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John Bell Appleby

and

 

Lydia Ann Sumners

 

        

John Bell Appleby                                                     Lydia Ann Sumners

Pictures courtesy of Susan Dawn (Shannahan) Friderici

Husband:

John Bell APPLEBY

Born: 6 Aug 1828; Bedford County, Tennessee

Died: 2 Dec 1885; Morrisville, Polk County, Missouri

Buried: Morrisville, Polk County, Missouri

Father: James Appleby

Mother:  Sintha Sheppard McMurry

Married: 27 April 1852; Polk County, Missouri to:

First Wife: Lydia Ann SUMNERS

Born: 14 June 1832; Tennessee

Died:  15 Nov 1883; 

Buried: Morrisville, Polk County, Missouri

Father:  William Gardner Sumners

Mother:  Sarah (Sallie) Williamson

 

Second Wife:  Nancy Wetzler

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Children

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1. Eliza Leticia APPLEBY

Born: 1853  Missouri

Buried: White Hair Cemetery

Arcola, Cedar Co. Missouri

Spouse: ___Edwards

Children:  

John Clyde Edwards    b. 26 Nov 1883

Charles Homer   b. 11 Oct 1885-d. 8 Jan 1887

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2. Santaman Appleby

Born: 6 Nov 1854

Died: 18 Nov 1854

age: 12 days

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3.  Benjamin Moota Appleby

Born: 6 Nov 1856

Death:  2 July 1858

age: 1 year 7+ months

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4. Sarah Antine APPLEBY

Born: 3 June 1858  Polk Co.,  Missouri

Died: 12 Sep 1923

age:  55 yrs.  

Morrisville, Polk Co. Missouri

Buried:  Morrisville Cemetery; Polk Co. Missouri

married 18 Sept 1893

Spouse:  John J. REED

Born: 5 Mar 1858

Died: 17 Dec 1948 

 

Children:  

 

Nora Appleby Reed  

b. 18 Apr 1895- d. 31 Aug 1895  4+ months

Zula Belle Reed   b. 14 Jan 1897

married John F. KUNTZ (Kunitz)

John Paul Reed, born 16 Aug 1899

married 14 June 1924,  Marshall, Missouri

to  Edith Josephine Lawless.

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5. Arozina  (Nannie) APPLEBY

Born: 1859  Missouri

Died: 13 March 1895

age: 35+ years

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6.  Mollie Price Appleby

Born: 25 Feb 1861

Died: 3 Aug 1864

age: 2 yrs. 6 mo.

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7. Infant (not named)

Born: 25 Jan 1863

Died: 25 Jan 1863

age: b & d same day

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8.  Charles Andrew Appleby

Born:  5 Apr 1864

Died: 15 Mar 1869

age: 4 yrs. 11 mo.

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9. James  Levi APPLEBY

Born: 1867   Polk Co. Missouri

Died: 6 Dec 1892

age: 26

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10. Gola Rosetta APPLEBY

Born: 27 Jan 1869  Missouri

Died:  Morrisville, Polk Co. Missouri

Buried: Morrisville Cem; Polk Co. Missouri

Married: 16 Mar 1893 Morrisville, Missouri

Spouse: Charles J. WILKINS

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11. Minnie Sheppard  APPLEBY

Born : 18 Feb 1871   Missouri

Died:  So. Dade Co. Missouri

Buried: Greenfield Cemetery

Dade Co. Missouri

Spouse: James FINLEY

Born: 21 Sep 1864  Dade County, Missouri

Died:  16 Dec 1947  Harbor City, California

Children:

Earl Finley,  Born: 14 June 1896;   Died 1976

Frank Lee Finley,  Born: 14 Sep 1898;  Died 7 May 1966

John Howard Finley, Born 11 Mar 1902

Died:  8 Jul 1948 Long Beach, California

Gola Virginia Finley  married John Neal SHANNAHAN

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12. Susan Belle APPLEBY

Born: 1873  Missouri

Died:  27 Aug 1982

Spouse: John Wesley (Bonnie) HENDERSON

Born:  9 Sep 1866  Lebanon, Missouri

Died: 1932   Bentonville, Arkansas 

Daughter:

Mildred Henderson

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13.  Zulena L. (Zula) APPLEBY

Born: 10 Nov 1874

Died: 20 Jun 1895   Morrisville, Missouri

age 20 yrs  6+ mo. 

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14. Alice Elizabeth APPLEBY

Born: 11 Aug 1875

Died: 8 Feb 1882

age 6 yrs 5  mo.

 

15. Elizabeth Ann APPLEBY

Born: 1879  Missouri

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Notes:

1860 Federal Census; Looney Twp., Polk Co., Missouri:  

In household of John Bell Appleby were John B. age 31, wife, Ludine A. (Lydia A.) age 27.

Children:  Eliza L., Sarah A., age 2; Arozina 9/12 mo.

1870 census:  same location: 

Children listed:  Luticia age 17; Antine age 12; Nannie age 10; Levi age 3 and Gola age 1.

Copy of John Bell Appleby's death certificate from State of Missouri website.  Died of 

pneumonia and buried on 3rd  December 1885.

 

June term of Court 1855:

A. M. Appleby as administrator of estate of William G. Sumner, deceased, made final settlement and 

distributed assets to the following heirs:  J.B. Appleby, White Killingsworth, A.M. Appleby, Nancy E. 

Sumner by her guardian and Mary Joseph(ine) Sumner by her guardian, Sarah Sumner, widow.  He 

was discharged from further responsibility. (551).

 

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