ROBERT W. FREEMAN was born in Vermont, in the year 1828. At ten years of age he came to Lucas County with his parents. They settled in the vicinity of Toledo, and he has always lived here. December 28, 1859, he married Miss Julia McMillan. Three daughters and one son bless their union, viz.: William W., Ivie L., Ada B., and Maud M. In politics Mr. F. is Republican. For many years his occupation has been that of a gardener. Post Office address, Toledo.
Source: Clark Waggoner, ed., History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio Illustrated (New York: Munsell & Company, Publishers, 1888), p. 2.