Joseph Adair

Joseph Adair

Male Abt 1711 - 1801  (~ 90 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and 54 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Joseph Adair 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born Abt 1711  Antrim County, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1801  Laurens County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I258581  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2001 

    Father Thomas Adair,   b. Abt 1680, Antrim County, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1722 and 1771, Laurens County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Mother Margaret Henart,   b. Abt 1680,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Family ID F104592  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susanna Long,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2001 
    Family ID F104590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Lafferty,   b. Abt 1712, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1788, Laurens County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 1732 
    Children 
     1. James Adair,   b. 15 May 1734, Augusta, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   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 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1805, Laurens County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     5. Joseph Adair, Jr.,   b. 12 May 1733, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1812  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2001 
    Family ID F104591  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • This is Joseph Adair, Sr.
      Copy of his will filed in court House at Laurens County 1788.
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      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.



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