Johnny Appleseed


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Johnny Appleseed/John Chapman
Jonathan Chapman
Birthday
BirthplaceLeominster, Massachusetts
Died
Occupation
Pioneer, missionary and gardener

Johnny Appleseed:

see Chapman, JohnChapman, John,
1774–1845, American pioneer, more familiarly known as Johnny Appleseed, b. Massachusetts. From Pennsylvania—where he had sold or given saplings and apple seeds to families migrating westward—he traveled c.
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Appleseed, Johnny:

see Chapman, JohnChapman, John,
1774–1845, American pioneer, more familiarly known as Johnny Appleseed, b. Massachusetts. From Pennsylvania—where he had sold or given saplings and apple seeds to families migrating westward—he traveled c.
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Appleseed, Johnny

(John Chapman, 1774–1845), missionary nurseryman who supplied apple seeds to pioneers. [Am. Folk-lore: EB, II: 746]
See: Apple

Appleseed, Johnny

(John Chapman, 1774–1845) gave settlers apple seeds and a helping hand. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 146]

Appleseed, Johnny

nickname of John Chapman (c. 1775–1847), who traveled through the Ohio Valley giving away apple seeds and caring for orchards. [Am. Hist.: Collier’s, IV, 569]

Johnny Appleseed

See Chapman, John.
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