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Ann Fall Freestone
Birth: Aug. 6, 1812, England
Death: Dec. 25, 1888
Alpine
Utah County
Utah, USA

Ann Fall Freestone (Hodnett)was born in Aldborough, Yorkshire, England. Her parents were James Fall and Elizabeth Rouston. They migrated to Prince Edward Island in Canada. Ann married Thomas Freestone (b. 19 May 1795 in Flixton, Suffolk, England) on 1 Aug 1836 in Crapaud, Prince Edward Island, Canada. James Freestone, second son of Ann and Thomas, was the first one of the family to hear the young Mormon (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) missionaries speak in a school house near their home. Ann Fall was the first member of the family to be baptized which was 10 Nov 1850. Her husband, Thomas Freestone, was next to be baptized in 1851. A company of fifty wagons was organized to go to Utah and they joined it. They started on the 10 Jun 1853, arriving in Utah the 9 Sep 1853. They went to American Fork, Utah County, and lived there one year and then moved in 1854 to Mountainville, afterwards named Alpine. Times were hard for this family. The grasshoppers came and swept almost everything off the land. They lived almost entirely on greens and pig weeds. Ann and Thomas were the parents of nine children. Thomas later was killed in July 1858 by some Indians near Parowan, Utah, when he was searching for a safer and better place to live. Due to extreme hardships, Ann married Andrew Hodnett on 5 Aug 1861. He was very good to Ann and her family. She died on 25 Dec 1888 in Alpine.

Infants not showing link to a memorial at this time.
5. Phebe Ellen Freestone b. Jul 1847 and d. Sep 1847 in Ohio.
6. Mary Freestone b. 1848/49, d. 1850 in Ohio

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Thomas Freestone (1795 - 1858)
 
 Children:
  George Freestone (1838 - 1920)*
  James Fall Freestone (1840 - 1917)*
  Elizabeth Ann Freestone Jensen (1842 - 1898)*
  Rhoda Freestone Vance (1844 - 1924)*
  Johanna Freestone Adair (1849 - 1903)*
  Emma Sarah Freestone Whitby (1852 - 1906)*
  Jane Marie Johnson (1855 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Alpine City Cemetery
Alpine
Utah County
Utah, USA
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Originally Created by: Lee Drew
Record added: Feb 20, 2004
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Ann fall Freestone reading about you and Thomas I'm so vey great full and truly blessed reading your history. I can only truly imagine what happened to Thomas, his extreme challenge and how it effected the rest of your life.I'm blessed that you are my anc...(Read more)
- Joy Sabin
 Added: Jun. 16, 2013
Thank you for the site of Ann Fall Freestone on find a grave. She is my great great grandmother. I was excited to find the information you had on the site.
- DeeAnn Linford
 Added: Mar. 17, 2013
You are one of my favorite ancestors. You are a great example to me for standing straight and tall through all your hardships and trials.
- Sunflower Lady
 Added: Apr. 22, 2009
 
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