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William Penn Adair
Birth: Apr. 15, 1830
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 21, 1880, USA

MEMORIAL IN PLACE: A great leader & diplomat and lawyer in Cherokee history; born in the Cherokee Nation. Asst. Chief of the Cherokee Nation. A Colonel in the Civil War, he was an officer under Genl.Stand Watie's Cherokee Mounted Volunteers regiment command; captured at the Battle of Pea Ridge, he was soon released and continued to fight for the CSA. Married(1)Sarah McNair; parents of Martha Caroline(Lewis); Mary E.(Chief J.Harris); & Namie Adair. Marr(2)Sue McIntosh Drew; parents of Dora Scott Adair. Son of Geo.Washington Adair II & Martha H.Martin. [Location: Block 6 Lot 30; 3 & 4].
Place of Death: Oklahoma
Family links: 
  Sue (Susannah) Drew (Adair) Rogers (1844 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: His grave is located at National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.
Tahlequah Cemetery
Cherokee County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Burial Arlington VA
Created by: Patricia Mechling
Record added: Jan 28, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5178118
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I just discovered that you are my great great uncle. God Bless.
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