Wallace Murray Freeman

Male30 September 1900–August 1964

Brief Life History of Wallace Murray

When Wallace Murray Freeman was born on 30 September 1900, in Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Murray Freeman Jr., was 41 and his mother, Annie Matilda Nye, was 40. He married Gertrude Thelma Lord on 29 May 1925, in Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. He died in August 1964, at the age of 63, and was buried in Spring Hill Cemetery, Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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Wallace Murray Freeman
Gertrude Thelma Lord
Marriage: 29 May 1925

Sources (9)

  • Wallace M Freeman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wallace Murray Freeman, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Wallace M Freeman, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    29 May 1925Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 1

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

    Age 1

    After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.


    Age 17

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    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.

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