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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John Henry Freeman
Nancy Rachel Smith
Martha Freeman
Frances Elizabeth Freeman
Lewis Oliver Freeman
William D. Freeman
George Riley Freeman
Charles Henry Freeman

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World Events (8)


Age 6

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

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]

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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