Freemantown Research Guide

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

Timeline: Thomas Freeman

  • born abt 1824
  • 15 Aug 1847 Jones County, Georgia: marriage to Henrietta Freeman; conducted by Jacob Freeman "a colored minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church at 12 miles west of Milledgeville in Jones County State of Georgia" (marriage place & date from Civil War pension file)
  • 30 Jun 1864 Rome, Floyd County, Georgia: enlisted, private, Company I, 44th U.S. Colored Troops Infantry (mustered in 6 Aug 1864); in July & August 1864, on duty as blacksmith in Rome by order of Gen. Vandever
  • 13 Oct 1864 Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia: captured in action at the Battle of Dalton; prisoner of war 13 Oct 1864 to 30 Apr 1866
  • 30 Apr 1866 Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee: mustered out, private; pay due from enrollment $101.20
  • 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 Oct 1871 Floyd County, Georgia; Thomas Freeman and Meed Freeman purchased one half of lot no. 4 (80 acres, district 15, section 4) from G.B. Gentry for $130
  • 1880 US Census residence: Flat Woods enumeration district, Floyd, Georgia: Thomas Freeman 54; Henrietta Freeman 48; Mingo Freeman 21; Lindy [Lindsey] Freeman 18; Louisa Freeman 16; Henrietta Freeman 13; Thomas Freeman 10; Fredonia Freeman 7
  • 28 Oct 1889 applied for Civil War invalid's pension for service in the 44th U.S. Colored Infantry Regiment
  • 1892 Flatwoods, Floyd, Georgia: Floyd County Tax Digest, District 1120 (Thos. Freeman)
  • died 18 Apr 1893 (death date from Civil War pension file)

Known Family Members

spouse

  • Henrietta Freeman (abt 1832-Aug 17, 1923)

children

  • Essex (abt 1850- )
  • Josephine (abt 1850- ) 
  • Nick (Mar 1851-18 Jul 1910) 
  • William (abt 1853- ) 
  • Mingo (Oct 1854- ) 
  • Mollie (abt 1859- ) 
  • Lindsey (abt 1862- ) 
  • Fanny (abt 1864- ) 
  • Louisa (abt 1864- )  
  • Henrietta (abt 1867-1 Jan 1943) 
  • Fredonia (abt 1873-16 Feb 1926) 
  • Thomas (abt 1874- )

Documentation

  • 1870 Census: Thomas Freeman 46; Henrietta Freeman 40; Essic 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
  • 1880 Census: Thomas Freeman 54; Henrietta Freeman 48; Mingo Freeman 21; Lindy Freeman 18; Louisa Freeman 16; Henrietta Freeman 13; Thomas Freeman 10; Fredonia Freeman 7
  • 1893 Distribution of the Estate of Thomas Freeman: Fanny Wyly, Thos. Freeman, Mingo Freeman, Henrietta Montgomery, Henrietta Freeman (the widow), Fredonia Freeman, Lindsey Freeman, Nick Freeman, Essex Freeman, Josephine Rodgers, heirs of Mollie Price, deceased, heirs at of Wm. Freeman, deceased; Sandford Freeman, brother of Thomas Freeman