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John Dorris Appleby
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1836
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 20, 1918
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA

Son of William APPLEBY and Mary Elizabeth SPEER. Husband of Rachel Bennet HARPER. Note: date of death is incorrect on gravestone and in obituary.

Source: his death certificate #92040

John Dorris Appleby, Justice of the Peace, of Dublin township, this county, died Thursday morning August 21, at his home. He was the second son of William and Elizabeth Appleby and was born September 13, 1836, being therefore almost 82 years old. He lived his whole life in Dublin township, and followed the carpenter trade for many years. He married Rachel Bennett Harper, of the same township, during the Civil war. They reared a family of sons and daughters, - Mrs. Dora Peterson, James A. Appleby, both of Mt. Union; Miles, of Newton Hamilton; Milton Speer of Altoona; and Janie, Mrs. David Cree, at home. He had been a member of the Presbyterian church for sixty years. For many years he was the undertaker of the Shade Gap community. He was elected a Justice of the Peace many years ago and was kept in office until the end of his life. His wife died two years ago, since which his daughter, Mrs. Cree, kept his home and tenderly cared for him. The funeral will be held this Friday afternoon, services at 3 o'clock, followed by interment at Shade Gap.
Altoona Tribune
Friday morning, August 23, 1918
Page 7 
Family links: 
  William Appleby (1812 - 1891)
  Elizabeth Speer Appleby (1811 - 1875)
  Rachel Bennet Harper Appleby (1838 - 1916)*
  Miles Wilson Appleby (1864 - 1933)*
  David C Appleby (1835 - 1894)*
  John Dorris Appleby (1836 - 1918)
  Thomas M. Appleby (1840 - 1864)*
  Margaret Jane Appleby Harper (1840 - 1899)*
  James Alexander Appleby (1842 - 1895)*
  Mary Elizabeth Appleby Wilson (1844 - 1926)*
  William McGinnis Appleby (1846 - 1909)*
  Rosabella Appleby Stitt (1848 - 1913)*
*Calculated relationship
Shade Gap Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Shade Gap
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Shares stone with wife R. Bennett Harper
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: Jun 08, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14545679
John Dorris Appleby
Added by: Kathryn Doyle
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Rest in Peace.
- Mary
 Added: Jul. 5, 2008

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