Would there be any land records in Newcastle Co. Delaware c.1730 for William Adairor any Adairs ?Thankyou
Samuel ADAIR bc.1731 (son of William ADAIR bc1710? of Newcastle Co Delaware,) who married3/10/1760 Ann AIKEN was brother of James ADAIR who married Catherine Stidman / STEDHAM of Upper Brandywine Hundred, Newcastle Co. Delaware.
Samuel ADAIR’s other siblings were : John ADAIR m. Margaret Eakin (Aiken ?), Rose Ann / Rosann, Margaret, Jean, Robert, William.
Children of Samuel Adair (per Samuel's will) Margaret, Elizabeth, Alexander, Mary, Agness, Jemima, Samuel, and William.
Samuel Adair was born about the same time as James Adair of Newcastle Co. Delaware who m. Catherine Stedham of Upper Brandywine Hundred, Newcastle Co. Delaware.
Erasmus Stedham's will was dated August 21, 1732. His son Erasmus is not mentioned in it, but he left at least 600 acres of land to his wife and two daughters, Maria, and Catherine who m. James ADAIR. He was married to Maria LITTLEJOHN on 3 DEC 1726 in Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE (Old Swede's Church (Holy Trinity)) and she remarried Mr. Gorby after death of Erasmus STEDHAM. How was Maria LITTLEJOHN related to the James ADAIR who mc1742 Clark HOBSON ? Would this James Adair have been a rel. of above William Adair bc1710 ?