|Birth: ||Jul. 31, 1839|
|Death: ||Oct. 21, 1902|
Husband of Lydia A.Rowell.
Neponset Messenger, Friday October 31, 1902, p1, c5
ROBERT FREELAND DIES. Former Neponset Resident Killed in Wyoming Coal Mine.
Robt. Freeland who was employed as "top man" by the Wyoming Coal Company at their shaft near Wyoming, was struck and instantly killed by a coal cage that was descending from the top of the derrick above the shaft. He formerly resided in Neponset and was a brother-in-law of Roby Rowell's. Mr. Freeland has just leaned his head over the shaft to call to the men below to hoist the water keg, and evidently thought he had time to get out of the way of the descending cage. The deceased was a man with a reputation for integrity and industry, and leaves a wife and several children. The services were held at the Wyoming M.P. chapel, at 10 o'clock Thursday and the remains interred in the Osceola Grove cemetery. Edna Blackburn.
NP, Friday October 31, 1902, p4, c2
• Osceola: The G.A.R. boys were again called out to assist in laying away another comrade who was killed at Wyoming last Tuesday. Robert Freeland, and was buried at Osceola Grove by the side of his first wife who was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rowell of near Neponset.
Elisha Freeland (1803 - 1874)
Lydia A. Rowell Freeland (1844 - 1890)
Nettie Abigal Freeland Adleman (1862 - 1941)*
Greeley E. Freeland (1866 - 1866)*
Wesley M. Freeland (1878 - 1878)*
Freeland (____ - 1855)*
Robert Freeland (1839 - 1902)
Pvt. Co. H 139th Ill., Infantry Civil War.
Osceola Grove Cemetery
Plot: Lot C-43
Created by: Betty
Record added: Nov 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22984835
Added: Dec. 19, 2016