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Capt Richard Bennett "Capt. Dick" Freeman
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Birth: Feb. 12, 1825
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 10, 1917
Lafayette
Macon County
Tennessee, USA

Obit
"Uncle Dick Freeman, one of the oldest, if not the oldest citizen of Macon County died at his home on Long Creek Sunday, June 10th. His death was largely due to the infirmities of old age. During the last month of his life he took practically no nourishment. He was 93 years old and was the father of fifteen children, nine of whom survive him. He was the grandfather of J.S. Freeman of Westmoreland.

Not listed are the rest of the children of Richard Freeman and Martha Elizabeth Driver-Freeman. Cpl Jesse Smith Freeman, killed during the civil. Mary E., Michael Booker Freeman and William Hunley "Buck" Freeman, Enoch's twin brother Elijah, Dr. Joseph "Joel" Yancy Freeman, and Lewis Whitson "Pony" Freeman. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse Freeman (1801 - 1869)
  Mary O Creasy Freeman (1801 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Elizabeth Driver Freeman (1828 - 1913)
 
 Children:
  Jesse S. Freeman (____ - 1864)*
  Michael Booker Freeman (1846 - 1920)*
  John Franklin Freeman (1850 - 1920)*
  Lewis Whitson Freeman (1852 - 1933)*
  William Hunley Freeman (1855 - 1937)*
  Lucy Scruggs Freeman Meador (1858 - 1948)*
  Enoch Freeman (1860 - 1867)*
  Martha Elizabeth Freeman Hire (1861 - 1932)*
  Margaret Sirildia Freeman Cook (1867 - 1945)*
  Richard Bennett Freeman (1870 - 1951)*
  Joseph Yancey Freeman (1872 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Freeman Weems (1823 - 1901)*
  Richard Bennett Freeman (1825 - 1917)
  Nancy Ellen Freeman Weems (1826 - 1888)*
  John Mason Freeman (1829 - 1869)*
  William Clayton Freeman (1832 - 1863)*
  Emaline Susan Freeman Driver (1835 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rocky Mound Cemetery
Lafayette
Macon County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: alison land
Record added: Nov 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81046303
Capt Richard Bennett Capt. Dick Freeman
Added by: Michael Meador
 
Capt Richard Bennett Capt. Dick Freeman
Added by: alison land
 
 
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