Betsey Freeman

4 September 1792–30 November 1844 (Age 52)
Gorham, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Betsey

When Betsey Freeman was born on 4 September 1792, in Gorham, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nathaniel Freeman, was 43 and her mother, Mary Chase, was 37. She married Cyrus Hamblen on 13 June 1816, in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1792. She died on 30 November 1844, at the age of 52, and was buried in Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus Hamblen
1789–1853
Betsey Freeman
1792–1844
Marriage: 13 June 1816
Joseph Freeman Hamblen
1817–1902
Mary Freeman Hamblin
1820–1896

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 June 1816
Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States
children

(2)

    Joseph Freeman Hamblen

    Male1817–1902Male

    Mary Freeman Hamblin

    Female1820–1896Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 12

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1808

Age 16

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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)

  • Elizabeth Freeman, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Elizabeth Hamblen, "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Joseph Freeman Hamblin, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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