Alexander Hawkins Freeman

1794–August 1858 (Age 64)
Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Alexander Hawkins

When Alexander Hawkins Freeman was born in 1794, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, his father, Aaron Freeman, was 43 and his mother, Nancy Anna Hawkins, was 39. He married Sallie Mosely about 1818, in Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 4 daughters. He died in August 1858, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Hawkins Freeman
1794–1858
Sallie Mosely
1799–
Marriage: about 1818
Littleton Freeman
1821–1892
Hawkins Freeman
1821–1858
James Freeman
1823–
Henry M. Freeman
1826–
Nicolas Freeman
1827–
Charity Freeman
1834–
Samuel P Freeman
1824–1904
Westley M. Freeman
1825–1857
Rebecca Freeman
1827–1879
Samuel Freeman
1827–1913
Mary Freeman
1829–1911
Nancy Freeman
1834–1936
Alexander Hamilton Freeman
1836–1915
Samuel Aaron Freeman
1842–1876
Joseph Freeman
1842–1918

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1818Surry, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 0
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found
    Age 5
    In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow ""rock"" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the ""rock"" was a gold nugget.
    1812
    Age 18
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English freman, fremon ‘freeman, free-born man’ (Old English frēomann, frīgmann), used also occasionally as a personal name. As an African American surname it was in many cases adopted as a name denoting a man freed of slavery. See also Fryman and Free .Irish: Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Ó Saoraidhe (see Seery ).Americanized form of French Lafrenière (see Lafreniere ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Freemon
    Free
    Fryman

    Sources (14)

    • Alexander Freeman, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Alexander Freeman in entry for A H Freeman and Elizzie M Waugh, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Alox. S. Freeman in entry for Aloxander H. Freeman, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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