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Judge Henry Freeman, Sr.

Birthplace: Monroe Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
Death: October 10, 1763 (94)
Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County, Province of New Jersey (Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey, USA)
Place of Burial: Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Unknown Father of Henry B. Freeman and Unknown Mother of Henry J Freeman
Husband of Elizabeth Freeman
Father of John Freeman; Mary Dunham; Sarah Worth Worth; Rachel Ward; Samuel Freeman and 8 others

Occupation: First Presbyterian Church, Judge
Managed by: Charles John Reno
Last Updated:

About Judge Henry Freeman

Henry Freeman was a prominent figure in the early days of NJ. "Sturdy in his assertion of the rights of the people against the encroachment of the royal authority which at the same time recognized his worth by long continued appointment as one of the six judges of the Pleas of the County of Middlesex." (Needs source).

Henry Freeman was born in London in 1669. Sources differ on his father’s name, some say it was Joseph. Other sources claim it was either John or Edward. He emigrated to Philadelphia on one of the Penn voyages, as a young man with his father and brother. Many sources say his father fell overboard in the Delaware River and drowned. Most versions of his history say he was then apprenticed to a Quaker family. Henry left the Quakers because he was not happy with the strict treatment he received. He went to Woodbridge, New Jersey where he lived with a Presbyterian family. As a young man he prospered in business and married. (Myers)

His wife was Elizabeth Baignoux aka Petit. They lived a long life in Woodbridge, NJ, raising twelve children. Sources differ on whether Henry was a judge. He died in 1760 and was buried in the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Woodbridge, NJ.


Judge [uncertain] Henry Freeman Sr.

Born 7 Aug 1672 in London, England

Son of Joseph Freeman and Elizabeth (Gosse) Freeman

Brother of Edward Freeman

Husband of Elizabeth (Baignoux) Freeman — married 16 May 1695 in Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey

Father of Ann Elizabeth (Freeman) Runyon, John Freeman, Jonathan Freeman, Mary (Freeman) Dunham, Sarah Freeman, Rachel (Freeman) Runyun, Samuel Freeman, Joseph Freeman, Hannah Freeman, Isaac Freeman, Henry Freeman Jr and Hester Freeman

Died 10 Oct 1763 in Woodbridge, Middlesex county, New Jersey

Profile last modified 10 Nov 2019 | Created 29 Aug 2011


https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11050724/henry-freeman Judge Henry Freeman Olive Tree genealogy, records of the Dutch Reforned Church, accessed from DavidWilson.com, via Find a Grave Professor Justin Loomis, Bucknell U, Lewisburg, PA Myers, Patty, Ancestors and Descendants of Lewis Ross Freeman, pg 1-2

Henry Freeman Birth 8 JUL 1669 in Elizabeth, NJ, USA Death 10 OCT 1763 (94) in Woodbridge, NJ, USA 1695 Age: 25 Marriage to Anne Elizabeth Baignoux Bowne (1673-1763) Woodbridge, NJ, USA

Spouse: Elizabeth Baigneaux (1673-1760) Married 1695 Children: Anne Elizabeth (1695-1763) John (1700-1761) Sarah (1702-1760) Mary (1702-1784) Rachel (1705-1763) Hannah (1705-1763) Samuel (1708-1778) Joseph (1709-1797) Hannah (1711-) Benjamin (1713-1789) Isaac (1715-1808) Henry (1717-1784) James (1719-1793) Hester (1725-1754)

All characters on this line born before this HENRY FREEMAN are based on unreliable info furnished by the corrupt genealogist, Gustave Anjou. THIS HENRY WAS NOT BORN IN LONDON, ENGLAND. THAT IS INCORRECT INFO THAT HAS BEEN PROVEN WRONG, A FABRICATION OF ANJOU'S. HE WAS BORN IN NJ. HIS BIRTH AND MANY OTHER THINGS ON THIS DIRECT FREEMAN LINE HAS BEEN PROVEN INCORRTECT BY OTHER GENEALOGISTS, INCLUDING MYSELF, AND IN THE FREEMAN SURNAME PROJECT ON FTDNA. LOOK FOR GRANDCHILDREN WITH THE Y-R1b1ba2 Haplogroup. if you have any questions, please contact me directly through my profile here. Look for Ms Michael Sortomme. This was my original profile, but was taken over by the curators. Ann M. Berge is my 6th genetic cousin, matched at 23&me.

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Henry Freeman

England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906

  • about Henry Freeman Name: Henry Freeman
  • Gender: Male
  • Birth Date: abt 1672
  • Christening Date: 1672
  • Christening Place: London, London, England
  • Father's name: Henry Freeman
  • Mother's name: Elizabeth

Another profile (no source) claims birthday of 8/7/1669

This profile is incorrect and supports Gustave Anjou's fraudulent work. If you reach this profile in your searches: STOP! Any further back than this and you have hit a genealogical brick wall. For further information, please join the Gustave Anjou Project here on Geni or write me directly: michael@michaelsortomme.com . Thank you for your interest and continued support on Geni, Michael Sortomme

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Judge Henry Freeman's Timeline

July 8, 1669
Monroe Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
November 5, 1698
Woodbridge, Middlesex County, Province of East Jersey
June 5, 1702
Woodbridge, Middlesex County, Province of East Jersey
February 1, 1703
Woodbridge, Middlesex Co., N.J.
January 18, 1705
Woodbridge, Middlesex County, East Jersey
March 31, 1708
Whitewood Hill, Woodbridge, NJ
December 21, 1709
Woodbridge, Middlesex, NJ, USA
October 21, 1711
Woodbridge, Middlesex Co., N.J.
June 3, 1713
Woodbridge, Middlesex Co., N.J.