Genealogy of the Cherokee Adair Family

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11____ Adair
1112John Adair. Ga-ho-ga and Jennie Kilgore                   |A47
2Edward Adair. Elizabeth
111213Samuel Adair. Margaret Deeson and Edith Pounds
2Walter Adair. Rachel Thompson.                               |A48
OK3Charlotte Adair. Stephen Ray
4Edward Adair. Martha Ritchie
5John Adair*
6James Adair
7Thomas Benjamin Adair. Rachel Lynch
8Margaret Jane Adair. William Richardson Nicholson
9William Henry Adair
10Charles Duncan Adair
11George Washington Adair
12Elbert Earl Adair
13Mary Adair
14Benjamin Franklin Adair
15John Alexander Adair. Eliza Keys nee Gunter
112213Edward Adair. Nannie Shields and Mary Harnage

A47. John Adair, a Scotchman, married Mrs. Ge-ho-ga Foster, a full. blood Cherokee of the Deer clan. She was a sister of Mrs. Dorcas Duncan, wife of Young Charles Gordon Duncan who was also a Scotchman. Adair had five children that lived to be grown and after her death he married Jennie Kilgore, a White woman, by whom he had ten children.

A48. Walter Adair was born on December 11, 1783. He married on May 15, 1804 Rachel Thompson, a White woman, born December 24, 1786. He died on January 12, 1835 and his wife died on April 22, 1876.


Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921

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