Saturday, May 01, 2010

Surname Saturday: Freese

The FREESE surname is in Eileen's maternal line.  The origins of the surname are not yet known.

Stories and history:

Ahnentafel # 51: Susanna FREESE (1820-1893).  Susanna was born October 7, 1820 in Ohio.  She married Daniel DUFFEY (1815-1879) before 1843, when their first child was born.  Daniel was born February 2, 1815 in Virginia.  They had 8 children together, and had moved to Lagro Township, Wabash County, Indiana by the 1860 census.  Daniel died May 17, 1879.  Susanna died June 7, 1893.  Both are buried in the Center Grove Cemetery, Wabash County, Indiana.

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geneabloggers said...

Freese is an old Huguenot name which I've encountered frequently in Hudson Valley NY research:

Travis said...

Thanks for the tip!