Stephan Freeland

Metz, Marion, Virginia, United States

The Life of Stephan

When Stephan Freeland was born in 1813, in Metz, Marion, Virginia, United States, his father, Elijah Frederick Freeland, was 47 and his mother, Rebecca Dicken, was 39. He married Barbara Metz on 1 January 1834, in Monongalia, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Roane, Virginia, United States in 1860 and West Virginia, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1885. He died in Spencer, Roane, West Virginia, United States.

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Stephan Freeland
Barbara Metz
Marriage: 1 January 1834
Clement Freeland
Aaron Freeland
Benjamin Freeland
Shadrack Freeland
Lamech Freeland
Sarah Ann Freeland
Rebecca Freeland
Cornelius Freeland
Mary Ellen Freeland

Spouse and Children

1 January 1834
Monongalia, Virginia, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Chloe Freeland


    John Freeland



    Aaron Freeland



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 11

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 31

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

English: status name for someone who lived on a piece of land held without obligations of rent or service, from Old English frēo ‘free’ + land ‘land’. Compare Frankland .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Stephen Freeland, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Stephen Freeland, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Stephen Freeland, "United States Census, 1850"

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