Abt 1711 - 1801 (~ 90 years)
Has more than 100 ancestors and 54 descendants in this family tree.
||Joseph Adair |
|Relationship||with Francis Fox|
||Antrim County, Ireland
||Laurens County, SC
||18 Jul 2001 |
||Sarah Lafferty, b. Abt 1712, Pennsylvania, USA , d. Bef 1788, Laurens County, SC (Age ~ 76 years) |
| ||1. James Adair, b. 15 May 1734, Augusta, VA , d. 18 Aug 1818 (Age 84 years)|
| ||2. Benjamin Adair, d. Yes, date unknown|
| ||3. Sarah Adair, d. Yes, date unknown|
|+||4. Jean Adair, b. 1738, Pennsylvania, USA , d. Abt 1805, Laurens County, SC (Age 67 years)|
| ||5. Joseph Adair, Jr., b. 12 May 1733, PA , d. 17 Oct 1812 (Age 79 years)|
||18 Jul 2001 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- This is Joseph Adair, Sr.
Copy of his will filed in court House at Laurens County 1788.
copy in my notes
elder of Duncan's Creek Presbyterian Church
Joseph Adair received a warrant for 259 acres in Little Britain Township, Lancaster County, PA in 1750. In 1764, Joseph Adair sold his property to Samuel Colson.
Records indicate that Joseph Adair was one of the men instrumental in organizing the Duncan's Creek Presbyterian Church in 1766 in Laurens County, SC. In 1768, Joseph Adair asked for a 250 acre grant on Duncan's Creek (South Carolina Archives, Council Journal 34,pg39, Feb.2,1768 and pg 286,Dec 7,1768)
In 1770, he received a 250 acre grant including the land where the Church now stands. Joseph Adair is listed as being a cooper in SC records as he was in earlier PA records.
Joseph Adair was one of the oldest patriots serving in the American Revolution.
His will, dated Jan 9, 1788, was recorded in Laurens County, SC in either 1789 or early 1790 (will book A-1, page19)
In 1988, a monument in memory of Joseph Adair and his family was erected at the Duncan's Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery.