Podcast 38 - Johnny Appleseed Day - First half (FREE)

September 24, 2017

In honor of Johnny Appleseed Day (September 26th), Gena and Jean discuss the importance of apples and apple trees in early America (along with a couple of recipes), his life, the truths and fictions about John Chapman. In the second half (available only in the Premium version) they go into his genealogy, and provide some hints about researching Colonial ancestors. They also discuss some of the problems with online trees, particularly for well-known figures in history. Access the resource materials at http://genaandjean.blogspot.com for 24 September 2017.

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Photo above is of Johnny Appleseed's grave in Johnny Appleseed Memorial Park, Fort Wayne, Indiana, taken by Kevin M. Brooks, 4 September 2012, retrieved from Wikipedia site for Johnny Appleseed