Freemantown Research Guide

Information about and resources related to the Freemantown community in Floyd County, Georgia

Timeline: Essex F. Freeman

  • born 25 May 1848
  • 1870 US Census residence: Texas Valley enumeration district, Floyd County, Georgia: Thomas Freeman 46; Henrietta Freeman 40; Essic [Essex] Freeman 22; Josephine Freeman 20; William Freeman 17; Nick Freeman 15; Mingo Freeman 13 Mollie Freeman 11; Lindsey Freeman 8; Fanny Freeman 6; Louisa Freeman 4; Henrietta Freeman 2
  • 9 Dec 1876: marriage to Hannah Montgomery, Chattooga County, Georgia
  • 1880 Census residence: Texas Valley enumeration district, Floyd County, Georgia: Essex Freeman 30; wife Hanah Freeman 26; sons Nathan Freeman 8; Eurias Freeman 6; Webster Freeman 2 & John R. Freeman 6 months; brother-in-law Gib Montgomery 30; nephews Si Montgomery 8 & Miles Montgomery 5; sister Mary Montgomery 17
  • 29 Mar 1882: Esic Freeman purchased Lot 21 in Floyd County District 4, Section 4 (25 acres), from J.S. Griffin for $140
  • Aug 1893: Essex Freeman received lot no.9 in the distribution of the estate of his father, Thomas Freeman
  • died 14 June 1899

Known Family Members

  • Essex Freeman (abt 1850- )
  • Henrietta Montgomery (Aug 1853- )

children

  • Nathan (abt 1872- )
  • Eurias (abt 1874- )
  • Webster (abt 1878- )
  • John R. (Nov 1879- )
  • Walter (Feb 1882-30 May 1919)
  • Willie S. (6 Jul 1884-25 Sep 1972)
  • Milton (3 Nov 1886- )
  • Wilburn Terrell (Apr 1891- )

Documentation

  • 9 Dec 1876: marriage license, Essec Freeman and Hannah Montgomery
  • 1880 Census: Essex Freeman 30; wife Hanah Freeman 26; sons Nathan Freeman 8; Eurias Freeman 6; Webster Freeman 2 & John R. Freeman 6 months; brother-in-law Gib Montgomery 30; nephews Si Montgomery 8 & Miles Montgomery 5; sister Mary Montgomery 17
  • 1900 Census: Hannah Freeman 48; children John R Freeman 23; Walter Freeman 18; Willie S Freeman 15; Milton Freeman 13; Wilburn T Freeman 9
  • 1910 Census: Hannah Freeman 56; sons Milton Freeman 23 & Terrell Freeman 16
  • 1930 Census: Milton Freeman 50; wife Della Freeman 38; mother Hannah Freeman 84

Timeline: Hannah Montgomery

  • born Aug 1853
  • 9 Dec 1876: marriage to Essex Freeman, Chattooga County, Georgia
  • 1880 Census residence: Texas Valley enumeration district, Floyd County, Georgia: Essex Freeman 30; wife Hanah Freeman 26; sons Nathan Freeman 8; Eurias Freeman 6; Webster Freeman 2 & John R. Freeman 6 months; brother-in-law Gib Montgomery 30; nephews Si Montgomery 8 & Miles Montgomery 5; sister Mary Montgomery 17
  • 1900 Census residence: Flatwood enumeration district, Floyd County, Georgia: Hannah Freeman 48; children John R Freeman 23; Walter Freeman 18; Willie S Freeman 15; Milton Freeman 13; Wilburn T Freeman 9
  • 1910 Census residence: Flatwood enumeration district, Floyd County, Georgia: Hannah Freeman 56; sons Milton Freeman 23 & Terrell Freeman 16; boarder Jacob Jackson 67
  • 1916: Hannah Freeman, et al sold lot 20 (80 acres) to the Berry School for $1,450
  • 1920 Census residence: Rome Ward 1, Floyd County, Georgia, Hannah Freeman 65; grandson Dudly Sledge 10; granddaughter Mildred Sledge 8
  • 1925: sold tract 10 (lot 21 & 22) to the Berry School for $473.75
  • 1930 Census residence: Armuchee, Floyd County, Georgia: Milton Freeman 50; wife Della Freeman 38; mother Hannah Freeman 84; niece Zellene Walden 13

Essex Freeman & Hannah Montgomery