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APPLETON (Soundex A143) — See also APPLE, ETON, PANTLEO, PELTON, PLETTEN, PLETZ, POLITAN, POLTON, POPPLETON, POULTEN, POULTNEY, POULTON, STAPLETON, TEMPLETON, TRIPLETT.

  APPLETON: See also Charles Sumner Bird, Jr. — Samuel M. Blatchford — Appleton B. Clarke — Livingston Davis — Nathaniel Appleton Haven — Randolph Appleton Kidder — Appleton Main — Nelson Appleton Miles — William Franklin Nason — Franklin Pierce — Appleton Robbins — Appleton Stevens
  Appleton, Albert Francis (1850-1914) — also known as Albert F. Appleton — of Crystal, Pembina County, N.Dak. Born in Yorkshire, England, January 14, 1850. Farmer; banker; delegate to North Dakota state constitutional convention from Pembina County, 1889; member of North Dakota state senate, 1890. Catholic. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., October 1, 1914 (age 64 years, 260 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Wright Crematory and Columbarium, Seattle, Wash.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Joseph Appleton (1809-1869) and Jane Ann (Horner) Appleton (1809-1883); married to Martha Tay.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Appleton, Albert I. — of Illinois. Republican. Candidate for University of Illinois trustee, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Appleton, Arthur Taggard (1884-1961) — also known as Arthur T. Appleton — of Dublin, Cheshire County, N.H. Born in Dublin, Cheshire County, N.H., May 8, 1884. Republican. Electrical contractor; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council 4th District; elected 1938. Died in Dublin, Cheshire County, N.H., August 16, 1961 (age 77 years, 100 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Francis Appleton (1856-1943) and Lillian Gertrude (Jones) Appleton (1857-1932); married, September 26, 1908, to Alice Ethel Fox (1883-1972); first cousin twice removed of John Appleton (1804-1891); first cousin thrice removed of Nathan Appleton, James Appleton, William Appleton and Nathan Dane Appleton; second cousin twice removed of John Appleton (1815-1864); second cousin four times removed of John Brown and Erastus Fairbanks; third cousin thrice removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Horace Fairbanks, Franklin Fairbanks and John Mason, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Leverett Saltonstall, Richard Saltonstall and Randolph Appleton Kidder.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Appleton, Calvin — Not U.S. citizen; U.S. Consular Agent in Liverpool, 1863-77. Burial location unknown.
  Appleton, James (1785-1862) — also known as "Father of Prohibition" — of Gloucester, Essex County, Mass.; Portland, Cumberland County, Maine; Ipswich, Essex County, Mass. Born in Ipswich, Essex County, Mass., February 14, 1785. General in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1813-14; first to propose state prohibition on the manufacture and sale of liquor, 1832; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1836-37; Liberty candidate for Governor of Maine, 1842, 1843, 1844. Died in Ipswich, Essex County, Mass., August 25, 1862 (age 77 years, 192 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Mary (White) Appleton (1749-1834) and Samuel Appleton (c.1739-1819); brother of Nathan Dane Appleton; married, November 19, 1807, to Sarah Fuller (1787-1872); uncle of John Appleton (1815-1864); second great-grandfather of Randolph Appleton Kidder; first cousin of Nathan Appleton and William Appleton; first cousin once removed of John Appleton (1804-1891); first cousin thrice removed of Arthur Taggard Appleton; first cousin four times removed of Leverett Saltonstall and Richard Saltonstall; first cousin five times removed of William Lawrence Saltonstall; fourth cousin of John Appleton (1758-1829) and Thomas Appleton; fourth cousin once removed of John James Appleton and John Larkin Payson.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Appleton, John (1758-1829) — Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 1, 1758. U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in Calais, 1802-07. Died in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., August 9, 1829 (age 71 years, 161 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Appleton (1731-1798) and Rachael (Henderson) Appleton (1738-1804); brother of Thomas Appleton; married 1807 to Sarah Fairweather (1759-1839); father of John James Appleton; first cousin twice removed of John William Messer Appleton; fourth cousin of Nathan Appleton, James Appleton, William Appleton and Nathan Dane Appleton (1794-1861); fourth cousin once removed of John Larkin Payson, John Appleton (1804-1891) and John Appleton (1815-1864).
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Appleton, John (1804-1891) — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in New Ipswich, Hillsborough County, N.H., July 12, 1804. Lawyer; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1852-62; chief justice of Maine state supreme court, 1862-83. Died in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, February 7, 1891 (age 86 years, 210 days). Entombed at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of John Appleton (1763-1849) and Elizabeth (Peabody) Appleton (1778-1809); married 1834 to Sarah Newcomb Allen (1810-1874); married 1876 to Annie Greely; first cousin once removed of Nathan Appleton, James Appleton, William Appleton and Nathan Dane Appleton (1794-1861); first cousin twice removed of Arthur Taggard Appleton; second cousin of John Appleton (1815-1864); second cousin twice removed of John Brown; second cousin thrice removed of Leverett Saltonstall, Richard Saltonstall and Randolph Appleton Kidder; second cousin four times removed of William Lawrence Saltonstall; third cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington; third cousin twice removed of Daniel Parrish Witter; fourth cousin of Jabez Williams Huntington, John Brown Francis and Joshua Perkins; fourth cousin once removed of Edward Biddle, Charles Biddle, Enoch Woodbridge, John Appleton (1758-1829), Thomas Appleton, Timothy Pitkin, George Douglas Perkins and Albert Lemando Bingham.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Appleton, John (1815-1864) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Beverly, Essex County, Mass., February 11, 1815. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Bolivia, 1848-49; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1851-53; U.S. Minister to Russia, 1860-61. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, August 22, 1864 (age 49 years, 193 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of John White Appleton (1780-1862) and Sophia (Williams) Appleton (1786-1860); married 1840 to Susan Lovering Dodge; nephew of James Appleton and Nathan Dane Appleton; first cousin once removed of Nathan Appleton, William Appleton, Elijah Livermore Hamlin and Hannibal Hamlin; first cousin thrice removed of Randolph Appleton Kidder; second cousin of John Appleton (1804-1891) and Hannibal Emery Hamlin; second cousin once removed of Isaiah Kidder Stetson; second cousin twice removed of Arthur Taggard Appleton and Clarence Cutting Stetson; second cousin thrice removed of Pierpont Edwards, Leverett Saltonstall and Richard Saltonstall; second cousin four times removed of William Lawrence Saltonstall; third cousin of Edward Williams Hooker; third cousin twice removed of John Davenport, Aaron Burr, James Davenport, Theodore Dwight and Henry Waggaman Edwards; fourth cousin once removed of John Appleton (1758-1829), Thomas Appleton, Jedediah Sabin, Charles Robert Sherman, Theodore Davenport, Chauncey Fitch Cleveland and George Pickering Bemis.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Appleton, John James (1792-1864) — of Massachusetts. Born in Calais, France, September 22, 1792. U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Portugal, 1820-21; Sweden, 1826-30. Died in Rennes, France, March 4, 1864 (age 71 years, 164 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Appleton and Sarah (Fairweather) Appleton (1759-1839); married to Marie Augustine Houdan (died 1861); nephew of Thomas Appleton; second cousin once removed of John William Messer Appleton; fourth cousin once removed of Nathan Appleton, James Appleton, William Appleton and Nathan Dane Appleton (1794-1861).
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Appleton, John William Messer (1832-1913) — also known as John W. M. Appleton — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va.; Union, Monroe County, W.Va. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 1, 1832. Republican. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; Adjutant General of West Virginia, 1897-1901. Killed by a mad bull, in Union, Monroe County, W.Va., October 26, 1913 (age 81 years, 208 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Elizabeth Marshall (Messer) Appleton and John Appleton (1809-1869); married, September 21, 1858, to Mary Rice Marsh; first cousin twice removed of John Appleton (1758-1829) and Thomas Appleton (1763-1840); second cousin once removed of John James Appleton.
  Political family: Appleton family of Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Appleton, Nathan (1779-1861) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in New Ipswich, Hillsborough County, N.H., October 6, 1779. Merchant; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1815-16, 1821, 1823-24, 1827; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1831-33, 1842. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 14, 1861 (age 81 years, 281 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Appleton (1731-1806) and Mary (Adams) Appleton (1742-1827); married, April 13, 1806, to Maria Theresa Gold (1786-1833); married, January 8, 1839, to Harriet Coffin Sumner (1804-1867); father of Francis Elizabeth Appleton (1817-1861; who married of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882; poet)); first cousin of James Appleton, William Appleton and Nathan Dane Appleton (1794-1861); first cousin once removed of John Appleton (1804-1891) and John Appleton (1815-1864); first cousin thrice removed of Arthur Taggard Appleton; first cousin four times removed of Leverett Saltonstall, Richard Saltonstall and Randolph Appleton Kidder; first cousin five times removed of William Lawrence Saltonstall; second cousin once removed of Andrew Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Willoughby Dayton; fourth cousin of John Appleton (1758-1829) and Thomas Appleton; fourth cousin once removed of John James Appleton, Samuel Finley Vinton and John Larkin Payson.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Appleton, Nathan Dane (1794-1861) — also known as Nathan D. Appleton — of Alfred, York County, Maine. Born in Ipswich, Essex County, Mass., May 20, 1794. Lawyer; law partner of John H. Goodenow; Maine state attorney general, 1857-59. Died in Alfred, York County, Maine, November 12, 1861 (age 67 years, 176 days). Interment at Parish Cemetery, Alfred, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Appleton and Mary (White) Appleton; brother of James Appleton; married, December 11, 1826, to Julia Hall (1804-1880); uncle of John Appleton (1815-1864); second great-granduncle of Randolph Appleton Kidder (1913-1996); first cousin of Nathan Appleton and William Appleton; first cousin once removed of John Appleton (1804-1891); first cousin thrice removed of Arthur Taggard Appleton; first cousin four times removed of Leverett Saltonstall and Richard Saltonstall; first cousin five times removed of William Lawrence Saltonstall; fourth cousin of John Appleton (1758-1829) and Thomas Appleton; fourth cousin once removed of John James Appleton and John Larkin Payson.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Appleton, Owen (1909-1937) — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., November 1, 1909. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 12th District, 1933. Lieutenant in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade (U.S. volunteers for the Republican or anti-Fascist side in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39); killed in action at Fuentes de Ebro, Spain, October 17, 1937 (age 27 years, 350 days). Interment at Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Lydia D. (Owen) Appleton (1874-1948) and Allen L. Appleton (1880-1944).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Appleton, R. Ross — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Appleton, Ross See R. Ross Appleton
  Appleton, Thomas (1763-1840) — of Massachusetts. Born in Massachusetts, April 2, 1763. U.S. Consul in Leghorn, 1798-1840, died in office 1840. Died in Leghorn (Livorno), Italy, April 27, 1840 (age 77 years, 25 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Appleton (1731-1798) and Rachael (Henderson) Appleton (1738-1804); brother of John Appleton (1758-1829); uncle of John James Appleton; first cousin twice removed of John William Messer Appleton; fourth cousin of Nathan Appleton, James Appleton, William Appleton and Nathan Dane Appleton; fourth cousin once removed of John Larkin Payson, John Appleton (1804-1891) and John Appleton (1815-1864).
  Political family: Appleton family of Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Appleton, William (1786-1862) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., November 16, 1786. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1851-55, 1861 (1st District 1851-53, 5th District 1853-55, 1861); defeated, 1854, 1856. Died in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., February 15, 1862 (age 75 years, 91 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Joseph Appleton (1751-1795) and Mary (Hook) Appleton (1756-1842); married to Mary Ann Cutler (1794-1860); father of Sarah E. Appleton (1822-1891; who married Amos Adams Lawrence) and Mehitable Sullivan 'Hetty' Appleton (1831-1901; who married Thomas Jefferson Coolidge); second great-grandfather of Leverett Saltonstall and Richard Saltonstall; third great-grandfather of William Lawrence Saltonstall; first cousin of Nathan Appleton, James Appleton and Nathan Dane Appleton; first cousin once removed of John Appleton (1804-1891) and John Appleton (1815-1864); first cousin thrice removed of Arthur Taggard Appleton; first cousin four times removed of Randolph Appleton Kidder; fourth cousin of John Appleton (1758-1829) and Thomas Appleton; fourth cousin once removed of John James Appleton and John Larkin Payson.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Appleton, William M. — of Ingomar, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 14th District; elected 1964. Still living as of 1964.


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