There is confusion about the Edward Adairs, as there were several.John and Edward Adair were brothers.John (and wife Gahoga) had a son named Edward Adair.John's brother Edward had a son, Edward Adair, Jr.Also there is some confusion about Edward Adair, Sr.'s wives, as they were both named Elizabeth, which confused Emmett Starr.The mother of Edward, Jr. was Elizabeth, daughter of Gosaduisga, father not now known. She had a sister, Nannie, who married John Thornton. The mother of Walter Scott, Elizabeth Scott, daughter of Walter Scott and Sarah Hicks.Edward Adair was Elizabeth Scott's first husband, he managed her father's estate in 1794. She soon married James Vann and had a daughter by him, Delilah Amelia Vann, born June 30, 1795, then left him.She had a son by John Shepherd, John Shepherd, Jr., born between 1797 and 1802, and two children by William Springston, Jennie b. December 23, 1804 and Edley (Edward Adair, Jr. also named a son Edley Adair).Elizabeth's sister, Margaret Scott, was also a wife of James Vann, and her son, Joseph Vann, was named to inherit all of his father's estate, however the Cherokee Nation insisted that James Vann's other descendants also be provided for financially. Hugh Montgomery Adair, son of Walter Scott Adair, lists Elizabeth Scott as his grandmother in his Miller Application.In Elizabeth Walker's Miller Application, she lists her father, Walter Scott Adair, as the only child of Edward Adair and Elizabeth Scott.