Cornelia Elizabeth Freeman1,2
F, #15, b. 11 November 1863, d. 7 December 1966
|Father*||David Clendin Freeman1,3 b. 3 May 1837, d. 1 Jun 1912|
|Mother*||Elizabeth Truman3 b. 1844, d. Oct 1877|
|Charts||Pedigree of Dexter Williams|
|Birth||March 1862||Cornelia Elizabeth Freeman was born in March 1862 at Albany, Athens Co., Ohio.4,5,6,7|
|Birth*||11 November 1863||She was born on 11 November 1863 at Albany, Athens Co., Ohio.3,8|
|(InHomeOf) Census1870||1870||She appeared on the 1870 census in the household of David Clendin Freeman, pg 153 #75-76, Albany, Athens Co., Ohio. Her info on the census included - Freman, Elizabeth 8 b.OH, mulatto.2|
|(InHomeOf) Census1880||1880||Cornelia Elizabeth Freeman appeared on the 1880 census in the household of David Clendin Freeman, ED 9 pg 16 # 150-151, Albany, Athens Co., Ohio. Her info on the census included - Freeman, Cornelia 17 b.OH, mulatto.|
|Marriage*||1886||Cornelia Elizabeth Freeman married Dr Charles Edgar Newsome, son of (__________) Newsome and (__________) (__________), in 1886.3,8|
|(InHomeOf) Census1900||1900||Cornelia Elizabeth Freeman appeared on the 1900 census in the household of Dr Charles Edgar Newsome, ED 97 sht 18b #70-78 541 Market St, Xenia, Greene Co., Ohio. Her info on the census included - Newsome, Cornelia E 37 b.OH Mar 1862 (parents b.VA) married 13 years, 3 children, 3 living, black.7|
|Census1910*||1910||Cornelia Elizabeth Freeman appeared on the 1910 census as the head of household, ED 107 sht 4a pg 173 #70-79 104 E Main St, Xenia, Greene Co., Ohio along with Jennie Marsh Newsome and Drusilla Newsome . Her info on the census included Newsome, Cornelia E 46 b.OH (parents b.WV) widow, 6 children, 4 living, hair dresser in own shop, black.9|
|Census1920*||1920||Cornelia Elizabeth Freeman appeared on the 1920 census as the head of household, ED 228 sht 5a #188-138 on Center St, Union, Madison Co., Ohio along with Sgt Charles Dudley Newsome . His info on the census included Newsome, Cornelia J 65 (sic, actually 58) b.VA widow, housekeeper, mulatto.7|
|Census1930*||1930||Cornelia Elizabeth Freeman appeared on the 1930 census as the head of household, ED 16 sht 4a pg 192 #91-101 438 E Main, Xenia Ward 3, Greene Co., Ohio . His info on the census included Newsome, Cornelia 67 b.OH, widow, owns home worth $1500, domestic for private family, negro.10|
|Census1940*||1940||She appeared on the 1940 census as the head of household, ED 32 sht 1a pg 388 #1 438 E 2nd St, Xenia Ward 3, Greene Co., Ohio along with Sgt Charles Dudley Newsome . His info on the census included Newsome, Cornelia E 73 b.OH, widow, negro, same house in 1935, highest grade completed 4th no occupation.11|
|Death*||7 December 1966||Cornelia Elizabeth Freeman died on 7 December 1966 at Greene Memorial Hospital, Xenia, Greene Co., Ohio.12|
|Burial*||She was buried at Cherry Grove Cemetery, Xenia, Greene Co., Ohio.3|
|Obituary||19 December 1966||Her obituary was on 19 December 1966 at Xenia Daily Gazette 103-Year-Old Woman Dies|
Mrs. Cornelia E. Newsome, 103, of 420 E. Second St., died at 10:45 p.m. Sunday at Greene Memorial Hospital, where she had been a patient one day.
A Xenia resident for 63 years, she was born Nov. 11, 1863, to David and Mary Rodgers Freeman at Albany, O. She was a retired practical nurse.
In 1886, she married Charles E. Newsome, who was a medical doctor and an ordained minister. At the time of his death in 1904 he was the pastor of the St. John AME Church.
Mrs. Newsome, a member of the First AME Church, was preceded in death by five children. Survivors are a grandson, Carlos Newsome of Xenia; a granddaughter, Mrs. Anthony Williams of Altadena, Calif; three great-grandchildren and five gret-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First AME Church with Rev. F. H. Shipes officiating. Burial will be in Cherry Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Winfrey Funeral Home, 335 E. Market St., from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.3
|Dr Charles Edgar Newsome b. May 1857, d. 21 Mar 1904|
|Marriage*||1886||She married Dr Charles Edgar Newsome, son of (__________) Newsome and (__________) (__________), in 1886.3,8|
|Last Edited||14 Dec 2013|
- [S1] Notes provided by Dexter Anthony Williams.
- [S10] 1870 census.
- [S3] http://www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 86162048.
- [S5] 1930 census, daughter's census.
- [S17] Ohio Deaths and Burials 1854-1997 on Family Search, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F6KM-85K
- [S18] Ohio Deaths 1908-1953 on Family Search, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X8LF-G31
- [S8] 1900 census.
- [S25] The Daily Gazette, "Xenia Woman Celebrating 100 Full and Busy Years" by Mike Ungard - may have been the Evening Gazette vs the Daily Gazette. From content of article, date is assumed to be 11 Nov 1963.
- [S7] 1910 census.
- [S5] 1930 census.
- [S4] 1940 census.
- [S19] Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007 on Ancestry.