Philemon "Ferry Phil" Waters

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Philemon Waters

Also Known As: "Ferry Phil"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Newberry District, Province of South Carolina
Death: Died in Newberry District, South Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Newberry County, South Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Waters and Lydia Walters
Husband of Ruth Waters
Father of Lydia Waters; Philemon Waters and Thomas (of Philemon) Waters
Brother of Thomas Waters; John Waters; Elizabeth Dodsworth and David Waters

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About Philemon "Ferry Phil" Waters

Captain Philemon "Ferry Phil" Waters: Philemon Waters was 16 years old when he entered into the Revolutionary War with his father, Thomas [not-Willoughby] Waters. Captain Waters was the great grandfather of Brigadier General John Herbert Kelly C.S.A. who was known as, "The Boy General of the Confederacy." He was the youngest [at that time] General in the Confederate States Army. He married Ruth Llewellyn January 14, 1789.

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"Ferry Phil" definitely *does* belong to the Philemon Waters Y-DNA line - it traces through him. Col. Thomas Waters of the Georgia Rangers and other British Loyalist units almost certainly does *not*.



            
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Philemon "Ferry Phil" Waters's Timeline

1762
1762
Newberry District, Province of South Carolina
1790
1790
Age 28
1795
1795
Age 33
1802
1802
Age 40
1818
March 1, 1818
Age 56
Newberry District, South Carolina, United States
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Newberry County, South Carolina, United States