Was James Adair / Addair of Rockbridge Co, VA
previously in Paxton, Lancaster Co, PA ?
Somes notes :
Berkeley Co. WV Wills, Vol.1-2
(FHL film 831,169, includes index)
1-488: Inventory of estate of Robert Lyle, 28 Sept. 1787, recorded 17 June 1788;
appraisers James Adir (Adair / Adear / Adare), James Miller, William Hannae (Hanna / Hannay).(Robert Lyle's widow, Eleanor, re-mar. John Duncan)
Berkeley Co. WV (formed 1772 from Frederick Co VA) Deed Indexes 1772-1926
(grantors on FHL film 831162; grantees on FHL film 831165)
21-459: date recorded 27 June 1809, (FHL film 829889)
John Duncan and wife Elinor of Berkeley Co. to Robert Lyle of same, $185.10,
all the dower right of said Eleanor Duncan late Eleanor Lyle, widow of Robert Lyle decd,
to lands on which her late husband died siezed & possessed; ref. to above survey;
retain life interest during life of Eleanor Duncan.
Wit. John Alburts, James Wilson, Washington Erapes?.
Hampshire County, (W)VA (formed from Frederick Co VA)
Deed Bk. 5, pg. 43, recorded 2 Aug 1757 - 1 Aug 1757:
Andrew Paul & Ann his wife of Frederick Co., Va,
to David and John Snodgrass...226 acres...west side of Opekon Creek
and on a branch called Tuscarora,
part of a 1650 acre grant to George Roberson [Robinson ?]
and John Petete [Pettit] by patent dated 12 Nov 1737...
.........A.Paul [Andrew Paul],
Ann (her A mark) Paul
witnesses: Hugh Lyle, William Patterson, David Crockett, John Park
Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, N-54: John Murphy of Frederick Co.
201 Acres on Back Creek in said Co. Surv. John Mauzy.
Adjoins Hugh Lyle, William Snodgrass. 25 Aug 1766 --
(Hugh Lyle, father of Robert Lyle ? )
1753 - Sales of property James Brittain and Mary Brittain of Frederick Co, VA.
1754 - Property transfer being handled by Hugh Lyle in Brittain's absence as he
moved to Rowan Co NC where he was on the 1759 tax list.
1760 - James Brittain granted land, 584 acres on both sides of Horsepen Creek of Reedy Fork of Haw River next to Mordica Mendenhall and Henry Ballenger.
Rockbridge Co VA Deed Book A, p.427.
1 Apr 1783 William Miligan (Milliken) and wife Martha,
to Samuel Adaer (Adair / Addair ?), for £50;
44 acres, being part of the land Sd. Miligan (Milliken) is now in possession of.
Recorded: 6 Apr 1784 (Martha released her dower)
Samuel Adair (Addair ?), b. 12 March 1754 (Virginia ?)
(relative of James Adair / Addair ? of Rockbridge or Montgomery Co VA ?)
d. 19 Sep 1826 Brown Co, Ohio
mc.1780s to Sarah (Goodman, Rockbridge Co bond) b. 17 July 1770, children :
Hugh Adair,b. 16 Jan 1788 VA m.1812 Martha Bunton (Highland Co OH)
Samuel Adair, b. 5 July 1793 VA m. Catherine Swadley (Highland Co OH)
James Adair, bc 1797
Andrew W. Adair b.1799
Augusta Co, VA. Court Records 1745-1800
Augusta Parish Vestry Book - Administrators Bonds
1760: Processioned by Samuel Lyle, Wm. Lusk:
For Andrew Hall, for David Dryden, for Baptis McNab, for James Thompson, for Nathaniel McClure, for Alex. McClure, for Robert Allison, for Moses McClure,
for Wm. Ramsey,
for Samuel Lyle,
for Reynold's Orphans, for Moses McClure, for John McClure, for Wm. Caruthers,
for Thomas Paxton, for Samuel Paxton,
for Nathan Peoples, for Robert Allison, for John White, for Archibald Alexander, for Robert Teris (Tevis?), for Thomas McSpadden, for Samuel Gray, for John Maky (McKee?), for Moses Trimble, for John Maky, for Isaac Taylor, for John Davison, for Moses Whitesides, for Samuel McCroskrey, for Daniel Lyle, for Wm. Lusk, for John Lowrey (Lowry ?).
County Court Judgments, August, 1749
William Lusk testifies that he came from Lancaster Co, Pennslvania, Paxton Township.
The bond dated Nov. 24, 1744
Will Book 1, pp. 12-14. Robert Lusk Will, 13 March 1778, Rockbridge Co VA
to John Lyle son to (of) William Lyle deceased
to Samuel Lyle son to said William deceased
to Andrew Lyle
to Nancy Lyle
my cousins, James Robert William & David McKee, sons to (of) John McKee
and (cousin ?) John Lusk Junr.
Executor: my friend Samuel Keys
Robert Lusk (his mark)
In Presence of: Wm. Eakin David Lyle
Will presented at Rockbridge Co Court, 5 May 1778 by Samuel Keys.
Proved by the Oaths of William Eakin and David Lyle the subscribing Witnesses.
Andrew Reid Clk.