As the year draws to a close we grow ever closer to that 52nd week in the 52 weeks challenge. For week 46 I will share everything I have on my 46th and 47th ancestors....
Number 46 on my ancestor list is Henry D. King, the son of John King and Sarah Addair, and the husband of Sarah Ann Bartlett. Sarah Addair was the daughter of James Addair, Sr. Sarah AKA Sally Bartlett was the daughter of Reuben S. Bartlett and Elizabeth Jackson.
Henry's father John King was a private in the Revolution, but his friends called him Captain as was the custom in the area.
James Addair was born abt. 1750 and he died abt. June 13, 1823 in Montgomery Co., VA.
He married three times.
1st. Wife - He married Annis Harbison abt. 1767
2nd wife - Unknown
3rd wife - Martitia (Letitia) Page
James Military records
James was in the militia in the colonial years. He also fought in the Revolutionary War.
He signed the Oath of Allegiance in Oct. 1777.
James Addair's Ferry.
William Tabor signed a petition for James Addair to open a ferry boat in 1791.
James owned several Plantations in Va. After James died His son (James Jr.) then took over his Estate.
After James Jr. died, in 1847 there was a lawsuit of, Summers VS Tunnell regarding the ESTATE OF JAMES ADDAIR JR.
James and Annis’s Children
James Jr. Adair born 1768; died March 24, 1845, Pulaski Co., Virginia. James Jr. never married.
Jane Adair born 1770; died February 10, 1835 Jackson Co., Alabama. She married John Kirby, son of Richard Kirby and Sarah Small.
Thomas Adair born abt. 1775; died abt. 1840 in Tennessee. He married Elizabeth (Betsy) Kirby abt. 1794, daughter of Richard Kirby and Sarah Small.
James And his unknown wives Children
Elizabeth Addair died before 1846
Sarah Addair died before 1846
John Addair died before 1846 (My G.G.G. Grandfather) His wife is unknown to me.
William Addair died before 1845
Marry Addair died before 1846
Susanne Addair born 1789, Montgomery Co., VA; died Oct. 02, 1845 in Pulaski Co. VA.
Henry was the brother of Massie Ann Wimmer; Mahala Wimmer; Elizabeth Schilling; Rosanna King; Nancy Burnett; and Catharine King
Sarah was the sister of Samuel Bartlett.
Henry and Sarah were the parents of Joseph KING; Nancy Rachel Bartlett (KING); Eliza Vest (KING); Robert KING; Thomas KING; Sarah T. KING and Reuben H. KING
Some family trees mistakenly call him Henry Robert King, but John King's will calls him Henry D. King.
Henry and Sarah Bartlett King are my 3rd great grandparents...