I have Richard Freeze b. abt 1826 and wife Sarah E. b. abt 1828, source says listed in 1850 Iredell County census with real estate valued at $76.00. They lived next door to his brother William Freeze. children Claudius (b. abt 1849) and Cleophus (b. Aug 1850).
Parents of Richard are Peter Freeze (b. abt 1790) and Elizabeth Bostian (b. abt 1793) (marriage bond posted 17 Aug 1812 in Rowan County NC, bondsman Claeb Curfees, who m. Peter's sister Catherine). Members of Shiloh Presbyterian Church on Lewis Ferry Road. Children:
William m. Hannah
Peter m. Eliza A.
Richard m. Sarah
Hiram A. m. Sarah E. Bostian
John T. (killed near Petersburg in Civil War)
Edward Lafayette m. Susan P. Swann
Parents of Peter Freeze were Peter Freeze (b. abt 1768, d. 1848) m. Penelope (b. abt 1768, d. abt 1851/1859). Another poster (Peggy Sue) on this forum lists Penelope's surname as Bostian, my source doesn't have a surname listed. Children were: Peter m. Elizabeth Bostian
Catherine m. Caleb Curfees
Michael m. Katherine Correll
Elizabeth m. Jacob House
John m. Susannah Sechler
Andrew m/ Catherine Schulenberger
Mary (poss also known as Polly) m. John Litaker
George m. Sophia Bost
Caleb m. Polly Wilhelm
Lydia m. Daniel Seaford (Siffort)
Source: The Ancestry of Alberta Frieze Hopkins by Mildred and Billy Flinchum, self-published 2000. In collection of Charles A. Cannon Memorial Library, Concord, Cabarrus County, NC.
I am descended from Michael's line. I would love any additional info anyone finds on Peter and Penelope Freeze from Rowan County, NC.