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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



William FREEMAN

William FREEMAN

Male 1818 - 1899  (81 years)

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  • Name William FREEMAN 
    • Source: Freeman Family in the Macclesfield Jubilee 1840 to 1990 - attached to this profile.
    Nickname Billy 
    Born 1818  Freshford Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 8 Jun 1832 
    Billy was transported as a convict on the 'John' - arrived in Sydney Cove on 8th June 1832.  
    • Source: Freeman Family in the Macclesfield Jubilee 1840 to 1990 - attached to this profile.
    Biography Notes In 1830, the age of 12 years, he was convicted of stealing cheese and transported as a convict to Sydney.  
    • Source: Freeman Family in the Macclesfield Jubilee 1840 to 1990 - attached to this profile.
    Died 16 Apr 1899 
    • Source: Freeman Family in the Macclesfield Jubilee 1840 to 1990 - attached to this profile.
    Buried Macclesfield SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He was buried with his wife and one son (John Henry) just inside the main gate of the old Church of England Cemetery in Luck Street.
    Person ID I-8976  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2018 

    Father George FREEMAN 
    Relationship -2930 
    Mother Ann UNKNOWN 
    Relationship -2930 
    Family ID F-2930  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ann STACEY,   c. 29 Jul 1823, Shurton Stogursey Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1896  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1840  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Trinity Church in Adelaide.
    • Source: Freeman Family in the Macclesfield Jubilee 1840 to 1990 - attached to this profile.
    Children of marriage Billy and Sarah had 10 children who lived beyond childhood. 
    • Source: Freeman Family in the Macclesfield Jubilee 1840 to 1990 - attached to this profile.
    Children 
     1. John Henry FREEMAN,   b. c 1865, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1875, Macclesfield SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 10 years)  []
     2. Ellen Jane FREEMAN,   b. 1843,   d. 1862  (Age 19 years)  []
     3. Harriett FREEMAN,   b. 1845  []
     4. William George FREEMAN,   b. 1847,   d. 27 Feb 1923  (Age 76 years)  []
     5. Maria FREEMAN,   b. 1842,   d. 1919  (Age 77 years)  []
     6. Emma FREEMAN,   b. 1848,   d. 1907  (Age 59 years)  []
     7. Rebecca FREEMAN,   b. 1854  []
     8. Elijah FREEMAN,   b. 16 Dec 1855,   d. 24 Aug 1931  (Age 75 years)  []
     9. William FREEMAN,   b. 1857,   d. 1864  (Age 7 years)  []
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2018 12:19:21 
    Family ID F-2929  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    FREEMAN Family - William FREEMAN & Sarah Ann, nee STACEY
    FREEMAN Family - William FREEMAN & Sarah Ann, nee STACEY

  • Sources 
    1. [S-118] FS Glenda Clare, nee McLean - ID 3291 - further evidence welcome, Email on 8th March 2018.
      Details provided by Glenda are held within the records of the C&D McLean Committee and can be accessed by a message via 'Contact us' on the homepage and will eventually be with the Strathalbyn museum.