Person:James Phares (1)

James Phares
b.est. 1704-1710 prob. Ireland
d.bef. 17 March 1767 Augusta County, Virginia
m. est. 1702
  1. John Phares, IIabt 1702 - Bef 1787
  2. James Pharesest 1704-1710 - bef 1767
  • HJames Pharesest 1704-1710 - bef 1767
m. est. 1735-1745
  1. William Ferris, Sr.1748 - 1829
  2. Margaret Ferrisest 1749-1755 -
Facts and Events
Name James Phares
Alt Name James Ferris
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1704-1710 prob. Ireland
Marriage est. 1735-1745 to
Death? bef. 17 March 1767 Augusta County, Virginia

James Phares (Ferris) was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Parentage of James Phares (Ferris)

James Phares (Ferris) is being placed as a possible sibling of John Phares of Augusta County. Records show that he died prior to 17 March 1767, when his orphaned children Margaret and William were to be "bound out". For this reason, his wife appears to have pre-deceased James Ferris. His son, William, born no earlier than 1746 is thought to be the William Ferris, born in 1748, that served in the 10th Virginia Regiment of Augusta County in the Revolutionary War, and possibly be the William Ferris "son-in-law" mentioned in the will of John Phares (Ferris), likely also William's Uncle (and this James Ferris' brother). More research is necessary to prove this relationship.

Estate Records of James Phares (Ferris)

  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 17, 1767. - (467) Margaret and Wm. Farris, orphans of James Farris, to be bound out.