Philip had a message 3169 on this board, perhaps he may be able to help.
(Condensed message) - William and Mary ADAIR (nee MOORE) arrived in Chester County, South Carolina and settled along Fishing Creek about the mid-point of the southward migration into the area – in 1754. Mary (born 1729) was the daughter of James and Eliza (Newfville) Moore.
After their marriage in 1749 William and Mary ADAIR decided the 100 acres of free land on Fishing Creek, Chester Co. SC would be a good place to start their family.
Their children were as follows:
MARY ADAIR, born 1755, married 1st Colonel John NIXON in 1774. He was killed in 1780 by the British. Mary then married David McCALLA, Jr. in 1781, who was also a Revolutionary soldier.
ELIZABETH (Betsy) ADAIR, born about 1756, married John MOORE and raised 15 children.(Was this Elizabeth MOORE, mentioned in the will of James ADAIR, dau of his brother, WILLIAM ADAIR ?)
JOHN ADAIR, born 9 January 1757, married Catherine PALMER, was a noted general and elected Governor of Kentucky, to the United States Senate and the House of Representatives. Died 19 May 1840.
WILLIAM ADAIR, born 1759, married Mary IRVINE, was a Lieutenant in the Revolutionary Army. (had children in AL ?)
JAMES ADAIR, born 1761, remained single, a Revolutionary soldier, died age 29.