He was a colorful pioneer of the Indiana … He liked to plant on quarter-sections set aside for the support of the first schools, or might do so on an existing farm if the owner agreed to share what grew. He planted apple seeds in several areas near a place called Licking Creek. What would a conventional movie-maker do with a vegetarian frontiersman who did not believe in horseback riding and wore no furs; who planted fruit trees in praise of a Protestant God, and gave much of his money away to impoverished families he met; who would “punish” one foot that had stepped on an angleworm by walking with it bare over stony ground and regretted for years killing a rattlesnake that had bitten him in the grass; who would douse his campfire when mosquitoes fell into it? In icy weather, at best he wore castoffs given to him—sometimes one shoe and one broken boot, tied on with varicolored string wound around his ankle, sometimes only one shoe, with which he broke trail through the snow for his bare foot. 1848, citing Johnny Appleseed Memorial Park, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave . Strangely, stories about Johnny Appleseed continued to spread to other areas, long after John Chapman died. But Alien County lies at the watershed separating the Wabash, flowing to the Mississippi, from the Maumee, flowing toward Lake Erie and eventually the St. Lawrence, so it is appropriate that Johnny stopped here. It was produced by Lawan Davis. The sack had holes for his head and arms. Yet somehow, despite his eccentric demeanor, he was remarkably effective in the impression he made, “some rare force of gentle goodness dwelling in his looks and breathing in his words,” as W. D. Haley wrote in Harper’s New Monthly Magazine for November, 1871, in the first biographical sketch which brought Johnny Appleseed to national attention. After a few years, Chapman left the hills of western Pennsylvania and traveled west into the Ohio Valley. The location of his grave has also been a source of controversy for many years. He moved along coincident with or a step ahead of the first flying parties of settlers, to have apple trees of transplantable age ready for them when they got their land cleared. Appleseed was born in Leominster, Massachusetts, and at the time of his death, Appleseed was 70 years old. © Copyright 1949-2018 American Heritage Publishing Co. All Rights Reserved. 17:35. He planted on the Sandusky; had fifteen thousand trees at Milan on the Huron; started a nursery in Defiance in northwest Ohio when that village was six years old, and other nurseries along the proposed route of the Miami and Erie Canal. He was an appleman first of all. “… he ran with the rabbit and slept with the stream.”. He got the seeds from apple presses -- machines used to make apples into a drink called apple cider. However, some of the stories told about Johnny Appleseed over the years may not have been really true. On his head, he wore a metal container for a hat. Johnny Appleseed's real name was John Chapman, and he was born in Leominster, Massachusetts, on September 26, 1774, according to Biography. We don’t really know how hard he worked, because, set against this picture of a religious zealot for whom apple trees in their flowering were a living sermon from God, is the carefree master of woodcraft who supposedly strung his hammock between treetops and lazed away the pleasant days. He said people in the future would remember his life and work. He was shy in a crowd but a regular sermonizer among people he felt at home with—probably a bit of a bore at times, but no simpleton. His travels lasted more than forty years. He had a string of good stories of Indians and wolves for them, and presents of ribbon and whatnot that he carried with him to give to their sisters. Chapman planted with thoughts about future markets for his crops. Report. And then he drifted on, grubbed more ground clear, constructed another barrier fence. Was God’s own man. Near Persis’ home in Fort Wayne, he had a log cabin and eleven cleared acres and timber cut for a barn, when he died in 1845. Indeed, with the affectionate overfamiliarity of an expert who has perhaps overmastered a subject, he slightly belittles the legends he does believe. In seventeen eighty, Nathaniel Chapman married Lucy Cooley of Longmeadow, Massachusetts. His biographer makes the point that toward the close of his life, perhaps under Persis’ influence, he bought another two hundred acres, around Fort Wayne. Pennsylvania was the first stop in what would become a life-long effort to plant apple trees. He sold, traded and planted in other areas. He slept in the open air and did not wear shoes on his feet. John Chapman was born in Leominster, Massachusetts, in seventeen seventy-four. In 1806—and perhaps the prettiest of all of the memories of John Chapman that have survived—he was noticed by a settler in Jefferson County, on the Ohio, drifting past in two canoes lashed together and heaped with cider-press seeds, both craft being daubed with mud and draped with moss to keep the load moist. They paused in the Wilkes-Barre region for a year or two, then may have ventured south to the Potomac in eastern Virginia and dawdled along from there toward Port Cumberland, then, via Braddock’s Road, to the Monongahela, and on by 1797 to Pittsburgh, during what was now John Adams’ presidency. Johnny Appleseed died on March 18, 1845, at the age of 70, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was strongly influenced by the Swedish scientist and Christian thinker, Emanuel Swedenborg. He became an American legend while still alive, due to his kind, generous ways, his leadership in conservation, and the symbolic importance he attributed to apples. The next season—his brother gone by now—he had moved fifty miles, to French Creek, another tributary of the Allegheny. Not everyone knows that Johnny Appleseed was a real person, and while the tales surrounding him are large, they pale in comparison to the truth. In a way, his name is as durable as Andrew Jackson’s, who died in the same year, but he has been remarkably neglected by the historians, probably because he conforms to none of the national stereotypes and illustrates nobody’s theories. Johnny probably lost his patches of orchard land to a more aggressive citizen. To license content, please contact licenses [at] americanheritage.com. So he began to be recognized as something of a public servant as he went about. He left behind a legend that lives on … Chapman was seventy years old. For years, he traveled alone in the wilderness, without a gun or knife. People began calling him Johnny Appleseed. This ancient apple tree lives on a farm in Nova, Ohio, where Johnny Appleseed is believed to have planted an entire orchard of Rambo apple trees in 1830, and indeed still produces fruit [source: American Forests]. The beast in its lair He had enough money for shelter and clothes if he had wanted to buy these things. Johnny was 70 years old at the time of death. JOHNNY APPLESEED. See Johnny Appleseed Today in History - September 26 at The Library of Congress posted September 26, 2017 on Facebook. Reports from that period suggest that some native Americans believed he was "touched by God." Saint Francis established a Roman Catholic group that cares for the poor and the sick. We do know he corresponded with a distinguished co-religionist in Philadelphia, William Schlatter, who was also his supplier of evangelical tracts, though unfortunately none of Chapman’s letters have survived. He was born in Leominster, Massachusetts, in 1774 and died in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in 1845. He died in the home of a friend, William Worth. He was wiry in build, short by our standards but average for then, with peculiarly piercing blue eyes, good teeth, a scanty dark beard that later turned gray, and uncut dark hair, parted down the middle and tucked behind his ears. His birthplace now has a street called Johnny Appleseed Lane. And they could be made into other products, like apple butter and apple juice. By 1816 Persis had moved with her family from Marietta to Perrysville, on the Mohican’s Black Fork. Along came 10 ha… Thereafter he labored in Indiana, boarding with Alien County families like the Hills and Worths for a dollar or two per week, but still going back to Perrysville to spend each winter, until 1834, when Persis and her husband moved out to join him. Maybe he didn’t even long to participate in the drama of the Great West ahead. Learn about the man and the legend that go well beyond his fruitful name. Through these oak, hickory, and beech forests hogs ranged, as well as cattle, and there were great flocks of passenger pigeons, and wolves, which the more brutal pioneers skinned alive and turned loose to scare the rest of the pack. That summer and fall, with his woodcraft and marathon-endurance, John Chapman fulfilled a hero’s role, once racing thirty miles from Mansfield to Mount Vernon, Ohio, to summon reinforcements and arouse the white settlers to the peril posed by General William Hull’s surrender to British forces at Detroit. Johnny Appleseed looked like someone who was poor and had no home. We thought we would go a bit deeper into The Legend of Johnny Appleseed and give you a peek into who the real man was. John Chapman was a very religious man. Altogether, a documented total of twenty-two properties, amounting to twelve hundred acres, can be totted up that he leased or owned for a time. To his credit, Chapman, who seems to have been friendly with the Quakers of Ohio, too, was able to recognize this. More important, he respected and sympathized with them at a time when many white woodsmen shot them on sight like vermin, to clear the woods, or else humiliated them by catching their horses and tying sticks in their mouths and clapboards to their tails and letting the horses run home with the clapboards on fire. The belt of territory he worked in shifted gradually westward during the course of his life, but he wintered in the easternmost towns—after his strenuous summers at the borders of settlement—and so would migrate between several homesites, several circles of friends. Born in September of 1774, John Chapman (i.e. As wild things can, (We don’t know if John was already a vegetarian—which would have been a terrible disadvantage for both in enduring such a winter.). Government records show that John lived in the Allegheny Mountains in seventeen ninety-seven. No camera captured him — commercial photography was in its infancy when he died in 1845, particularly on the frontier. You can hardly miss him if you visit the city. Some people said he loved to watch the flowers on apple trees grow and change into tasty fruit. And I'm Steve Ember with the VOA Special English program PEOPLE IN AMERICA. And as an entrepreneur with considerable foresight about the eventual patterns of settlement, he allowed himself to be utterly clipped and gypped in matters of real estate through much of his life. In good weather he slept outside; otherwise he would lie down on the floor close to the door of the cabin, as he “did not expect to sleep in a bed in the next world.” But one can picture the suppers of applesauce, apple pie, apple Strudel, apple dumplings, apple turnover, apple cider, apple butter, and apple brown betty he was served by farm wives who had settled in the vicinity of his nurseries. Some reports said he also traveled to the nearby states of Kentucky and Illinois. Even though most fruit trees have a life span of only 15 to 45 years, there is a last-known survivor of Johnny Appleseed's reign. He spent 46 years planting apple trees, covering an estimated 100,000 square miles with apple seeds across the “western” territories of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan. —From A Book of Americans by Rosemary and Stephen Vincent Benét. He liked to hear the wolves howl around him at night and was unafraid of bears, yet reportedly slept without shelter one snowy night, rather than roust out of hibernation a mother bear and her cubs who had crept into a hollow tree that he had intended using. He never married. Although he would sometimes buy a worn-out horse to save it from mistreatment, boarding it with one of his friends for the winter—and though he scoured the woods in the fall for lame horses that the pioneers, packing their way through the country, had abandoned—apparently he believed that riding the beasts was discourteous to them, and he only employed a horse to carry his bags of seeds or, late in his life, to drag an old wagon. There are a number of other stories about Johnny Appleseed. Yet he never hurt these creatures. One of his daughters, named Persis, and nineteen years younger than “Johnny Appleseed,” later was to play an important and softening role in Johnny’s life; but there is little evidence that John and Nathaniel ever troubled to see much of each other again, until 1842. Casey Jones died from driving his locomotive faster than he ought to have. Only four other settlers were in residence on the creek, but they were busy fellows who within ten years would be rafting pine logs clear to New Orleans. They were easy to grow and store for use throughout the year. The son of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Simons) Chapman, he was born September 26 1774 in Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Though we have no proof that “Johnny Appleseed” was brought from his grandparents’ house in Leominster to grow up here, he probably did spend his later boyhood on the Connecticut River, learning to handle a raft and pirogue, learning about wildlife, with this new brood. His mother Elizabeth became sick with tuberculosis and died a short time after the birth of her third child. He was well known for his eccentricity and the strange garb he usually wore. Scarcely a year after the birth of John, his second child, the father left to fight in the Revolution as one of the original Minutemen, first at Bunker Hill in 1775, then with General Washington’s army in New York the next year, wintering at Valley Forge in 1777-78. Johnny Appleseed Birthday and Date of Death Johnny Appleseed was born on September 26, 1774 and died on March 11, 1845. His favorite was the two-foot-high, bad-smelling mayweed, or “dogfennel,” another alien, which spoiled the taste of milk when cows ate it and for a while was called “Johnnyweed,” with the idea that he might have been planting it everywhere as a practical joke. Johnny Appleseed… He spouted Biblical language, according to at least one witness, though inevitably there were some false alarms: “The spirit of the Lord is upon me, and he hath anointed me to blow the trumpet in the wilderness, and sound an alarm in the forest; for behold, the tribes of the heathen are round about your doors, and a devouring flame followeth after them.” This is the self-dramatist in him that made Casey Jones, John Henry, and Davy Crockett heroes also. People said he lived this way because he wanted to. But for a few years in central Ohio apparently he tried to become a practical man. Not even small boys made fun of him, knowing his boldness at bearing pain— besides walking barefoot in the snow, he would poke needles into himself without flinching, for the children’s edification. At his death—so the Worths said—he had on a coffee sack, as well as the waist sections of four pairs of old pants cut off and slit so that they lapped “like shingles” around his hips, under an antiquated pair of pantaloons. His trees often grew in land near settlements. Saint Francis also is remembered for his love of animals and for honoring nature. The older Chapman, though a captain in time of war, had been an indifferent provider, and died in 1807. After Johnny Appleseed died there were stories published about him, and festivals held in his honor all over the United States. He liked to read from the Christian holy book, the Bible. He was also a missionary for The New Church(Swedenborg… When he sold apple seedlings, he liked to be paid with an IOU, scarcely having any use for money except to give it away to needy families, and left to God and the debtor’s own conscience the question of whether he was finally paid. He had long dark hair. Then, he cleared the land, carefully removing unwanted plants. The man who shaped the nursery field that we know of today and also helped conserve plantation, Johnny Appleseed, was born on September 26, 1774. http://www.voanews.com/specialenglish/archive/2007-05/2007-05-19-voa1.cfm?renderforprint=1, http://www.voanews.com/mediaassets/specialenglish/2007_05/Audio/mp3/se-pia-johnny-appleseed-20-may-07.mp3. Read more >>, The magazine was forced to suspend print publication in 2013, but a group of volunteers saved the archives and relaunched it in digital form in 2017. His fifties seem to have been severely austere, like his twenties and thirties. Apples offered something different in daily meals. As a result of stories and poems about Chapman's actions, Johnny Appleseed became an American hero. The marker over his burial place reads, "He lived for others.". In his earthly life,” Ophia D. Smith noted in a centennial tribute by Swedenborgians in 1945, “Johnny Appleseed was a one-man circulating library, a oneman humane society, a one-man [medical] clinic, a one-man missionary band, and a one-man emigrant-aid society.” But because of the distance that separates us, and as a result of the void in scholarship until Robert Price’s biography in 1954—the fact that for many years historians simply ignored him as a character fit only for children’s stories—we can’t make a good estimate of the quality of his mind. Yet he was a successful businessman. Did no hurt From Toledo he traveled west up the Maumee River toward Indiana, working the banks of its tributaries—the Blanchard, the Auglaize, the St. Mary’s—the population of Ohio, meanwhile, having vaulted from 45,000 in 1800 to 580,000 in 1820. This new marriage produced ten more children. Nowadays we like heroes in boots, however. What saved them, it’s said, is that while John hiked out to earn money for food, some passing Indians luckily dropped in on his brother and provisioned him and taught him to hunt. But sometimes he wore a large cloth bag or sack as clothing. Holding a six-year-old child on his lap, he would speak of some day having a “pure wife in heaven.” He seems to have imagined that it might be possible to adopt an orphan of about that age and raise her up to be just such a wife, even on earth. He seems to have come this first time on foot with a horseload of seeds. Some of the seeds were planted on land owned by a farmer named Isaac Stedden. Removing his discolored Bible and Swedenborgian tracts from the pouch he created for them inside his smock by tying his belt tightly, he would ask with exuberance, “Will you have some fresh news right from Heaven?” While the men smoked or fleshed a fox skin and the women cooked or quilted, he read and extemporized, his voice now roaring scriptural denunciations of evil, now soft and soothing. John and his older sister moved to Longmeadow with their father and his new wife. He was quick-talking and restlessly energetic as a visitor, but wind-beaten, hollow-cheeked, and gaunt-looking from eating so little and walking so far. Chapman belonged to the Church of New Jerusalem, a religious group based on Swedenborg's teachings. Sometimes, he gave away trees to needy settlers. He even suffered (we may infer) the very insignia of solid citizenship, a “mid-life crisis,” somewhere during the years from 1809 to 1824, when he would have been between thirty-five and fifty years old. But where Johnny differed was that he alone had set himself the task of anticipating the patterns of settlement, as a public mission, across what had become by 1803 the state of Ohio. We know, too, that he planted medicinal herbs wherever he went, plants such as mullein, pennyroyal, catnip, horehound, rattlesnake root, wintergreen, and dandelion (a native of Europe), instructing the settlers in their use. Johnny Appleseed was the nickname earned by John Chapman, a Massachusetts-born nurseryman and orchardist, who planted more than 100,000 square miles of orchards across Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. Only three families lived in what has become Licking County, but Ohio was only two years short of statehood by then. A few reports claim that he died in 1847, while more reliable sources believe he died in March 1845. Others called him a great medicine man. It was an element in the myth of Johnny Appleseed that he could doze off in the most dangerous circumstances—so calm he was. Trusted Writing on History, Travel, Food and Culture Since 1949, Society for Printing, Publishing and Circulating the Writings of Emanuel Swedenborg. His father, Nathaniel, was a farmer, carpenter, and wheelwright descended from Edward Chapman, who had arrived in Boston from Shropshire in 1639. That spring, or another, he was so impatient to get an early start downriver that he set his canoe on a block of ice on the Allegheny, where it would not be crushed in the jams, and fell asleep and floated a hundred miles or so before he bothered to wake up. With scant provisions, they took over his abandoned home, and nearly starved. Browse more videos. Chapman grew trees and supplied apple seeds to settlers in the middle western Great Lakes area. In about eighteen thirty, John Chapman got some land in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In eighteen forty-five, John Chapman became sick and developed pneumonia during a visit to Fort Wayne. His life had extended from the battle of Bunker Hill to the inauguration of James K. Polk as president; and the last person who claimed to have seen Johnny Appleseed with his own eyes didn’t die until just before World War II. He would clear a patch and plant and fence it, sometimes sleeping in his hammock, looking startlingly serene, swinging there, to travelers who were full of frightening tales of the woods. During his travels, some families asked Johnny to join them for a meal. Johnny Appleseed's Apples Weren't for Eating. The Stalking Indian, He was quick-talking and restlessly energetic as a visitor, but wind-beaten, hollow-cheeked, and gaunt-looking from eating so little and walking so far. In 1792, Ohio Company of Associates granted homesteaders 100 acres of land if they ventured further into Ohio’s wilderness. 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