Daniel H. Freeman was born in Elgin, Ill., July 18, 1847 and died at Hemingford, Nebraska, August 25, 1934, at the age of 87 years, one month and 7 days. He came to Nebraska to make his home 55 years ago settling in Butler county near Bellwood. Bereft of his wife by death 50 years ago and four small children left for him to care for; he continued to reside there. Fifteen years ago he came to western Nebraska.
Death came to him at the home of his grandsons, General and George Canham in Hemingford. The following relatives survive: Three sons, Chas.E. C., Bellwood, Bert Appleby, Elgin, Ill., William, Sidney Nebr., a daughter May Canham-Roby of Washington State, 8 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and 6 nieces.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev, W.C. Birmingham, pastor of M.E. church Sunday afternoon at 3:30 at the grave. Singing was by Mrs. Headden, Mrs. Elmer Vaughn, Jr. and the pastor. The funeral was directed by H.O. Wildy and burial was in Hemingford cemetery.
His son-in-law is buried next to him:
John Henry Canham
John Henry Canham was born on a farm in Polk County, and died at his home in Heminfgord April 21, 1921.
Mr. Canham lived in Nebraska all of his life. On April 4,1893 he was married to Hattie May Freeman. The family came to Hemingford about four years ago.
He is survived by his wife and eight children, five girls and three boys, his mother, one brother, and three sisters.
The funeral service was held from the M.E. church Sunday afternoon, and interment was in the local cemetery.
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