The Real Johnny Appleseed: 90% Hoosier Hero and 10% Daffy Duck
Prohibition problems. Most of Johnny Appleseeds celebrated orchards were chopped down and burned by a bunch of jerks during Prohibition, since these apples were used exclusively for cider-making. The only remaining apple tree produced by his wandering is a 176-year-old apple tree in Nova, Ohio.
A death in dispute. The exact location of his grave is a matter of some historical contention. Although most historians agree he died in Fort Wayne in the sometime in the later 1840s, there are several locations in the city that claim to hold his grave.