Samuel Freeth was the first child of Samuel Freeth & Rebecca Smith born June 12th, 1777 & christened July 9th, 1777 at Presbyterian Church, Oldbury by Halesowen, Shrops.
Samuel married Frances Grigg on November 18th, 1796 at St Johns church, Halesowen, Worcs. Frances was the daughter of Josiah & Sarah Grigg, christened (Fanny) December 10th, 1779 at Rowley Regis, Staffs.
By 1841 Samuel & Frances (Fanney in census) were living at Oldbury Rd, Harborne, Smethwick. Samuel’s occupation was a nailer.
At the time of the 1851 census Samuel (75) & Frances (74) were still living at Oldbury Rd, & Samuel was described as a pauper & nailer.
Samuel died May 25th, 1851 at Oldbury Rd, & was buried June 1st at Holy Trinity Church, Smethwick.
Frances died January 14th, 1857 at Oldbury Rd, & was buried January 17th at Holy Trinity Church, Smethwick.
The children of Samuel Freeth & Frances Grigg were:
fh.126.96.36.199 Rebecca Freeth born March 27th, 1797 at Harborne & christened
May 14th 1797 at Presbyterian Church, Oldbury by Halesowen, Shrops, died Jan-March
1853 at Smethwick
fh.188.8.131.52 Thomas Freeth born March 11th, 1799 at Harborne & christened September 1st, 1799 at Presbyterian Church, Oldbury by Halesowen, Shrops, died July-September 1869 at West Bromwich
fh.184.108.40.206 Susannah Freeth born March 7th, 1801 at Harborne & christened February 28th, 1802 at Presbyterian Church, Oldbury by Halesowen, Shrops
fh.220.127.116.11 William Freeth born December 31st, 1802 at Smethwick & christened January 30th, 1803 at Presbyterian Church, Oldbury by Halesowen, Shrops, died July-September 1870 at Smethwick
fh.18.104.22.168 Samuel Freeth born November 18th, 1804 at Smethwick & christened December 16th, 1804 at Presbyterian Church, Oldbury by Halesowen, Shrops; buried July 10th, 1817 at Old Church, Smethwick
fh.22.214.171.124 Josiah Freeth christened September 7th, 1806 at Smethwick, Staffs, died March 18th, 1887 at Smethwick
fh.126.96.36.199 James Freeth christened March 13th, 1808 at Smethwick, Staffs, died March 7th, 1875 at West Bromwich
fh.188.8.131.52 Hannah Freeth christened January 19th, 1812 at Smethwick, Staffs
fh.184.108.40.206 Phoebe Freeth christened July 31st, 1814 at Smethwick, Staffs; died Jan-March 1887 at Kings Norton