Baptism: 25 JUL 1596 in the Parish church at Pulborough Church in West Sussex, England

1st Marriage: 16 JUN 1617 to Bennett Hodsoll/Hodsell in Cowfold, Sussex, England

Birth of Daughter: 1619
Name: Alice Freeman

Birth of Son: 1620
Name: Edmond Freeman

Birth of Child: 1622
Name: Bennett Freeman

Birth of Daughter: 1624
Name: Elizabeth Freeman

Birth of Son: ABT 1626/27
Name: John Freeman
Place: Pulborough, Horsham District, West Sussex, England

Birth of Son: 1629
Name: Nathaniel Freeman

2nd Marriage: 10 AUG 1632 to Elizabeth ? in Shipley, Sussex, England

Immigration: 04 JUN 1635
Note: He sailed with his 2nd wife Elizabeth and 4 children from his first marriage on the “Abigail” which left Plymouth, Devon, England on 4 June 1635. There was an outbreak of smallpox on this ship during the crossing. The family arrived in Boston Harbor on 8 Oct 1635.

Lived in: They first settled in Saugus which is now called Lynn, Massachusetts
Note: Mr. Lewis, in his History of Lynn, says, “This year many new inhabitants appear in Lynn, and among them worthy of note Mr. Edmund Freeman, who presented to the Colony twenty corsletts, or pieces of plate armor.”

Birth of Daughter: 1636
Name: Mary Freeman

Freeman: 23 JAN 1637 at Plymouth, Massachusetts

Lived in: 1637
Note: He was the principal founder of the town of Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

Office Held: 1640-1647
Note: He was the assistant to Gov. Bradford.

Note: There is a lot of information about his life in the book Freeman Genealogy : Freeman, Frederick in three parts, Viz : I Memorial of Edmund Freeman of Sandwich and His Descendants

Death: 1682 Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Note: He wrote his will on 21 June 1682 and it was probated on 2 Nov 1682; so he died between those 2 dates.

Burial:  Saddle and Pillion Cemetery  SagamoreBarnstable CountyMassachusetts

Parents are Edmund Honington Freeman and Alice Coles

Bennett Hodsoll

Birth: 26 AUG 1600 England

Death: 12 APR 1630 England

Buried: St Mary’s Churchyard, Pulborough, Horsham District, West Sussex, England

Parents are John Hodsoll and Anne Maundy

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