People & Families

Apollo is made up of people from around the world. Since its founding as Warren in 1816, people have made their home in our small town. Some of the earliest family names , such as Cochran and Kerr, are still heard in town today. Click on the links below to learn of some notable Apollo citizens.

Elizabeth Cochrane (Nellie Bly)

General Samuel McCartney Jackson

Leonard Miller

Dr. Thomas J. Henry

Simon Truby

Linus Townsend

Jacob Freetly

Amy Snyder

The Chambers Family

The Held Family