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Sarah Adair (Lafferty)

Birthplace: Somerset, Pennsylvania
Death: Died in Duncan Creek Church, Laurens, South Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Mr Lafferty and Mrs Lafferty
Wife of Joseph Adair, Sr.
Mother of Joseph Adair, Jr.; Jean Ramage; Sarah Adair; Mary Owens; James Adair and 4 others

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About Sarah Adair

Joseph married (2) Sarah Lafferty in 1732 in Chester, Pa. Sarah was born about 1715 in , Pa. as his 2nd wife. She died in 1770 in Duncan's, Laurens, Sc.

Joseph Adair and Sarah Lafferty had the following children:

  1. Joseph Adair Jr.
  2. James S. Adair Jr.
  3. Benjamin Adair
  4. Leah Jean Adair
  5. Sarah Elizabeth Adair was born in 1740 in Chester, Pa. She died in 1823 in Duncan Creek, Laurens, Sc. She was buried in Duncan Creek, Laurens, Sc. Sarah married Robert Long about 1760 in Laurens, Sc. Robert was born about 1740.
  6. Mary Adair was born in 1741 in Chester, Pa. Mary married John Owens about 1762 in Laurens, Sc. John was born about 1742.
  7. John Adair was born in 1742 in Chester, Pa. He died in 1782 in Rev War. John married Sarah Unknown. Sarah was born about 1743.


  • The marriage of Joseph Adair and Sarah Lafferty seems to be recorded in the records of Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church in Wilmington, DE, which were published in 1890 by the Historical Society of Delaware. The exact entry is

in September 1746 under "Joseph Eldare to Sara Luffirty" on page 398. While the church was Swedish, it was common for the church to minister to recent Scotch Irish immigrant who had no other church to turn to in Wilmington. Note that Joseph's first son, James, was born in December 1747, according to his tombstone in Indiana.


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Sarah Adair's Timeline

Somerset, Pennsylvania
Age 17
Of, , PA
May 12, 1733
Age 18
Chester, Pennsylvania
Age 23
Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania
Age 23
Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Age 26
Pennsylvania, USA
Age 27
Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, USA
May 15, 1752
Age 37
Clinton, Laurens, South Carolina
Age 37
Laurens, SC, USA
Age 41
Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, USA