Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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William FREEMAN (c1610-1677)

and Unknown (?-?)


William Freeman left a will dated 25 August 1676.  (Click here to read my transcript of his will.)  At that time he was of West Grinstead, Sussex and called himself William Freeman the elder.


William Freeman had 3 known children:

  1. Dorothy Freeman was baptised on 9 April 1637 in Shipley.  She was mentioned in her father's will as the wife of Thomas Woolvin.  They had married on 11 October 1666 in Findon, Sussex.

  2. Daughter who married a Browne, so far no possible marriage found.  They had 2 known children:

    1. John Browne was mentioned in his grandfather's will and was to receive a legacy of six pounds when he reached the age of 21.

    2. Elizabeth Brown was mentioned in her grandfather's will and was to receive a legacy of five pounds when she reached the age of 18 or the day of her marriage, which ever occurred first.

  3. William Freeman was appointed the sole Executor of his father's will.



This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012