|Birth: ||Jul. 13, 1865|
|Death: ||Aug. 7, 1925|
Joseph Wilson Freese was born July 13, 1865, in Mohawk, Coshocton County, Ohio, the 2nd of 5 children of Andrew John and Mary Jane Cornell Freese. He was the grandson of Joseph and Anna Maria Weatherwax Freese, natives of Frederick County, Maryland, and Albany County, New York, respectively. He was married twice, the first time in Ohio in 1897 to Cora M. English, daughter of John H. and Melissa Wright English. His second wife was Ella M., maiden name unknown. There were no known children from either marriage. Joseph passed away August 7, 1925, in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, and was buried in Royal Palm Cemetery there.
From the Coshocton Democrat and Standard of Friday, July 18, 1902:
"ON THEIR BICYCLES. Man and Wife Journey From Newark to This City. J. W. Freese and wife, of Newark, formerly residents of this county, have been visiting relatives in this city and at other points in the county, during the week. They are traveling on their bicycles, and are enjoying their novel trip hugely. Leaving Newark on Sunday last, they rode over to Trinway, where they spent a day with friends, and then proceeded to Mohawk Village, where they visited relatives. Reaching Coshocton on Tuesday, they spent the remainder of the day and following night at the home of Mrs. Freese's father, Mr. J. W. English, and on Wednesday morning left for a visit with relatives in Warsaw and vicinity."
Florida Deaths, 1877-1939:
Name:Joseph Wilson Freese
Death date:07 Aug 1925
Death place:St. Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida
Race or color:white
Age at death:60y 1m 6d
Birth date:13 Jul 1865
Spouse's name:E. Freese
Father's name:Andrew Freese
Father's birthplace:Mohawk, Ohio
Mother's name:Mary Jane Cornel
Mother's birthplace:Nakatonika, Ohio
Street address:9th St Tangerine Ave.
Residence:St. Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida
Cemetery name:Royal Palm
Burial date:09 Aug 1925
Obituary for Joseph W. Freese from the Coshocton Tribune of Monday, August 10, 1925:
"Mrs. L. A. Fry's Brother Dies. Mrs. L. A. Fry of this city received word yesterday of the death in St. Petersburg, Florida, of her brother, Joseph W. Freese, the son of Andrew John and Mary Jane Cornell Freese. He was born in Bedford Township, but for the past several years made his home in the south. He is survived by his sisters, Mrs. Fry, this city, Mrs. A. B. Salmon, Miss Elizabeth Freese and Charles Freese, all of St. Petersburg."
Royal Palm South Cemetery
Maintained by: Gregg Freese
Originally Created by: Lisa Vivirito
Record added: Oct 15, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12008335