Bill Freehan

Birth Name: William Ashley Freehan

Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 29, 1941

Ethnicity: Irish, German, French-Canadian, English

Bill Freehan is an American professional baseball player. He was a catcher, who played his entire Major League Baseball (MLB) career with the Detroit Tigers.

Bill is the son of Helen and Ashley Freehan. He is married to Pat.

Bill’s paternal grandfather was George Leroy Freehan (the son of Edwin Roy Freehan and Sarah M. Clennan). Edwin was born in Columbia, New York, the son of Nicholas Freehan and Mary Adeline Cady.

Bill’s paternal grandmother was Vica Cutler (the daughter of Oscar J. Cutler and Mary Rushlo). Oscar was born in Michigan, the son of Francis Cutler and Lydia Lorinda Spaulding. Mary was born in Québec, Canada, the daughter of Archie Joseph Rocheleau and Margaret Roshean Beyette.

Bill’s maternal grandfather was Frank Edgar Morris (the son of Madison Green Morris and Martha Tolliver). Madison was born in Kentucky, the son of John Morris and Mary Louanna Morris.

Bill’s maternal grandmother was Della/Ella M. Kitchen (the daughter of James C. Kitchen and America Jane Porter). James was born in Kentucky, the son of Nehemiah Kitchen and Martha Jane Fannin.

Source: Obituary of Bill’s mother –

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