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FREEMAN *John

Male 1705/1707 - 1776


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  • Name  FREEMAN *John 
    Born  1705/1707  Chowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    _UID  8030EB70B78B374B9CE90B94F75DF3599347 
    Died  30 Apr 1776  Chowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I2804  Ancestors of Catherine Yvonne King | The Ancestors and Descendants of Johan Jakob Brown/Braun the "Waggonmaker".
    Last Modified  1 Jun 2008 

    Father  FREEMAN William,   b. 1680, Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1736 and 1737, Chowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  CORDING Mary,   b. 1685, Lower Norfolk, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt. 1740, Chowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F935  Group Sheet

    Family  HOYTER Tabitha,   b. 1710 
    Married  Bef 1733 
    Children 
     1. FREEMAN John, Jr.
     2. FREEMAN Jacob,   b. 1735
    >3. FREEMAN *William,   b. Abt 1737, Chowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F934  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • SOURCE NOTES FOR JOHN FREEMAN: FREEMAN FTW

      John Freeman ( M ) alternate birth ( 1695 Norfolk County, Virginia )

      John came with this parents as a young man to Albermarle County, North Carolina
      On August 3, 1733 John purchased 200 acres of land a part of a 300 acre tract of land granted to Michael WARD by Thomas SYTER, King et als. CHIEFMAN OF THE CHOWAN INDIANS. ( Reference: Land Conveyances, Book #C North Carolina.
      In 1737, John inherited a plantation from his father, William Freeman, on which John was living at the time. ALSO my negro woman called ROSE, after the Change of my well beloved wife Mary Freeman's condition either by death or marriage, which shall happen first.

      On 6 August 1737 John and his wife Tabitha deeded 100 acres of land on the west side of Catherine Creek Swamp to his brother Thomas Freeman.

      John Freeman and Humphrey HARDY were Bond sureties for ALEXANDER FOARD when he exhibited his commission from Goven WIlliam TRYON as the Register of BERTIE County and was qualified

      John later removed to his property at Poly Bridge Swamp, part of old CHOWAN town and lived the remainder of his life on this plantation.

      CHOWAN COUNTY WILLS 1694-1938 CR. 024.801.8, JOHN FREEMAN 1777

  • Sources 
    1. [S85] Freeman.FTW.