Do you know where Edward went in TN? Could he be E.A Freeman who was in Gibson Co TN?
I believe E. A. Freeman had some kind of relationship ot Reeds from down in middle TN., althought I don't know much about it, this Reed were supposedly Indian who came up to Gibson Co from middle TN with Davy Crockett. Our Shade Wilson m. into the family of Davy's wife.
Shade Wilson was his admr or exr. there. The Wilson family seems to have relatives in Surry VA which I have not quite figured out yet, but another message of yours I believe mentioned Surry, VA.