John Henry Freeman

14 May 1840–19 September 1911 (Age 71)
Georgia, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Freeman was born on 14 May 1840, in Georgia, United States, his father, Barnabus Lynn Freeman, was 47 and his mother, Margaret Emeline McCollum, was 42. He had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Nancy Rachel Smith. He lived in District 465, Jackson, Georgia, United States in 1880 and Yonah, White, Georgia, United States in 1900. He died on 19 September 1911, in Cleveland, White, Georgia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Zion Church, White, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Freeman
1840–1911
Nancy Rachel Smith
1841–1917
Martha Freeman
1866–1866
Frances Elizabeth Freeman
1868–1945
Lewis Oliver Freeman
1870–1943
William D. Freeman
1872–1873
George Riley Freeman
1876–1962
Charles Henry Freeman
1880–1955

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1857

Age 17

Historical Boundaries: 1857: Habersham, Georgia, United States *1858: White, Georgia, United States. [*Created from Habersham County on December 22, 1857 and took effect on January 1, 1958]
1861

Age 21

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Free .2 Irish: Anglicized (‘translated’) form of Gaelic Ó Saoraidhe ( see Seery ).3 In New England, an English equivalent of French Foissy ( see Foisy ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • J H Freeman in household of Barny L Freeman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John H Freeman in household of Barney L Freeman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John H Freeman, "United States Census, 1900"

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