Reginald John Freeland

Male13 November 1865–4 November 1943

Brief Life History of Reginald John

When Reginald John Freeland was born on 13 November 1865, in Battle, Sussex, England, his father, Spencer Henry Freeland, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Jempson, was 41. He married Fanny Sophia Cuthbert on 11 June 1888, in Hastings, Sussex, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Victoria, Malleco, Chile in 1888 and Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada in 1911. In 1908, at the age of 43, his occupation is listed as maquinista in Seattle, King, Washington, United States. He died on 4 November 1943, in Saanich, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 77, and was buried in Capital, British Columbia, Canada.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Reginald John? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Reginald John Freeland
Fanny Sophia Cuthbert
Marriage: 11 June 1888
Frank Cuthbert Freeland
Mabel Cuthbert Freeland

Sources (17)

  • Reginald Freeland en la familia de Spencer Freeland, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Reginald John Freeland en el registro de Fanny Sophia Freeland, "British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death Notices, 1901-1939"
  • Reginald John Freeland en el registro de Frederick Walker y Mabel Freeland, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1888Hastings, Sussex, England
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 15

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 21

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (southeastern): status name for a holder of land held without obligation of rent or service, from Middle English freland, frilond, literally ‘free land’ (Old English frēo land, frīg land). As a Sussex name, it may refer specifically to Freeland in Storrington (West Easewrithe Hundred). There is also a place called Freeland's Wood in Farleigh, Surrey. Compare Frankland .

    English: elsewhere than Sussex, Surrey and Kent, possibly also from the Old French personal name Freland, from ancient Germanic Fredeland, composed of the elements frith ‘peace’ + land ‘land’.

    Americanized form of Dutch Vreeland .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.