GEORGE ADMIRE, SR.
Born: 1730/35 in Germany
Died: 1804 in Henry County, Kentucky
Married to Margaret Coon (Kuhn)
Probably at the Heidleberg Lutheran Church in
Rowan Co, North Carolina
He may have been the George Admire who arrived in Philadephia on the
EDINBURGH on Sept. 5, 1748.
From "Naturalizations in Rowan County" (North
Carolina) p. 132. On September 24, 1766, George
Admire came into Open Court and was Naturalized
according to law.
July, 1765 Ordered that George Admire have a lycs (license) to Keep Ordinary at his own dwelling house in the county (granted a license to be a tavern keeper)
1768 -- George Admire on Morgan Bryan's list of Taxables; on the fork of the Yadkin River (now southern Davies Co.)
Oct. 1768 -- 30 people of Rowan and Orange counties presented a petition to the House of Representatives. They listed some of the most oppressive actions they were subjected to and asked for legislative action. George Admire was among the signers. They became known as "Regulators" and the governor took action against them.
Nov. 1777 George took Oath of Fidelity to North Carolina
George and Margaret may have moved to Kentucky around 1787.
Kentucky Records: June 2, 1787, Fayette Co.
George Admire 2 21+ w males (may be both Geo Sr. & Jr.), 2 16+ 0 w males; Blacks 16+ 0; Blacks -16 0; Horses 5, Cattle 9, carriage wheels 0
Sept. 16, 1788 Petition #52 signed by George Admire of Fayette Co. along with others to divide the county. The petition was successful and Woodford Co. was formed.
Fayette Co., Kentucky: May 30, 1789 George Admire witness to a wll of Francis Jack. Probated 6 Oct. 1789.
August 5, 1789 George Admire Tithable 4; Blacks 12+ -2; Horses 4.
Nov. 6, 1789 "Petitions from Kentuckians Woodford Co.
Petitions of inhabitants" .... signed by George Admire.
George w male w male Blacks Blacks
1793 Admyres, Sr 21+ 1 16-21 0 3 13-16 1
Horses 2; Cattle 20; land 0
1794 " 21+ 1 16-21 0 3 " 1
Horses 3; Cattle 18; land 0
1795 " 21+ 1 16-21 0 3 " 1
Horses 3; Cattle 17; land 0
1796 very old man 0 4 2
George Admire, Sr. is listed on the 1800 Tax List of Henry Co., Kentucky
CHILDREN OF GEORGE AND MARGARET ADMIRE
1. GEORGE M. ADMIRE, JR.
Born: Before 1760
He must have been born in Germany and came to America with his parents. From the Journal of North Carolina p. 175:
George Admire, Jr. omitted to appear in court and take the Oath of allegiance. Recorded 1778. Records say that one out of five living in N. Carolina refused or just plain neglected to appear.
Died: 1818 in Henry County, Kentucky
Married Ruth Jones in 1781 in Rowan County, North Carolina. Click
HERE to see family of George and Ruth Admire.
2. SALLY (SARAH) ADMIRE
Married William Bailey Williams
3. MARGARET ADMIRE
Born: About 1768
Died: February, 1841
Married Henry Varble in 1787.
Click HERE to see Varble Family
4. HENRY ADMIRE
Died: 1819 in Henry Co., Kentucky
Married Eleanor "Lenny" Elizabeth Dejarnette
Click HERE to see their family.
5. MICHAEL ADMIRE
Born: Before 1804
Had 2 daughters listed in George Sr.'s will.
6. MARY POLLY ADMIRE
Born: About 1770
Married Charles Legan on July 15, 1789 in
Woodward County, Kentucky
Click HERE to see family of Charles & Mary Legan
7. NANCY ADMIRE
Married Francis Jack.
A HEADSTONE HONORING GEORGE ADMIRE, SR.
AS A REVOLUTIONARY PATRIOT (for giving libation to Rev. soldiers) WAS PLACED IN THE CEMETERY AT WESTPORT,
KENTUCKY AROUND 1995. IT READS:
IN HONOR OF
CA. 1735 - CA. 1804
BELIEVED BURIED NEARBY
PLACED BY BONPAS CHAPTER, DAR