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Major JOHN FREEMAN (b. 28 Jan 1627, d. 28 Oct 1719)JOHN FREEMAN (son of EDMUND FREEMAN, Sr. and BENNET HODSOLL)442 was born 28 Jan 1627 in Billinghurst, Devonshire, England, and died 28 Oct 1719 in Eastham, Barnstable Co., MA.He married MERCY PRENCE on 13 Feb 1650 in Eastham, Barnstable Co., MA, daughter of THOMAS PRENCE and PATIENCE BREWSTER.
Notes for JOHN FREEMAN:
On the list of freemen in Eastham in 1655, (pg 15; Nauset on Cape Cod A History of Eastham)
In 1659, John Freeman became Lieutenant in the horse troop, and in 1685 Major of the Barnstable County Regiment.(pg 87 Nausset on Cape Cod A History of Eastham)
1681 of Brewster, MA Age: 55
BURIAL: John Freeman 1719
HERE LYES THE
BODY OF MAJOR
DECD OCTOBER Ye
IN Ye 98th YEAR
OF HIS AGE
BURIAL: This old stone has a good tympanum border. See Jamima Mulford (1723) - Eastham Cove Cem for a stone with a similar border. Marcy Foster (1720) - Brewster has a tympanum border identical to this border of John Freeman.
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More About JOHN FREEMAN:
Date born 2: 1621443
Christening: Bentley, England.
Died 2: 28 Oct 1719443
More About JOHN FREEMAN and MERCY PRENCE:
Marriage 1: 13 Feb 1650, Eastham, Barnstable Co., MA.
Marriage 2: 13 Feb 1648, Eastham, Barnstable Co., MA.
Marriage 3: 13 Feb 1649, 0.443
Children of JOHN FREEMAN and MERCY PRENCE are:
- +EDMUND FREEMAN, b. Jun 1657, Eastham, Barnstable Co., MA, d. 10 Dec 1717, Eastham, Barnstable Co., MA.