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Subject: Joel T. Freeman line
Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2005 10:32:49 EDT


Hello Joe Brown,
You wrote: Joe Brown wrote:

> My name is Joe Brown, I am 73 years old. My mother, Ruth Marie Freeman
> Brown, is the daughter of John Moten Freeman. John is the son of Felix
> Moten Freeman, the son of Joel Terrell Freeman Sr. Joel is the son of
> Nathaniel
> Robinson or Robertson Freeman.

I am a decendant of the same line - so we are "cousins". Welcome to the list.
Here is what info I have on this line.

Nathaniel Robertson Freeman
Name: Nathaniel Robinson Freeman
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Birth: 1775 Brunswick Co., Virginia
Death: 23 Jan 1831 Rutherford Co., North Carolina
Occupation: Farmer - Blacksmith And Gunsmith
Religion: Baptist
Father: Jesse Freeman (1749-1816)
Mother: Elizabeth Catherine Malone (1752-1779)

Misc. Notes
Nathaniel Robinson Freeman is the son of Jesse Freeman and Elizabeth
Catherine Malone.

Robinson - as Nathaniel was called, is said to be the first buried in the
Freeman Cemetary - located at the foot of Bearwallow Mountain, North Carolina.

Nathaniel Robinson Freeman was thirteen years old when he moved from Virginia
to the Cathys Mountian Creek area of Rutherford Co., North Carolina. This
information is mentioned in Henderson Co. Heritage Book by Jennings E. Roberts,
Vol 1. He and Catherine married in Rutherford Co., Oct 7, 1801 and had
fifteen children and nine childred reached maturity. All the children were born in
Rutherford Co., North Carolina and this information was also mentioned in
Brent Holcomb published book, “Marriages of Rutherford Co., NC, 1779-1868, page
47. It lists Joel Freeman son of Nathaniel Robinson Freeman and Caty Seward.

1801 - Marriage Records - Rutherford Co., North Carolina - lists a Nathaniel
Robinson Freeman and Caty Seward married on Oct. 7, 1801. Robert Newton is
the bondsman.

Descendants of Nathaniel Robertson Freeman


Spouse: Catherine Ann Seward
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Birth: abt 1778 Virginia
Death: Aug 1850 Gerton, North Carolina
Occupation: Housewife/mother
Religion: Baptist
Father: John Seward (1739-1798)
Mother: Betsy Malone (-1771)
Other spouses: Edward Moore

Children
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1 M: Rev. John Whittington Freeman
Birth: 1 Nov 1802 Rutherford, North Carolina
Death: 1 Oct 1858 Blairswille, Georgia
Occupation: Baptist Preacher
Religion: Baptist

Spouse: Patsy Watkins
Marriage: 3 Nov 1824 Rutherford, North Carolina
Spouse: Mary Surd Morrison
Marriage: 1846 North Carolina
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2 M: Jarrett Winfield Freeman
Birth: 1804 Rutherford Co., North Carolina

Spouse: Anna Porter
Marriage: 3 Jun 1827 Rutherford Co., North Carolina
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3 M: Dobson Borroughs Freeman
Birth: 1806 Cathey’s Creek, Rutherford Co. North Carolina
Death: 8 Apr 1871 Raleigh, North Carolina
Occupation: Farmer

Spouse: Elzira Catherine Watkins
Marriage: 8 Nov 1826 Henderson Co., North Carolina
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4 M: Larkin Losson Freeman
Birth: 1808 Henderson Co., North Carolina
Death: 1898 Henderson Co., North Carolina

Spouse: Jane Rhodes
Marriage: 1836 Henderson Co., North Carolina
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5 F: Sophia Guthrie Freeman
Birth: 24 Dec 1810 Rutherford Co., North Carolina
Death: 19 Jul 1897 Buncombe Co., North Carolina

Spouse: Theophilus Sailes
Marriage: 30 Jan 1831 Rutherford Co., North Carolina
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My direct line:
6 M: Joel Terrill Freeman
Birth: 27 Jul 1812 Rutherford Co., North Carolina
Death: 29 Aug 1889 Lexington, Davidson Co., North Carolina
Occupation: Farmer
Religion: Baptist

Spouse: Isabella Minerva Porter
Marriage: abt 1834 Henderson Co., North Carolina
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7 M: Isaac K. Freeman
Birth: 1815 Cathey’s Creek, Rutherford Co. North Carolina
Death: 13 Feb 1868 Buncombe Co., North Carolina
Occupation: Farmer And Gunsmith

Spouse: Elizabeth Harper
Marriage: Henderson Co., North Carolina
Spouse: Sarah Dobson
Marriage: 1835 North Carolina
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8 M: Felix Moten Freeman
Birth: 16 Jan 1818 Catheys Creek, Rutherford Co., North Carolina
Death: 5 Dec 1888 Henderson Co., North Carolina

Spouse: Mara Bagwell
Marriage: 12 Mar 1838 Rutherford, North Carolina
Divorce: 1849 Polken, Tennessee
Spouse: Agness Stepp
Marriage: 1 Feb 1852 Henderson Co., North Carolina
Spouse: Tobiatha Conner
Marriage: 18 May 1879 Henderson Co., North Carolina
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9 M: Plenny T. Freeman
Birth: 1822 Rutherford Co., North Carolina

Spouse: Nancy Katherine Edney
Marriage: 23 Feb 1840 Rutherford Co., North Carolina

NOTE: I have much more data on Joel T. Freeman and I am willing to share.
take care
Mary Stokely McKillop



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