Adair History and Genealogy
Thomas Adair and three sons (James, Joseph and William) emigrated from Ireland to Pennsylvania about 1730, and then moved to South Carolina about 1750/1755. His son, William Adair (b. 1719) married Mary Moore in 1754, and later moved to Mercer County, Kentucky. Descendants lived in most of the United States.
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Страница 121 - Her suffering ended with the day, Yet lived she at its close, And breathed the long, long night away In statue-like repose ; " ' But when the sun in all his state Illumed the eastern skies, She passed through Glory's morning gate, And walked in paradise.
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Страница 41 - What's this dull town to me? Robin's not near. What was't I wish'd to see, What wish'd to hear? Where's all the joy and mirth Made this town a heav'n on earth? Oh, they're all fled with thee, Robin Adair. What made th
Страница 284 - I have no authority by law to make that disposition of this money. It belongs to the impoverished treasury of North Carolina, and I dare not appropriate a cent of it to any purpose; but, if the country is overrun by the British, liberty is gone.
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Страница 63 - The batteries which had rendered me, for many days, the most important service, though bravely defended, were of course now abandoned ; not however, until the guns had been spiked.
Страница 11 - ONE of the conclusions to which the evidence that has been brought forward leads us is that the Old English or Anglo-Saxon race was formed on English soil out of many tribal elements, and that the settlers who came here were known among themselves by tribal names, many of which still survive in those of some of the oldest settlements, where they lived under customary family and kindred law. Under the general names Jutes, Angles, Saxons, Danes, and Northmen, came numerous allies. It appears certain...
Страница 111 - Patton Anderson, commanding a brigade of this division, was also among the foremost where the fighting was hardest, and never failed to overcome whatever resistance was opposed to him. With a brigade composed almost entirely of raw troops his personal gallantry and soldierly bearing supplied the place of instruction and discipline.