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  • ID: I42266
  • Name: Nathan APPLETON
  • RELA: 11th cousin 7x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 6 OCT 1779 in New Ipswich, Hillsborough Co., NH
  • Event: Elected Massachusetts House of Representatives BET 1815 AND 1827
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts BET 4 MAR 1831 AND 3 MAR 1833
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts BET 9 JUN 1842 AND 28 SEP 1842
  • Death: 14 JUL 1861 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
  • Note:
    APPLETON, Nathan, (cousin of William Appleton), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in New Ipswich, N.H., October 6, 1779; attended the common schools, the local academy in New Ipswich, N.H., and Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.; clerked in his brother's importing house in Boston; one of the founders of the cotton-mill industry of Waltham, Mass.; also one of the founders of the city of Lowell in 1821; served in the Massachusetts house of representatives in 1815, 1816, 1821, 1823, 1824, and 1827; elected as an Anti- Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress (March 4, 1831-March 3, 1833); was not a candidate for renomination in 1832 to the Twenty-third Congress; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Robert C. Winthrop, and served until his resignation on September 28, 1842 (June 9, 1842-September 28, 1842); engaged in mercantile pursuits; died in Boston, Mass., July 14, 1861; interment in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Isaac APPLETON b: 30 MAY 1731
    Mother: Mary ADAMS b: 14 APR 1742

    Marriage 1 Maria Theresa GOLD b: 8 NOV 1786
      Children
      1. Has No Children Frances Elizabeth APPLETON b: 6 OCT 1817 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA

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