Does anyone have information on John Adair who died in Wayne Co., Ky. about 1840. His son John (Jackie) married Sarah COOPER and moved to Arkansas. Please see below.
Descendants of John Adair, Jr.
Generation No. 1
1.JOHN2 ADAIR, JR.(JOHN1) was born abt 1755.
Child of JOHN ADAIR, JR. is:
2. i. JOHN (JACKIE)3 ADAIR III, b. August 13, 1794, Tennessee; d. September 6, 1878, Buffalo River, Newton Co., Ark..
Generation No. 2
2.JOHN (JACKIE)3 ADAIR III (JOHN2, JOHN1) was born August 13, 1794 in Tennessee, and died September 6, 1878 in Buffalo River, Newton Co., Ark..He married SARAH COOPER, daughter of ISAAC COOPER and DAUGHTER FOX.She was born March 9, 1800 in Tennessee, and died November 16, 1874 in Buffalo River, Newton Co., Ark..
Notes for JOHN (JACKIE) ADAIR III:
John Adair, a farmer, and Sarah, his wife, were both born in Tennessee
the year of 1793. They lived in Tennessee before coming to the Buffalo
valley in 1840. Their family, as recorded in 1850, were: Barbara, age
19; Isaac, 18, and William, 13, all born in Tennessee; and Sarah G., age
10; Harris, 8, and George W., 6, all born on Buffalo. Hammond Cooper,
born in Kentucky, 1828, lived with the John Adair family. Mr. Adair
owned a large farm on Buffalo, valued at $1,000, in 1850. The father John Adair may be the R.S. listed in Wayne Co. in 1835 (born 1756):
NORTH CAROLINA LINE
$40.00 ANNUAL ALLOWANCE
$120.00 AMOUNT RECEIVED
SEPTEMBER 5, 1833 PENSION STARTED
From 1860 Newton Co. census:
Sarah60fTenn (died 1874)
(served Co.F,16thArk. Inf.(Confed)Civil War
(died 18 April 1864 in Limestone Valley,Newton Co.)
From Newton Co., Arkansas land entries:
Children of NANCY LIGHTFOOT and JOHN ADAIR are:
SAMUEL3 ADAIR I, b. c 1780, Adairsville, Bartow Co, GA; d. Bef.
WALTER BLACK WATT ADAIR, b. December 11, 1783, Adairsville,
Bartow Co, GA; d. January 20, 1835, Cherokee Nat West, IT.
CHARLOTTE (LIGHTFOOT) ADAIR, b. c 1785, Adairsville, Bartow Co,
GA; d. September 1838, Cherokee Nat East.
EDWARD ADAIR, b. February 07, 1789, Adairsville, Bartow Co, GA;
d. December 21, 1864, Cherokee Nat West, IT.
JOHN ADAIR, JR (Source: Emmet Starr, Adair 1-1-5.), b. c 1790,
Adairsville, Bartow Co, GA; d. Bef. 1838 (Source: no issue.).
Notes for JOHN ADAIR, JR:
John never married. After becoming a grown man he enlisted in the
United States Army during the War of 1812 and after the great battle
of New Orleans he was honorably discharged but he disappeared
and was never heard of again.
In Starr's unpublished notes, there is a notation next to John that
states: "K at Battle of New Orleans"
More About JOHN ADAIR, JR:
Blood: 3/4 Cherokee
Clan: Deer Clan (Ga-ho-ga)
Children of JOHN ADAIR and SARAH COOPER are:
3. i. JAMES4 ADAIR, b. 1817, Tenn..
4. ii. JOHN ADAIR IV, b. 1829, Tenn..
iii. BARBARA ADAIR, b. 1831, Tennessee; m. HARMON COOPER.
iv. ISAAC ADAIR, b. 1832.
v. WILLIAM HARRISON ADAIR, b. 1837; d. 1864.
vi. SARAH G. ADAIR, b. 1840, Arkansas.
vii. HARRIS ADAIR, b. 1842.
viii. GEORGE W. ADAIR, b. 1844; m. ELIZABETH PARKER.
ix. MELINDA ADAIR, m. OLIVER DAVIS.
Generation No. 3
3.JAMES4 ADAIR (JOHN (JACKIE)3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 1817 in Tenn..He married MARGARET (PEGGY) CECIL.She was born 1821.
Children of JAMES ADAIR and MARGARET CECIL are:
i. JOHN C.5 ADAIR, b. 1840.
ii. JAMES ADAIR, b. 1842.
iii. WILLIAM J. ADAIR, b. 1844.
iv. ALFRED N. ADAIR, b. 1847.
v. SOLOMON ADAIR, b. 1849.
4.JOHN4 ADAIR IV (JOHN (JACKIE)3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 1829 in Tenn..He married REBECCA ANN BRISCO.She was born 1828 in Ark..
Children of JOHN ADAIR and REBECCA BRISCO are:
i. SARAH J.5 ADAIR, b. 1849; d. 1922; m. HENRY H. HUDSON; b. 1851; d. 1915.
ii. BARBARA ELLEN ADAIR, b. 1852; m. JOHN WESLEY VILLINES.
iii. NANCY JANE ADAIR, b. 1854; m. JAMES DOUGLAS KEYS.