David Clendin Freeman1,2

M, #30, b. 3 May 1837, d. 1 June 1912
Father*James Freeman2
Mother*(__________) (__________)
ChartsPedigree of Dexter Williams
Birth*3 May 1837 David Clendin Freeman was born on 3 May 1837 at Lewisburg, Greenbrier Co., West Virgina.3,2,4 
Census1860*1860 He appeared on the 1860 census pg 5 #30-22, Lewisburg, Greenbrier Co., West Virgina . His info on the census included Freeman, Chas 23 b.VA, mulatto, as a servant in the household of William Wells.5 
Marriage* He married Elizabeth Truman
Occupation* David Clendin Freeman was a blacksmith practicing the trade for 60 years and traveled with the leading circuses of the day.6 
Military*between 15 February 1865 and 16 February 1866 He was in the military between 15 February 1865 and 16 February 1866 at Ohio in the Civil War, enlisted from Marietta OH, age 28, 5ft 7", Pension #581559, certificate #461591, Company C 16th Regiment, US Colored Infantry. Discharged at Knoxville TN 16 Feb 1866 . Injured his right knee 24 Jun 1865 while shoeing a mule at Chattanooga.7,8,4 
Census1870*1870 He appeared on the 1870 census as the head of household, pg 153 #75-76, Albany, Athens Co., Ohio along with Elizabeth Truman, David Ella Freeman, Cornelia Elizabeth Freeman, William Freeman, Mary Jennie Freeman, Olive Freeman and Annie-Anna Freeman . His info on the census included Freman, David 35 b.VA, blacksmith $500, mulatto.9 
Census1880*1880 David Clendin Freeman appeared on the 1880 census as the head of household, ED 9 pg 16 # 150-151, Albany, Athens Co., Ohio along with David Ella Freeman, Cornelia Elizabeth Freeman, William Freeman, Mary Jennie Freeman, Olive Freeman, Annie-Anna Freeman and Samuel Ballard Freeman . His info on the census included Freeman, David C 43 b.VA (parents b.VA) blacksmith, mulatto. 
Marriage* David Clendin Freeman married Josephine Truman.10 
Death*1 June 1912 David Clendin Freeman died on 1 June 1912 at Albany, Athens Co., Ohio, of Bright's Disease.2,4 
Burial*3 June 1912 He was buried on 3 June 1912 at Hebbardsville, Athens Co., Ohio.2,4 

Family 1

Elizabeth Truman b. 1844, d. Oct 1877
Marriage* He married Elizabeth Truman
Children

Family 2

Josephine Truman d. 2 Jun 1910
Marriage* David Clendin Freeman married Josephine Truman.10 
Last Edited5 Jan 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Notes provided by Dexter Anthony Williams.
  2. [S18] Ohio Deaths 1908-1953 on Family Search.
  3. [S7] 1910 census, WV per daughter's census.
  4. [S28] David Freeman Civil War Pension 461591 from National Archives.
  5. [S11] 1860 census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M41K-QXC
  6. [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.
  7. [S26] US Colored Troops Military Service Records 1861-1865 on Ancestry.
  8. [S27] Civil War Pension Index of Colored Infantry on Fold3.
  9. [S10] 1870 census.
  10. [S28] David Freeman Civil War Pension 461591 from National Archives, David's son Samuel B provides name and death date.
  11. [S9] 1880 census.
  12. [S3] http://www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 86162048.