Person:Elijah Freeman (2)

Elijah Norman Freeman
m. 1817
  1. Olive Hovey Freeman1820 -
  2. Elijah Norman Freeman1822 - 1846
  • HElijah Norman Freeman1822 - 1846
  • WMary Bingham1820 - 1893
m. 17 Apr 1844
  1. Elijah Norman Freeman, Jr.1845 - 1936
Facts and Events
Name Elijah Norman Freeman
Gender Male
Birth? 18 Apr 1822 Waterford, Caledonia, Vermont, USA
Marriage 17 Apr 1844 Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinoisto Mary Bingham
Death? 19 Nov 1846 Socorro, New Mexico, United States

He was a member of the Mormon Battalion and died while in service at the age of 25.

  1.   Esshom, Frank Elwood. Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah: comprising photographs, genealogies, biographies, the early history of the Church. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Co., 1913).

    Sat. 28. Elijah Freeman and Richard Carter, members of
    the Battalion (Lieut. Willis' detachment), died, and were
    buried by their comrades four miles south of Secora, on the
    Rio Grande.

  2.   The Mormon Battalion was the only religiously based unit in United States military history, and it served from July 1846 to July 1847 during the Mexican-American War. [1]