Keziah Freeman

10 December 1756–9 March 1810 (Age 53)
Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Keziah

When Keziah Freeman was born on 10 December 1756, in Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Silvanus Freeman, was 40 and her mother, Mary Dunham, was 35. She married Moody Russell Freeman on 1 August 1773, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States in 1756. She died on 9 March 1810, in Clarkson, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Moody Russell Freeman
1753–1828
Keziah Freeman
1756–1810
Marriage: 1 August 1773
Jeduthan Freeman
1773–
Abigail Otis Freeman
1775–
Jemima Freeman
1777–
Calvin Freeman
1779–1870
Martha Freeman
1781–1830
Gurdon Freeman
1783–
Freeman
1783–
Kezia Freeman
1785–
Moody Russell Freeman
1787–1828
Mary Freeman
1789–1843
Luther Freeman
1789–1792
Elizabeth Freeman
1792–
Mary Freeman
1794–
Luther Freeman
1796–
John Freeman
1799–1800
Eleanor Freeman
1802–1864

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 August 1773Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
  • Children

    (16)

    +11 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 20
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
    Age 25
    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 30
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    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 (25)

    • E...Zia Freeman, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Kizia in entry for Abigail O Freeman, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
    • Kezia in entry for Jedutheur Freeman, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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