Pamela, Re your John Adair, b. 1785 Baltimore Co. Maryland, would you have found a birth entry for him which may show his mother's maiden name,Rosanna .....? Would like to know if Benjamin Adair married Rosanna possibly in Ireland c.1772 before emigrating.Thankyou.
John ADAIR b. 28 Jul 1785 Baltimore County, Maryland, son of Benjamin and Rosanna ADAIR who may have emigrated c.1773. d. 10 Feb 1863 in Carroll County, Indiana m. 2 April 1812 Highland or Ross County, Ohio Sarah FINCH b 13 April 1790 KY Children: James Finch ADAIR b 1813 Highland Co, Ohio Almira ADAIR bc1815 Ohio John Newton Finch ADAIR b 1815 Sally Ann ADAIR b 21 Oct 1817 Ross Co, Ohio Rosanna Elizabeth ADAIR b 22 Jul 1819 Ross Co, Ohio Josiah Calvin ADAIR b 1825 Anderson Finch ADAIR b 1827
Burial: Bookwalter Cemetery, Indiana 1810-1827: John Adair's family records are in the Rocky Spring Presbyterian Church records. 1829: "When Benjamin Adair, the family's patriarch, died in 1829 nine of his sons and daughters still lived in Highland or Ross County, Ohio. Less than four years later only his eldest sons, Philip and George, remained in the Paint Valley, and even they had at least one son apiece who had gone west of planned to do so. Of Benjamin's sons and daughters who emigrated, five moved to north central Indiana and settled near Logansport in Cass County.”Thankyou Pamela.