George Freeman

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Personal and Family Information

George was born in 1758 in Goochland County, Virginia, the son of Holman Freeman and Sally Ann Cox.

He died before 12 MAY 1796 in Wilkes County, Georgia.

His wife was Virginia Frances Taylor. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their ten known children were George Wesley (1791-?), Ailsey Russel (1793-?), Allen (1793-?), Laban Taylor (1794-?), Elizabeth (1797-?), Joseph (1797-?), Henry (c1790-?), James (c1790-?), John (c1790-?) and William (c1790-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

George Freeman
(1758-<1796)

 

Holman Freeman
(c1714-c1783)

 

George Freeman
(1684-<1736)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Jane Holman
(1689->1735)

 

James Holman
(c1660->1735)

 
     
 
 
   

Sally Ann Cox
(c1715-?)

 

John Cox
(c1690-?)

 

William Cox
(c1600-?)

 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth1758
Place: Goochland County, Virginia
DeathBEF 12 MAY 1796
Place: Wilkes County, Georgia
ResidenceABT 1790
Place: between Malorysville and Washington, Wilkes Cty, Georgia
Will12 MAY 1796
Place: WILKES COUNTY, GEORGIA
Address: Early Records of Georgia Volume 1, Wilkes County abstracted and compiled by Grace Gillam Davidson, published in 1933 at Macon, GA http://www.hiddenancestors.com/wilkesga/inventories1.htm
See Note 2
Other EventABT 1777
Place: Georgia Militia at Seige of Augusta
Type: Military Service
Address: under Gen Elijah Clarke
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>

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Notes

Note 1

George served in the Revoluntionary War as a non-officer. He died at his plantation home which was located on the road between Malloryville and Washington in Wilkes, Cty, Georgia. A headright grant was made to a George Freeman with wife and 1 slave Oct 10, 1774 per The Virginia Genealogist, Vol 2, No 1, Page 22.

Note 2

WILKES COUNTY, GEORGIA The GAGenWeb Project and The USGenWeb Project &The AHGP Project

http://www.hiddenancestors.com/wilkesga/inventories1.htm

Early Records of Georgia Volume 1, Wilkes County

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

Inventories and Appraisments

1784 to Apr. 10, 1798. Indexed.

A great deal of interesting information in this book for the descendants of these people. Only the material necessary for proof of descent taken.

Page 826 FREEMAN, GEORGE, dec'd. Inventory May 12, 1796. Personal est. only. John Pope, Matthew and Wm. Talbot, apprs. Page 99-103. Sale, Nov. 28, 1796 Frances Freeman purchased slaves, household goods, cattle, etc. Wm. Freeman, Robt. Langford and John Campbell and Robt. Patterson debtors to est. for feather bed, quilts etc., which might indicate they were son and son-in-law of the dec'd. James Freeman bought gun and slave.

 

Page 1056 FREEMAN, WILLIAM, dec'd. Inventory Sept. 24, 1796. Three slaves and household effects. E. Brewer, David Witt, Jesse Cox, apprs.

Sources

  1. 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>