Henrietta Adair

28 October 1859–25 April 1926 (Age 66)
Fleming, Letcher, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Henrietta

When Henrietta Adair was born on 28 October 1859, in Fleming, Letcher, Kentucky, United States, her father, Robert Farris Adair, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Isabella Dobson, was 27. She married Joseph Bascom De Jarnette on 6 December 1883. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and North Middletown, Bourbon, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died on 25 April 1926, at the age of 66, and was buried in Paris, Bourbon, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Bascom De Jarnette
Henrietta Adair
Marriage: 6 December 1883
Allie Graham DeJarnette
Joseph Roy De Jarnette

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Bascom De Jarnette



6 December 1883
Barbn Co., Kntc.


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: from the Scottish personal name Adair, also spelled EdÊ’ear, a form of Edgar .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Nettie Adair in household of Robert F Adair, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mettie Adair in household of Robert F Adair, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nettie Adair De Jarnatt in entry for Joseph R. De Jarnatt, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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