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Rev John Thomas Freeman
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1813
Greene County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1910
Claiborne County
Tennessee, USA


Rev. John Thomas Freeman, Jr. was born on July 25, 1813 in Greene Co., Tennessee. He was the son of John Thomas Freeman, Sr. (abt 1782-abt 1823) and Mary "Polly" Watson (abt 1782-abt 1835).

Both of John's parents were born in North Carolina and both died in Tennessee. They were married on Dec. 19, 1809 in Greene Co., TN. John was the oldest of their four known children.

On June 9, 1834 John married Anna Sharp (1812-1901) in Claiborne Co., Tennessee. He was 20 years of age. She was 21.

Anna was the daughter of William Sharp (1765-1840) and Catherine Graves (1770-1840). Both of her parents were born in Orange Co., NC and both died in Tennessee.

John and Anna were married for 67 years and had 11 known children. They were, in order of their birth, William G. Freeman (1835-1924), Catherine Jane "Katie" Freeman (1836-1916), James Boston Freeman (1838-1853), Henry M. Freeman (1839-1839), John Gilbert Freeman (1839- ?), Mary Elizabeth Freeman (1843-1917), Hugh Lockhart Freeman (1846-1927), Isaac Thomas Freeman (1848-1946), Moses Davis Freeman (1851-1930) Andrew Johnson Freeman (1857-1927) and Sarah Barthena Freeman (1858-1858).

John's wife Anna died on Dec. 21, 1901 in Tazewell, Claiborne Co., TN at the age of 89. She was buried on the family farm located in Tazewell, Claiborne Co., Tennessee.

John also died in Tazewell, Claiborne Co., TN. He died nine years later on Dec. 22, 1910 at the age of 97. He too, was buried on the family farm, next to his wife Anna. Their burial site is now called the Freeman Cemetery. They are the only known burials in this cemetery.

Family links: 
  Anna Sharp Freeman (1812 - 1901)*
  Catherine Jane Freeman Shumate (1836 - 1916)*
  Mary Elizabeth Freeman Bryant (1843 - 1917)*
  Hugh Lockard Freeman (1846 - 1927)*
*Calculated relationship
Freeman Cemetery
Claiborne County
Tennessee, USA
Maintained by: Wayne & Diane King
Originally Created by: Holli Lewis
Record added: May 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37543726
Rev John Thomas Freeman
Added by: Wayne & Diane King
Rev John Thomas Freeman
Added by: Wayne & Diane King
Rev John Thomas Freeman
Added by: Wayne & Diane King
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