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John T Freeman (abt. 1815 - 1907)

John T Freeman
Born about in New York, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 92 in Albion, Calhoun, Michigan, United Statesmap
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John was born about 3 June 1809[1][2], 1815[3], or 1820[4][5] in New York[2][4] or Vermont[3][5][1]

1860: John(40, from NY) & Julia Mulvaney(28, from NY) lived in Kalamazoo, Michigan with 5 children: Francis(13), George(10), Rosa(7), Alice(4), Mary(1) [4]

1870: John(55, from VT) lived next door to his oldest son, Franklin Freeman (22, from NY), in Pine Grove, Michigan with 4 children: George(20, from NY), Rosa(17, from NY), Mary(12, from MI), and Thomas(9, from MI). [3]

1880: John(59, from VT) lived with his daughter Rosa and her husband, Francis Sweeney, and grandson, Charles Sweeney, in Alamo, Kalamazoo, MI[5]

1900: John (91, from NY) living as a widowed boarder in VanLuet household (also lists both parents as being from NY)[1]

John Freeman died of senility at the age of 98 on 9 Sep in Albion, Calhoon, MI. (death certificate names father "John Freeman" as being from Canada - mother unknown)[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 5 August 2014), Michigan > Van Buren > ED 150 Pine Grove township Gobleville village > image 21 of 32; citing NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Michigan, U.S., Death Records, 1867-1952, John Freeman death certificate accessed on 2021
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 June 2019), Michigan > Van Buren > Pine Grove > image 38 of 44; citing NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "United States Census, 1860," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 24 March 2017), Michigan > Kalamazoo > Alamo > image 13 of 24; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," database, ( : n.d.); citing NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 January 2022), John Freeman in household of Francis Sweeney, Alamo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm .
  • "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995", database, FamilySearch : 23 February 2021, John Freeman in entry for George Freeman, 1917.
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 05 December 2021), memorial page for John Thomas Freeman (Jun 1809–9 Sep 1907), Find a Grave Memorial ID 25813073, citing Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by ambs (contributor 46814643) .

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