Joshua Freeny
(Abt 1740-After 1810)
John Freeny
Matilda Martha Brewington
Elijah Freeny


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1. Maria Ellen Fooks

Elijah Freeny

  • Born: 17 Aug 1823, MD
  • Marriage (1): Maria Ellen Fooks on 02 Jan 1861 in Worcester Co., MD
  • Died: 14 May 1907, Wicomico Co., MD 1
  • Buried: Abt 17 May 1907, Freeney-Hearne Cemetery, Delmar, Wicomico Co., MD


"Mr. Elijah Freney, who lived on a farm adjoining and south of Delmar, but in Somerset Co., Md., married Mary Ellen Fooks. who is a descendant of Thomas Hearne, the youngest son of William Hearne, the merchant."

"Mr. Freney's residence is on the tract "St. Kitt's," and about a quarter of a mile from it is the site of the residence of the merchant William, and very near to it is the first burying ground, where are buried the merchant William and his wife Mary, and their son Thomas, who lived and died at the old homestead, and his wife Sally Wingate, and several of their descendants, among them their son Nehemiah and his wife Betty."

From Hearne History, William T. Hearne, pub. 1907 with 1912 addendum transcribed and available on the web.

Elijah married Maria Ellen Fooks, daughter of James Minos Fooks and Mariah Fooks, on 02 Jan 1861 in Worcester Co., MD. (Maria Ellen Fooks was born Cal 28 Mar 1839 in Worcester Co., MD,2 died on 02 Nov 1905 in Wicomico Co., MD 1 and was buried about 05 Nov 1905 in Freeney-Hearne Cemetery, Delmar, Wicomico Co., MD.)


1 MD Death Certificate.

2 1850 MD Census, Listed as age 11 in the 1850 District 4, Worcester Co., MD Census.

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