1. Edmund Freeman born say 1570 and died 6 June 1623 at Pulborough, Sussex, England. He married about 1595, Alice Coles, born say 1570 and died 1651 also in Pulborough. Among their children was
2. Edmund Freeman (Jr.) was baptized 25 July 1596 at Pulborough, England and died before 2 November 1682 at Sandwich, Massachusetts. He married at Cowfold, Sussex, England on 16 June 1617, Bennett Hodsoll, baptized 23 August 1596 at London, England and was buried 12 April 1630 at Pulborough, daughter of John and Anne (Maundy) Hodsoll. Edmund married secondly at Shipley, Sussex, England on 10 August 1632, Elizabeth Raynier, born about 1600 and died 14 February 1675/6 at Sandwich, Massachusetts. By his first marriage, Edmund and Bennett had six children: Alice, Edmund, Bennett, Elizabeth, John and Nathaniel. By his second marriage Edmund had a daughter Mary.
3. Elizbeth Freeman born 11 April 1624 at Billingshurst, Sussex, England and died before April 1714 at Sandwich, Massachusetts. She married before August 1644 at Sandwich, John Ellis, born about 1620 and died 23 March 1676/7 at Sandwich, Massachusetts. Elizabeth and John had ten (possibly) eleven children: John (possibly from a first marriage), Elizabeth, Bennett, Mordecai, Deborah, Joel, Matthias, Manoah, Freeman, Gideon, and William.
“Lt. John and Elizabeth (Freeman) Ellis of Sandwich, Mass.” by Lydia B. Brownson and Maclean W. McLean, New England Historical & Genealogical Register 119 (1965):161-173.
N.G. Parke II & D.L. Jacobus,The Ancestry of Lorenzo Ackley and His Wife Emma Arabella Bosworth (1960), p. 24-29.
The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635 by Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn, Jr., and Melinde Lutz Sanborn (Boston, NEHGS, 2001), II:576-82.
“The English Ancestry of Bennett Hodsoll, first wife of Edmund Freeman of Sandwich, Massachusetts” by Richard L. Bush, New England Hisotrical & Genealogical Register 164 (2010):104-111.