Thomas Freestone

19 May 1795–July 1858 (Age 63)
Flixton, Suffolk, England

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Freestone was born on 19 May 1795, in Flixton, Suffolk, England, his father, George Freestone, was 34 and his mother, Ann Youngman, was 31. He married Ann Fall on 1 August 1837, in Crapaud, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1853 and Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States in 1855. He died in July 1858, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Freestone
Ann Fall
Marriage: 1 August 1837
George Freestone
James Fall Freestone
Elizabeth Ann Freestone
Rhoda Francis Freestone
Phoebe Ellen Freestone
Mary Freestone
Johanna Freestone
Emma Sarah Freestone
Jane Marie Freestone

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 August 1837Crapaud, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 5
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 6
    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.
    Age 17
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Friston or Freston (both Suffolk), Frieston (Lincolnshire), or possibly Friston (Sussex).

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

    Story Highlight

    Rhoda Freestone

    Rhoda Freestone is the second wife of John Wesley Vance Rhoda Freestone Vance was born December 24, 1844 at Huntsville, Harden County, Ohio. She was the daughter of Thomas Freestone and Ann F …

    Sources (30)

    • Thomas Freestone, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Thomas Freestone, "Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888"
    • Thomas Freestone in entry for Emma Sarah Whitby, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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