Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Advertisement
WJH (#47946896)
 member for 3 years, 7 months, 5 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo Common sense and courtesy 'tips the scale' that a person should ask permission to reuse another person's work and you should include a credit by-line if that work is not YOUR original creation! Thank you Robertt John Chudek for letting me use this from your Bio.

Charles E.Freeman Writer Lawyer
Thank you for your attention to detail, and for a fairly accurate history of Dunn County!
Curtiss-Wedge, F.; Jones, Geo. O. (ed.) / History of Dunn County, Wisconsin(1925)

Find A Grave Memorial# 117435731 link not working check virtual cemetery

Thank you to all who remember him!
Charles E. Freeman

Charles E. Freeman parents were Joel 'M. and Susan Jane (Moore) Freeman. The father was born in Vern-ont in 1818 and being one of a family of 13 children, he was obliged to begin work at a very early age and turn over his pay to his father's creditors until he was 18 years old... It
was in Hartford. Conn., on July 4, 1845, that he was married to Susan Jane Moore, who was born in that city in 1829... he followed various lines of work until 1864. On January 1, that year he enlisted in Company E, 12th Regt. Wis. Vol. Inf., and went out to fight for the Union. It was the last phase of his earthly career, for he never returned home but died in a hospital nearAtlanta, Ga.,

in July, 1864, at the age of about 46 years. His wife continued her residence in Delton rearing and educating her children. They had six in all, four of whom were living at the time of the father's death. The six were: Charles E., of Menomonie; Henry Rollin, who died in infancy; Rollin Henry, now of Miami,Fla.; Alice M., who is Mrs. Guy Pierce of Kilbourn City, Wis.; Frank, deceased,and Altha, who died young. The mother, Mrs. Susan Jane Freeman, lived to the good old age of past 80 years, when she died at Kilbourn City, Wis.

Charles E.Freeman acquired his early education ...At the end of that time he entered Eastman's Business College at Poughke...He then went to Madison, Wis., and entered the law school that is now a part of the university. He was a member of the class.that was graduated in 1871...It was in 1872 that he came to the city of Menomonie and engaged in the practice of law...For many years Mr. Freeman has taken a keen in-
terest in-the history of Dunn County and has spent both time and money in re-search work..As a historian he possesses a keen critical faculty,-perhaps due to his legal training-being quick to detect errors in previous statements, and being careful and thorough in his own methods of work. His position as attorney for The Knapp, Stout & Co.Company gave him a close insight into the affairs of that great lumber concern which was for more than half a century the mainspring of Dunn County life and activity, and the larger part of the article on that company published in Chapter X of this volume came originally from his pen. In it he has corrected ... " of his careful historical work is the article on" High School Sites" in Chapter XXI, and, in addition, many other articles on various subjects which are contained in this volume owe their accuracy and reliability to his careful revision...He has a comfortable residence at 1103 Eighth Street.

He was married June 1, 1871, at Kilbourn City, Wis., to Mary E. Barlow, who was born at Delevan, Wis., July 21, 1846. She was the daughter of Stephen S. Barlow and Ann M. Barlow. The Barlows were pioneer settlers of Wisconsin, they having come here before Wisconsin became a state. Mr. Barlow was well known throughout the state. He was its attorney general from 1869 to January, 1873.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Freeman became the parents of two children, Hessie B. and Charles Rollin. Hessie B., born Nov. 13, 1878, .. from a commercial college in Minneapolis. Charles Rollin, born Nov. 27, 1880, was graduated from the Menomonie High School with the class of 1899. In 1901 he entered the law department of the Wisconsin State University at Madi- son, from which he was graduated with the class of 1905...
Curtiss-Wedge, F.; Jones, Geo. O. (ed.) / History of Dunn County, Wisconsin (1925), pp. 255-256

I only add information when you send it through the edit in the upper right hand corner of the memorial.
Please include your # if you want a transfer!
No i will not transfer a whole cemetery or all your relatives!
Thank you.

Pictures are so much more fun than just names. Thank you to those of you who have added pictures and stories.
.
Thank you to all of you who have worked so hard and gathered so much information. Thank you for the many corrections and additions.


Pictures are all copyrighted and are from the family collection. You may use them but please list source.

If I die before Chris Falteisek (#48559303) please transfer my memorials to Chris!
 Contact:
or
Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 21,692 Memorials Added
 • 21,779 Memorials Managed
 • 115 Memorials/Week
 • 1,957 Photos
 • 116 Photo Requests
 • 1 Volunteer Photo Taken
 • 9,055 Virtual Flowers
 • 8 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 35 Fame Ratings
 • 11 Friends
Search Contributor's Records

 
First NameLast Name

Virtual Cemeteries
22 children mother (3)
American Cemetery PI (1)
Charles E. Freeman (2)
Hudson (1)
Huisman Meint Family (5)
Huisman Sam Family
Stout Graduates (5)
Unique & interesting tomb... (157)
Find A Grave Friends
Bobbie Krueger, Brenda Beckner, Chris Falteisek, David Olsen, Gaye Hill, J R N, James Seidelman, JKK, Lawrence W Daws..., Nancy Einspahr, Robert John Chu...
Messages left for WJH (349)[Leave Message]
albers_ancestry
RE: Thank you
Cutler's stone did turn out nicely, didn't it? It was a privilege to get it for you. Thanks, -Dave
Added by albers_ancestry on Apr 26, 2016 1:06 PM
C. Robertson Duncan
Another transfer
Would also request transfer of Donald Haile #160349425. He's my husband's uncle. Thanks.
Added by C. Robertson Duncan on Apr 25, 2016 9:08 AM
pMcP
Memorial# 142013146
Do you have any thoughts on Andrew Baxter's placement?

His wife is buried over in Christ Lutheran Halvorson Cemetery. And Andrew has a head stone over there, too (see Memorial# 87677216).

I can imagine it might be hard to recall why you placed him in Evergreen Cemetery with a plot#.
Added by pMcP on Apr 22, 2016 12:32 PM
Aavedt
Hintz information.
You have been busy! The edits and the obit for Barbara have been added. Many thanks for sharing!
Added by Aavedt on Apr 15, 2016 7:46 AM
Aavedt
Hintz
Added by Aavedt on Apr 15, 2016 7:44 AM
Aavedt
Harrigan
The obit is added and I was able to do several links also. Tidbits do add up! Thank you!
Added by Aavedt on Apr 13, 2016 10:39 AM
Aavedt
Corrections.
Ida Scheidecker Broberg is updated as is the edits you kindly shared! My thanks!
Added by Aavedt on Apr 10, 2016 8:52 AM
Karen Lansing
RE: John Anthony {Jan Antonij Lensink} Lansing
Will do! I'm reacquainting with Find A Grave after a few years off!
Added by Karen Lansing on Apr 09, 2016 6:55 PM
Karen Lansing
John Anthony {Jan Antonij Lensink} Lansing
You have these "children" listed on a memorial which is a duplicate which is going to be deleted.

David M Lansing 111760733
Charles Lansing 111760865

My memorial for their father is:
John Anthony {Jan Antonij Lensink} Lansing 7816207
Added by Karen Lansing on Apr 09, 2016 3:48 PM
Rachel G
David and Dora Patterson
Thanks for the update on David Patterson - I have added his first name to the memorial 88243728.

I sent you the death notice for Dora to add to the memorial you created for her, but I believe she is actually buried in Hennepin County where she died, so I've linked David and Marshall to that memorial.

Best wishes,
Rachel G
Added by Rachel G on Apr 09, 2016 5:59 AM
[View all messages...]
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service