Biographical Sketch of Samuel Adair

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(See Adair)-Samuel, the son of Rufus and Jennie (Fields) Adair, was born in the Cherokee Nation August 12, 1869; was educated at the Cherokee Orphan Asylum.

He married March 6, 1892, Mary the daughter of Dick Welch, born May 30, 1877.

They were the parents of Jennie, born November 28, 1892; Edna, born April 27, 1897; Levi, born December 15, 1898; Griffin born April 3rd, 1905; Sue, born December 8, 1900; and Benjamin Adair, born December 15, 1910. Their son Levi, enlisted and was on the firing line in France during the recent war.

Mr. and Mrs. Adair are members of the Presbyterian Church. He was a deputy U. S. Marshal and special officer for the Frisco Railway Company.




MLA Source Citation:

Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921 AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 31 March 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/biographical-sketch-of-samuel-adair.htm - Last updated on Nov 26th, 2012


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