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  • ID: I5201
  • Name: Edmund Freeman
  • Prefix: Deacon
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 30 Sep 1711 in Sandwich, Massachusetts
  • Death: 11 Feb 1800 in Mansfield, Connecticut
  • Burial: Old Storrs Cemetery, Storrs Ct 1 2
  • Note:
    Inscription:
    In Memory of Deacon Edmund Freeman who died Feb 11th 1800, in the 89th year of his age. The memory of the just is blessed A graduate of Harvard Collage 1733. (back of stone) Erected in 1881 by Charles Storrs in memory of his mothers grandfather.

    Massachusetts Mercury (Boston, MA), March 28, 1800, p. 3:
    Died, At Mansfield, in Connecticut, deacon Edmund Freeman, A. M. in the 89th year of his age. He graduated at Harvard University, 1733, was many years a member of the Legislature in that Sate, was much respected, and although he lived to a great age, he retained his intellectual faculties to the last moment, when he closed the scene of a well spent life without a groan or struggle, and greatly lamented. He hath left, except one who died in infancy, all his children, nine in number, to survive him.
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    Father: Edmund Freeman b: 30 Aug 1683 in Sandwich, Massachusetts
    Mother: Keziah Pressbury b: Abt 1688 in Sandwich, Massachusetts

    Marriage 1 Martha Otis b: 11 Dec 1717 in Sandwich, Massachusetts
    • Married: 30 Sep 1736 in Barnstable, Massachusetts
    • Note:
      30 SEP 1736 in Sandwich, MA
      Event: Marriage Intentions 7 AUG 1736 in Harwich, MA

      (:811583, R Nieder; mouser, Jerry Landers)
    • Event: Intentions 7 Aug 1736 in Barnstable, Massachusetts
    • Note:
      Barnstable VR [2:354] Persons Published by David Crocker Town Clark, 1735
      Edmond Freeman Harwich & Martha Otis Aug. 7 1736.
    • Event: wedding 30 Sep 1766 in Barnstable, Massachusetts
    • Note:
      Barnstable VR [2:339] Persons married by ye Revd Mr Joseph Green
      Edmond Freeman Harwich & Martha Otis Septr 30 : 1736
    Children
    1. Has No Children Nathaniel Freeman b: 29 Apr 1737 in Yarmouth, Massachusetts
    2. Has No Children Edmund Freeman b: 29 Apr 1737 in Yarmouth, Massachusetts
    3. Has Children Nathaniel Freeman b: 28 Mar 1741 in Yarmouth, Massachusetts
    4. Has No Children Abigail Freeman b: 20 May 1743 in Mansfield, Connecticut
    5. Has No Children Jonathan Freeman b: 21 Mar 1745 in Mansfield, Connecticut
    6. Has No Children Otis Freeman b: 13 Mar 1748 in Mansfield, Connecticut
    7. Has No Children Russell Freeman b: 17 Jul 1750 in Mansfield, Connecticut
    8. Has No Children Moody Freeman b: 25 Apr 1753 in Mansfield, Connecticut
    9. Has No Children Frederick Freeman b: 8 Oct 1755 in Mansfield, Connecticut
    10. Has No Children Martha Freeman b: 15 Mar 1759 in Mansfield, Connecticut

    Sources:
    1. Title: Findagrave.com
      Publication: findagrave.com
      Note:
      valuable photos, horribly organized, awful for browsing, haphazard coverage, questionable genealogy and comments, often vague locations, data entry by the lazy and innumerate
    2. Title: Rootsweb.com
      Page: D.B. Robinson - haruspex
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