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Alonzo Leonida Bruce “Lon” Appleby

  • Birth 9 Dec 1876 Ophir, Tooele County, Utah, USA
  • Death 6 Feb 1914 Evanston, Uinta County, Wyoming, USA
  • Burial Lander, Fremont County, Wyoming, USA
  • Memorial ID 33719261

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NEWSPAPER Wind River Mountaineer no. 13
February 14, 1914, Page 1

Lon Appleby Dies of Lingering Illness End At Evanston Last Week

Funeral and Interment Here Wednesday-Had Lived for Years on Appleby Ranch Near Lander

The remains of Lon Appleby were brought home Tuesday from Evanston, where he died after a lingering illness. Interment was in the Lander cemetery Wednesday. The funeral services were conducted from the Methodist church and were attended by quite a number of friends of the family from Lander and Vicinity.

Prominent Farmer
Mr. Appleby was 37 years of age and leaves a sorrowing mother, two brothers and four sisters. He was born in Utah, but moved here when quite young, and lived with his parents on the Appleby ranch at the mouth of the canyon on Squaw creek. He was farming the place last summer, when he was taken ill, and while the young man received all the medical aid possible he finally succumbed.

Resided Here Many Years
Mrs. Appleby, his mother, and Mrs. Osborn, his sister, who have at Ogden, Utah, since he was taken ill, arrived here with the body, and are still in the city with friends. The family has resided here for many years and their many friends extend them sincere sympathy in their sad bereavement.

Pallbearers
The pall bearers were close friends of the deceased, and were George O'Neal, Wm. Read, Jesse Mortimore, Oro Hornecker, Lyn Milhollin and Johnny Carr. Rev. Butler conducted the funeral from the Methodist church.
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NEWSPAPER Wyoming State Journal no. 45
February 13, 1914, page 6

The funeral of Lon Appleby was held Wednesday from the Methodist church, the Rev. Mr Butler preaching the funeral sermon. He passed away on Sunday evening at the Evanston hospital. For the past year he had been suffering from abscess on the brain.

Lon Appleby was 37 years old. He has spent many years in Fremont county where, until his affliction developed, he was a hustling enterprising young man. A widow and several children, besides his mother, Mrs. N. Appleby, and brothers and sisters are left to mourn his death.
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  • Maintained by: Susan Barbara
  • Originally Created by: Sally (Winegar) Flaherty
  • Added: 10 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33719261
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alonzo Leonida Bruce “Lon” Appleby (9 Dec 1876–6 Feb 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33719261, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Lander, Fremont County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Susan Barbara (contributor 47733553) .