Newell van Rensselaer Freeborn

Male 1876 - 1926  (50 years)


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  • Name Newell van Rensselaer Freeborn 
    Born 18 Feb 1876  New Woodstock, Madison Co, Ny Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 1770 
    _UID E1DA688E3C09D511A5C1205002C1000075E4 
    Died 8 May 1926  Erieville, Madison Co, Ny Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I15433  Scudder
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2003 

    Father William Henry Freeborn,   b. 1 Apr 1852, New Woodstock, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1913, New Woodstock, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Harriett Newell Huntley,   b. 3 Jul 1851, Canajoharie, Montgomery, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1937, New Woodstock, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1871  New Woodstock, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    _UID 11B3688E3C09D511A5C1205002C100007E9B 
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    Family ID F5833  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jennie Laura Seaver,   b. 22 Aug 1881, Erieville, Ny Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1971, Cheshire, Conn Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1900  Erieville, Madison Co, Ny Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    _UID 19B3688E3C09D511A5C1205002C10000861B 
    Children 
     1. Genevieve Eunice Freeborn,   b. 18 Aug 1901, Erieville, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1970, Cheshire, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Nettie Louse Freeborn,   b. 4 Jul 1903, Erieville, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1983, Rochester, Monroe, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F5837  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • Born and raised in New Woodstock, NY. marriage date may be October 24 1900

      Originally from New Woodstock, NY (born and raised there). attended Rochester Business Institutes in Rochester, NY. Worked in Maynards Grocery Store in Erieville, NY. and later bought it but went broke, sold it and became the Erieville postmaster. Was the postmaster at time of daughter Louises wedding 1924. He lived in the "Burgess " house from the time of his marriage which was later the site of a firehouse only a couple of doors away from the Seaver Homestead( his wifes home). Both daughters born at home in what was still referred to as the Burgess House.

      Member of the Cazenovia Presbyterian Church

      He died of Kidney trouble as did his sister Alice "Brights Disease". He also had hardening of th arterie so that when he died it had affected his mind. A lot of the above information from Louise Coomber in 1981

      Obituary notice: Newell V Freeborn, 50, postmaster-merchants of Erieville, MadisonCo died at 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon (May 10) following a long illness. Mr. Freeborn had been active in thelieve of the community since early manhood. He had always been a general merchant of the village. He was widely known as a collector and dealer in antiques. He received his appointment of postmaster under the first Wilon administration. Survivd by wife Jennie Seaver , two daughters Mr. R A Coomber of Fairport and Mrs Raymond Mead of Taunton< Mass, his mother Mrs W H Freeborn and a sister Mrs H K Stoddard of New Woodstock. Burial will be at Erieville, NY

      His diploma issued by Common School, Cazenovia, NY Madison county dated July 1890

  • Sources 
    1. [S253] World Family Tree Vol. 5, Ed. 1, Brderbund Software, Inc., (Release date: August 22, 1996), Tree #2733.
      Date of Import: 23 mars 1998