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Benjamin Rosser Freeman

Male 1841 - 1888  (47 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Rosser Freeman 
    Born 28 Mar 1841  Meriwether County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Oct 1888  Greenville, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Meriwether County, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I07421  Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2017 

    Father James Freeman,   b. 1814, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1847  (Age 33 years) 
    Mother Martha Ann Rosser,   b. 1816, Putnam County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1848, Meriwether County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1838  Meriwether County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen Minerva Banning,   b. 25 Dec 1844, Greenville, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1911, Greenville, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 5 May 1865  Meriwether County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Myrtis Elizabeth Freeman,   b. 10 May 1867, Greenville, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1947, Fulton County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +2. Joseph Banning Freeman,   b. 18 Feb 1871, Greenville, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1926, Meriwether County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    +3. Pattie Florence Freeman,   b. 20 May 1872, Greenville, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1935, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +4. James Freeman,   b. 29 Jul 1874, Greenville, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1947, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +5. Bertie Lee Freeman,   b. 20 Jul 1876, Greenville, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1950, Greenville, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +6. Benjamin Rosser Freeman,   b. 21 Jun 1878, Greenville, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1931, Greenville, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Family ID F2602  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Mar 1841 - Meriwether County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 May 1865 - Meriwether County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Oct 1888 - Greenville, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Meriwether County, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Benjamin & Ellen Freeman
    Benjamin & Ellen Freeman
    Benjamin R. Freeman
    Mar. 28, 1841 - Nov. 4, 1888
    Ellen B. Freeman
    Dec. 25, 1844 - June 15, 1911

    Census
    1870 US Census
    1870 US Census
    Greenville, Meriwether County, Georgia
    1880 US Census
    1880 US Census
    Greenville, Meriwether County, Georgia

  • Notes 
    • FREEMAN, Mr. Benjamin Rosser, died suddenly at his home in
      Greenville last Sunday, aged about forty nine years; born and
      raised near Greenville, he was married to Miss Ellen, daughter
      of the late Joseph L. Banning; a member of the Methodist
      church, he was buried Monday afternoon with Masonic orders and
      Alliance ceremony; Vol. 16, No. 50, November 5, 1888. This
      later issue reports that the funeral was held at the Methodist
      church and that only Masonic ceremonies were held at the grave;
      Vol. 16, No. 51, November 8, 1888. In a Memorial by the
      Greenville Masonic Lodge in this issue: he was born in
      Meriwether county, March 28th, 1841 and died November 4th, 1888
      (this date is not comsistent with the earlier report); Vol. 17,
      No. 9, January 18, 1889
      MERIWETHER COUNTY, GA - NEWSPAPERS OBITS December 9, 1887 - December 16, 1892