re: North Carolina, Bladen County
Would there be an updates for the Adair / Adear / Adare
families of this area ?
James Ivey of Co. afsd. planter, for L30 proc. money
to James Adair of same, Doctor...
200 A in Bladen County in the fork of Little Pedee,
on E side Mitchels Creek...
granted to Jordan Gibson 1 July 1758,
conveyed to John Wootan 25 Sept 1761,
to Benjamin DAVIS 16 July 1762,
reg. in Book E, Folio 200
and by Benjamin DAVIS
to James IVEY 26 July 1766,
and proved on Bladen County
by the oath of John Dunbar in Nov 1767.....15 Sept 1769. Wit: John McLean, Archd. McKissack.
Prov. by Archibald Kissak, May Court 1770.
Maturin Colvill, Cl. (Pp.85-86)
(Did Cornelius Adair in VA m. Elizabeth Davis
and son may have gone back to Adams co PA ? )
May 1, 1770 -James White (Sheriff) of Bladen Co., Esq.,
to John ADEAR of same, weaver,
75 acres on SW side of the NW branch of Cape Fear River,
adj. main road, Thomas Russ's corner,
John Russ....James White (Seal),
Wit: John Smith, William Saltar.
Prov. May Court 1770 by William Saltar,
Maturin Colvell, C. (clerk ?)
(Was Maturin connected to Lieut. George Maturin,
35th Regiment of Foot, 2 Feb 1767 who to wrote
regarding Martha Adair, widow of Edward Adair,
assigning 200 acres on Connecticut River, twp of Springfield ?)
August 24, 1772 -
John ADARE and ( Joyce ?) his wife of Bladen Co.,
to John White Schoolmater of same,
land on SW side of the NW Branch of Cape Fear River,
adj. Isaac JONES line,
adj. the main road toward John Adare's house....
John Adare (Seal), Joyce Adare (Seal),
Wit: John Porter, A. Harvey.
Prov. by John Porter,
Nov. Court 1772. Maturin Colvill, C.C.
MARCH 20, 1772. James WHITE, Sheriff of Bladen
to Evan ELLIS. 8 lbs. 15 sh. 300 A onSaddle Tree Swamp
on the N side of Drowning Cr in Bladen Co..
Wit: James COUNCIL,Wm. SATTER P.236-7
MAY 1, 1769. David RUSS admr Bridget CHAMBERS
admr of Wilson? CHAMBERS dec'd Bladen Co
to James WHITE of same. 21 lbs.
SW side of the New Branch of Cape Fear River.
75 A..Beg. main road Thomas RUSSES corner...
along John RUSSES line..
Wit: Wm. MCREE, George BROWN. P.237
FEB 7, 1778. John RUSS, Schoolmaster.
500 A to the fork of Little & Big Colley Swamp..
joining Walter GIBSON'S Entry #45
FEB 12, 1778 John RUSS snr.
100acres. Between Thomas BRYANTS Swamp
& the Beaver Dam Swamp
the place known by the name of Indian Wells #65
MAY 26, 1778 Dempsey DUBOISE.
100 A. Both sides of Gapway Swamp
to include the improvements of Wm. BOYD #209
(Was Duboise a witness to an Adair will ?)
NOV 5, 1778 Thomas DYSON
100 A S side of Sole's Swamp joining Ann GALLOWAYS line
up sd swamp includ. Israel TOMLINSON'S improv.
sold Thomas JOHNSTON #628
(Was there a marriage of Adair to Tomlinson ?)
Thomas BROWN Jr. and his wife ANN,
and Elizabeth ADEAR
to JOSEPH DAVIS for 50 pounds
2 tracts of land on the S.W. side of the N.W. river
adjacent to Thomas RUSS, John RUSS,
and adj. to the Elizabethtown lands,
adj. to lands of John ADEAR, John WHITE, Cypress STREET.
Witnesses: Thomas MULFORD, James BROWN, Simon SMITH.