William ADAIR b. 28 Jan 1786b. VA (son of Cornelius Adair & Elizabeth DAVIS) d. Adams Co, PA (??) m. 8 SEP 1808 Mary Ralston b.26 Aug 1790 York Springs, Adams, PA dau of Andrew Ralston b.1753 Scotland and Sophia Waltemyer Mary Adair (nee Ralston) d.1831 Children of William ADAIR & Mary RALSTON : 1. Benjamin Franklin Adair, b.26 July 1809 2. John Newton Adair, b.25 Aug 1811 3. George Washington Adair b 31 Oct 1813 d. 4 Sep 1879 m.1841 Elizabeth E Smith 4. William Andrew Adair b.31 Mar 1816 (went to Iowa ?) 5. Jane Eliza Adair, b.8 APR 1818 6. Mary Sophia Adair, b. 18 APR 1820
VIRGINIA. Augusta Co.(?) (Were the Black and Davis families related to the Adair / Odair family ? 2th September, 1782. Will of Samuel Black, aged about 55, To son, John, 300 acres on New River where John now lives; to son, William 300 acres, rest of above tract; to sons, Samuel and James, infants, home place known by name of Pine Knot; to daughters, Margaret, Mary, Martha, Nancy, Jean; to wife. Executors, wife, brother WILLIAM BLACK, Wm. Porter. Teste: Walter DAVIS, Thos. STUART, Mathew Alexander. Proved, 15th April, 1783. by STUART and DAVIS.
15th February, 1783. John Ramsey's will--To son, Andrew, tract between John Patrick and Jno. BLACK