Alexander Hawkins Freeman

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

The Life of Alexander Hawkins

When Alexander Hawkins Freeman was born in 1794, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, his father, Aaron Posey Freeman, was 49 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 5 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
1799–1870
Marriage: about 1818
Rebecca Freeman
1817–1879
Westley M. Freeman
1819–1857
Hawkins Freeman
1821–1858
James Freeman
1823–
Henry M. Freeman
1826–
Nicolas Freeman
1827–
Charity Freeman
1834–
Joseph Freeman
1835–1918
Nancy Freeman
1835–
Nancy Freeman
1836–1936
Littleton Freeman
1821–1892
Samuel P Freeman
1824–1904
Samuel Freeman
1827–1913
Mary Freeman
1829–1911
Alexander Hamilton Freeman
1836–1915
Samuel Aaron Freeman
1842–1876

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1818
Surry, North Carolina, United States
children

(16)

    Rebecca Freeman

    Female1817–1879Female

    Westley M. Freeman

    Male1819–1857Male

    Male1821–1892Male

    Hawkins Freeman

    Male1821–1858Male

    Male1823–Male

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 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

1 English: variant of Free .2 Irish: Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Ó Saoraidhe ( see Seery ).3 In New England, an English equivalent of French Foissy ( see Foisy ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alexander Freeman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alex Freeman in entry for A H Freeman and Elizzie Waugh, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Alexander Freeman in entry for A H Freeman and Elizzie M Waugh, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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