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Rev Freeman VanAmburgh
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Birth: May 1, 1793
Dutchess County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 3, 1871
Steuben County
New York, USA

"Rev. Freeman VanAmburgh, is listed in names of deceased ministers in the "Register of Freewill Baptists", as having "d. Aug. 3, 1871, age 78 yrs, at Bath, N.Y."
He was in the War of 1812, proven as his wife, Anna, filed a widow's pension on his service in Capt. Ellis Co., N.Y. Mil., #URS orig 44506."
"Rev. VanAmburgh settled a few years after his military service at Bath, where he remained for most of life. He was converted in 1824 along with others under the labors of Rev. Z. Dean, and later was organized into a Freewill Bapt. church. He was ordained on Sept. 4, 1836, and continued a faithful laborer until strength and life failed."
--taken from "Free Baptist Cyclopedia," pub. 1889, by Burgess & Ward.

In 1850, he is listed with wife "Anna/Annie" age 48; his occ was "F Bapt. minister", son,Sheldan 23y; son, Bignal 21y; and dau. Mary, 18y. (these are only part of their children's names).

In 1860, he lived at Savana, Steuben Co, Freeman, age 67, occ. FB minister, and Anna, age 59 in household (HH).
In 1870, Freeman is listed as F.Bapt. minister, with Anna.
By 1880, Anna is living with son, James, age 51, and his family.

NOTE: For info only: his parents on some Family Trees are shown as Abraham, b. 1736, and Hannah (Smet) Smith. This is unproven so care should be used when researching.

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  James B. VanAmburgh (1828 - 1894)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Washington Cemetery
Steuben County
New York, USA
Created by: Stuart Strout Woodside S...
Record added: Dec 14, 2010
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Rev Freeman VanAmburgh
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- Stuart Strout Woodside Skolfield
 Added: Mar. 9, 2013
An ordained Freewill Baptist minister, from New York, mostly in the Steuben Co. area.
- winnie vance yandell
 Added: Mar. 9, 2013

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