Josiah Apthorpe
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Josiah Apthorpe (abt. 1849 - abt. 1928)

Josiah Apthorpe
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Biography of Josiah APTHORPE of 1849

Josiah H."Joseph" Apthorpe was born on August 30, 1849, in the rural Town of Pomfret, near the village of Fredonia in Chautauqa County, New York. the son of immigrant parents William Apthorpe and Sara Thomas who came to America from Cambridgeshire, England in 1846.

Josiah H."Joseph" Apthorpe was the youngest brother of many siblings. Lost four of his older brothers in the United States Civil War. He was only three years old when his brothers enlisted.

Josiah H."Joseph" Apthorpe was one of many siblings, having six brothers and one sister:

  • William Apthorpe, Jr. born about 1835
  • James W. Apthorpe, born October 11, 1836 in Fredonia, New York, married Mary Barden, had a son named Lewis Henry Apthorpe, and passed away at the age of 26 years old due to wounds suffered in the United States Civil War.
  • Henry Apthorpe, born August 4, 1838 in Fredonia, New York
  • George Apthorpe, born 1839 in England, and di
  • Samuel Apthorpe, born 1841 in England,
  • 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.
  • Josiah Apthorpe, born in Pomfret, Chautaqua County, New York.

Josiah H."Joseph" Apthorpe is enumerated on the 1860 and 1870 United States Census of Pomfret, Chautauqua County, New York as living at home with his parents. His brother George still lives with the family in 1860, and his sister Mary lives with the family in both 1860 and 1870.

Josiah H."Joseph" Apthorpe lost four older brothers between 1862 and 1864 while they were fighting for the 112th Regiment, Company I, for the State of New York. Two brothers died of illness and the other two died in a prison camp in Salisbury, South Carolina.

Josiah H."Joseph" Apthorpe married on June 1, 1871 in Ottawa, Ohio, United States to Lydia Jane Fowler, who was born September 22, 1850, in Rochester, Monroe County, New York, the daughter of Benjamin Fowler and Jane Blowers, and they had at least two children:

  • Sadie Apthorpe, born about 1873, who married Max Metzler, became a housewife, and who passed away in Genoa, Ohio on August 29, 1931 at the age of 58 years, 7 months and 9 days, leaving her husband a widower. Sadie Apthorpe Metzler was buried in Gibsonburg, Ohio.
  • Clyde Fowler Apthorpe, Sr., born September 14, 1887 in Sandusky County, Ohio, who married Blanche M. Chamberlin and had at least three children, and passed away on March 6, 1961 in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio.

Josiah H."Joseph" Apthorpe, age 60 is enumerated as Joseph Apsharp on the 1910 United States Federal Census for Gibsonburg, Sandusky, Ohio, United States as age 60 and living with his wife Lydia J. Apsharp, age 59. Both Joseph and Lydia are indexed with their surname misspelled.

Josiah H."Joseph" Apthorpe lost his wife Lydia J. Fowler Apthorpe on July 12, 1923 and became a widower. Lydia Jane Fowler Apthorpe is buried in West Union Cemetery, Gibsonburg, Sandusky County, Ohio.

Josiah H."Joseph" Apthorpe lived at 903 Utica St. in the second ward of Toledo, Ohio in 1928.

Josiah H."Joseph" Apthorpe passed away at age 79 on December 8, 1928 in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. and was buried in West Union Cemetery, Gibsonburg, Sandusky County, Ohio, USA on December 11, 1928.

Sources

  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCTP-Y9W : 12 April 2016), Josiah Apthorp in household of William Apthorp, Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, United States; citing family 810, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "New York State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6SG-11L : 7 September 2016), Josiah Apthorp in household of William Apthorp, E.D. 3, Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, United States; citing p. , line #20, family #362, county clerk offices, New York; FHL microfilm 479,635.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLDQ-RZ3 : accessed 19 September 2017), Joseph H Apsharp, Gibsonburg, Sandusky, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 122, sheet 1B, family 23, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1227; FHL microfilm 1,375,240.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDPX-K7R : accessed 19 September 2017), Joseph Apthorp, Madison, Sandusky, Ohio, United States; citing ED 87, sheet 13A, line 13, family 334, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1429; FHL microfilm 1,821,429.
  • "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X6Z4-ZQ1 : 8 December 2014), Joseph Apthorpe in entry for Sadie Metzler, 29 Aug 1931; citing Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, reference fn 49896; FHL microfilm 1,992,472.
  • "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F6VS-TSJ : 13 December 2014), Joseph Apthorpe in entry for Sadie Metzler, 29 Aug 1931; citing Death, Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, source ID cn 2614, County courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 1,689,669.


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