John Appleton was born 17 November 1622 in Little Waldingfield, Suffolk, England to Samuel Appleton (1586-1670) and Judith Everard (1587-1633) and died 4 November 1699 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Pricilla Glover (1634-1697) 3 October 1651 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.

John came to America in 1635 with his parents Samuel and Judith (Everard) Appleton. He was a soldier in the King Phillip's War.

King Philip's War


King Philip's War (1675-1678) was an armed conflict between Native American inhabitants of present-day New England and English colonists and their Native American allies. The war continued in the most northern reaches of New England until the signing of the Treaty of Casco Bay in April 1678.


Offspring of John Appleton and Pricilla Glover (1634-1697)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Appleton (1652-1724) 16 October 1652 Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts 17 May 1724 Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Elizabeth Rogers (1661-1754)

Judith Appleton (1653-1741)
Priscilla Appleton (1657-1743)
Samuel Appleton (1658-1693)
Elizabeth Appleton (1658-)
Joshua Appleton (1660-1660)
Jesse Appleton (1660-1721)
Isaac Appleton (1664-1747) 1664 Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts 22 May 1747 Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Priscilla Baker (1674-1731)

Sarah Appleton (1671-1755)
Mary Elizabeth Appleton (1673-1727)


Offspring of Samuel Appleton I and Judith Everard (1587-1633)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Elizabeth Appleton (1616-1676) December 1616 Little Waldingfield, Suffolk, England 5 June 1676 Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Nathaniel Thomas (1606-1674)

Judith Appleton (1618-1629)
Martha Appleton (1620-1659)
John Appleton (1622-1699) 17 November 1622 Little Waldingfield, Suffolk, England 4 November 1699 Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Pricilla Glover (1634-1697)

Samuel Appleton (1624-1696) 1624 Little Waldingfield, Suffolk, England 15 May 1696 Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Anna Payne (1629-1656)
Mary Lowell Oliver (1640-1692)

Sarah Appleton (1627-1714)


Vital Records

Ipswich Gravestone

Inscription on stone "Here lyeth the body of Capt. John Appleton, decd. Novemr. 4th, 1699 in the 77th year of his age."

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