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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In the midst of it all, the loveable but enigmatic Johnny Appleseed remains the focal point and perhaps even a Rorschach test of sorts.
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Here in Ohio, we live in the Johnny Appleseed belt, where the legendary Jonathan Chapman planted orchards in the early 1800s.
According to Paul Buhle and Edmund Sullivan in Images of American Radicalism, "One of the most beloved larger-than-life people, or living myths, of the American westward expansion, Johnny Appleseed is completely unique.
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As legend would have it, Johnny Appleseed lit out for the Allegheny Plateau 200 years ago to stake a claim and snag his share of the American Dream.
The plan is to follow Chapman's path and plant direct offspring of the last-known Johnny Appleseed tree.
John Henry is more a caretaker or steward - a black Johnny Appleseed, if you will - than an invading conqueror.
Native to the New England region are the tales of Captain Stormalong, whose ship was driven by a hurricane across the Isthmus of Panama, digging the Panama Canal, and Johnny Appleseed, who planted apple orchards from the East Coast to the Western frontier.
Johnny Appleseed has become a folk hero, and has been celebrated in many stories and poems.
Such other well - known poems as " The Eagle That Is Forgotten " (1913), " The Chinese Nightingale " (1917), " The Ghost of the Buffaloes " (1917), and " In Praise of Johnny Appleseed " (1923) contain Lindsay 's unique synthesis of the folkways and lore of his time.