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Freeland, Wesley

Born: 1810 Kentucky

Died: 1851-12-12 McDonough County, Illinois

Flourished: 1835-1839 Sangamon County, Illinois

From at least 1835 to 1839, Freeland lived in Sangamon County, Illinois, where he married Elizabeth Snyder. In 1840, they moved to McDonough County, where they were founding members of the United Brethren Church in Blandinsville. Freeland worked as a cooper.

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Sangamon County, 20 October 1835, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; Petition of James McCormick and Others to the Sangamon County Commissioners’ Court; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), McDonough County, IL, 224; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), McDonough County, IL, 252; History of McDonough County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Continental Historical, 1885), 487; Gravestone, Glade City Cemetery, Blandinsville, IL.