Elijah Norman Freeman II

20 May 1845–14 March 1936 (Age 90)
La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Elijah Norman

When Elijah Norman Freeman II was born on 20 May 1845, in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Elijah Norman Freeman Sr., was 23 and his mother, Mary Bingham, was 25. He married Anna Marie Poulsen on 11 March 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Basalt, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1906 and Poplar Grove, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1928. He registered for military service in 1870. In 1881, at the age of 36, his occupation is listed as worked on a & p railroad with brother on lds mission to arizona before sending for families in St. Johns, Apache, Arizona, United States. He died on 14 March 1936, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Norman Freeman II
Mary Ellen Farley
Marriage: 24 April 1876
Mary Isadore Freeman
Elijah Norman Freeman III
Louie Ada Freeman
Olive Amelia Freeman
Oscar Farley Freeman
Lorin Farr Freeman
Erastus Bingham Freeman
Beatrice Freeman
Asa Farley Freeman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 April 1876Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1846 · First Nauvoo Temple Dedicated
    Age 1
    On May 1-3, 1846, the Nauvoo Illinois Temple was fully dedicated. It was the second temple that had been built by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was the first temple with an angel Moroni on top, in the case of this temple it also doubled as a weather vane. Before the saints left Nauvoo they gathered in great numbers to go through.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 25
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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.

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    Elijah Norman Freeman II obituaries

    Obituary (1): "The Salt Lake Tribune", Salt Lake City, Utah, Sunday Morning, March 15, 1936, page 4A: Pioneer of '47 Succumbs at Age of Ninety - Elijah N. Freeman Dies; Had Active Record in LDS Work …

    Sources (50)

    • Elijah Norman Freeman in entry for B Norman Freeman, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Elijah Norman Freeman, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • G Y Freeman in entry for Lorin Farr Freeman and Mrs. Dolores Hyatt, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

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