A. B. ADAIR                                               GRAVESTONE PHOTO                      

The Star and Kansan, March 16, 1894, Pg. 3:

Buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Independence, Montgomery County, KS.


    A.B. Adair, an old and well known resident of this city, died Wednesday night at his home in the Third ward, at the advanced age of 70 years.  He was an old soldier and the G. A. R. post will take charge of the funeral, which is to be held at the M. E. church at ten o’clock Saturday morning.  His son John is home from Muskogee, and his daughter Lizzie came in from Omaha, Nebraska, this morning to attend the funeral.  Rev. Dr. Wright has been telegraphed to come back from the Parsons conference to conduct the services and is expected by tonight’s train.


South Kansas Tribune, Wednesday, March 21, 1894, Pg. 3:


           A. B. Adair, for many years a well known meat market employee was called to his long home on the 15th inst, after several weeks of suffering.  Early in ’61 he enlisted and was mustered in the 30th Ohio volunteers and served with credit.  For the past few years he had taken great pleasure in attending church and on Saturday there was a large attendance of Grand Army comrades and others at his funeral.  Sermon by his pastor J. W. Wright.

Contributed by Mrs. Maryann Johnson a Civil war researcher and a volunteer in the Kansas Room of the Independence Public Library, Independence, Kansas.