bucks co. history the applebach of this county are decended from a family of that name but orignally spelled afflerbach, of shermadu, in the burg, wittgestein, germany where they manufacturers of iron. prior to the rev. daniel and ludwig, brothers, and henry probably a cousin came to america and settled in the upper end of the county. daniel brought a farm in haycock and died about 1825. ludwig settled in durham he engage in teaming between phila. and pittsburg, and died jan. 28, 1832. jacob sumstone is a grandchild. henry applebach the cousin of daniel and ludwig settled in springfield, he was a blacksmith, and his son daniel was a jp of that twp, and was the father of late gen. paul applebach. in 1789 joseph applebach nephew of daniel and ludwi settled near bursonville, springfield twp.and in 1800 he married a dau. of george stoneback, of haycock, and died 1845, age upwards of 75. the late paul applebach of haycock, was an enterprising citizen, he ran for state senate but was defeated in 1846. he was a major-general in the milita.
7.( ludwig afflerbach is said to have been born april 11, 1758, arrived in phila. sept 30, 1773, and settled in nockamixon. if the two brothers and cousin came together, they doubtless landed at the same time and place)