re: Ruth Adair, apparently a widow, (of Isaac or John Isaac Adair ?) on Oct. 1, 1806, sold to Samuel Stewart (Steward ?) 100 acres on North Fork of Oconee River in Jackson Co, GA, where the (Adair / Adair / Adear )family at that time intermarried with the McCord, Williams and Oak families.
Marriages, Jackson Co. GA : Isaac Oak & Nancy Adare, (licence) issued 10th March 1806 ---------- 1820 census, Jackson County, Georgia. Adair, p.305 Steward, p.304 ---------- Did any Adair / Adare families reside near Steward / Stewart families in Rowan or Surrey Co NC ?
Joseph Harrison of early Rowan County m.1762 Ann Bowles, bondsmen were David Stewart and Samuel Stewart.
Nathaniel Harrison m. 1797 Surry, NC to Jemima Stewart. Jemima had a brother Samuel Stewart who was bc.1765.
From: Abstracts of the Minutes of Court of Pleas and Quarters Sessions, Rowan County, N.C. 1763-1774 : 1773, Josiah Steward(t), Samuel Steward(t), David Steward(t), Joseph Harrison and others to lay out a road from Joseph Gentry’s Ferry on the South side of River to Fox Knobbs leading to Allen’s Iron Works and on North side to Salem etc. Joseph Harrison lived near Jacob Lash and adjoining David Stewart....