James Freeman

31 March 1717–5 January 1801 (Age 83)
Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of James

When James Freeman was born on 31 March 1717, in Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, John Freeman, was 37 and his mother, Abigail Witter, was 32. He married Phoebe Kinne on 16 August 1739, in Griswold, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 5 January 1801, in Easton, Washington, New York, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Easton, Washington, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Freeman
1717–1801
Phoebe Kinne
1720–1797
Marriage: 16 August 1739
Ezra Freeman
1740–1793
Isaac Freeman
1740–
James C Freeman
1742–1820
Amos Freeman
1745–1762
Phebe Freeman
1747–1786
Gideon Freeman Sr
1749–1809
Silas Freeman Sr
1752–1819
Elizabeth Freeman
1754–1837
Elijah James Freeman
1754–1836
Elisha Freeman
1756–1834
Stephen Freeman
1759–1837
Lois Freeman
1761–1840

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 August 1739
Griswold, New London, Connecticut, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 59

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 59

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 64

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • James in entry for Silas Freeman, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • James in entry for Phebe Freeman, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • James Freeman in entry for James Freeman, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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