Jean, I seem to recall that there was a John Adair in Bladen Co about the same time as James Adair and from memory John Adair may have had land dealings with Mr. White the schoolmaster.
Some other names are -
15 March 1771, Saml Hains of Bladen Co., to John Gibson of same, for L30 proc. money, 100 A on Wilkerson Swamp, below the mouth of Tyes branch,
granted to Joshua Perkins, No. 431 and dated 22 Dec 1769.... Samuel Haines
(Seal), Wit: Samual Haines (Seal), Wit: Richd Smith, Jno Cade. Prov. August Court 1771, by Richd. Smith.Maturin Colvill, C. C. (Pp.147-148)
North Carolina, Bladen County: James Ivey of Co. afsd. planter, for L30 proc. money to James Adair of same, Doctor...200 A in Bladen County in the fork of Little Pedee, on E side Mitchels Creek... granted to Jordan
Gibson 1 July 1758,
conveyed to John Wootan 25 Sept 1761,
to Benjamin Davis 16 July 1762, reg. in Book E, Folio 200 and by Davis to James Ivey 26 July 1766, and proved on Bladen County by the oath of John Dunbar in Nov 1767.....15 Sept 1769.Wit: John McLean, Archd. McKissack.
Prov. by Archibald Kissak, May Court 1770.
Maturin Colvill, Cl.(Pp.85-86)
9 Oct 1773, Walter Gibson, William Saltor, James White, James Bailey and Benjamin Humphreys, Directors of the Town of Elizabeth, to Benjamin Fitzrandolph of Bladen County, for L 2 proc. money 1/2 A lot in Elizabethtown, #99.....William Saltor (Seal),James Bailey (Seal), Benjamin Humphreys (Seal), Wit: John White, David Russ.Bladen May 1775.
This deed was proved by the oath of David Russ and ordered Registered.A. Moore, Clk.
13 Oct 1773, William Gibson, James White, James Bailey to William Sattur of Bladen Co., for L 10 proc. money.......1/2 A lot, in Elizabeth Town, numbered 44..... Walter Gibson (Seal),Wit: Wm McRee, Ithamer Singletary.Prov. by Willm. McRee, Augt Term 1774.
Alfred Moore, C. C.(Pp.361)
29 Oct 1773, Water Gibson, William Salter, James White, James Bailey & Benjamin Humphrey, directors for the town of Elizabeth, to John Salter of Bladen Co., lot # 115...Wit: John White (S. M.) David Russ. Novr Term 1774,
prov. by John White (S. M.).Alfred Moore, Clk.(Pp. 468)
15 Oct 1773, Walter Gibson, James Bailey, William Salter, James White & Benjamin Humphrey Trustees & Commrs. for the Town of Elizabeth in the County of Bladen, for s 40 proc. money to Joseph Dickson.....1/2 A lot.....
Wit: John White, Joseph Humphrey.Bladen May Term 1775, prov. by Joseph Humphrey. A Moore, Clk.(Pp.528-529)
2 Oct 1773, Walter Gibson, William Salter, James White, James Bailey & Benjamin Humphrey, Directors for the Town of Elizabeth, to James Singletary Senr. of Bladen Co.....lot #105.....
Wit: Joseph Humphreys, John Salter. Nov. Term 1774,
prov. by Joseph Humphreys.A. Moore, Clk.(Pp.534-535)
N. C. Bladen County:In 1789 judgement was had before Thos Owen Esqr. by Robt McRee against Jared Ervin for the sum of L 20 specie, directed to Robt. Baker then Constable commanding to levy of the goods, etc. of Jared
Ervin....... land known by the name of Crowsons old place adj. near Bartrams Lake, near Waltar(?) Gibsons, 300 A which land after executed by the constable made his return in May 1790, then directed to John Ellis
Shff....William McRee became the highest bidder for his father Robert McRee, for L 1 s 1 specie......29 Aug 1791.John Ellis Shff (Seal),
Wit: Wm. Andres, Evan Ellia.Bladen Feby term 1793,
prov. by William Anders, J. Singletary, C. C. (Pp.424-425)
David Lloyd to Geo Thomas, 17 A on S side of Little Colley swamp, part of survey patend. by Walter Gibson, and sold by sd. Gibson to David Lloyd......(date missing)David Loyd (Seal), Ann Loyd (Seal),
Wit: John Garven, Jno Smith.Feby Term 1793.
Ack. in open court.(Pp. missing)
see Walter #2
Alexander McDaniel of Bladen Co., merchant, to William Moorehead, of same, planter, for L 90 proc. money....land bequeathed by Joseph & Eliphey Plumber to Jeremiah & Joseph Plumber as pr Deed, 100 A on W side of South
Alexander McDaniel (A) (Seal),
Wit: John Edge, James West.May Court 1770, prov. by James West.Maturin Colvill, C. C.(Pp.453)
Jas West of prov. of N. C. , Bladen Co., planter, for L 10 proc. money, pd. by John Cashwell of same, planter.....land on West side of South River,
100 A....27 Apr 1770.James West (Seal),
Wit: Jacob Sikes, John Baker.
May Term 1770, ack. in open court.Maturin Colvill, C. C. (Pp.missing)
State of N. C. No. 2797, grant to Willis West, 150 A on Rays Branch,adj. Stewarts line, entered 7 Apr 1793, pattent dated 23 Nov 1803.