- Birth Date
- 18 February 1820
- Death Date
- 5 May 1903
John Wesley Adair
Many sources and histories have misidentified the Adair member of the Mormon Battalion as George Wesley Adair. No such man existed. The Battalion member was actually John Wesley Adair (see his obituary).
- Age at Departure: 28
- "Names of men who wish for land to cultivate who came from California with Jonathan H. Holmes," Land records, circa 1847-1860, Salt Lake (County) Recorder's Office land records, circa 1847-1860.
- Ricketts, Norma Baldwin, The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848 , , 222-23.
- Ricketts, Norma Baldwin. The Mormon Battalion: U.S. Army of the West, 1846-1848, Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 1996, 23.