Mary Levil/Level, wife of James, appears in the will of her father James Adair of Greenbrier Co., and the estate settlement of her uncle William Adair of Monroe Co:
James Adair of Greenbrier Co., Virginia (now West Virginia) will dated June 1, 1834,
wife Mary daughter Jane, unmarried, living at home taking care of parents son Robert (bulk of estate) son William, $450 son James, $450 daughters Jane? (looks more like Louisa) and Mary $250 each "It is hereby provided, that the property which my daughter Mary (who is married to James Level) has received, shall be considered as part of the $250 bequeathed to her."
Appoints brother William Adair sen. as executor
Greenbrier Ct. September Term 1839 - above will presented and proved.
June 1843, Monroe Co.
"To the Justices of the county court of Greenbrier"(William Adair relinquishes right to be executor of brother James Adair and recommends nephew Robert Adair )
Greenbrier Ct. October 1843 - will of James Adair dec'd again presented, Wm Adair executor having refused execution, Robert Adair appointed executor, William Adair and James Adair, securities.
William Adair of Monroe Co., Virginia (now West Virginia)will dated November 1846, presented and proven December 1848, in Monroe County:
cancels a bond he holds on "my nephew Robert Adair of the County of Greenbrier" for $366.14
gives to "my nephew James Adair of the County of Giles state of Virginia any sum of money that he may now be owing me, and the further sum of fifteen hundred dollars to be made by his brother William,"
gives to "my nephew William Adair Jr. of the County of Monroe"(his entire estate."
At Monroe, March Court 1849: The last Will and Testament of William Adair Sr. Dec'd having been heretofore proved by one of the subscribing witnesses thereto, was presented in Court for further proof; whereupon James Levil & Mary his wife appeared & opposed the further proof thereof & for reasons appearing to the Court:it is ordered that this motion be continued until the next court at his costs.
At Monroe, AprilCourt 1849: The Last Will & Testament of William Adair Dec'd was further proved in Court by the oath of Augustus A. Chapman a subscribing witness thereto and the same is ordered to be recorded, and on motion of Wiliam Adair the Executor and together with Augustus A. Chapman and Andrew Beirne(Barne?) his securities entered into & acknowledgedbond in the penalty of $4000 conditioned as the law directs certificate for obtaining probate thereof, in due form is granted him.James Levil withdraws all opposition to the probate of the said Will.