Aaron Porter Adair

2 June 1850–22 October 1911 (Age 61)
Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Aaron Porter

When Aaron Porter Adair was born on 2 June 1850, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Adair Jr, was 36 and his mother, Mary Vance, was 29. He married Fanny Crosby in 1875, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 22 October 1911, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Porter Adair
Fanny Crosby
Marriage: 1875
Ellen Adair
Thomas V Adair
Aaron Porter Adair Jr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1875Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Douglas, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Douglas, Nebraska, United States
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 17
    Nebraska is the 37th state.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: from the Scottish personal name Adair, a form of Edgar .History: James Adair (c. 1709–83) was an ‘Indian trader’ in SC from 1735; he was born in Antrim, northern Ireland. Baron William Adair, from Scotland, also settled in SC at around the same period.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Fanny an Indian girl

    In the book Jacob Hamblin Peacemaker by Pearson H. Corbett on page 215, it talks of an Indain girl named Fanny married to Aaron Adair. Their daughter I assume Ellen graduated from Brigham Young Academ …

    Sources (16)

    • Aaron Adair, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Aaron Adair, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Aaron P Adair, "United States Census, 1900"

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