A partial history of some who have been distinguished in public life in Maine, and who abode in Piscataquis County and helped to make its history during their generation.
The Appleton family were residents at Great and Little Waldingford, in Suffolk, England, from a remote period. A John Appleton died at the former place in 1436. Samuel Appleton, descended from this race, came to New England in 1635, and settled at Ipswich; was admitted freeman in May, 1636, and was representative at the May
Being a true and last account of the present Bloody Wars carried on betwixt the infidels, natives, and the English Christians, and converted Indians of New England, declaring the many dreadful battles fought betwixt them: As also the many towns and villages burnt by the merciless heathens. And also the true number of all the
Francis Appleton, Jr., a soldier in the Revolutionary war, was born at Ipswich, Mass., May 28, 1759. His brother; Jesse A., was president of Bowdoin college. Francis came to New Ipswich, N. h-, with his parents when he was only twelve years old, and finally settled in Dublin in 1780. He married Polly Ripley, and
Nathan Appleton Jidge Tippett and Mr. and Mrs. Raburn had taken Nathan Appleton down to the boat on the Grande Ronde river on which he went on to Lewiston. Mr. Appleton was critically ill when he began the trip and died the following Wednesday at Lewiston. Enterprise Record Chieftain, January 25, 1912 Transcribed by Charlotte
La Grande, Oregon Arnold E. Appleton, 65, of Heppner and formerly of La Grande died Nov. 14 at his home. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at the New Hope Community Church in Hermiston. A graveside memorial will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. Sweeney Mortuary of