John and Gahoga Adair had five children when she died. Their children were: Samuel, Walter, Charlotte, John and Edward.His second wife was Jane Kilgore.Thomas Benjamin, b. c 1795, was the oldest of the eleven children born to Jane. Their other children were Margaret Jane, James, Jean, William Henry, Charles Duncan, George Washington, Elbert Earl, Mary Ann, Benjamin Franklin, and John Alexander. Thomas Benjamin did marry Rachel Lynch, daughter of Jeter and Nancy Martin Lynch.They lived in the valley region of Two Runs and the Etowah River in the southern Cherokee Nation, now the state of Georgia, near the missionary station, and received a valuation of $2,867. 50 plus $880. for rent for two years on 110 acres of improved land, by Agents Mays and Hargrove. Their children were John Lynch Adair, b. April 12, 1828, and a daughter, born about 1837, that apparently died young. Although Benjamin Franklin Adair was not Cherokee, his wife was.John Lynch Adair was educated at the Moravian mission in the Cherokee Nation east, and later at Dwight Mission in the west.He also attended Ozark Institute, near present Fayetteville, AR.He married Mary Jane "Jennie" Jeffries, February 22, 1855.She was born September 9, 1831 in VA, and died May 8, 1897.He served in the Civil War as a scout and Captain, and his family lived in Bellview, TX during the war.He then served the Cherokee Nation as auditor, clerk of the Cherokee Senate 1869-1870, executive councilor in 1871, and as commissioner to survey the boundary line between the Cherokee Nation and surrounding states.He also served as executive secretary to the Principal Chief.He was editor of the Cherokee Advocate newspaper in 1873.He served as a delegate from the Cherokee Nation to Washington, D. C. in 1876, 1880 and 1889, and several other occupations, as well as being a poet. He and Mary had five children.His brother Benjamin Franklin Adair also married a Cherokee, Elizabeth or Eliza Martin, daughter of John Martin and Eleanor McDaniel.Another brother, John Alexander Adair married Cherokee citizen Elizabeth Gunter, daughter of Edward Gunter and Elsie McCoy.They had a son named Benjamin Franklin Adair, b. Sept. 6, 1852 and a daughter Elizabeth, b. April 28, 1854.Another brother, George Washington Adair, b. c 1805 in Pendleton Dist., married Nancy McDonald, December 21, 1828, in Pendleton Dist., SC.Although some of the McDonald's were Cherokee, I have no information that she was, however she may have been.