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From: "Stanley T. & Georgeanna Freeman" <>
Subject: [FREEMAN-L] Fw: Re: GA Freeman's
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2000 18:05:14 -0500


The following is an exchange about Screven Co. GA Freeman's and one of the
first Freeman's to live in the state. John Freeman of Screven Co.
Stan
-----Original Message-----
From: Stanley T. & Georgeanna Freeman <>
To: Charles S. Miller <>
Date: Monday, January 17, 2000 6:02 PM
Subject: Re: Re: GA Freeman's


>
>Charles,
> Thank you for responding to our query. We are familiar with your John
>Freeman and his family there in Screven. A grand son of his Cuyler Freeman
>and his wife Abygill moved to Thomas Co. GA in the early 1820's after his
>father Benjamin died. In the 1830 census of Thomas Co. Cuyler (or Kyler as
>it is spelled in that particular census) was living near my Richard Freeman
>(b.c. 1800/10) and three other Freeman households. The others where Joseph
>Freeman age 40-50 & family, Friend Freeman age 20-30 & family, and William
>Freeman age 20-30 or 60-70 not sure which , there were two adult males in
>the house as well as the other family members. We are trying to find any
>info on these men as there may be some relation between them.
> Our Richard died between 1835-40. Friend Freeman and family moved to
FL,
>Cuyler and his family moved to Early Co. and apparently that's where Cuyler
>died. Some of his children moved on into AL and TX. We recently posted
info
>about Cuyler and his family on the Rootsweb Freeman surname e-mail list
> . As one of the members on the list Howard Freeman
of
>TX is a descendant of Cuyler's son Bryant. The other two Freeman families
>(Joseph's and William's) we can not find at this time.
>We do know that Joseph and Friend were living in the Ft. Hawkins area and
>served with the GA militia during the Indian Wars 1817/1818, before heading
>to Thomas Co. for a brief time.
> If you should ever hear of any of the Freeman's from your area having
>moved to the SW Ga area we'd appreciate your letting us know. As we
>research trying to locate more info about our Richard Freeman, it seems
that
>we are compling a good deal of GA Freeman information. The above
information
>about Cuyler being the son of Benjamin Freeman was from a book in the
Thomas
>Co. GA Genealogical Library called "The History of Screven County,
>Georgia"
>
>Again thank you for responding,
>Stan Freeman-Ocala, FL
>
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Charles S. Miller <>
>To: Stanley T. & Georgeanna Freeman <>
>Date: Monday, January 17, 2000 5:19 PM
>Subject: Re: GA Freeman's
>
>
>>Good luck on your Freeman search. I will be interested to learn about
what
>you
>> may find. My John Freeman was 1st granted land in what became Burke and
>Screv
>>en counties in 1770. As far as I know, he had no son named Richard.
After
>Scr
>>even County was created in the 1790s, my Freemans lived just in the
Screven
>lin
>>e, south of Burke. Good luck.
>

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