John ADAIR jnr. applied for a pension from Wayne County, Kentucky on September 24, 1832.
He stated that he was born in County Antrim, Ireland, in 1754 and that he and his parents (John Adair bc. 1732 co. Antrim, N. Ireland, then of Knox Co Tennesee ?)came to America when he was nearing 18 years of age (c.1772).
John ADAIR jnr. was living in Sullivan County, North Carolina (later Tennessee) when the War of the Revolution began and served as a volunteer in expeditions commanded by officer McCampbell. He was granted a pension as a result of his service.
In 1791 John ADAIR jnr. moved to Knox County, Tennessee. After living there for 14 years, he moved to Wayne County, Kentucky where he died in 1835 (?)
He was not John ADAIR of York Co. who m. FOSTER & KILGORE.