J. Apple, farmer, P. O. Palestine, is a native of Clermont County, Ohio, where he was born June 3, 1820. His father, Daniel Apple, born 1794, in Pennsylvania, married Rebecca Williamson, born 1792, in Virginia. She is the mother of five children. Our subject, J. Apple, is the descendant of very indusrious and high-minded people. He was educated in Ohio, where he spent his happy boyhood, and was joined in matrimony, February 27,1842, to Miss Eunice Ellsworth, born September 7, 1818, in Shelby County, Ohio; she is a daughter of Aquilla and Mehitabel (Tuttle) Ellsworth, and the mother of nine children-Mary J., Rebecca, deceased, Lemuel F., William S., Sarah A., Caleb H., Cyrus S., Union G., and James E. Mr. Apple is identified with the Democratic party, and through his commendable zeal and industry he is the possessor of 435 acres of fine land in a good farming district.