Elisha's parents were Robert Adair and Babsey Reid. Babsey died in Franklin County, Tennessee.
Elisha Garland was married 3 times. His first wife was Mary H. Bibb (9689419). Their children were: Williamson Templeton Adair (27174472) Jane Adair Weeks (51491946) America Josephine Adair McHaffey (26613204) Walker McFerren Adair I. J. Adair (9689413) John B. Adair (10457173) Onie Zarelda Adair (96863703)
His second wife was Mary Fletcher McHaffey (14901232) - not Mary F Bibb Adair who may have been confused with his first wife. Their children were: Harriett E. Adair Cordelia W. Adair Reuben Harvey Adair Issac Green Adair (45124797) Elisha Hillard Adair (21266402) Samuel Latey Adair (14901236)
His third marriage was to a widow, Mary Gary. *info from Raymond Settle