David Faris

1810–
Indiana, United States

The Life of David

David Faris was born in 1810, in Indiana, United States as the son of Margaret.

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Margaret
1723–1807
Agnes Faris
1739–
John Faris
1741–
Robert Faris
1745–1784
James Faris
1754–1830
David Faris
1810–

Parents and Siblings

    Margaret

    Female1723–1807Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (3)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1816

Age 6

Indiana is the 19th state.

Name Meaning

1 Variant of Irish and Scottish Ferris .2 Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic fāris ‘horseman’, ‘knight’. Compare Fares .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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