Would you know where John Adair lived before he was in S.C. Thankyou. Some family connections were: Robert GREER, b. c1770, Laurens Co., SC; he d.1831, Spartanburg Co., SC. He married Isabel KILGORE, dau of Benjamin KILGORE and Jane MCDAVID. She lived into the 1850's and left a large estate. They had a large number of children: Benjamin, b.1793 Josiah John, b. c 1791 Jane Harriet M. , b. c1800 Sarah (Sally) William, b.1804, m. Edy MAHAFFEY Robert D., 6/28/1805, m. Mary Ann ANDERSON Joseph, b. c1794 James, b. c1812 Margaret Patricia (Patsy) Lucinda Henry M.
Declaration dated June 8 1833 of Matthew Brown of Union Township, Shelby County stated that he entered the service of the United States under the following named officers, :Enlisted on the 29 June 1776, under Captain Benjamine KILGORE, a captain of Rangers & Spyes, for 3 months, at the time of Enlistment he lived in the State of South Carolina in what was then called the ninty sixth district.After 3 months he then immediately Enlisted for a term of 3 months under Captain Thomas Mc CRARY and was stationed at Ellisons Fort on Dearborn Creek until 14 March 1779. He again Enlisted for the term of 3 months under Captain Benjamine Kilgore and was stationed at Killets Block house on Rayburns Creek and was dismissed on 5 June 1779. At the time of first Enlistment, Captain Benj Kilgore’s Company was under the Command of Colonel James Williams a Militia Colonel & Major Jonithan Downs, his Company officers were Captain Kilgore and Lieutenant David,(Mc David). (Benjamin Kilgore (d.1802) m. Jane McDavid).
Old 96 & Abbeyville wills. Patrick McDAVID-Box 62, Pack 1463 Widow: Rosane McDavid Est. admnr. Mar. 28, 1783 by Benjamin Kilgore, Geo. Berry, Wm. Fowler (was Fowler a descendant of James Adair ?)bound to Jno. Ewing Calhoun Ord. 96 dist. sum ?14,000. Cit. ment. Benjamin Kilgore was of Duncan's Creek, Inv. made by Basil Holland, Thos. Murphy, Robt. Hanna.