William Webb Freeman

20 September 1887–27 April 1954 (Age 66)
Macon, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Webb

When William Webb Freeman was born on 20 September 1887, in Macon, Tennessee, United States, his father, Abraham Eason Freeman Jr., was 24 and his mother, Sarah Ellen Bray, was 20. He married Ethel Lois Mills about 1918, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 9, Macon, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Cordell Township, Washita, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 27 April 1954, in Commerce, Hunt, Texas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Rosemound Cemetery, Hunt, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Webb Freeman
Ethel Lois Mills
Marriage: about 1918
William Freeman
Jean Freeman

Spouse and Children

about 1918
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States


    William Freeman


    Jean Freeman


Parents and Siblings

    Abraham Eason Freeman Jr.


    Sarah Ellen Bray




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 7

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 18

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

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 ).

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William W Freeman in household of Abe E Freeman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William W Freeman in household of Abe E Freeman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William W Freeman, "United States Census, 1940"

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