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Edmund Freeman, III

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: May 18, 1720 (60-68)
Sandwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Edmund Freeman, Jr. and Margaret Freeman
Husband of Sarah Freeman
Father of Edmund Nathaniel Freeman, IV; Benjamin Freeman; Mary Nye; William Freeman; Sarah Nye and 4 others
Brother of Margaret Fish; Alice Pope (Freeman); Rachel Landers; Sarah Landers; Deborah Landers and 1 other
Half brother of Rebecca Perry; Elizabeth Burgess and John Gaythings

Occupation: Lieutenant
Managed by: Carl Wolfhagen
Last Updated:

About Edmund Freeman, III

The Descendants of Elder William Brewster, Part 1, Generations 1 through 4, Barbara Lambert Merrick, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Plymouth MA, 2014, p. 146


Edmund FREEMAN born 5 Oct 1655 (Sandwich, Barnstable Co. MA); m. Sarah; died: 18 May 1720 (Sandwich MA); Son of Edmund FREEMAN and Margaret PERRY. His wife is NOT the Sarah Skiffe who married Thomas Mayhew of Sandwich.

Children:

  1. Edmund b. 30 Aug 1683 in Sandwich MA m. bef 1708 Keziah PRESBURY in Sandwich MA d. 1 Jun 1766 in Mansfield CT
  2. Benjamin b. 6 Jan 1685 (Sandwich MA) m. 30 Jan 1712 Patience NYE
  3. Mary b. 13 Mar 1687 (Sandwich MA) m. 7 Aug 1716 Timothy NYE
  4. John b. 12 Jun 1693 (Sandwich MA) m. (1) 20 Jul 1720 Deliverance LAWRENCE; (2) 3 Jan 1722 Maria BOURNE; (3) 4 Aug 1726 Mary PERRY
  5. Thomas b. 26 Mar 1696 (Sandwich MA) m. 23 Nov 1742 Kezia HOXIE
  6. Joseph b. 18 Jul 1698 (Sandwich MA) m. 9 May 1726 Tabitha TOBEY
  7. William b. 4 Dec 1700 (Sandwich MA) m. 6 Dec 1726 Mary BODFISH
  8. Sarah b. 6 Dec 1703 (Sandwich MA) m. 7 Feb 1725 Isaac NYE
  9. Isaac b. 20 Oct 1706 (Sandwich MA) m. 22 Nov 1733 Deborah FOSTER

The Sandwich vital records list Edmund Freeman's birth and death date, stating that he died at "ae 65". The maiden name and personal information of his wife Sarah were not included, though the records do note the children's birth dates.

According the the bios found in the Tolland and Windham Co. book, Edmund III purchased 1000 acres of land in Wyndham Co. CT in 1702 in what is now Mansfield.

These bios also list the children, their birth dates and their marriage information.

Sources: Tolland and Winham Counties, Connecticut- Biographies - 1903; Freeman Genealogy in Three Parts by Frederick Freeman - 1875; Sandwich MA Vital Records

Will dated May 13, 1720 found on FHL film #904581 Birth Source: FHL Number 775836 " Civil Records for Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts"

Sources:

  • The American Genealogist Vol. 40, 1964, p. 110
  • New England Marriages Prior to 1700, Clarence Almon Torrey
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Edmund Freeman, III's Timeline

1655
October 5, 1655
Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1683
August 30, 1683
Age 27
Sandwich, Barnstable, MA, United States
1685
January 6, 1685
Age 29
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, New England Colony
1687
March 13, 1687
Age 31
Sandwich, MA, United States
1693
June 12, 1693
Age 37
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
1696
March 26, 1696
Age 40
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, New England
1698
July 18, 1698
Age 42
Sandwich, Barnstable, MA, United States
1700
December 4, 1700
Age 45
Sandwich, Barnstable, MA, United States
1703
December 6, 1703
Age 48
Sandwich, Barnstable, MA