Appley, James Wallace

Birth Name Appley, James Wallace 1a
Gender male
Age at Death 89 years, 5 months, 23 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth August 9, 1878 Massachusetts, United States ww1 draft form, gave wife's name as Lucy Mann Appley
1b
Residence 1930    
1c
Death February 1968 Florida, USA from SSN records on familysearch.org
 

Families

    Family of Appley, James Wallace and Mann, Lucy Jane
Married Wife Mann, Lucy Jane
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage August 27, 1910 Boston, Massachusetts Mass. Marriages
 
  Children
  1. Appley, James Edwin
    Family of Appley, James Wallace and Hodges, Anna C.
Married Wife Hodges, Anna C.
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage January 1942 Florida, USA  
 

Media

Narrative

Son of Willard L Appley and Kate McAllester. James Wallace married Lucy Mann, his second wife, in 1910 in Massachusetts. He died in 1968. On various forms, James gave his place of birth as Canada, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. At the time of his marriage to Lucy, James was divorced and living with his mother and sister in Massachusetts.

According to an article in the Evening Independent, dated 1982, James W. was an inventor and an original member of the Society for Automotive Engineers; he was also a member of the team that built the locks at the Panama Canal. When he moved to Florida, he established a machine shop. His son James took over, and, during the war, did repair for for the Navy and Coast Guard. James Jr. sold the company to his two sons, and one son later bought out his brother.

One of his patents: 1942: James Appley has been granted a patent on a new type molding machine for plastic material .

From the company's website: "Located in Clearwater, Florida and founded in 1918, J.W. Appley & Son has been a solid and reputable source for manufacturing quality custom fabricated metal products in Central Florida. Given our consistent dedication to fulfillment of your goals, you can rest easy knowing that your fabrication project will yield superior results. For over nine decades, J.W. Appley & Son has been serving the needs of our customers. We have built our reputation on quality work at a fair price, delivered in a timely manner..."

The Evening Independent 1982 - J. W. Appley and sons Inc. - 64 years in business.

After Lucy's death, James married again. In 1946, James W. Appley, age 83, was found guilty of withholding support from his wife. (Tampa Bay Times, on newspapers.com)

For a bio, see http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flpinell/archives/bios/appley_jw.html

Pedigree

    1. Appley, James Wallace
      1. Mann, Lucy Jane
        1. Appley, James Edwin
      2. Hodges, Anna C.

Source References

  1. 1930 United States Federal Census
      • Page: Year: 1930; Census Place: St Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida; Roll: 329; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 660.0; FHL microfilm: 2340064.
      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1882 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: 1930 Residence place: St Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida

      • Page: Year: 1930; Census Place: St Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida; Roll: 329; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 660.0; FHL microfilm: 2340064.
      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1882 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: 1930 Residence place: St Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida

      • Page: Year: 1930; Census Place: St Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida; Roll: 329; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 660.0; FHL microfilm: 2340064.
      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1882 Birth place: Massachusetts Residence date: 1930 Residence place: St Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida