Freeman, Benjamin (1744-1806) and Deborah Child (1738-1805)

Description

1791 Bible published by Isaiah Thomas, Worcester, Massachusetts

Bible 11

Marriages

  • Benjamin Freeman, son of Samuel Freeman of Sturbridge, to Deborah Child, daughter of Ebenezer Child of Woodstock. June 10, 1764.
  • Jeremiah Shumway (b. 1762) to Kezia Freeman. May 9, 1786.

Shumway marriage records found in letter:

  • Peter the 1st, father of Jeremiah Shumway (b. 1703) to Miss Smith of Boston(?).
  • Jeremiah Shumway (b. 1703) to Experience Larned. November 13, 1729.
  • Jeremiah Shumway (b. 1731) to Abigail Moore. December 4,1758.

Births

Children and their spouses of Samuel and Mary Freeman:

  • Benjamin Freeman. October 24, 1744. Son.
  • Deborah (Child) Freeman. October 12, 1738. Wife of Benjamin Freeman.
  • Samuel Freeman. September 27, 1746. Son.
  • Rachel Freeman. September 9, 1748. Daughter.
  • Comfort Freeman. August 23, 1750. Son.
  • Jared Freeman. December 27, 1752. Son.
  • Walter Freeman. August 26, 1754. Son.
  • Mary Freeman. October 7, 1755. Daughter.
  • Mary and Martha Freeman. September 14, 1757. Twin Daughters.
  • Walter Freeman. August 20, 1759.
  • Rainy Freeman. March 22, 1763.
  • Chester Freeman. November 7, 1766.

Children of Benjamin and Deborah Freeman:

  • Kezia Freeman. May 20, 1765. Daughter.

Children of Jeremiah Shumway and Kezia Freeman:

  • Nabby Shumway. February 22, 1787.
  • Benjamin Freeman Shumway. January 12, 1789.
  • Jeremiah Shumway. October 19, 1790.
  • Benjamin Freeman Shumway. August 17, 1792.
  • Adalaid Shumway. September 16, 1794.
  • Debe Ann Shumway. April 6, 1797.
  • Ameline Shumway. May 29, 1802.
  • Louiza Brown. February 18, 1806.

Shumway births records found in letter:

  • Jeremiah Shumway. August 9, 1762.
  • Jeremiah Shumway. 1731. Father of Jeremiah Shumway (b. 1762).
  • Jeremiah Shumway. 1703. Father of Jeremiah Shumway (b. 1731).

Deaths

  • Walter Freeman. October 16, 1754.
  • Mary Freeman. August 8, 1757.
  • Chester Freeman. May 8, 1767.
  • Samuel Freeman. September 26, 1772.
  • Elizabeth Freeman. August 30, 1772.
  • Rachel Bacon. September 22, 1784. Wife of Parker Bacon.
  • Deborah Freeman. March 8, 1805. Wife of Benjamin Freeman. Location: Sturbridge, MA. Aged 67 years.
  • Martha Ellis. May 9, 1804. Wife of Jedidiah Ellis.
  • Col. Benjamin Freeman. May 22, 1806. Location: Sturbridge, MA. Aged 62 years.
  • Benjamin Freeman Shumway. March 19, 1789.
  • Samuel Freeman. December 31, 1772. Aged 51. Father of Benjamin Freeman.
  • Jeremiah Shumway. October 24, 1801. Location: Sturbridge, MA. Aged 40 years.
  • Emeline Shumway. July 26, 1818. Location: Southbridge, MA. Aged 17 years.
  • Benjamin Freeman Shumway. December 1825. Aged 33 years.
  • Kezia Brown. November 8, 1829. Aged 64 years.
  • Jeremiah Shumway. November 16, 1857.
  • Adalaid S. Ammidoroy(?). August 6, 1866. Wife of Luther(?) Ammidoroy(?) and daughter of Jeremiah and Kezia Shumway. Location: Southbridge, MA.

Notes

  • (On name page) “This Bible bought in the year 1794. Price 11 Dollars.”
  • (Enclosed letter) Additional records are found in a personal letter contained within the Bible addressed to a Miss C. L. Ammidown, granddaughter of Jeremiah Shumway, b.1762, and daughter of Adalaide (Shumway) Ammidown. Letter sent by A.A. Shumway.