Posted by Charles Pearson on 05 October , 2001 at 16:17:43:
Seeking information on the parents/family of James Frewin (Fruin), born in London or Wallingford circa 1780. Joined Royal Navy in 1797; known to have served in navy to 1802 and possibly to 1815. May have had a relative named Thomas Fruin, born circa 1778, serving together on HMS America 1797 to 1799. James Frewin immigrated to USA circa 1816, settled on St. Simons Island, Georgia. Died January 31, 1863, and is buried at Christ Church, Frederica, on St. Simons.
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