Loyd, Would you have further information on the brother of James Adair, uncle of John.Thankyou
"This John had a uncle James, but I have him as married to Catherine Stidman in 1757."
There may be a connection in Antrim, Ireland between this Adair family and the Houston / Huston family ?
Joseph GORBY bc.1725, some sources say in Chester Co, PA. He married at Old Swede's Church on February 26, 1745 to Mary LITTLEJOHN bc1709, daughter of John and Maria LITTLEJOHN.
Mary LITTLEJOHN m.1stly Erasmus STEDHAM on 3 Dec 1726 at Old Swede's Church, m. 2ndly William LOAN 18 Oct 1732 at Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA. m.3rdly Joseph GORBY 26 Feb 1745.
It is not known when Joseph GORBY or Mary (nee LITTLEJOHN) died, but four deeds have been located for property in New Castle Co. The property had been inherited by the widow of Erasmus STEDHAM. Joseph GORBY + wife to William FORWOOD in 1755. Joseph GORBY + wife to James HOUSTON in 1757. Joseph GORBY + wife to James HUSTON in 1764. Joseph GORBY + Mary to James HUSTON in 1764. …………………………………………………………………….
William Huston (1671/1701-1723) married Jean William's brother, John Huston is Samuel Houston's family line.
2. William's son, David Houston (1718-1762) buried in Salisburg, Rowen Co., NC, married Mary Parks Morrison (1719-1781) dau. of James Morrison (1689-1778) & Mary PARKS. (James MORRISON m.2ndlyMrs. Jane Johnston. Mrs. Johnston's daughter, Annabelle HOUSTON Johnston married Neill Morrison).
3. Aaron Houston (1737-1777) married Margaret Mathews (1749-1783) daughter of James Mathews. Aaron's four brothers are: ..1) Archibald Houston of Augusta (1732/39-?) married Mary STEPHENSON(Refer a Adair / Stephenson connection) ..2) David Houston (the youngest, 1759-1812) married Ann PETERSON(Refer an Adare / Peterson mention in a will) ..3) William (1735-?) married Margaret Williams, ..4) John and then 7 sisters.
4. David Houston (1767-1842) married Ann "Annabelle" Morrison, daughter of Neill Morrison and Annabelle HOUSTON Johnston.
5. Maj. Aaron HOUSTON (1790-1845) married Esther Catherine Walker (1790-1885) daughter of Capt. Andrew Walker and Sarah Crye.
DELAWARE PROBATES Name Date Race Location Adair, Alexander 1788New Castle County Adair, James 1784New Castle County Adair, John 1808New Castle County Adair, John 1785New Castle County Adair, John 1804New Castle County Adair, Robert 1812-1814New Castle County Adair, Samuel 1786-1794New Castle County Adair, William 1779New Castle County Adair, William 1789New Castle County Adair, William 1812-1825New Castle County
Name Date Race Location Huston (also see Houston)New Castle County Huston, Alexander, Rev.1785-1786Kent County Huston, Charles 1787-1788Kent County Huston, Christopher 1726-1727New Castle County Huston, John 1767New Castle County