re: Walter Scott, a trader with the Cherokee, had a dau, Elizabeth who m.1stly Edward Adair, also a trader with the Cherokee, and had two sons by him, Walter Scott Adair and James Adair.
Would Samuel, John & David Scott who witnessed the will of Robert Hartness of York Co be connected to your Walter Scott ?
York County, Will of Mr. Beard (Baird ?), wife Mary Adair of co. Antrim, Ireland. - Niece, Jane Hartness. There was a will of Robert Hartness, below.
HARTNESS, ROBERT of Bullocks Creek, York County, 1 Apr 1779 Wife: Jane Raising of children (not named), if she marries the plantation near Yorkville to be sold, also the plantation on Bullocks Creek. Executors: Wife and James MARTIN Witnesses: Samuel SCOTT, John Scott, David Scott Inventory: Bk. A #150