John D. McNair and Nancy Grafton Buie married January 1825 in Jefferson County, MS. The couple had two children; Thomas McNair who married Flora Anna Gilchrist, and Mary Jeanette McNair who married Robert Dougald Torrey.
April 11, 1835
Extracted by Linda Durr Rudd
The following is an inventory of the goods, chattels and personal estate of John D. McNair Dec'd
Slave Inventory Only
One Negro Man JACOB worth $700
One Negro Woman HARRIET worth $500
One Negro Boy BEN worth $350
One Negro Boy NATHAN worth $300
One Negro Girl NELLY worth $200
One Negro Girl DAPHNEY worth $150
One Negro Girl SARAH worth $100
Gilbert M. Buie
State of Mississippi
I do hereby certify that Neill Buie, Gilbert M. Buie & Charles McDougal appraiser of the Estate of John D. McNair appeared and was duly sworn as the law direct.
Given under my hand and seal this 11th day April 1835.
John D. McNair's Jefferson County Probate Case Number C154
Microfilm Number: 12154
Microfilm found at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Remembering Their Names