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Mahan/Adair family genealogical papers

Identifier: 1978-0114M

Scope and Contents

Contains genealogical research of Lula Mahan (Mrs. Robert E.) Adair. Collection includes typescripts of Virginia county records by Mrs. N. E. Clement, genealogist, and others, letters from the United States Bureau of Pensions, compositions by Mrs. Adair, an autobiographical piece by Dr. Robert E. Adair, letters from other family members, and photographs of Lulu's trip to see Virginia relatives, ca. 1925.


  • ca. 1925 - 1928 and 1991


Biographical / Historical

Lula Mahan's ancestors came from Virginia around 1850 to grow tobacco along the Salacoa Creek in Georgia. Her parents were Joseph M. Mahan and Nancy Elizabeth Taylor. In 1894, she married Robert E. Adair, a young doctor who had also grown up in Bartow County, Georgia. He was the son of Sarah Frances Paul and John Rucker or Rooker Adair.


.25 Cubic Feet

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Mahan/Adair family genealogical papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Manuscript Collections Repository

5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States