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Descendants of John GANT

Fifth Generation

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60. Elizabeth L GANT (William , Charles , John , John ) was born on 28 Jul 1832 in Gibson County, Tennessee.

Elizabeth married Allen R LOVE on 9 Sep 1856 in Gibson County, Tennessee. Allen was born in 1812 in Tennessee. He died in Gibson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:

  113 F i Laura A LOVE was born on 27 Jul 1857 in Gibson County, Tennessee. She died on 31 Aug 1920 in Jayton, Kent County, Texas and was buried in Graham, Young County, Texas.
  114 F ii Martha E LOVE was born in 1859.
  115 M iii William A LOVE was born in 1862.
  116 F iv Ella L LOVE was born in 1864.
  117 F v Leila F LOVE was born in 1866.
  118 M vi Finis W LOVE was born in 1867.
  119 F vii Ida LOVE was born in 1870.
  120 F viii Emma LOVE was born in 1872.
  121 F ix Fannie LOVE was born in 1876.

62. Frances Ann GANT (William , Charles , John , John ) was born on 28 Oct 1839 in Gibson County, Tennessee. She died on 7 Nov 1882 in Tyro, Tate County, Mississippi and was buried on 8 Nov 1882 in Tyro Cemetery, Tate County, Mississippi.

Frances married Andrew Jackson ADAIR, son of James T ADAIR and Ann (Annie) SMITH, on 1 Oct 1857 in Tate County, Mississippi. Andrew was born on 13 May 1831 in Henry County, Georgia. He died on 18 Jul 1911 in Goforth, Hays County, Texas and was buried on 18 Jul 1911 in Kyle, Hays County, Texas.

James & Shirley Webb visited his grave at the Kyle Cemetery on February 24, 1995. The grave has a CSA veterans marker. Andrew Jackson Adair was in Company I of the 34th Mississippi Infantry and served in the Confederate Army as a wheelwright, working mostly in the maintenance of wagons. He was awarded a medal for valor sometime during the war. His civilian occupations were carpenter, cabinet maker and farmer. He was said to be a stern but fair man in his dealings with both those in and out of the family. He moved from Mississippi to Texas in 1886, following other members of the family. In his declining years, Adair lived with the family of his son, James William Adair, near the Goforth community in Hays County. He worked in the farm shop and did most of the gardening for the family. He spent quite a bit of time traveling around in his buggy visiting friends and relatives.

Andrew and Frances had the following children:

+ 122 F i Laura Adeline ADAIR
+ 123 F ii Cordelia Paralee ADAIR
+ 124 M iii James William "Jim" ADAIR
+ 125 M iv Edward Lee ADAIR Sr
+ 126 F v Margaret Pearl ADAIR
+ 127 F vi Mary Coral ADAIR
  128 M vii Arthur Iverson ADAIR was born on 11 Oct 1877 in Tate County, Mississippi. He died on 26 Oct 1892 in Goforth, Hays County, Texas and was buried in Oct 1892 in Kyle, Hays County, Texas.

James & Shirley Webb visited his grave at the Kyle Cemetery on February 24, 1995. In 1997 the tombstone in the Kyle Cemetery was damagaed by vandals (turned over) and Jim & Shirley Webb had it repaired by a monument company in Lockhart.
+ 129 F viii Lula Judson ADAIR

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