Rexie Cardelia Freeman

28 December 1904–18 November 1995 (Age 90)
Bakersville, Mitchell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rexie Cardelia

When Rexie Cardelia Freeman was born on 28 December 1904, in Bakersville, Mitchell, North Carolina, United States, her father, Cain Freeman, was 36 and her mother, Ellen Ledford, was 32. She married George L. Ledford on 30 December 1921, in Carter, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Ohio, United States in 1995. She died on 18 November 1995, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

George L. Ledford
Rexie Cardelia Freeman
Marriage: 30 December 1921
Ray Ledford
Dallas Stewart Ledford
Leamax Ledford
Frank Donald Ledford

Spouse and Children

30 December 1921
Carter, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Ellen Ledford




    Walter A. Freeman



    William Doby Freeman


    John H Freeman



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World Events (8)

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 1

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Rexie Ledford in household of George Ledford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rexie Ledford in household of George Ledford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rexie Freeman in household of Cain Freeman, "United States Census, 1920"

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