Ransom Walter Freeman

M, #1549, b. 8 March 1874, d. 11 December 1937
Relationship
Granduncle of Joseph Wayne Peery
     Ransom Walter Freeman was born on 8 March 1874 at Lemonville, Orange County, Texas.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Thomas Franklin Freeman and Irene Sargent. He may have been born in March 1875.5 Ransom Walter Freeman also went by the name of Walter. He appeared as a son on the census of 1 June 1880 in the household of Thomas Franklin Freeman and Irene Sargent at Pct 4, Tyler County, Texas.4 He married Emily Lewis on 30 January 1895 at Tyler County, Texas.6,5 He and Emily Freeman appeared on the census of 13 June 1900 and rented their home at Pct 2, Hooks Switch, Hardin County, Texas.5 He was employed as a saw filer on 13 June 1900 at Pct 2, Hooks Switch, Hardin County, Texas.5 He became a widower upon the death of his wife, Emily Freeman, before 1903. He married Bettie Stark, daughter of Franklin Stark and Susan Rochell Marze, on 15 February 1905 at Orange County, Texas.7,8 He and Bettie Freeman appeared on the census of 10 May 1910 and owned their home free and clear at Pct 5, Orange County, Texas.9 He registered for military service on 12 September 1918 at Lemonville, Orange County, Texas.2 He and his wife Bettie Stark appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 at Pct 5, Orange County, Texas.10 He was employed by the railroad as a locomotive engineer on 13 January 1920 at Lemonville Road, Lemonville, Orange County, Texas.10 He and his wife Betty Freeman appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 at Pct 4, Jefferson County, Texas.11 He was employed as a laborer in the oil field on 22 April 1930 at Pct 4, Jefferson County, Texas.11 He died on 11 December 1937 at age 63 years, 9 months and 3 days.1,3 He was buried at Hudson Cemetery, Old Hwy 87 @ Abe's Road, Hartburg, Orange County, Texas.1,3,12

Children of Ransom Walter Freeman and Emily Lewis

Children of Ransom Walter Freeman and Francis Elizabeth Stark

Citations

  1. [S697] Ransom and Elizabeth Freeman, Cemetery Marker, Hudson Cemetery, Old Hwy 87 @ Abe's Road, Orange County, Texas.
  2. [S189] "Ransom Walter Freeman's World War 1 Draft Registration" (12 Sep 1918).
  3. [S227] Elaine Stone & Melba Hudson, Hudson Cemetery, Orange County, Texas.
  4. [S139] 01 Jun 1880, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T9_1329, P364C.
  5. [S190] 13 Jun 1900, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T623_1641, P7B.
  6. [S948] Jim & Ann Crews Laird, Tyler County Marriage Records, Groom Index P49.
  7. [S1421] Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1837-2015, online http://search.ancestry.com, Name:     Walter Freeman
    Gender:     Male
    Marriage Date:     1905
    Marriage Place:     Orange, Texas, United States
    Spouse:     Bettie Stark
    FHL Film Number:     1021148.
  8. [S73] Rootsweb, online www.rootsweb.com, www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txorange/marriages/1905.html
    Walter Freeman
    Miss Bettie Stark
    15 Feb 1905
    Vol 4 page 400.
  9. [S191] 10 May 1910, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T624_1582, P44A.
  10. [S188] 13 Jan 1920, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T625_1837, P5A.
  11. [S195] 22 Apr 1930, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: 2363, P12B.
  12. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 59886092 - Ransom Walter Freeman.
  13. [S1422] Death Records, U. S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, Name:     Lilymae Suda Stewart
    [Lilymae Steagall]
    [Lily Steagall]
    [Lilymae Suda Freeman]
    SSN:     463365892
    Gender:     Female
    Race:     White
    Birth Date:     22 Oct 1914
    Birth Place:     Lemonville O, Texas
    [Mauriceville??, Texas]
    Father Name:     Walter R Freeman
    Mother Name:     Betty Stark
    Death Date:     Oct 1994
    Type of Claim:     Original SSN.
    Signature on SSN Card:     LILY MAE STEWART II
    Relationship of Signature:     Signature name differs from NH’s name.
    Notes:     Dec 1943: Name listed as LILYMAE SUDA STEWART; Feb 1974: Name listed as LILYMAE STEAGALL; 28 Oct 1994: Name listed as LILY M STEAGALL.