Person:James Adair (15)

m. 3 MAY 1768
  1. Isabella Adairabt 1770 -
  2. James AdairAbt 1771 - 1811
  3. Margaret Adair1773 - 1851
  4. Elizabeth Adairabt 1774 -
  5. William Adair1778 -
  6. Benjamin AdairAbt 1780 - bef 1811
  7. John Adair1781 - 1856
  8. Francis AdairAbt 1784 - 1825
  9. Mary 'Polly' Adair1785 - 1869
m. abt.19 Jul 1791
  1. Margaret Ellen Adair1793 - 1833
  2. Hannah Adair1794 - 1869
  3. James Hamilton Isaac Adair1795 - 1842
  4. Samuel Lowery Adair1798 - 1852
  5. Isabelle Jane Adair1800 - 1869
Facts and Events
Name James Adair
Gender Male
Birth? Abt. 1771 Pennsylvania or Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage abt.19 Jul 1791 Rockbridge County, Virginiato Isabella Hamilton
Death? 1811 Ross County, Ohio

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


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Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - Coalter vs. Stuart--O. S. 368; N. S. 133--Patent, 1st December, 1773, to John Fry, Adam Stephens, Andrew Lewis, Peter Hog, John Savage, Thomas Bullett, _____ Wright, and John David Wilper, under proclamation, 19th February, 1754, 21,941 acres in Botetourt, at mouth Poketallico, where it falls into Great Kenawha. Robert Stuart answers, 21st June, 1814. His father, Thomas Stuart, bought from William Beverley three tracts in Beverley Manor; also had a patent, 12th May, 1770, for 248 acres just outside the manor line and adjoining the three lots, all which are now held by Robert as devisee of his father, Thomas Stuart; and this suit concerns the deed by William Beverley to Thomas Stuart, March, 1749, and part of the land under the patent. The Beverley Manor line was run for Rev. Mr. Waddel. Cornelius Adair had at least two sons, William and James. Edward Hall the father of Major Hall. Suit involves the Spring Hill tract and Beverley Manor lines. One of the corners of Beverley Manor line was on the Stuart land; it ran between Waddle and Adair. William Davis deposes his father lived in Augusta in 1750 and continued there until 1803, when he died.

Records in Rockbridge County, VA

1 April 1806 $115.00 115 Acres - Randal McDannel and nancy his wife of Rockbridge to William Wise of same. On waters of Broad Creek. Adjoining James Adair, Thomas Leech, Robert Montgomery.
Signed: Randal McDannel (R his mark)
Nancy McDannel (¤ her mark)
[Source: Rockbridge County, VA deed Book E, p. 508].