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William F Freeman (abt. 1825 - abt. 1865)

William F Freeman
Born about in Jackson, Georgia, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 23 Aug 1849 in Jackson County, Georgia, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Lookout Mountain, Hamilton, Tennessee, USAmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 4 Mar 2015
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William Freeman served in the United States Civil War.
Enlisted: mmm dd, yyyy
Mustered out: mm dd, yyyy
Side: CSA or USA
Regiment(s): Company I, 56th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

William was born about 1825. He was the son of Johnson Freeman and Esther Traywick.

William married Louisa Parks. In 1850, the family was living in Jackson County, Georgia.[1]

By 1860 William, his wife Louisa, and 3 children were living next to his brother Hugh and three "doors" down from his parents in Jackson County, Georgia.[2]

He served as a Private in Company I, 56th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, for the Confederacy during the Civil War.[3]

William reportedly passed away on 7 Feb 1865 in Lookout Mountain, Hamilton, Tennessee.

William and Louisa were noted as the parents in the death record of their son, Levi, who died on 11 Feb 1920 in Jackson County[4], and in the death record of their son, Henry Harrison Freeman, in 1936.[5]


  1. "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 March 2015), Wm F Freeman, Jackson county, Jackson, Georgia, United States; citing family 303, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. 1860 US Census, Jackson County, Georgia, p 52, 81/8
  3. "United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 March 2015), William F. Freeman, Private, Company I, 56th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, Confederate; citing NARA microfilm publication M226 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 22; FHL microfilm 821,721.
  4. "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2018), Wm. Freeman in entry for L.J. Freeman, 1920.
  5. "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 March 2018), William Freeman in entry for Henry Harrison Freeman, 17 Apr 1936; citing , Jackson, Georgia, United States, Georgia Archives, Morrow; FHL microfilm .

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