In the book VITAL RECORDS OF KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES DELAWARE 1686-18oo PG.139- Apr.1,1770 Elenordau of James & Ruth Black pg.141 - Aug. 13,1772- Molly dau of James & Ruth Black pg. 143- Feb. 5,1775- Peggy dau of James & Ruth Black pg. 145- James son of James & Ruth Black( His father abroad)
James and Ruth (Ferree?) had a son David b- 1779 in Westmoreland County, Pa. James was on the expedition against the Indians- with Archibald Louchry & George Rogers Clarkdown the Ohio River in 1782 (August 24). They were ambushed and 42 were killed, including James & Louchry. I have more on this family. I need the parents of James. James is also known as John & John James in D.A.Rrecords & also in Ruth's application for a pension in 1791.