Jim and George. George may have been called Sarge, but this could have come from some records that could not be clearly read.

Thomas (1850-1923),is thought to have been about seven years old when his parents, (James and Mary (Evans) Appleby,arrived in America. This would have been about 1857.  

The brothers said to have mined in Virginia City, Nevada and in Colorado and California. Finally settled in Douglas County, Nebraska. This info from descendants.

Phone conversation with Harold Appleby  in 1978. He gave only brief information, referring researcher to Herman Appleby.  Harold said his parents names were William Appleby and Margaret Allen. William died at age 90 in 1970.  Harold Appleby named his grandparents as Thomas and Cora BOOTH.  Other family members said Cora had been adopted several times and had different first and last names. They gave her name as Annabel WOOD.



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