Johnny Appleseed Biography
(American Nurseryman Who is Known for Supplying Apple-Tree Nursery Stock Throughout the Midwest)
Birthday: September 26, 1774 (Libra)
Born In: Leominster, Massachusetts, United States
Johnny Appleseed was a legendary American nurseryman who is credited with the introduction of apple trees in large parts of the US. Born John Chapman in Massachusetts, US, he is now a part of many folk tales. He was born when the country was torn apart by the American Revolutionary War. His father was a part of the war. Johnny learned the first lessons of farming trade from his father. By the 1800s, he was working alone. He traveled through the American Midwest, planting seeds, and by the time he died, he had become the owner of more than 1200 acres of land according to the erstwhile American laws. He became a beloved figure in American folklore due to the symbolic importance he attached to his apple trees. With time, he turned into a cultural legend. He was the inspiration behind the ‘Johnny Appleseed Museum’ in Ohio. Although the exact date of his demise is still debated upon, a large chunk of historians believe that he died in 1845.