re: Recorder of Deeds Office - Bucks Co, Doylestown, PA Deed Book 20, page 272 - 3 Mar 1784 – Robert ADAIR of Middletown Twp to Robert Drake "now of Newtown, Cooper" 90 pounds, 1 acre in ATTLEBOROUGH in Middletown Twp.
Deed Book 27 p. 57 - Feb. 18, 1792 Heirs of Thomas Paxton, heir of Wm Paxton formerly of Middletown... including Robert Drake & Sarah his (1st ?) wife.
Deed Book 30 p.154 - Mar. 6, 1799 - Robert Drake of Attlebury & Rachel his (2nd ?) wife to Wm Paxton (sells the land bought in 1784 from Robert Adair).
Zachariah Drake, b. prior 1725, probably Hopewell Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, d. 1766 (will), Upper Makefield Twp, Bucks Co, PA. On 17 June 1749 he joined of the Hopewell Baptist Church. (Gedney, "Pioneers of Old Hopewell", p. 131). ...................... Was Robert Adair mentioned above, connected to David Adair (c.1762) mentioned below ?
Hunterdon County, New Jersey. Will of William Waters, 6 May 1762. Daus, Sarah Wilson & Deborah Woolsey. G-dau, Letitia Burrows. Daus, Kesia and Elizabeth Sons, William & Jonathan Waters Executors, b-i-law Andrew Muirhead and son William Waters. Witnesses: Dennis Titus David Adair Jno Guild
David Adairsignature Sworn the 21st day of June 1762 Theos. Severns Snr.
Exhibit the same into the perogative office at Burlington & render a just & True acct when they are Lawfully required William Waters Andrew Muirhead Sworn this 21 day of June 1762 Theo. Severns Senior
Appraisers of the Inventory : Jeremiah Woolsey Stephen Burrows
Sworn this 21st day of June 1762 Theo. Severns Junr.