JOHN FREEWORTH [of Providence Township], a native of Germany, was born October 5, 1834; came to America in 1853, and settled in Lucas County in 1873. Married Catharine Barthold, February 18, 1860; she was born in Germany, December 26, 1841. Their children are: Rosa, Mary, Caroline, Christena, Katie, John, Annie, Emma, George and Lucy. Mr. Freeworth follows farming. His Post Office address is Neapolis.
Source: Clark Waggoner, ed., History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio Illustrated (New York and Toledo: Munsell & Company, Publishers, 1888), p. 11.