Adair and Holland Family Researchers and Historians

I would like to take the opportunity to introduce you to some fine people. Many of the cousins and friends listed below have freely exchanged valuable family lineages and histories. I cannot thank them enough for the tips, information, correspondence and friendship. They are listed with their e-mail address, and any notes appropriate to the individual. Some of these folks are researching lineages that branch out from my direct research, so you may find a valuable resource.
Good luck!

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Laurens County, SC
Thomas McCrary/McCreary, Jr. (son of Thomas McCrary/McCreary, Sr. and Letitia Brandon) b: July 7, 1763 - d: June 26, 1835 Lawrence Co. AL married abt 1790 in Laurens Co. SC. to 
Cassandra "Casey" Adair (dtr. of Joseph Adair & Sarah Dillard) 
Their daughter Charity McCrary b: Nov. 20, 1795 - d: Nov. 13, 1831 Lawrence Co. AL
married Jan. 12, 1812 Laurens Co. SC to
 Thomas Holland (son of Rezin/Reason Holland and Mary Lowe) 
The HOLLAND line goes back to Anthony Holland 
(and Rezin/Reason's father, Abraham was Rev. War Patriot). 
The McCRARY/McCREARY line goes back to James McCrary & wife Martha
(parents of Thomas McCrary/McCreary, Sr. (Thomas McCrary/McCreary, Sr. was Rev. War Patriot). The ADAIR line goes back to Joseph Adair & wife Sarah Lafferty (he was Rev. War Patriot).
 I'm not sure about the DILLARD line. There seems to be some conflicting information about it - and I'm wanting to know more info on it. I think that Sarah Dillard's parents were James Dillard and Lucy Wise. looking for more information 
Jan Erwin Dunham 


Any Connections below?

Margaret Taylor (Wiggins) Born ABT 1836 in or near Clinton Laurens county,
South Carolina Died 25 July 1916, in Bellgreen, Alabama.
She does not have a death certificate, but a certificate of county listed
in Montgomery, Alabama.  Her husband William Lance Wiggins, Born  ABT 1836 
Laurens County, must have died in Laurens county ABT 1856.
Margaret Taylor came to Franklin county near Bellgreen Alabama About 1860,
with her daughter Nancy Wiggins, and her daughters husband, James Dillard
Sloan.  Margaret Taylor's daughter Nancy Wiggins (Sloan), 
Born 11 Aug 1856 in Clinton South Carolina, Died 18 Aug 1928 at 606 
Dovey Ave, Sheffield, Alabama, and buried at Mt. Home in 
Bellgreen, Alabama. I have a group picture of Nancy, Margaret, and 
one of the Daughters of Nancy.  Nancy Wiggins married James Dillard Sloan, born 
16 Oct 1855 in Laurens County, South Carolina. Died 16 Dec 1907, 
Bellgreen, Alabama. John Dillard Sloan father was Born ABT 1835 and 
died ABT 1915 in Laurens County South Carolina.  Nancy and John Dillard Sloan had 12 children who 
resided and died in Franklin County, Alabama. I have an inaccurate list of these 12 people and 
I am trying to correct with a daughter of Meadow Sloan (King) in 
Bellgreen, a Mrs. Viola Harper and Cecil Harper.  David Victor Sloan, B. 16 Oct 1855 in Laurens 
County South Carolina, D. 09 Apr 1968 at 105 Grant Street, Russellville, 
Alabama was my grandfather. He often told me about the hardships his father 
(John) and mother(Nancy)enjoyed while homesteading in North, Alabama.
D. V. Sloan worked on the Southern Railroad in Alabama.
He told me originally his people had came to South Carolina and were
Scots/Irish, and had fought in a Revolution Battle called Cow Pens.
All of the above dates are antiquated by death certificate from Alabama.
And verified/checked on Head stones in the Mt Home Cemetery in Bellgreen,
Alabama. The ABT dates in Laurens County are estimates.
I have pictures I am willing to share with descendents.
All this above information is shared freely and to those who want it, I do
not place any restrictions on its use.  Knowing there are those like me who seek their 
Victor Jackson Taylor


Jett Hanna
Jett is researching Laurens County Adairs. He has some interesting theories on James Adair, Indian Trader. Jett's snail mail address is:
Jett Hanna
7006 Edgefield Drive
Austin, TX 78731

Francy is researching Laurens County HOLLANDS, ABRAHAM HOLLAND, son RICHARD and descendants.

Greg Riley
Greg is researching branches of Trigg County, KY Hollands; Abraham Holland and descendants, James Holland

June Henrie
June's Adair line starts with Charlotte Lucinda Adair md. Joseph Peter Hamblin
John Milton Adair md. Eliza Jane Richey.
Samuel Jefferson Adair md. Jemima Catherine Mangum.
Thomas Jefferson Adair md. Rebecca Brown.
Joseph Adair md Sarah.
This is the place where June's line and mine cross paths.



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