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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 38, January 1, 1914
OBITUARY NOTICES OF PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIERS OF THE REVOLUTION
COLLECTED BY WILLIAM SUMMERS
[The following obituary notices of officers and privates who
served in the Continental Line and Militia of Pennsylvania during
the Revolution have been collected from the newspapers of Montgomery
Henry Freedly.-Died on Friday last at Pottsgrove, Henry Freedly,
in the 67th year of his age, an old and respectable inhabitant of
the county. His remains were interred on Saturday last, in the
Episcopal [St. John's] burying ground in the borough of Norristown,
attended by a respectable concourse of relatives and friends. Mr.
Freedly was one of the few surviving patriots, who assisted in the
great struggle for Independence. Through the whole course of his
life, he sustained the character of an honest, industrious and
upright citizen, and a useful member of society.
-Norristown Herald, October 8, 1823.
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