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William & Silvester Applegarth

Joanne Roth (View posts)
Posted: 19 Aug 2006 6:09AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Applegarth - Tiffany - MAGOON
I am looking for information on my Applegarth line, and would be more than willing to share what has been found thus far. Below is some of the info that I have collected from others over the years.
1. John Applegarth, b. 1746 Staindrop, County Durham, ENG., d. 1810/18, m. Sarah (?) (ca. 1751-1820) (J.Jerrold Applegarth states: Sarah BAKER, of County Durham. b. 1752, d. 1820) They were Quaker, from Staindrop, County Durham, England, which is about 10-1/2 miles north west of Darlington, Eng. He himself, though, has stated that he was born in Barnard Castle, a market-town 5-1/2 miles southwest of Staindrop.
2. Joshua Applegarth, b. Oct. 11, 1779, Staindrop, County Durham, ENG. or Barnard Castle, Durham, Eng., He came with his borther John to Caradoc Can. 1801, to be with thier brother William. Joshua was ther first white settler in London Twp. Can. The last name was also spelled APPLEGARTT. He m. #1 Miss Abigail Hughson/ Hueston (or Abby HENSEN) and may have had three children with her but nothing is known further. He then m. #2 Elizabeth “Betsy” TIFFANY, b. 1787, Albany, NY, in 1811, {she is the eldest daughter of Silvester Tiffany (1759-1811) and his first wife the former Mrs.Frances (DAVIS) HOPKINS had come from Pennsylvania, supposedly, from Dutch extraction. She is the daugther of Willima Davis of East Greenwich, N.Y. Sylvester TIFFANYs second wife was Elizabeth Ralston of Keen, N.H.}
3. Silvester Applegarth, b. April 26, 1814 London, Middlesex Co., Upper Canada, m. Eleanor “Ellen” HARRIS, Feb. 5, 1839, Caradoc Twp, Ontario, Canada. Eleanor was b. June 29, 1819. Death Notice, in the Ansley Argosy Newspaper: Applegarth, Mrs. Elnor - Ansley Argosy - 07/16/1908 - nee Harris Silvester and his brother, William were granted a deed, by Dr. Tiffany (their granduncle), to the east half of lot 13, concession 1, in 1833.
Silvesters sons and daughters ended up in Minnesota during the Civil War, and migrated on to Nebraska after the war.
Thanks
Joanne Roth
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Joanne Roth 19 Aug 2006 12:09PM GMT 
bekasgarden1 25 Nov 2012 12:26AM GMT 
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