George Appleton was born at Hamilton,MA. Feb. 19, 1825. He was the son of George (1796-1862)Appleton of Ipswich and Mehitable Lovering of Hamilton. m. May 10, 1852 to Ester K.(died 1862) , daughter of Ephraim Annable of Hamilton. There children were: George Willis b. Sept. 3, 1853 Lilly May b. Jan. 17, 1858 Rufus Everett b. June 8, 1863 All were born in Hamilton.