Applebee, John

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Birth

John Applebee was born on December 11, 1844 in Albany County to George Applebee and his wife Sarah Irish.[1][2] He was from a small family having an older sister Anna Applebee and a younger brother.

Marriage & Children

In about 1875, John married Josephine Lapaugh, who was four years older than he having been born in December of 1840.[1] They did not have any children.[3][4]


Military Service

Residence: Westerlo[5]
Place of Birth: Albany County[5]
Date of Birth: 11 Dec 1844[5]
Names of Parents: George (Applebee) and Sarah Irish[5]
Marital Status: Single[5]
Occupation: Farmer[5]
Term of Enlistment: 1 year[5]
Bounty Received: $966.60[5]
Enlistment Date: 29 Aug 1864[5][6] or 2 Sept 1864[7]
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York [5]
Enlistment Rank: Private[8]
State Served: New York[7]
Regiment: 91st Infantry[7]
Company: Company D[7]
Service: 0 years 10 months 8 days[7]
Muster Out Date: 10 Jun 1865 [8][7]
Muster Out Place: Washington, DC[8]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 19[8]to serve one year.[6] "Was in the Battle of Gravely Run. Discharged June 10, 1865. P.O. Address Westerlo Albany Co."[5] He was injured in the back as a result of a fall.[7]
Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers;Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War, 1890 US Veterans Census Westerlo; Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York.

Occupation

John worked as a farmer, laborer, and carpenter.[1]

Life

John lived his entire life in Westerlo where his parents lived. After the Civil War in 1870, he was living with Polly Lapaugh and her grandaughter Josephine Lapaugh, who John would marry five years later.[9] In 1870 he was working as a farmer.[9] A decade later he was living with his wife and a Juliette Applebee (B. 1858) next store to his parents George and Sarah.[10] On the other side they are living next to William Lapaugh a relative of Josephine.[10] In 1880 John was working as a laborer and had been unemployed for 2 months of the year.[10] In 1890, John was still living in Westerlo and at the time he was recorded in the 1890 US Veterans Census.[7] John and Josephine were recorded again in 1900 and 1910 US Censuses. They were living alone. In 1900 John was working as a carpenter in his own business and he had sufficient income to buy his home with a mortgage.[3] In 1910 their situation was not as bright and they had moved to a rented house and John was working odd jobs.[4] After Josephine's death, John, who was living alone, was recorded in the 1920 US Census as a widower with no occupation.[11]

Death

Josephine died first between 1910 and 1920. John died after 1920.

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 US Censuses
  2. Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  3. 3.0 3.1 1900 US Census, Westerlo, Albany Co, NY
  4. 4.0 4.1 1910 US Census, Westerlo, Albany Co, NY
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  6. 6.0 6.1 Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 1890 US Veterans Census, Westerlo, Albany Co, NY
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Ancestry Military Databases
  9. 9.0 9.1 1870 US Census, Westerlo, Albany Co, NY
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 1880 US Census, Westerlo, Albany Co, NY
  11. 1920 US Census, Westerlo, Albany Co, NY