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William Faries

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 1760 New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Burial New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
  • Memorial ID 25576121

WILLIAM FARIES-Farmer in Pencader Hundred
inherited all real estate and personal property (NCCO) of Robert
co-exc of father's will.
Born:
Residence: Hedgefield
Died: 1760 in NCCo, DE
Cemetery: Pigeon Run
Will: 10/21/1755 Pro: 1755
Admr: Isaac Alexander and Jane Alexander (Steele)
07/15/1755 NCCo. Vol 36, pg 18
NCCo Orphans Court C page 239
Del. His. & Gen. Recall Vol 1 #3 page 1
Military: 1749-Lt. In Colonial Militia during King Georges War
(1748-commissioned a Lieutenant in the Colonial Militia)
Deeds: William Faries to Henry Whiteside Q 1 308 1750
William Faries-Cert respecting him S 1 258 1757 (?)
Away back in 1750, William Faries purchased from Henry Whiteside, a tract of 113 acres at what is now known as Ferris' Corner, about two miles east of Glasgow.
Faries, dying in 1760, the property was inherited by his children, Jacob, Samuel and Margaret.

Married: Jane Steele in 1743
at Holy Trinity Church (Old Swedes Church)
Daughter of William Steele, Sr. of Chester Co., Pa.
Sister: Hannah Steele Donnel who married Jacob Moore in 1766)
Therein lies the connection of Moore/Faries families (sisters-married)
William Steele, Sr. of Chester County, Pa
Margaret Steele 09/23/1780 10/02/1780 L. 208
Daughters: Jane (Faries) Alexander; Margaret Ranken, and Hanna Moore.
Grandson: Andrew ______; Granddau: Martha Taylor
Ex: Margaret Ranken; son-in-law Isaac Alexander
(Sister: Hannah Steele Donnel-married Jacob Moore 1766)
(Holy Trinity marriage (Old Swedes) church.
William Steele, Jr. of Mill Creek Hundred (NCCo) 12/15/1772 Pro 02/16/1773
K. 60-Sis: Margaret Rankin; Sister: Jane Alexander;
Niece, Margaret Donnell, brother in law: Jacob Moore,
And his wife Hannah. Exec: brother-in-law Jacob Moore.
Jane Steele
Born: 1725
Died: 1795
Cemetery:
At the time Jacob was only 17 years old, the widow married within a year of William's death and took Margaret with her and left the sons to fend for themselves, in Pencader, NCCo, DE (Dover Archives-Orphan's Court Index has children picking or getting guardians)
NCCo Orphans Court Index
Faires, Jacob-chooseth a gdn (David Potter) Book D, Vol 1, pg 42, yr 1762
Feriss, Samuel-chooseth agdn-Book D, Vol 1, pg 42, yr 1762
Faires, Margaret-guardian appt. fo-Book C, Vol 1, pg 226, 1755
Faires, Margaret-order-Book C, Vol 1, pg 323, yr 1755
Fariss, Margaret-chooses guardian-Book D, Vol 1, pg 42, yr 1762
2nd marriage of Jane Faries (widow) about 1761-62)


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  • Created by: Susan Lewis Arday
  • Added: 27 Mar 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25576121
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Faries (unknown–1760), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25576121, citing Pigeon Run Cemetery, New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Susan Lewis Arday (contributor 46576010) .