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The Story of Johnny Appleseed. Made by Jennifer Jones. Johnny Appleseed. Born John Chapman September 26, 1774 Was an apple pioneer Introduced apples to east coast. His Family. He had 11 brothers and sisters. Family Needs.

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The Story of Johnny Appleseed

Made by Jennifer Jones


Johnny Appleseed

  • Born John Chapman

  • September 26, 1774

  • Was an apple pioneer

  • Introduced apples to

  • east coast


His Family

  • He had 11 brothers and sisters


Family Needs

  • Because he had such a large family he quit school to help make money. Farmers taught him how to plant and take care of apple trees.


Growing Up

  • When he was 23 years old, he decided to explore other places in America. He took seeds from some of the trees and started walking.


Heading West

  • As he walked westward he planted many different kinds of apples.


Apple Harvesting

  • He planted apples in Ohio


Apple Harvesting

  • Planted apples in Indiana


Apple Harvesting

  • Planted apples in Illinois


His Journey

Johnny traveled

hundreds of miles

planting trees and

giving other people

apple seeds.


His Nickname

Word began to spread…

Some folks said he

dressed very strangely,

going barefoot and

wearing a mush pot on

his head, but he was a

gentle man and even the animals loved him.

So, they started calling him Johnny Appleseed!


Goodbye Johnny

  • Johnny Appleseed died when he was 81, right before the spring blossoms were about to bloom.


Farmers Market

  • You can still see the influence of Johnny Appleseed today. Did you know there are over 2500 varieties of apples today?


The End


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