Thankyou Nell, that was great. If it is of any help to anyone -
Deed Book 1, p.366.22 Jan 1767: Robert ODARE & wife Susannah of Mecklenburg to Samuel GAY, for £60... 272acres on Turkey Creek,granted to sd. Odare,Sept 1766. Signed: Robert Odare (seal). (????? has anyone seen this seal ? ) Witnesses: Zachariah Bullock, John Londren, John MOORE. (refer Samuel GAY in deed below)
1763 - Mecklenburg County , NC formed from Anson County
21 Aug 1764 :Augusta Co. Deed Bk 11, p. 681 David STEVENSON & Annos to John Burnside, £170, 400 acres on Cathey's River on N. Branch of the Great Meadow, east side Walker's Run, corner Thos. Stevenson, patented to said David STEPHENSON.... 16 Jun 1744.
14 March 1768: "Robert Harper of Prov. of South Carolina to David STEVENSON of Mecklenburg, for £5 sterling... land on waters of Turkey Creek, north side of Mirroses Mill branch... 200 A granted 6 September 1766... Signed Robert Harper and Mary Harper. Witnesses, Saml GAY and James Stephenson (Deed Bk 3, pp. 81-82) (was Samuel GAY only a neighbor or was he a relative of Odare / Adare / Adair or Stephenson / Stevenson / Steavenson ? )
1768-1779 Tryon Counties Life Late in life David STEPHENSON moved to live with his daughter Anne ADAIR, who lived in Chester County.
July 2, 1790 - Will of David STEAVENSON Probated July 1790 Recorded Book A Page 86 Apt. 63 Pkg-980, No mention of grandsons Adair, only dau. Adair.