William Freeborn1

(circa 1594 - 28 April 1670)

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Relationship12th great-grandfather of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Tracy
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
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Some Background

William's surname was also spelled "Freeborne" in some records.1

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildWilliam Freeborn was born circa 1594, in Ipswich, Suffolk, England.1
GroomHe married Mary Wilson on 25 July 1625 in St. Mary, Maldon, Essex, England. Other sources show William's wife as Mary Hall (same birth and death dates) parentage unknown.2,3
DeceasedHe died on 28 April 1670 in Portsmouth, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, New England.1

Child with an unknown spouse:

Immigrant Ancestor

On 30 April 1634, William Freeborn and Mary Freeborn arrived in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England, with their children Mary. Ship "Francis" of Ipswich; John Cutting, master.1

Sources - Citations

  1. [S988] WikiTree, online at: https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/; Data entered by volunteers and needs verification of sources, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Freeborn-13; accessed 18 Apr 2017; citing: Source: Founders of New England, pp. 53-54; "Descendants of East Tennessee Pioneers", written by Olga Jones (Wear) Edwards and Ina Wear Roberts. (2nd edition) pages 280; Local and Family Histories: New England, 1600-1900s; The descendants of Thomas Durfee of Portsmouth, RI, Vol. II, Part I, pg. 123; Winthrop Papers. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2016.) Originally published as: Winthrop Papers. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1929 -; Vol 4 p. 14. (William was possibly born 1590. He is listed as age 80 at the time of his death in 1670.); Arnold, James Newell. Rhode Island Vital Extracts, 1636–1850. 21 volumes. Providence, R.I.: Narragansett Historical Publishing Company, 1891–1912. Digitized images from New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.
  2. [S988] WikiTree, online at: https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Wilson-12964; accessed 18 Apr 2017; citing: Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1995) Vol 2, C-F p 573-5; and others.
  3. [S988] WikiTree, online at: https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Hall-805; accessed 18 Apr 2017; citing: "Descendants of East Tennessee Pioneers", written by Olga Jones (Wear) Edwards and Ina Wear Roberts. (2nd edition) page 280.
Last Edited8 Dec 2017

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