re: JOHN ADAIR bc.1755-75 possibly New Castle Co DE/PA,
m. York Co SC toJEAN FAIRES b. 1755-75 in York Co.SC.
JOHN ADAIR & JEAN FAIRES had 2 sons
(1790 census shows 2 male & 2 female children) :
JAMES ADAIR b. 1790 in York SC
WILLIAM ADAIR bc. 1799
JAMES ADAIR b.1790 m. 14 Feb 1814 York Co SC to ANN SMITH,
had 2 sons.
JOHN SMITH ADAIR, b. May 21, 1822
ANDREW JACKSON ADAIR, b. May 13, 1831
James Faris, will 5 Jan 1802, Will Book A, Page 85, York Co., SC401
March 5 1802, James Faris produced the last Will and Testament of James Faris Deceased,
whereupon Richard Faris saith he was present and saw James Faris Sign Seal and deliver the said Instrument of Writing as his last Will & that James Faris and John Kerr were subscribing Witnesses –
Short extract :
James Faris, York Co, SC do this 5 Jan 1802 this my Last will---
To wife Jean (nee Adair, bc.1745 ?, dau of Richard Adair, PA ?)
To son James Faris, half of the Plantation,
To son Richard Faris, half of the Plantation,
To g-son Elias Faris.
To son William Faris,
To son Alexander Faris,
To dau Margret m. David Strain.
To dau (Nancy Agnes) Agness (1759-1821) m. Benjamin Garrison (1758-1812).
To dau Jean (bc.1755-1775 PA? ) m. John Adare (bc.1755-1775 PA?)
To dau Susanna m. John Faris
To dau Ann m. James Faris,
Executors: wife Jean Faris and son James Faris
James Faris James Faris (SEAL)
March 5th 1802 qualified James Faris Ex'r.
Alex'r Moore Ordnry Y D
Jean Faris of York District, 5 Nov 1807, presented 7 Dec 1807.
(Jean Adair, dau of Richard Adair of Pennsylvania ?)
To dauAnn Faris
To dau Jean Adair (bc.1775? m. John Adare, bc.1755-1775)
To g-daus,Polly Adair and Polly Brown
Executors, sons,James Faris and Alexander Faris
Witnesses:John Barnett, Galoway Wilson
1790 census York Co SC
p.28 col. 3 line 1
John Adair, 1 male over 16, 1 female
1800 census York Co SC
1 male & 1 female 26-45yrs (bc. 1755 - 1775)
2 males & 2 females under 10yrs
John Adair / Adare died prior 1810 census ?
Richard Adair, Sr (bc.1760 ?) and Jane Farris of New Castle Co, Delaware, had son,
Richard Adair, b. 16 May 1788, d. 1866 Nicholas Co KY , bur. Carlisle, KY,
m. 13 Jan 1811 Mary Polly Tarr
I would appreciate anyone correcting the dates.Thankyou.
Was John Adair / Adare the only Adair in York Co, SC who
may have left a will prior c.1810 census, possibly in SC Archives ?