Miriam Jane Billingsley Adair was born 31 January 1829 in Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee, United States to Elijah Randolph Billingsley (1806-1888) and Emaline Lovina Northcott (1806-1882) and died 7 May 1912 Aurora, Sevier County, Utah, United States of unspecified causes. She married George Washington Adair (1818-1897) 6 May 1846 in Tioga, Mahaska County, Iowa, United States.

Charles C. Rich 1847 Pioneer Company

Charles Coulson Rich (1809-1883) led a pioneer company of 126 individuals that consisted primarily of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who were seeking refuge from religion persecution. Brother Rich was one of of the Apostles of the church. They left the Elkhorn River in Nebraska on 21 June 1847 and reached the Salt Lake Valley on 02 Oct 1847.

The Adair Family was part of this company, Emeline traveled as a newborn infant girl.


Offspring of George Washington Adair and Miriam Jane Billingsley (1829-1912)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Emeline Rebecca Adair (1847-1927) 1 March 1847 Mount Pisgah, Harrison County, Iowa, United States 23 January 1927 Monroe, Sevier County, Utah, United States William James Baldwin (1844-1908)
Sarah Adair (1849-1849)
George Washington Adair (1850-1851)
Miriam Josephine Adair (1851-1873) 20 November 1851 Provo, Utah County, Utah, United States 1 January 1873 Beaver, Beaver County, Utah, United States William Holgate (1846-1915)
Lana Tabitha Adair (1854-1859)
Elijah Thomas Adair (1856-1927)
Jedediah Grant Adair (1859-1937) 5 June 1859 Washington, Washington County, Utah 31 December 1937 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Florence Ellen Fowler (1860-1946) Florence Ellen Fowler (1860-1946) Julia Ann Maxwell (1860-1915)
William Wallace Adair (1862-1943) 11 January 1862 Minersville, Beaver County, Utah, United States 28 July 1943 Kanab, Kane County, Utah, United States Mary Josephine Hogan (1865-1931) Mary Josephine Hogan (1865-1931) Bernice Viola Kleckner (1891-1970)
Edwin Ruthfin Adair (1864-1942)
Ruhamah Victoria Adair (1869-1898)
Eliza Stella Adair (1874-1915)



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