James Adair was born 1787 in SC and died 1851 in White Co. TN. His wife was Margaret Pettit probably the daughter of Thomas Pettit. Margaret died in March of 1850 and James died in 1851. They had children William L, Lewis P, James M., Pleasant, Jordan, Susanah, Margaret and Lea. In 1850 Margaret's father Thomas Pettit of Va. was living with James and his younger children. James was probably in TN by 1814. Looking for siblings and parents of James.