Our Adair County Ancestors

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Adair County Trio. They sang every Sunday on The WAIN Radio Station in Columbia, Kentucky. The Singers were James Leonard and Virginia Rose Sinclair Burton with their daughter Barbra Alice Burton Pyles. The Adair County Trio was a Gospel Group. Leonard is the son of Lucian and Martha Etta Belle Redmon Burton. Virginia is the daughter of Vervin and Melinda Elizabeth Head Sinclair.

Contributed By: Albert Burton


Forrest Burton and his coon dog. Forest is the son of Lucian and Martha Etta Belle Redmon Burton. He married Elzada Streeval in 1932.

Contributed By: Albert Burton

Elizabeth Martin, b. 26 Jan 1815, Adair Co., KY  d. 27 Jun 1884, Probably in Taylor Co., KY. She is buried in the Elkhorn Cem. in Elkhorn, Taylor Co., KY. Elizabeth was the daughter of James Martin and Jemima Butler. On the back of the picture is :  Elizabeth Martin, married Grandison Sherrill (my grandmother) -Pearl May Shreve. I recognize the handwriting to be that of Pearl. (Pearl May Shreve was the daughter of Wilmoth Sherrill and Mitchell B. May. Wilmoth was the daughter of Granderson and Elizabeth Sherrill)

Contributed By: Carolyn S. Reese

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