Robert Sidney Adair b England m Elizabeth Huffman nee Posey in 1774 prob VA. Elizabeth had two children, Adam and Sally Huffman. The following sketch is taken from Vol I The History of Gwinnett County Georgia 1813-1843."At the beginning of the war with the mother country he enlisted in the war of independence and served four years in Virginia, his adopted state. In common with the Whigs of that day, he suffered from the depredations of the Tories. During one of their forays in his absence they captured all his negroes, eighteen in number, his wagons and horses, sacked his house, destroyed his beds and bedding and all the family’s subsistence, leaving them destitute of even the necessities of life. On being informed of his family’s destitute condition, he obtained a furlough and a transfer to the army of South Carolina. Upon his return home he found that the worst had not been told. All his property was gone and his family penniless. He at once refugeed to South Carolina, where some of his wife’s relatives, the Poseys, the Stringers and other old Virginia neighbors, lived. As soon as he could procure a temporary home for his family he reported for duty to General Marion’s command. The same troubles awaited them there. The Tories were more numerous and lawless there than in Virginia and to these he gave special attention and many a heartless devil bit the dust. News of the surrender of Cornwallis reached them and he and others started for their homes. Upon nearing his home, he was fired upon by a squad of Tories and killed. This was three weeks before the birth of our present subject who was well called Robert Sidney in honor of his father." The Adairs settled in Pendleton SC after the war, moving to Gwinnett County GA in 1818. Elizabeth and Robert Sidney Adairs daughter Nancy married Samuel Maloney. Son Robert Sidney married Patsy Lefevre. I'm searching for parents of Elizabeth Posey. Also evidence to support Robert's service in VA and in SC under Marion. Looking for some record of the Indian/Tory raid that resulted in his death.