Nathan APPLEBEE 1, 2 was born 3 on 29 Nov 1812 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. He died 4 on 18 Nov 1880 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. Nathan married 5 Marilla FARR on 23 Feb 1837 in Littleton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.
III) Nathan (3), eldest child of Nathan (2) and Emeline (Bemis) Applebee, was born in Littleton. November 29, 1812, and died there November 18, 1880. Like his father he spent his entire life in Littleton. He resided first in South Littleton, then removed to Littleton, where he was employed by Bracket! & Abbott in a saw mill for a few years. He then returned to South Littleton, and was employed by Peter Paddleford some years, and then returned to Littleton and was engaged in manufacturing lumber until 1860. From that date until 1865 he was repairman for the Hale woolen mill. He and his son Charles then purchased the Alderbrook mill in Bethlehem, which they operated until 1868. Nathan Applebee lived on a farm in Bethlehem a few years, and then returned to Littleton, and passed the rest of his life there. He was a Democrat, and a member of the Methodist Church. He married, February 23, 1837, Manila Farr, who was born in Littleton, August 21, 1814, and died in Plymouth, August 21, 1887, daughter of Titus and Abigail ( Whitney) Farr.- Their children were: Mary, Charles H.. Ellen, Delia and Kate.
( IV) Charles Henry, second child and only son of Nathan (3) and Manila (Farr) Applebee, was born in Littleton, September 27, 1840. He was educated in the common schools, and after completing his school life he went to work with his father, continuing till 1860. He then worked for Peter H. Paddleford, of South Littleton, as a woodworker, and again in saw milling at at Littleton. In 1862 he was again in the employ of Mr. Paddleford, and in August of that year he enlisted in Company D. Thirteenth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry. He remained with his company until November, when he was detached and placed in the ambulance corps as a stretcher bearer. After eight months service at that he became driver in the ambulance corps which followed the Thirteenth Regiment up to the reorganization at York- town. He was with the ambulance corps at Portsmouth. Virginia, about two years, and then joined his regiment at Richmond. Virginia, where he was mustered out June 21, 1865. The Thirteenth Regiment rendered service in the campaign against Fredericksburg. at Suffolk, and on garrison duty -• "- Smouth, Virginia;; at Cold Harbor; Petersburg; Bermuda Hundred; Fort Harrison; Fair Oaks; and in the campaign which ended at Appomattox. At the close of the war Mr. Appleby returned to Littleton, and was with his father in the lumber manufacturing business until 1871, when they sold their mill to H. C. Libbey. He then returned to Littleton and bought a woodenware factory which he operated a year. From 1874 to 1878 he was in the employ of the Waumbeck Lumber Company and other lumberers. In 1888 Mr. Applebee and J. T. and S. F. Simpson formed a partnership as contractors and builders. In 1882 he purchased the A. W. Streeter blacksmith shop, which he operated for a year, when he leased it and bought the old stone blacksmith shop on Main street, Littleton, in which he has since carried on his trade. In politics he is a Republican. For some years he was a member of the police force. He is a member of Burns Lodge, No. 66, Free and Accepted Masons, of Liltleton; Franklin Royal Arch Chapter, of Lisbon; the Council of Royal and Select Masters; St. Gerard Commandery, Knights Templar, Littleton, of which he was eminent commander in 1887-88; and Mt. Eustis Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star; also of White Mountain Grange, Patrons of Husbandry; Coos. County Pomona Grange ; Marshall Sanders Post, Grand Army of the Republic ; and the Coshockee Club. He married first, August 22, 1862, Hattie- L. Randall, who was born in Lyndon, Vermont, Februarj' 9, 1842, and died in Littleton, August 5, 1873. daughter of Daniel Randall; second, June !3i 1874, Mary Osgood, who was born in Lebanon, August s, 1844, daughter of William and Eliza (Kenney) Osgood (see Osgood,
VIII). By the first wife there were two children : Minnie, born July. 9, 1866, died in Littleton, March 30, 1880; Fred Henry, born in Bethlehem, December 27, 1869. died in Lebanon, February 16, 1878. By the second wife, one child, Grace Osgood, born September 10, 1875- The Buzzell family dates back to- BUZZELL early days. The first American ancestor appears to have been Isaac Buzzell, of Salisbury, Massachusetts, who was a- freeman in 1640. The first one of the name to settle in New Hampshire was John Buzzell, who probably came from the Isle of Jersey before 1694. and settled in Dover. Two of his great-grandson*. Rev. John and Rev. Aaron Buzzell, were with Rev. Benjamin Randall, the founders of the Free Will Baptist denomination. The name, which is also spelled Buswell. Bussell and Busiel, has been numerous in Strafford county for many year-. Solomon Buzzell, son of John and Phebe Buzzell. of Barrington, was born January 5, 1761. He served in the Revolutionary war, and became a prominent citizen of Northwood, New Hampshire. He served five years in the legislature, was selectman rind justice of the peace for many years. He married (first) Mrs. Elizabeth Burnham, of Barringtr.n ; and (second) Susannah Clark, of NorthwoAd. He had three children by each wife. It is prokib'e that the second branch is descended from John Buzzell. of Barrington, father of Solomon, but genealogical records are lacking. (I) John Buzzell, son of Jacob and Elizabeth Buz7ell, was born in Barrington, New Hampshire. April 30. 1804. He was educated in the common schools of that town. He moved to Meredith, Hampshire, where he lived on a farm for a while, and then went to Sandwich, New Hampshire, and bought a farm. He next went to Dover, where he learned the carpenter's trade at which he worked for a short time, and then moved to Lakeport, at that time called Lake Village, where he built a house and made himself a permanent home. He went into the contracting business, in which he continued until his death in 1902. He was a Republican in politics, and a member of the Advent Church. He married Abigail Marston, daughter of Eben Marston. She was born at Tamworth, New Hampshire, in 1812. They had eleven children.