John Freeman

about 1689–
Bishops Frome, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Freeman was born about 1689, in Bishops Frome, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Freeman, was 41 and his mother, Anne Farrington, was 37.

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John Freeman
Anne Farrington
Troth Freeman
John Freeman
Elizabeth Freeman
Anne Freeman
Bellingham Freeman

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World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 112

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 119

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

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)

  • John, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Freeman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 for Edward Freeman

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