Deacon Samuel Freeman Jr.

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Samuel Freeman, Jr.

Birthplace: Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
Death: Died in Eastham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
Place of Burial: Eastham, Barnstable, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Freeman, Sr.; Samuel Freeman; Apphia Prence (Quicke) and Apphia Freeman
Husband of Mercy Freeman and Mercy Freeman (Southworth)
Father of Elizabeth Remick; Apphia Freeman; Samuel Freeman, III; Apphia Pepper; Capt. Constant Freeman and 5 others
Brother of Henry Freeman and Apphia Freeman
Half brother of Judith Tubbs; Sarah Howes and Elizabeth Howland

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About Deacon Samuel Freeman Jr.

Samuel Freeman

  • Birth: 11 May 1638, Watertown, Middlesex, MA
  • Death: 20 Nov 1712, Eastham, MA
  • Father: Samuel Freeman
  • Mother: Apphia Quicke
  • Spouse: Mercy Southworth (1738-1712)

Deac. Samuel Freeman was born 11 Mar 1638, in Watertown, MA, He died 20 Nov 1712, in Eastham, Barnstable, MA. He married Mercy Southworth 12 May 1658, in Eastham, Massachusetts. She is the daughter of Ensign Constant Southworth and Elizabeth Collier. She died just 5 days after he did, on 25 Nov 1712, and is also buried at Cove Burying Ground, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

Nine children of Deacon Samuel Freeman and Mercy Southworth include:


  • Apphia (1659-1660)
  • Samuel (1662-1742)
  • Apphia (1666-)
  • Constant (1669-1745)
  • Elizabeth (1671-)
  • Edward
  • Mary
  • Mercy


Samuel became deacon of the church in Eastham, 1676. He was rep. 1697. A man of pecuniary resources and of financial ability, he was of service to the town in time of peculiar straits. Of how large a portion of Prence estate he became purchaser, we an not informed, except the one purchase to which we have already referred in a previous page. Gov P.s landed property was valuable, comprising many acres of the best lands in Eastham and adjoining towns. Mr. Freeman died Nov. 25, 1712, age 75. Mr. Freeman's wife, Mercy Southworth, whom he m. May 12, 1658, was daughter of Constant Southworth, who was some time assistant in the Plymouth Colony.

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Deacon Samuel Freeman Jr.'s Timeline

May 11, 1638
Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
December 31, 1660
Age 22
March 26, 1662
Age 23
Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
January 1, 1666
Age 27
Eastham, Barnstable, MA, USA
March 31, 1669
Age 30
Eastham, (Present Barnstable County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
June 26, 1671
Age 33
Eastham, Barnstable, MA, USA
June 26, 1671
Age 33
Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Age 34
Eastham, (Present Barnstable County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
Age 36
Eastham, (Present Barnstable County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)