Alpha Freer

August 1834–1917 (Age 82)
New York, United States

The Life Summary of Alpha

When Alpha Freer was born in August 1834, in New York, United States, his father, Alva Freer, was 21 and his mother, Phebe Ann Streeter, was 19. He married Almira Odelia Newton on 21 August 1853, in Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Alaiedon Township, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Leslie, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died in 1917, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 83.

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Alpha Freer
Almira Odelia Newton
Marriage: 21 August 1853
Emory Freer
Ordelia Lois Freer
Mary Freer
Clarence C Freer
Bert L. Freer
Dolly Jane Freer
Henry E. Freer
Ella M. Freer

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 2
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
Age 3
Michigan is the 26th state.
Age 29
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old French and Middle English frere ‘friar’ (Latin frater, literally ‘brother’). This was a status name for a member a religious order, especially a mendicant order, and may also have been a nickname for a pious person or for someone employed at a monastery.2 Americanized spelling of French Frère ( see Frere ).3 North German and Dutch: cognate of Friedrich .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (22)

  • Alfa Freer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alpha Freer in household of Charles Glassbrook, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alpha Freer, "United States Census, 1860"

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