Lula Freeman

Brief Life History of Lula

When Lula Freeman was born in June 1879, in Missouri, United States, her father, William Freeman, was 22 and her mother, Matilda Eveline Porterfield, was 32. She lived in King Township, Oregon, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Pike Township, Carter, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 1 December 1965, in Ripley, Missouri, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Oregon, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Freeman
Matilda Eveline Porterfield
Lula Freeman
Paralee Freeman
Mary Freeman
Nancy Ann Freeman
Charles Freeman

Sources (7)

  • Lula Freeman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wilderness Cemetery on Missouri Genweb
  • Lula Freeman in household of Charles Freeman, "United States Census, 1940"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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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