re: William O’Dair, snr, b.1773 Co Mayo, Ireland, d. 18 July 1853 in Canada. Possibly settled in Merrickville Village, moving to Grenville, Oxford and Kemptville, Ontario.
They had son, William O’Dair, jnr, a farmer of Oxford, bc.1806-1810 Ireland d. 10 Jan 1886, Kemptville, Ontario, Canada, m. Mary Carr or Kerr, b. 1806 in Ireland, d. 22 Oct 1881 in Grenville-Leeds, Ontario Canada, bur. Catholic Cem, Kempville. .......................... Sometimes men fibbed about their date of birth when entering the army. (One of my ancestors took off 10 years so he could join, and fought in WW1 and WW2).
WO 97/807/4 William Adair, born Thorlough, Mayo Served in 68th Foot Regiment Discharged aged 42 in 1839 served 1817-1839
David Adair m. 10 Nov 1846, Turlough Parish, co Mayo, Ireland to Ellen O'Hara. (An O'Hara was Lord of a barony in co. Mayo, and Adairs may have been in his regiment - I think Treawley's regiment or similar name). David Adair (or O'Dair ?) possibly related to :
WO 97/688/1. (War Office record) George Adair, born Turlough, Mayo Served in 56th Foot Regiment Discharged aged 29 in 1830 served 1808-1830.
My ancestor, Andrew Adair, had land in Tullagh (perhaps Tullough, Templemurry Parish) 1641 in co. Mayo, Ireland.The only child I know of was Charles Adair, bc.1660s.