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Isabella Elizabeth Troy Freeland
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1819
Death: Nov. 22, 1897

DEATH OF MRS. FREELAND.

Close of a Long Life of Christian Usefulness.

Not many of God's creatures on earth live to the ripe old age of 78. but this was the age of one of Charlotte's most estimable ladies, who has just passed away--that of Mrs. Elizabeth Freeland, who died at the home of her son, mr. P. T. Freeland, on North Caldwell street yesterday morning at 3 o'clock.

Mrs. Freeland, in her younger days, was one of the most influential Christian workers in the Methodist church. She was a most devoted member of the ... works in the Methodist Church and had been from her early girlhood. She has only two immediate descendents living. Mrs. Geo. S. Hall was her only daughter and Mr. Preston Freeland her only son, both of whom survive her. Mrs. Freeland was a sister of Revs. R. P. Troy and Thaddeus L. Troy, of Greensboro, and Messrs. John C. and Clarke Troy, of Fayetteville, and of Mrs. M. L. Patterson, of Liberty, N. C.

Mrs. Freeland had a wide circle of friends, all of whom loved her for her earnest Christian ways. Her every movement was God-like. She was truly a noble woman, who possessed many enviable traits of character.

The funeral will be conducted this morning at 10 o'clock from the Tryon Street Methodist church. Rev. Mr. Campbell, pastor of Brevard Street church, holding the service.

Charlotte Observer, 11.23.1897 
 
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 Parents:
  John Balfour Troy (1792 - 1864)
  Nancy Lane Troy (1802 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  George Johnston Freeland (1809 - 1881)*
 
 Children:
  Martha Catherine Freeland Campbell (1848 - 1926)*
  Alice D Freeland Alexander (1857 - 1937)*
  Preston Troy Freeland (1860 - 1922)*
 
 Siblings:
  Isabella Elizabeth Troy Freeland (1819 - 1897)
  Alfred Lane Troy (1823 - 1904)*
  Mary W. Troy Marsh (1825 - 1857)*
  Thaddeus Lebbeus Troy (1829 - 1906)*
  James Alpheus Troy (1831 - 1850)*
  Nancy Margaret Troy Patterson (1835 - 1904)*
  Robert Preston Troy (1838 - 1899)*
  Thomas Settle Troy (1840 - 1864)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Section P
 
Created by: DSM
Record added: Oct 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59548719
Isabella Elizabeth <i>Troy</i> Freeland
Added by: DSM
 
Isabella Elizabeth <i>Troy</i> Freeland
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