Thomas Jefferson Adair, Jr. (1814 - 1890)

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Birthplace: Pickens, Alabama, United States
Death: Died in Adairville (now under Fools Hollow Lake), fomer Apache, Arizona, United States
Cause of death: Consumption
Occupation: Wheelwright; pioneer; soldier; farmer
Managed by: Peter Dutton, Jr.
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  • Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868. Adair, Thomas Jefferson; Birth Date: 31 May 1814; Death Date: 19 Sep. 1890; Gender: Male; Age: 38; Company: Unidentified Companies (1852). Pioneer Information: Evidence from census, newspaper, and church records proves the Adair family traveled to Utah in 1852. He may have traveled in the 1852 Isaac M. Stewart Company. Sources: "Deaths," Deseret Evening News, 26 Sep. 1890; 1850 Iowa Census; New FamilySearch; Presiding Bishopric, Immigrant Location Committee 1852.
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 10758900
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Thomas Jefferson Adair, Jr.'s Timeline

1814
May 31, 1814
Pickens, Alabama, United States
1835
1835
Age 20
Florida Territory

His daughter, Mary Elizabeth Adair Adams, wrote in her biographical sketch of her father, "At the age of twenty-one he enlisted in the U.S. Army and went to Florida to fight the Seminole Indians. He had a very hard time while there and come very near losing his life many times."

1836
January 26, 1836
Age 21
Pickens, Alabama, United States
1844
December 17, 1844
Age 30
1847
December 23, 1847
Age 33
Payson, Utah, Utah Territory
1847
Age 32
Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States
1850
June 2, 1850
Age 36
Payson City, Utah, Utah Territory
1852
September 1, 1852
Age 38
1853
March 6, 1853
Age 38
Nephi, Juab, Utah Territory
1856
October 31, 1856
Age 42
Payson, Utah Territory