Person:John Adair (22)

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John Adair
  • HJohn Adair1749/50 - 1824
  • WMary Unknownest 1738 - BEF 1791
m. BEF 20 MAR 1772
  1. John AdairBET 1782 AND 1783 - 1859
  2. Robert Adair1784 -
  3. William AdairBET 1785 AND 1786 - 1822
  4. Margaret A. Adair1788 -
  5. Samuel AdairBET 1790 - 1849
m. 11 June 1791
  1. Robert McKnight Adair1795 - bet 1873-1875
  2. Joseph Ewing Adair1797 - 1849
  3. Margaret 'Peggy' Adairabt 1799 -
  4. Edward K. Adair1803 -
  5. Elizabeth Adair1804 -
  6. Nancy Adair1805 -
Facts and Events
Name John Adair
Gender Male
Birth? 15 FEB 1749/50 Limerick, County Down, Ireland
Marriage BEF 20 MAR 1772 Augusta County, Virginiato Mary Unknown
Marriage 11 June 1791 Staunton, Augusta County, Virginiato Elizabeth McKnight
Death? 1 NOV 1824 Madison County, Ohio

John Adair was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 130.--Patent to John Adair in 1783.


Records of John Adair in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 20, 1772. - (338) William Campbell, security for Mary Donald (admx. of husband, Michael O'Donald, since intennarried with John Adair), counter security.--Division between the orphans of Michael ordered.
  • Vol. 1 - MARCH, 1773 (B). - Jas. McClure vs. John Adair and Mary, his wife, late Mary O'Donnell.-- Trespass. Writ 24th August, 1772. For trespass by Mary on 10th February 1771.
  • Page 140.--14th August, 1773. Recorded, viz: A list of the first vendue made by Mary O'Donal the first day of November, 1768; also the second vendue; sold to John O'Dair, Robert Richardson; also the third vendue made by Thos. Stewart 1st July, 1772; a list of whabis (?) to prove of Michael O'Donal's estate; Derby Leary's account; list of debts paid by Mary O'Donal; to Smith Williamson, Dorbe Lary, Rose Keening; whiskey for the funeral, £2.2.6; commissioners distribute the balance of the estate among the children, four in number. (Note: Mary O'Donnell was the widow of Michael O'Donnell?).
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1791--January 10, John Adair and Elizabeth McKnight, daughter-in-law of Wm. Burgess; surety, William Burgess.
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage in Augusta County - 1791, June 11--By Rev. Archd. Scott: John Addair and Elizabeth McNight;

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