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William Apthorpe Sr. (abt. 1814 - bef. 1863)

William Apthorpe Sr. [uncertain]
Born about in Grandston, Cambridgeshire, Englandmap
Brother of
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died before in Fredonia, Chautauqua, New York, United Statesmap
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Biography of William APTHROPE, Sr. of 1814

William Apthorpe, Sr. was born born January 12, 1814, the son of John Apthorpe and his wife Mary Unknown Apthorpe of Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England.

William Apthorpe, Sr. was baptized on February 19, 1814 in Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England.

William Apthorpe, Sr. is one of several siblings:

  • Lemuel Apthorpe, born May 1805 in Gransden, Huntingdonshire, England
  • John Apthorpe, Jr., born April 1, 1807 in Gransden, Huntingdonshire, England, immigrated to Canada, and passed away January 9, 1879 in Chatham-Kent, ON, Canada, at the age of 71 years old.
  • William Apthorpe, Sr., born January 12, 1814, who married and had children. He immigrated to Fredonia, New York in 1846, with most of his children, had two more children in New York, and passed away May 1, 1863 in Fredonia, Chautaqua County, New York.
  • Sarah Apthorpe, who passed away in 1839.
  • George Apthorpe, born between 1805 and 1840
  • Ann Apthorpe. born between 1805 and 1840

William Apthorpe, Sr. married Sara Thomas in Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England on September 19, 1834, and had children:

  • William Apthorpe, Jr. born May 6, 1835 in Cambridgeshire, England.
  • James W. Apthorpe, born October 11, 1836 in Cambridgeshire, England, immigrated to the USA at the age of 10, grew up in Pomfret, New York, married Mary Barden, had a son named Lewis Henry Apthorpe, enlisted in the Union Army in August 1862, and passed away August 20, 1863 at the age of 26 years old due to sickness acquired while serving in the Union Army during the United States Civil War.
  • Henry Apthorpe, born June 23, 1838 and baptized about August 4, 1838 in Cambridgeshire, England, and passed away November 1, 1857 in Pomfret, New York.
  • George Apthorpe, born 1839 in England, immigrated to the USA in 1846 at the age of 7 years old, enlisted in the Union Army in August 1862, and passed away November 13, 1864 at Salisbury, North Carolina Confederate Prison Camp while serving in the Union Army during the United States Civil War.
  • Samuel Apthorpe, born 1841 in England, and passed away November 3, 1864 at Salisbury, North Carolina Confederate Prison Camp while serving in the Union Army during the United States Civil War.
  • Charles Apthorpe, Sr., born April 10, 1844 in England, who survived the United States Civil War, married his brother James W. Apthorpe]]'s widow Mary Barden, and had several children.
  • Mary Apthorpe, born about 1848 in Pomfret, Chautauqua County, New York, who married and had children.
  • Josiah Apthorpe, born in Pomfret, Chautaqua County, New York, who married and had children.

William Apthorpe, Sr.'s family immigrated to the United States in 1846 and settled in rural Pomfret, outside Fredonia, New York.

William Apthorpe, Sr. is enumerated on the 1855 New York State Census for Pomfret, Chautauqua County, New York as follows:

Name - Relationship to Head - Sex - Age in 1855:

  • William Apthorp, Sr. Head M 40
  • Sarah Apthorp Wife F 46
  • William Apthorp, Jr. Son M 20
  • James Apthorp Son M 18
  • Henry Apthorp Son M 17
  • George Apthorp Son M 15
  • Samuel Apthorp Son M 13
  • Charles Apthorp Son M 11
  • Mary Apthorp Daughter F 7
  • Josiah Apthorp Son M 6

William Apthorpe, Sr. passed away on May 1, 1883 in Pomfret Town near Fredonia, New York of a heart attack while walking to his barn at the age of 69 years. leaving his wife Sarah Thomas a widow.

Sources

  • "New York State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6SG-11X : 7 September 2016), William Apthorp in household of William Apthorp, E.D. 3, Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, United States; citing p. , line #13, family #3 62, county clerk offices, New York; FHL microfilm 479,635.




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