Person:John Files (7)

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  1. Capt. John Adams Files1738 - 1781
m. 1759
  1. John Files1760 - 1834
  2. George Files1762 - 1840
  3. Adam Jordan Files1762 - 1840
  4. Jeremiah Benton Files1765 - 1846
  5. James Files1769 - 1842
  6. Manley Abercrombe Files1772 - 1840
  7. Manley D Files1772 - 1849
  8. Abner Lee Files1774 - 1854
  9. David Jasper Files1775 - 1820
  10. Sarah Lethea Files1777 - 1835
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Capt. John Adams Files
Gender Male
Birth[3][2] 1738 Roanoke River, Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 1759 Augusta County, Virginiato Mary Catherine Manley
Death[3] May 1781 Pendleton District, South Carolina

John Adam Files was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 1 - NOVEMBER 19, 1761. - (112) John Files--attachments of all personal effects.
References
  1. Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Individual Records. (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.), Birth year: 1738; Birth city: Augusta CO; Birth state: VA.

    Name: John Files FilesBirth Date: 1738Birth Place: Augusta CO, VADeath Date: May 1781Death Place: South

  2. 2.0 2.1 Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Births. (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001.).

    Name: John Files FilesBirth Date: 1738Birth Place: Augusta, VA, USA

  3. 3.0 3.1 Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Individual Records. (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.), Birth year: 1738; Birth city: Augusta CO; Birth state: VA.

    Name: John Files FilesBirth Date: 1738Birth Place: Augusta CO, VADeath Date: May 1781Death Place: South

  4.   Ancestry.com. Public Member Trees. (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - Family trees submitted by Ancestry members.Original data: Family trees submitted by Ancestry members.), 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files were combined to create this source citation.

    Information extracted from various family tree data submitted to Ancestry.com and The Generations Network

  5.   From - The Patriots of Cowpens, Bobby Gilmer Moss, 1985, (Professor of History - Limestone College, Gafney, SC. FILES, JOHN, Sr. Lt. (or Capt)
    b. c. 1738, Augusta Co., Virginia
    d. 1781, South Carolina
    m. Mary_______
    Capt. John Files, Sr., served as a lieutenant under Capt. McCall and Major Noble in the battle of Cowpens (where he was wounded). He was murdered in May 1781 by Tories and Indians. Only five Whigs escaped from the encounter in which Files was captured and subsequently murdered. Two of the five were his sons, Adam J. and Jeremiah Files (Files, Adam J., S13026); (Files, Jeremiah, S13025); Annuitants Claims; DAR, LX, 308; PI.) (NOTE: Same information is in: Roster of South Carolina Patriots in the American Revolution; RG Moss, Editor, 1983.)
    Born in 1738, Roanoke River, Augusta County, Virginia. He married Mary Catherine Manley in 1759, in Augusta County. She was the daughter of John Manley, who First Lt. 3rd Regiment of the Georgia Militia from 1777-84. Capt. John Files, Jr., served in the South Carolina Militia in the Revolutionary War.
    He was wounded on January 17, 1781 at Cowpens, Old Ninety-Six District of South Carolina and died in May of 1781. Three of his sons, Adam, John and Jeremiah, also fought in this same battle.

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