Search Results for: John S. Apperson

1907 – June 27 – Samuel T. Heninger (Burkesgarden, Va.) to Dr. John S. Apperson (Marion, Va.)

My dear Sir: Your esteemed favor of the 25th to hand with Mr. Grose’s proposition enclosed, and in reply have to say that I am not in favor of accepting Mr. Grose’s proposition as it would rather tie up the property and I feel I much prefer to sell straight out as we agreed to… Read more »

1907 – May 19 – Grandpa (Dr. John S. Apperson, Marion, Va.) to Baby Martha (daughter of Hull and Duncan Williams Apperson, Norfolk, Va.)

Baby Martha, The grandpa you have never seen values the bit of note telling him that you had a tooth. All children get teeth, some sooner than others, and their coming is an event notable in every family. Sometimes they are troublesome. All, or most all, of the wise ones among the female folk hold… Read more »

1904 – February 2 – Service Agreement Between John S. Apperson and General Electric

SERVICE AGREEMENT, made this 2nd day of February, 1904, between the General Electric Company (hereinafter called the Electric Company), and J. S. Apperson of Schenectady, in the county of Schenectady and State of New York (herein after called the employee) Said employee hereby agrees to serve the Electric Company faithfully and to the best of… Read more »

1895 – March 08 – Dr. John S. Apperson (Marion, VA) to A.H. Apperson (A & M College, Blacksburg, VA)

Dear Hull: Last night’s mail brought me the Report of John’s grades at College. He has, I see, six studies. In one he is reported “very good,” in two “not graded,” which I presume means that it was so low as not to reach even “very poor,” in one he is “absent,” in one he… Read more »

John S. Apperson (a.k.a JSA, Appie)

In 1900, when a young man from Virginia first arrived in Schenectady, he was fascinated by the General Electric Company and with all the opportunities it offered. Having worked for several years as a surveyor and a foreman for a railroad, he soon was accepted into the “on test” engineering training program, and by 1904… Read more »