James Ware Jr. (1779 – 1843)

“James Jr. is the son of Lt. James Ware, Sr. (19 Nov 1745-9 Dec 1825) and Mary Veal Ware (19 Oct 1760-6 Mar 1844).

During the War of 1812 James, Jr. was in the 1st Regiment (Harris’) of the Georgia Militia. He served at Camp Hope.

After his marriage to his cousin Lettice Ware,(daughter of Sgt. Edward Ware 18 Sep 1760-21 Nov 1838 and Sarah Thurmond Ware 2 Apr 1764-7 Sep 1812). James built a handsome house for that day. In 1911 it was still standing and in good preservation one mile from Danielsville, Georgia. It had an old fashion flower garden, small beds bordered with boxwood that looks a century old.

In the 1820 and 1830 Census he was listed as residing in Madison County, Georgia.

He and Lettice Ware Ware had 14 children: George Washington, Hamilton, Permelia, Burrell, Mary, Edward Harrison, James Madison, Jane, Jency, Lettice, Harriett, Alexander, Amanda and William.”

Source:  FindAGrave

Teddi Vial  Record added: Jan 15, 2003

Maintained by: Ben Ware


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