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Peter Freeny[1]

Male 1810 - 1896  (85 years)


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  • Documents
    1850 Census - Peter Freeney
    1850 Census - Peter Freeney
    Salisbury, Somerset County, Maryland. Enumerated July 1850. Thomas B. Freeney, Sr. does not appear, but he was born in Dec 1850 after the census was taken.
    1860 Census - Peter Freeney family
    1860 Census - Peter Freeney family
    Salisbury, Somerset Co., Maryland. Entire family b. Maryland. Spelled Freeny by census taker.
    1870 Census - Peter Freeney
    1870 Census - Peter Freeney
    Salisbury, Somerset Co.
    1876 Map of Salisbury, Wicomico, Co., MD
    1876 Map of Salisbury, Wicomico, Co., MD
    Freeney locations highlighted and linked to individuals where known. Centennial map includes names of landowners.
    Freeney Family Bible - Births
    Freeney Family Bible - Births

  • Name Peter Freeny  [2, 3
    Born 15 Oct 1810  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    FamilySearch K23N-64G 
    Died 14 Aug 1896  [9
    Buried Quantico, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I2995  Main
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2017 

    Father Richard Freeny,   b. Between 1774 and 1784, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Margaret Melson,   d. 25 Mar 1822 
    Married 31 Jan 1810  Worcester Co., MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Family ID F3218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth "Betsey" Davis,   b. 9 Aug 1823, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1910  (Age 86 years) 
    Children 
    +1. George Davis Freeny,   b. 22 Dec 1839, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1921, Quantico, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. John W. Benjamin Freeny,   b. 1842,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Julia A. S. Freeny,   b. 1844,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. James Cannon Freeny,   b. Abt 1847, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1899  (Age ~ 52 years)
     5. Sara M. Freeny,   b. 1850-1860,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +6. Thomas Barton Freeny, Sr.,   b. 20 Dec 1850, Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1884, Wicomico County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     7. Martha Freeny,   b. 1853, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +8. Benjamin Brooks Freeny,   b. 13 Oct 1855, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1932  (Age 77 years)
     9. Eugene E. Freeney,   b. Abt Jun 1860, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Samuel W. Freeney,   b. 14 Jun 1860,   d. 22 Feb 1899  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F1210  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Oct 1810 - Maryland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Quantico, MD Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • Ellis Freeny notes:

      "Peter Freeny, s/o Richard Freeny and Margaret Melson Freeny. Born: 15 Oct 1810. Died: 14 Aug 1896."

      Listed as a Farmer in Salisbury, in the Wicomico County Directory of 1876. [13, 14]

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    2. [S1512] Freeny (Freeney) Family Bible, Thomas B. Freeny Sr & Emily Goslee Freeny, (Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments, translated out of the original tongues. New York, American Bilble Society, 1873. In our archives - received June 2008. Also contained photos, postcards, cloth pieces, and a wrapped lock of hair between the pages. All in my files.), Freeny (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S1514] Charles Freeny, III, Charles Freeny, III, (http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/f/r/e/Charles-C-Freeny/index.html cfreeny@worldnet.att.net), http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/f/r/e/Charles-C-Freeny/GENE5-0007.html#CHILD29 (Reliability: 0).
      Children of PETER FREENY and ELIZABETH DAVIS are:
      68. i.   GEORGE DAVIS7 FREENY, b. Dec 22, 1839, Maryland; d. Jan 30, 1921, Quantico, MD.
        ii.   JOHN W. BENJAMIN FREENY, b. 1842.
        iii.   JULIA A. S. FREENY, b. 1844; m. JOHN T. PHILLIPS, Feb 26, 1861.
      69. iv.   JAMES CANNON FREENY, b. 1847, Maryland; d. WFT Est. 1881-1941.
        v.   SARAH M. FREENY, b. Bet. 1850 - 1860; m. THOMAS CALLAWAY.
      70. vi.   THOMAS BARTON FREENY, b. 1851, Maryland; d. Jan 30, 1884.
        vii.   MARTHA FREENY, b. 1853.
      71. viii.   BENJAMIN BROOKS FREENY, b. Oct 13, 1855, Maryland; d. Dec 17, 1932.
        ix.   EUGENE E. FREENY, b. 1860.
      72. x.   SR SAMUEL W. FREENY, SR., b. Jun 14, 1860; d. Feb 22, 1899.

    4. [S671] 1880 U.S. Census, age 69, occupation: Farmer, White, Married, parents b. MD, Census Salisbury, Wicomico, MD (Reliability: 0).

    5. [S672] IGI Index v5.0, (http://www.familysearch.org), "Peter Freeney, b. abt 1812, MD" (Reliability: 0).

    6. [S690] 1870 U.S. Census, Peter Freeney, 62, farmer; Elizabeth, 43, keeping house; Barton, 19, works on farm; Benj., 13, works on farm; Samuel, 10, at home; Hagar 40, b, Domestic servant - Salisbury, Somerset Co., Maryland, enumerated 18 Aug 1870 (Reliability: 0).

    7. [S1514] Charles Freeny, III, Charles Freeny, III, (http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/f/r/e/Charles-C-Freeny/index.html cfreeny@worldnet.att.net), 15 Oct 1810 - http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/f/r/e/Charles-C-Freeny/GENE5-0007.html#CHILD29 (Reliability: 0).

    8. [S689] 1850 U.S. Census, MD, Somerset Co., Salisbury District, household 239 (Reliability: 0).

    9. [S1514] Charles Freeny, III, Charles Freeny, III, (http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/f/r/e/Charles-C-Freeny/index.html cfreeny@worldnet.att.net), 14 Aug 1896 - http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/f/r/e/Charles-C-Freeny/GENE5-0007.html#CHILD29 (Reliability: 0).

    10. [S997] Graveyards & Gravestones of Wicomico, John E. Jacob, (1971 - Published by The Salisbury Advertiser, Salsibury, MD 21801), p 17 Peter Freeny is buried at the St. Phillips Episcopal Church & Quantico Public Cemeteries. b. 15 Oct 1810 d. 14 Aug 1896. (Reliability: 0).

    11. [S1514] Charles Freeny, III, Charles Freeny, III, (http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/f/r/e/Charles-C-Freeny/index.html cfreeny@worldnet.att.net) (Reliability: 0).
      Children of PETER FREENY and ELIZABETH DAVIS are:
      68. i.   GEORGE DAVIS7 FREENY, b. Dec 22, 1839, Maryland; d. Jan 30, 1921, Quantico, MD.
        ii.   JOHN W. BENJAMIN FREENY, b. 1842.
        iii.   JULIA A. S. FREENY, b. 1844; m. JOHN T. PHILLIPS, Feb 26, 1861.
      69. iv.   JAMES CANNON FREENY, b. 1847, Maryland; d. WFT Est. 1881-1941.
        v.   SARAH M. FREENY, b. Bet. 1850 - 1860; m. THOMAS CALLAWAY.
      70. vi.   THOMAS BARTON FREENY, b. 1851, Maryland; d. Jan 30, 1884.
        vii.   MARTHA FREENY, b. 1853.
      71. viii.   BENJAMIN BROOKS FREENY, b. Oct 13, 1855, Maryland; d. Dec 17, 1932.
        ix.   EUGENE E. FREENY, b. 1860.
      72. x.   SR SAMUEL W. FREENY, SR., b. Jun 14, 1860; d. Feb 22, 1899.

    12. [S1527] Peter Freeny and His Descendants in America, Ellis Freeny, p. 27 (Reliability: 0).

    13. [S998] Wicomico County Maryland 1878 Directory, (http://www.ls.net/~newriver/md/wico1878.htm), Freeny, Peter - Farmer, Salisbury (Reliability: 0).

    14. [S1527] Peter Freeny and His Descendants in America, Ellis Freeny, p. 28 (Reliability: 0).