re your message - "connection is between Adair/Mounts, as I have Mounts on one side of the family and Adairs on the other. Their paths could have crossed in VA(Lunenberg Co)"
William Adair may have had ancestors in Lunenburg / Bedford Co VA.
Bedford County VA was formed from Lunenburg County VA. 10 May 1754, with the seat of government to be the community of New London. The County was named Bedford, in honor of John Russell, the fourth Duke of Bedford, who was Secretary of State of Great Britain at the time. William Adair in London, England was Secretary for Virginia.
VA Bedford County Marriage bonds ADAIR Jan. 22, 1781; William Adair & Miss Rodgers; John Rodgers, Surety.
Was above James Rodgers related to any Rodgers / Rogers (below)?
ABSTRACTS OF WILLS OF AUGUSTA COUNTY, VIRGINIA. AUGUSTA COUNTY COURT. - WILL BOOK No. 3. 28th Sep 1760. James Rogers' appraisement by James Eakin, William Moore, David Moore.
Rev. War Soldiers, card file 32 Rodgers, James - Soldier - Accomack County
Sep 1767. George Rodgers to Dr. John Allison, (George is deceased, Feb 1768.)
Robert and Mathew Reed, Administrators of George Rodgers, vs. William WATTERSON (Watson ?).--Attachment, 7th June 1768. Plaintiffs "have reason to believe that defendant is about to leave the County." Walter Cunningham, surety.