Holman Freeman

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Personal and Family Information

Holman was born about 1714 in Henrico County, Virginia, the son of George Freeman and Jane Holman.

He died about 1783 in Wilkes County, Georgia.

His wife was Sally Ann Cox, who he married on 13 JUN 1753 in Amelia Cty, Virginia. Their nine known children were Rebecca (c1747-?), Holman (1748-1817), James (c1750-c1819), William Holiday (1751-1796), Virginia (c1753-?), John Harris (1756-1806), Frances (1756-?), George (1758-<1796) and Ann (1761->1850).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Holman Freeman
(c1714-c1783)

 

George Freeman
(1684-<1736)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Jane Holman
(1689->1735)

 

James Holman
(c1660->1735)

   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
BirthABT 1714
Place: Henrico County, Virginia
DeathABT 1783
Place: Wilkes County, Georgia
Address: beaten by Tories because of 5 sons in America army
BurialABT 1784
Place: Wilkes County, Georgia
Address: on his farm
ResidenceABT 1773
Place: one mile northeast of Malorysville, Wilkes Co. GA
Address: Wilkes Co. GA with wife and children.
WillBET 1781 AND 1783
Place: Wilkes County, Georgia
Type: died Intestate
Address: Wills, Administrations and Deeds----1781-1783 Mixed Records & Deeds 1781-1783 Pages 39-45 Page 41: Folio 17--Freeman, Holman, Sr.
See Note 1
WillFEB 1735
Place: Henrico County, Virginia
Address: Deeds & Wills, 1725-1737 - Page 518 Henrico County, Virginia T. Jefferson stated that James Holman names his daughter, Jane wife of George Freeman. executor of father's will
Old King William Home and Families: an account of some of the old homesteads and Families of King William County, Virginia, from its earliest Sellement
Source: Old King William Home and Families: an account of some of the old homesteads and Families of King William County, Virginia, from its earliest Sellement
Authors: Peyton Neale Clarke Lousiville, Kentucky
Date: 1897
Publisher: Louisville John P Morton and Company http://books.google.com/ ........3 page pdf attached....

Will - Freeman George 1735, Henrico Cty, Virginia
Source: Will - Freeman George 1735, Henrico Cty, Virginia
Authors: George Freeman
Date: 2 FEB 1736
Publisher: Deeds & Wills, 1725-1737 - Page 518 Henrico County, Virginia

Other EventABT 1777
Place: Georgia
Type: Military Service
Address: Georgia's roster of the Revolution. page 382, trees.ancestry.com
Georgia's Roster of the Revolution. Containing a list of the State's defenders; Officier and Men........under Authority of the Legislature....
Source: Georgia's Roster of the Revolution. Containing a list of the State's defenders; Officier and Men........under Authority of the Legislature....
Authors: Lucian Larmar Knight, LL. D, F.R.S. State Historian and Director of the Department of Archives and HIstory
Date: 1920
Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. Index Printing Co https://archive.org/details/georgiasrosterrev00knigrich

Doc-Simmons - Hillyer Memoirs
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See Note 2
Other Event1 AUG 1748
Place: Henrico County, Virginia
Type: Deed
Address: Indenture between Holdman and Ann Freeman Deed Book 1744-1748 Pages (37-38) and (39-40)
Will - Freeman George 1735, Henrico Cty, Virginia
Source: Will - Freeman George 1735, Henrico Cty, Virginia
Authors: George Freeman
Date: 2 FEB 1736
Publisher: Deeds & Wills, 1725-1737 - Page 518 Henrico County, Virginia

Attributes

AttributeDateDescriptionDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
OccupationFarmer

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Notes

Note 1

The Early Records of Georgia, Volume 1, Wilkes County,

abstracted and compiled by Grace Gillam Davidson, published in 1933 at Macon, GA

Small Book of Mixed Records, Wills, Administrations and Deeds----1781-1783 Mixed Records & Deeds 1781-1783 Pages 39-45

Page 41: Folio 17--Freeman, Holman, Sr., late of this Co., dec'd. died Intestate. To Holman Freeman, Jr. Merchant. (all of this record)

Note 2

Rev. War, DAR list civil service in GA DAR PATRIOT INDEX, Part I, p. 1084.

DAR monument erected on old family plot in Wilkes Co. GA

Listed page 382, Georgia's roster of the Revolution. Compiled by L L Knight , State historian. and director of the Dept. of Archives and History

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ga/county/taylor/rev/garevroster9.htm

CERTIFIED LIST OF GEORGIA TROOPS

Fredman, Conrad.

Freeman, Holman.

Freeman, Holman.

Freeman, John.

Freman, James.

Freman, John.

Freman, Wm.

French, James.

Sills, John.

Simmons, James.

Simmons, James.

Simmons, James.

Simmons, Jno.

Simmons, Malbourn.

Simmons, Philip.

Simmons, Richard.

Simmons, Stevens.

Simmons, Thomas.

Simmons, Wm.

Simmons, Wm.

Simmons, Wm., Jr.

Simpson, James.

see also:

Huntley Simmons, Hero of the Phillipines

letter dated May 25, 1900

published Newport Herald Aug 11, 1900

great war story, need to get more readable format

editor notes following the letter "an Alabama boy, Huntley Simmons, son of H.C. Simmons.....soldler and son of a long line of brave soldiers..

his grandfather Holman Freeman Simmons was the grandson of Holman Freeman and nephew of Col Holman Freeman of Revolutionary fame...

http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/BookView.aspx?dbid=22883

History of Elbert County, Georgia

page 186 Revolutionary Officers of Elbert county -- Colonel Holman Freeman

and conferedrate Soldiers from Elbert county, Co C 15th Inf volunter, Co William M McIntosh

Sources

  1. Georgia's Roster of the Revolution. Containing a list of the State's defenders; Officier and Men........under Authority of the Legislature....
    Source: Georgia's Roster of the Revolution. Containing a list of the State's defenders; Officier and Men........under Authority of the Legislature....
    Authors: Lucian Larmar Knight, LL. D, F.R.S. State Historian and Director of the Department of Archives and HIstory
    Date: 1920
    Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. Index Printing Co https://archive.org/details/georgiasrosterrev00knigrich
  2. Old King William Home and Families: an account of some of the old homesteads and Families of King William County, Virginia, from its earliest Sellement
    Source: Old King William Home and Families: an account of some of the old homesteads and Families of King William County, Virginia, from its earliest Sellement
    Authors: Peyton Neale Clarke Lousiville, Kentucky
    Date: 1897
    Publisher: Louisville John P Morton and Company http://books.google.com/ ........3 page pdf attached....
  3. Will - Freeman George 1735, Henrico Cty, Virginia
    Source: Will - Freeman George 1735, Henrico Cty, Virginia
    Authors: George Freeman
    Date: 2 FEB 1736
    Publisher: Deeds & Wills, 1725-1737 - Page 518 Henrico County, Virginia
  4. Will - Freeman George 1735, Henrico Cty, Virginia
    Source: Will - Freeman George 1735, Henrico Cty, Virginia
    Authors: George Freeman
    Date: 2 FEB 1736
    Publisher: Deeds & Wills, 1725-1737 - Page 518 Henrico County, Virginia
  5. Roster of Revolutionary Soldiers in Georgia, Volume 1 This book is said to have caused more problems ……because "all that stuff cannot be proven and much of it can be shown to be false …."
    Source: Roster of Revolutionary Soldiers in Georgia, Volume 1 This book is said to have caused more problems ……because "all that stuff cannot be proven and much of it can be shown to be false …."
    Authors: Mrs. Howard H McCall, DAR
    Date: 1969
    Publisher: Genealogical Pub. Co. Baltimore Vol. 1 originally published 1941, 1969, 1996, 2004. problems…known errors in Simmons families …. < - 2013 Fayetteville AR Library has all 3 volumes of this book, 1969 edition Gen 973.3458 extracts attached>