Re: Adairs, Ursa Twp, Adams Co, Illinois
Eight of these Adair marriages were in my family:
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1.James Adair, b. 4 Apr 1822 & d. 4 Mar 1892 m. Emily Jane Jacobs 3 Feb 1848.Emily b. 16 Dec 1826 & d. 13 Nov 1875.
They had 5 children; the youngest was my grandmother, Kittie, b. 1862.
2.James Adair (same James) then married a second Emily Jane,
Emily Jane Cowvey, 13 Mar 1878.She was b. 27 Apr 1846.
They had 4 children.The first was b. 1879 (17 years after Kittie).
3.William T. Adair (the one who married Elizabeth Shepard) was the oldest child of James Adair and Emily Jane Jacobs.
4.-8. Brothers of James Adair:
William T. (the eldest brother who married Sally Carter.)
Richard(older than James)
Robert, Horatio, & Wilson(all younger than James)
I received the above information in 1959 from my Aunt who was Kittie's daughter and James' granddaughter.I have a photograph of James Adair.