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Edumund Freeman, of the "Abigail"[1]

Male 1596 - 1682  (85 years)


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  • Name Edumund Freeman 
    Suffix of the "Abigail" 
    Born 25 Jul 1596  Pulborough, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 25 Jul 1596  St. Mary's Church, Pulborough, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigrated 1635  America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    on the "Abigail" 
    Died 1682  Sandwich, Barnstable, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 2 Nov 1682  Sandwich, Barnstable, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4325  Main
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2009 

    Father Edmund Freeman,   b. Abt 1572, Pulborough, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1623, Pulborough, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Mother Alice Coles,   d. 1650-1652 
    Family ID F1766  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bennett Hodsoll,   b. 1596,   d. 12 Apr 1630, Pulborough, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1617  Cowfold, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Major John Freeman,   b. 28 Jan 1626, Pulborough, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1719, Barnstable, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +2. Edmund Freeman, Jr.,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F1725  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jul 1596 - Pulborough, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 25 Jul 1596 - St. Mary's Church, Pulborough, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jun 1617 - Cowfold, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigrated - on the "Abigail" - 1635 - America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1682 - Sandwich, Barnstable, MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Nov 1682 - Sandwich, Barnstable, MA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • "One of the original nine men who founded the town of Sandwich on Cape Cod."

      From Lee Murrah's Freeman Family Page:

      The first Freeman in America was Edmund who arrived in Plymouth in 1635 aboard the "Abigail." He was the son of Edmond and Alice Coles Freeman who lived at Reigate in County Surrey, England.

      He was admitted freeman at Plymouth, January 2, 1637. Edmund was prominent, active and influential in affairs of the colony. Edmund of one of the original nine men who founded the town of Sandwich on Cape Cod.

      Edmund's first wife was Bennett Hodsoll, but she apparently died in England. Edmund married Elizabeth Gurney who came to America with him. Four children also came American with the family. [2]

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

    2. [S1029] Lee Murrah, Lee Murrah, (http://www.murrah.com/gen/index.htm), http://www.murrah.com/gen/freeman.htm.