James Adair, Jr. was born circa 1750 in Chickasaw Nation to James Adair (1714-1796) and Eleanor Adair (1726-1803) and died 18 August 1818 Laurens County, South Carolina of unspecified causes. He married Hannah Unknown (1750-1826) 1771 in Laurens County, South Carolina.
James Adair, Jr. was born in the Chickasaw Nation (upstate Mississippi near the headwaters of the Yazoo River) say about 1748. His father James Adair (1714-1796) was an indian trader famously known for writing a book "History of the American Indians". His mother Eleanor Adair (1726-1803), was a native of the Chickasaw Nation.
He married Hannah probably in Laurens County, South Carolina say about 1772. Hannah was born probably in Laurens County on 28 Sep 1750. James died in Laurens County on 18 Aug 1818. Hannah died in Laurens County on 10 Nov 1826.
1790 US Census
This is probably the same James Adair listed on page 13 of the Laurens County, South Carolina/1790 US Census. There is another James on pg 12 and one more in Chester County, South Carolina. [1-1-5-0-2].
- Chickasaw Wife and Family of James Adair, Author of the History of the American Indians. - unpublished work by Shawn Potter Aug 2015. Shawn and his wife Lois are the authors of a book to be published sometime in the future entitiled. The book uses extensive historical documentation and modern DNA analysis to assemble his family history.
- Early Adairs of Laurens County - compiled by Mildred Brownlee.
- James Adair
- James Adair in the Ninety-Six District
- Adair in Laurens County, South Carolina
- Adair in South Carolina