One characteristic of all Quarterman families seems to be that they
like books: reading them and writing them.
We have here a list of
basic books about Quartermans.
We include material about the book we wrote:
Liberty County, Georgia
There are at least four major Quarterman families in America:
many more Quarterman, Quatremaine, etc. families.
The Liberty County, Georgia Quartermans,
who arrived there in 1752,
to South Carolina in 1695, and probably before that from Oxfordshire.
The African-American Quartermans, who are centered on the southeast
U.S. coast from Georgia to New York.
They took their name from the first group above.
Georgia Quartermans, whose ancestors came from Oxfordshire
in the middle of the nineteenth century.
The Pennsylvania and Indiana
Quartermans, origin possibly Ireland.
The Quatremaines are presumed to be of Norman origin and to have
arrived in England about a century after William the Conqueror.
Their center in England is
In the United States, the main center of Quarterman history is
Liberty County, Georgia, and more specifically Midway Church.