re: Will of James FARIES (Faris), of York Co, SC, 5 Jan 1802 Wife: Jean Son: James Faris Son: Richard Faris Grandson: Elias Faris Son: William Faris Son: *Alexander Faris / Fearis m. Jeannette ? Dau: Margaret, m. David Strain Dau: Agness, m. Benjamin Garrison Dau: Jean (Faris / Faries), m. John Adare (ADAIR) Dau: Susannah, m. John Faris Dau: Ann, m. James Faris Executors: Wife, Jean and son, James Faris Witnesses: James Faris, Richard Faris, John Kerr Presented: 5 Mar 1802 ............................... Will of *Alexander Fearis (b. co. Antrim, N. Ireland, son of James Farris b.1726 ?) probated York Co, SC, August 10, 1824. Alexander Fearis marriedJeannette and had children : Jesse Thomas William Samuel Jeannette m. William Wallis
James Farris bc.1726 emigrated to America (date .... ?) with a brother John bc.1720. (Did any Adairs emigrate with Farris ?)
South Carolina Statutes 1823 New road from the old Nation ford on the Catawba river, through the land of William E. White to John Spring's mill, crossing Half Mile creek at said mill, thence through the land of Alexander FAIRES near his house, then through lands of Tieir Joseph Young, Lemuel Thomason, William Gilmore, Abram Miller, Thomas Campbell, David M'Cance M'Common, M'Elmoi and Pride, to the Chester line, near to a place called White's lower mill.