John Freeman's son, William George Freeman was born in 1870. George Freeman served as secretary and treasurer of the Caswell Creek Coal And Coke Company. He married Annie Beals, a daughter of Hiram Beals, of Pennsylvania, and they had a family of four sons. He and his family were members the local Methodist Church that later became the Baptist Church in the Oak Hill Cemetery. His father, John Freeman and wife are buried there in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Freeman, WV.
* John Freeman's great grandson and the grandson of George Freeman verified this information on George Freeman in July 2007.
George Freeman's Wife: Sarah Annie Beals Freeman
The top photograph is of William George Freeman who was the son of southern, WV pioneer coal baron John Freeman. The village of Freeman, WV is named after John Freeman . George Freeman's wife, Sarah Annie Beals Freeman photograph follows.
William George Freeman was the brother of Charles Wesley Freeman, another Bramwell pioneer.* Charles Wesley Freeman, built the Historic Freeman House that was known to be the largest house in Bramwell in 1909. The house has been remodeled many times over the years and remains as a residence in Bramwell to this day. Below is a link to the George Freeman house in St. Petersburg, PA.
The bottom photograph is of George Freeman driving with his wife , Sarah Annie (Beals) in the back seat with Lee and Wearns Beals. Wearns was Annie's brother and became a dentist in DuBois, Pennsylvania.
* John Freeman's Great Grandson and the Grandson of George Freeman verified this information in July 2007.
Material furnished by Bob Gallagher
William George Freeman Family Members - "Find-A-Grave"
PIONEER JOHN FREEMAN & FAMILY
WILLIAM GEORGE FREEMAN HOUSE