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John Adair, Sr
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Birth: 1787
Laurens County
South Carolina, USA
Death: May 1, 1831
Brookville
Franklin County
Indiana, USA

"... John Adair, came from South Carolina to Brookville, at an early day and opened what was known as the 'Adair Hotel.' He kept this tavern (as it was then called) until his death in 1831. He served as a soldier in the war of 1812. In 1817 he was joined in marriage to a Miss Trusler, of Virginia, remarkable for her energy and force of character. After the death of her husband she conducted the tavern for several years. She died at the ripe age of 90 years. ...". [Brookville Democrat 9-5-1889 p. 5 col. 4 - John G. Adair obituary]

"John G. Adair, son of James & Rebecca Adair, was born in Laurens, SC 1787 and died 5/1/1831 in Brookville, Franklin, IN. He married 1st Lucy Trusler March 21, 1812 in Franklin, IN 2nd Susannah Thomas Oct. 26, 1815 in Franklin, IN 3rd Sarah "Sally" Trusler (cousin to Lucy Trusler), Oct. 2, 1817 in Franklin, IN." [Source:The Adair Family Genealogy by Walter William Adair c/o findagrave contributor Cheryl #47182775.]

Franklin County Public Library District, Brookville, IN Copying Of Inscriptions On Gravestones In Old Brookville Cemetery p. 33 "Adair family lot N: Smith, John Adair Died June 5, 1863 Aged 23 yr 9 mo 19 da Adair, Ella N. Died August 16, 1857 Aged 2 yr 11 mo 14 da Adair, Robbie J. Died July 15, 1858. Aged 1 yr 8 mo Adair, Sallie Infant daughter Died May 24, 1868. W: Adair, John G. Died August 26, 1889 Aged 68 yr 5 mo 20 da Adair, Ellen G. Died April 20, 1905 Aged 71 yr 3 mo 24 da S: Adair, John Died May 1, 1821 Aged 44 years Adair, Sarah Died April 4, 1872 Aged 90 yr 7 mo 23 da. E: Adair, Martha C. Died May 22, 1922 Aged 60 years Adair, J. George Died January 11, 1932 Aged 68 years". 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James William Adair (1747 - 1831)
  Rebecca Montgomery Adair (1751 - 1835)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Trusler Adair (1781 - 1872)*
 
 Children:
  Benjamin Adair (1818 - 1839)*
  John G. Adair (1821 - 1889)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Adair Hanna (1773 - 1855)*
  George Ross Adair (1779 - 1850)*
  James S. Adair (1781 - 1862)**
  Isabella Adair Alexander (1783 - 1841)*
  Hannah Adair Meadors (1784 - 1866)*
  Rebecca Adair Remy (1786 - 1873)*
  John Adair (1787 - 1831)
  Isaac Adair (1792 - 1852)**
  Lucretia Adair Wildridge (1795 - 1870)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Shared side of marker "John Adair Sen. Died May 1, 1831 Aged 44 years Sarah Adair Died April 4, 1872 Aged 90 yrs 7 M & 23 days. Blessed are the pure in heart for the just see God. Schrichle & Wilson Brookville, IN."
 
Note: section 4 row 11 family lot gravesite16
 
Burial:
Old Brookville Cemetery
Brookville
Franklin County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: mrs
Record added: Mar 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86934836
John Adair, Sr
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John Adair, Sr
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John Adair, Sr
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- Jay Wright
 Added: Jul. 29, 2013
Served in War of 1812.
- mrs
 Added: Oct. 2, 2012

- mrs
 Added: Mar. 18, 2012
 
 
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