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Alexander Faries (1740 - 1834)

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Alexander Faries
Born in Irelandmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
Brother of
Husband of — married in Immanuel Church, New Castle County, Delawaremap
Descendants descendants
Died in York County, South Carolinamap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Mar 2016
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Alexander Married Jennet James in September 1765 in New Castle, Delaware.[1]

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He is living in York, South Carolina in the 1790 Census.

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Alexander appears in the 1820 Census (there is no direct citation for his entry - found him while looking at Joseph Pardues entry)[3]

Alexander Faries in the 1820 Census.

There are some questions as to the correct death date of Alexander. A will listed in his FAG memorial seems to point to the date of 1824.[4]


  1. FAG Jennet James Faries, Sept 1765. Copy of Emmanuel Church Record Book vol. 1, found at Delaware State Archives record group 1325.004 vol. 87 page 114. Walter G. Talnall, Archivist. Originally posted by Deborah Shinn.
  2. "United States Census, 1790", database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 26 March 2016), Arthur Garrison, 1790.
  3. ↑ "United States Census, 1820", database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 March 2016), Jos Pardue, 1820.
  4. Find A Grave Memorial# 37299318, Alexander Faires (name is mis-spelled) Old Unity Cemetery, Fort Mill, York County, South Carolina, USA.[1]

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