Most census on familysearch.org. 1900 Chickasaw Nation IT, Thos Henry APPLETON states he was b 12-1862; emigrated 1877.
NY PASSENGER LIST 5-28-1877 "City of Berlin" sailed from Liverpool Eng, and Queenstown Ire. APPLETON Chas 58 miner Ann 52 Charlotte 16 Thos 14 miner **** Julia 11 Maria 10
I didn't find the family 1880
2-3-1887 Thomas APPLETON m. Henrietta WHEELER, Somervell TX
1880 Somervell Co TX WHEELER W [Wm] T 41 AL TN TN [1870...b TN] Ruth 31 TX NY NY Henrietta 15 TX AL TX ***** Wm 11 TX Chas 7 TX Family in 1870 Brazos Co TX; lvg with family.... HATCHETT? H 55 TN; Nellie 35 TN [both black]
4-12-1900 Thos m. Rosella SEALE, Carter Co OK
I don't know what became of these 2, but it appears they had a son Joe b 1902, and dau, Esther HUTCHCRAFT b 1905.Claude was raised by his sis Algie Myrtle since at least age 10, and remained in OK thru 1940.His date of removal to KS is not known, but looks like he spent majority of his life in OK. Henrietta's bro Charley also resided 1900 Chickasaw Nation IT.