1802Robert Freeman purchased his first ten acres of land.People and Communities, Economy and Industry, Land Ownership, African American History

“Land sold to Theo. Bray by Robt. Freeman.” Courtesy of Wellspring House, Freeman Family Project.
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Robert Freeman was the son of Robin Freeman, the formerly enslaved man and the patriarch of the Freeman family of West Gloucester.

The following year, he became the largest landowner in Kettle Cove when he had amassed over 100 acres.

Wellspring House, History Lives Here: Freeman Family Project.
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