Biography of Isaac De Freest
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De Freest, Isaac, was born September 12, 1840. He is the son of William and Anna Maria (Wendell) De Freest, both of Greenbush, where they lived and died; they had four boys, Samuel V. A., Isaac W., Charles W. and Madison V.; the grandparents were Philip and Kezia De Freest; the great grandfather of Isaac De Freest came from Holland and was a pioneer of Greenbush, settling at De Freestville William De Freest spent his life on a farm in North Greenbush where he died in May, 1876. Mrs. De Freest died in 1863. Isaac De Freest was reared on the farm, and farming and fruit growing has been his occupation; he now gives his attention principally to the cultivation of small fruits. In 1868 Mr. De Freest married Kezia, daughter of Philip V. and Jane (Van Allen) Winne, farmers of Albany county; the maternal grandparents of Mrs. De Freest were John and Jane Van Allen of Albany county. He has been collector of the town for four years, and in 1896 was elected supervisor of North Greenbush, and is the present incumbent.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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