Father of James Wesley Freel was Mathew b? Mar 16, 1811 in either OH or IN. and died Feb. 15, 1886 in Demott, IN.First wife name is unknown but she is mother of James Wesley and John W. b. @ 1842 and died Sept. 3, 1864 in Andersonville GA, (the prison during Rev. War).2nd wife of Mathrew was Barbara Ann Reddickk.It is believed the 1st wife died in childbirth or shortly thereafter as Mathew remarried soon after John was born.John served in the Civil War and is listed under the "Iowa Roll of Honor" My information came from Patrick Murray of DesMoines IA and Sandra Nickerson of Oregon. Barbara and Mathewhad 10 other children after his first 2.