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John Fleming (son of Samuel Fleming) was born 1753 in Antrim, Ireland, and died Abt. 1838 in Jefferson County, Georgia4254. He married Jane Clements on 1780.

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John Fleming signed a petition to the honorable John Martin, Esqr. Gov. and Commander in Chief of the State of Ga. March 2, 1782 asking for protection.
Source:" Ga Citizens & Soldiers of the American Revolution" p. 64
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Officers of Lieutenant Colonel Mathew Lyle's Loyalist Militia, St. George Parish, 4th Regiment, Colonial Georgia Militia, 1780

John Fleming, Captain John Brown, Lieut. and John Martin, Ens., in the
8th Company or the district from Lambert's Big Creek to the Fork of Rocky
Comfort.
Source:" Collection of the Georgia Historical Society, Vol X," is reproduced by
courtesy of Ga. Hist. Society. Published in" Georgia Citizens and Soldiers of the American Revolution" by Rev. Silas E. Lucas, Jr.
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Signed a petition asking for division of the district into upper and lower for the
purpose of hold separate courts.
Capt. John Fleming & Saml Fleming, Junr (?) Feb. 1781

Source: " Ga. Citizens and Soldiers of the American Revolution" by Rev. Silas E. Lucas, Jr. page 67
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"The Reconstructed 1790 Census of Georgia" - p. 2 List contains names of Robert Fleming and John Fleming.
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"Index to The Headright and Bounty Grants of Georgia 1756-1909"
Location of Grant: St. George Grant Book: M page:309 Acres Granted:
100 Year of Grant: 1774 page 202 John Fleming
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"Index to the Headright and Bounty Grants of Georgia 1756-1909 " p. 202
Grantee: Jno Fleming Location of Grant: Jefferson Grant Bk: G.5
page: 2 Acres Granted:10 Year Granted: 1807
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" Some Ga. Co. Records Vol l;" page 154
Will page 260; Will of John Fleming Made Jan. 12, 1837, probated Jan. 15, 1839. Son: James Fleming Plantation whereon In now live, 420 acres in two tracts, also 50 acres adj. land in Early County,
3rd District, #350, also a tract in Irwin County, 15 th district, #107
wife: Jane grandsons John Fleming
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"A History of St. Geo. Parish, Colony of Ga., Jeff. Co, State of Ga." By Marion Little Durden shows on p. 169 Will of John Fleming. List Son James Fleming and grandson John Fleming;
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"Georgians in the Revolution: At Kettle Creek (Wilkes Co.) and Burke County by Robert Scott Davis, Jr.
p. 165 Below is a list of the officers of one of the two Tory militia regiments, the 4th under Lt. Col.
Matthew Lyle, that was formed by the British in Saint George Parish in 1780. Many of the Troy militiamen defected to the Patriots when they regained the upper hand in Georgia, often to avoid being
placed on the Patriot banishment and confiscation acts. This roster is reproduced from the Collections of the Georgia Historical Society, Vol.X, and is used courtesy of the Georgia Historical Society.
"John Fleming, Captain. John Brown, Lieut. and John Martin, Ens., in the 8th Company or the District from Lambert's Big Creek to the f Fork of Rocky Comfort."
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"Georgia Citizens and Soldiers of the American Revolution" by Robert S. Davis, Jr. p. 64
Signed a petition to the Honorable John Martin Esqr. Governor & Commander in Chief of the State of Ga.
William Fleming, John Fleming, Samuel Fleming, Jr. March 2, 1782
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"Georgia Citizens and Soldiers of the American Revolution" by Robert S. Davis, Jr. p. 66
OFFICERS OF LIEUTENANT COLONEL MATHEW LYLE'S LOYALIST MILITIA, ST. GEORGE PARISH, 4TH REGIMENT, COLONIAL GEORGIA MILITIA, 1780
John Fleming, Captain; John Brown, Lieut. and John Martin, Ens., in the 8th Company or the District from Lambets's Big Creek to the Fork of Rocky Comfort.
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"Georgia Citizens and Soldiers of the American Revolution" by Robert Davis, Jr. page 67
Signed a petition to the Sir James Wright Barronett Captain General Governour and Commander in Chief in and over His Majestys Provine of Georgia Chancellor and Vice Admiral of the same. . .
Feb. 15, 1781 - Queensborough Captain John Fleming & Saml Fleming, Jr.
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"Georgia Genealogical Magazine Vol II" Jan 1964 List John Fleming & James Fleming as witnesses for a deed signing. William Downey of St. George Parish and his wife, Rachel to Victor Thompson of same Parish, planter. Deed dated Dec. 21, 1774, conveys 300 acres in said parish granted grantor May 5, 1767.
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"The Revolutionary Records of the State of Georgia" Vol. III By Allen D. Candler From Aug. 17, 1781-
Feb. 26, 1784 John Fleming Granted on Sept. 6, 1774. Grant book M. page 309 - 100 acres bounded on the southwest by Robert Rogers, northwest by vacant land and northeast by Lamberts Creek.
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NOTE: THIS SOURCE NEEDS TO BE CONFIRMED TO SEE IF IT IS THE RIGHT FLEMINGS- Other resources are bearing out the fact that John Fleming and possibly James were Loyalist Sympathizers during or after the Revolution.
"An Index to Georgia Colonial Conveyances and Confiscated Land Records, 1750-1804" by R.J.Taylor, Jr. Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia 1981 "Also included in the conveyance books, specifically in volumes CC-2, DD, and BBB, are records relating to lands confiscated from Loyalist sympathizers during or after the Revolution and administered by the state, not by county governments."
JAMES FLEMING - X-2: 1111, 1112 DD: 31, 32
JOHN FLEMING - DD:31, 32


More About John Fleming:
Ancestral File Number: 1HDQ-D47.
Date born 2: 1748, Antrim, Ireland.
Date born 3: Abt. 1753, County Antrim, Ireland.4255
Comment 1: 1820, Ga. Census- Jefferson County, Georgia.
Comment 2: 1802, Jefferson County, Georgia. 1802 Tax List John Fleming.
Event: Lamberts Creek- Reedy Branch Area Plats for John Fleming Jeff.County, Georgia..
Event 2: Bet. 1797 - 1836, Index of Land Plats -1796-1836 Jeff. County, Georgia. for John Fleming.4256
Fact 3: 03 July 1797, Grand Jurors- Jefferson County, Georgia Records for John Fleming.4257
Fact 4: 03 July 1799, Petit Jurors- Jefferson Co. Ga..4258
Fact 5: 1799, Jury List-Jefferson County, Georgia. Grand Jury - John Fleming.4259
Fact 12: 100 acres - St. George's Parish.- Granted 9-6-1774.4260
Fact 13: 22 November 1779, Petition written to Sir James Wright, Baronet - signed by John Fleming.4261

More About John Fleming and Jane Clements:
Marriage: 1780

Children of John Fleming and Jane Clements are:
  1. Sarah Fleming, b. 09 July 1783, Jefferson County, Georgia, d. 18 April 1874, Muscogee County, Georgia.
  2. Annie Fleming, b. 1784, d. date unknown.
  3. +Samuel Fleming, b. Abt. 1786, Jefferson County, Georgia4262, d. Abt. 1833, Jefferson County, Georgia.
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