I have a James William Adair, son of a William (Billy) Adair.James lived in Calloway County for a while, also Crawford County in MO.He married Mary Jane Connell. I was told he made railroad ties to sell to the railroad companies for a living.He and Mary had the following children: Bessie Mae Adair b. Oct. 5, 1905; d. June 19, 1907 Charles Austin b. Dec. 20, 1907; d. Mar. 2, 1986 Julia Myrtle b. Aug. 26, 1910; d. May 26, 1981 William Henry b. Feb. 23, 1912; d. Feb. 25, 1912 Nellie Ann b. July 13, 1913 Herman Arthur b. May 4, 1916 Clarence Orval b. Dec. 27, 1918 Hallie Virginia b. Mar. 29, 1921 Seth Anderson b. Nov. 3, 1923; d. Aug. 26, 1982 Dorothy Carmolete b. Dec. 10, 1925; d. Mar. 5, 1996 Hazel Marie b. Mar. 7, 1929
I have information indicating that James William's siblings names were: John Adair Charles Adair Mary (Adair) Groover Minnie (Adair) Meyers
Mary Jane (Connell) Adair's siblings were: Walt Connell Anderson Connell
This is all I have to date.Let me know if you think we might have a connection.I would love to hear from you!