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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Conclusion of the Freeman line

My conclusion of the Freeman family
A recap of the previous blogs:

    Edmund Honington Freman m. Alice Coles and remained in England
  1. Edmund Freeman m. Bennett Hodsall
  2. John Freeman m. Mercy Prence
  3. Edmund Freeman m. Sarah Mayo
  4. Ruth Freeman m. Israel Doane
  5. Edmund Doane m. Elizabeth Osborn

Edmond Doane and Elizabeth Osborn had children all born in Eastham, MA:
     i. Israel (1750-?) m. (in 1772) Desire Nickerson – 7 children
    ii. Samuel O. (1752-?) m. Sarah Harding – 9 children
   iii. Prince (1753- Lost at sea)
   iv. Jedidah (1754-?) m. Ansel Crowell - 5 children
    v. Ruth (1756-?) m. Hemen Kenney – 11 children
6. vi. Abigail (1758-1847) m. Hezekiah Smith – 15 children
   vii. Edmond (1759-?) m. Tamsin Hamilton – 9 children

  6    Abigail (1758-1847) m. Hezekiah Smith – 15 children

     i. Hezekiah (1775-) m. in 1800 Mercy Crowell – 4 children
    ii. John Osborne (1777-1823) m. in 1801 Elizabeth Nickerson (1782-) - 8 children
   iii. William (1780-1817) m. 1799 Mary Nickerson – 9 children
   iv. James (1782-1742) m. in 1805 Jane McLaren - 7 children
    v. Stephen (1784-1785)
7. vi. Stephen (1786-1870) m. in 1809 Elizabeth Spinney (1789-1874) – 9 children
   vii. Hannah (1788-?) m. in 1813 John Cunningham – 7 children
  viii. Israel (1790-?) m. Maria Brooks
   ix. Abigail ((1792-?) m. William Atkinson
    x. Edward (1794-?) m. Susanna Gardner - 6 children
   xi. Elizabeth (1795-1814)
  xii. Mehitable (1797-1798)
 xiii. Keziah (1799-?) m. Duncan McCallum Cunningham – 3 children
 xiv. Charles (1802-?)
  xv. Susannah (1803-1816)

7.    Stephen Smith, b. Oct 6 1786, Barrington, NS, m. Dec 1809, in Barrington, NS, Elizabeth Spinney, b. Dec 15 1789, Barrington, NS. She was the d/o John and Susannah (Snow) Spinney. Stephen d. Mar 28 1870 in Shelburne, NS and Elizabeth d. Apr 1874. In this marriage, Stephen Smith is a descendant of Stephen Hopkins through the Smith lines and his wife, Elizabeth Spinney, is a Hopkins descendant through her mother Susannah Snow with lines going back to Constance Hopkins, wife of Nicholas Snow.

7. Stephen and Elizabeth had 9 children:
     i. Abigail (1813-1899) m. Eleazer Crowell
    ii. Reliance (1815-1892) m. Oldham Brown
   iii. Stephen (1817-1885) m. Hannah Williams (1822-1884) – 5 children
   iv. Elias (1819-?) m. Harriet Lewis
    v. Nathaniel (1821-?) m. Eliza Unknown
8 vi. Rachel (1823-1881) m1. In 1846 John Swansburg (1789-1850) – 3 children
                                           m2. In 1855 Samuel Scarr – 2 children
  vii. Mary (1825-?)
viii.Susannah (1827-1870) m. Alexander Phillips
  ix. Osborne Doane (1828-?) m. Lucinda Nickerson (1835-?) - 5 children

8   Rachel Smith, b. Aug 14 1823, Cape Sable Island, NS, m. Oct 1846 in NS (1) John Conrad Swansburg, b. Nov 1789, Shelburne, NS. He d. Nov 8 1850, Shelburne, NS. John Swansburg was m1. to Harriet Graham who d. in 1846. They had 8 children. Rachel m. (2) Samuel Scarr, Jan 15 1855 in Shelburne, NS.
Little is known about Samuel other than he had been married before and he was a mariner. There seems to be no recorded death date for him. He may have been lost at sea. Rachel was listed as a widow in the 1881 Canadian census for NS.

Rachel and John Swansburg had 3 children:
     i. Nathaniel (1847-1880) m. Catherine Lewis
    ii. Elizabeth (1849-1861)
   iii. Harriet (1892-1853)
Rachel and Samuel Scarr had 2 children:
 9 iv. Mary Ellen (1854-1923) m. in 1873 Henry Gordon Carmichael (1850-1910) - 8 children
    v. Samuel (died young)

9    Mary Ellen Scarr b. Sep 4 1854, Shelburne, NS, marr. Oct 12 1873 in Shelburne NS, Henry Gordon Carmichael, b. Jun 9 1850 in Fisher’s Grant,, Pictou, NS. Henry was a ship’s chandler. Mary Ellen d. Apr 30 1923, Newton, MA and Henry d. Apr 19 1910 in Everett, MA.

Mary Ellen and Henry had 8 children:
     i. Percy (1874-1874)
10 ii. Nora (1875-1921) m. in 1893 Jesse Pye – 15 children
    iii. *Ethel (Edith) (1877-?) m. Edward (Ted) Ball – 3 children
    iv. Minnie (1881-1902)
    v. Reginald (1884-?) m. Dorothy O'Donnell – 1 child
   vi. Elizabeth (Bessie) (1885-1959 )m. Frank Johnson – 2 children
  vii. Grayce (1889-?) m. Frank Mooney – 2 children
viii. Ruby (1894-1950) m. Phillip Wood – 2 children

*This person was always known in the family as Edith Gertrude. However, the census reports show her name as Ethel. It is believed this is a clerical error.

Nora Edith Carmichael and Jesse Pye are my grandparents.




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